Fruits Basket Side Story “Kyouko to Katsuya no Monogatari” Announced for 2022

Did you watch the 13th and final episode of Fruits Basket 3rd season? Get ready to cry more with a new anime about Tohru’s parents and a stage play in 2022: Fruits Basket Side Story “Kyouko to Katsuya no Monogatari”.

The last episode of the 3rd season of the Fruits Basket anime series (Fruits Basket: The Final) announced a new Fruits Basket side story project entitled “Kyouko to Katsuya no Monogatari” (The Story of Kyoko and Katsuya) that will be broadcasted in 2022.

Fruits Basket Side Story Information

Fruits Basket Side Story Information
Fruits Basket Side Story “Kyouko to Katsuya no Monogatari” Announced for 2022

The Fruits Basket side story anime will adapt chapters from the 16th volume of the original manga, centering on Kyouko and Katsuya (Tohru Honda’s parents). Miyuki Sawashiro will play Kyouko and Yoshimasa Hosoya will play Katsuya.

Fruits Basket anime series adapts Natsuki Takaya’s shoujo manga, which was published in Hana to Yume magazine from July 18, 1998 to November 20, 2006.

Natsuki Takaya published an Alternative setting titled “Fruits Basket: Another from September 4, 2015 to December 3, 2018.

The first season aired in 25 episodes in Spring 2019 (from April 6, 2019 to September 21, 2019), the second season aired in 25 episodes too in spring 2020 (from April 7, 2020 to September 22, 2020), and the third and final season started airing on April 6, 2021 and finished on June 29, 2021.

Crunchyroll and Funimation simulcast all the Fruits Basket anime series with subtitles and in English dubbed.

Funimation also licensed the anime’s home video rights and released the first two seasons on home video between November 2019 and March 23.

Commemorative Movie for Fruits Basket

The staff broadcasted a 6-minute video to commemorate the 13th episode of the third and final season of Fruits Basket anime series. The video highlights signed messages from the cast as well as from original manga creator Natsuki Takaya.

Sources: MyAnimeList, AnimeNewsNetwork & Oricon News


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