It has been announced that “Fruits Basket -prelude-“, which is a compilation of the TV series “Fruits Basket” with additional new scenes, will premiere on February 18, 2022 along with the sale of the limited edition Blu-ray.
Together with this announcement, an original visual by the original creator Takaya Natsuki has been unveiled. And the advance ticket featuring this visual will be sold at “Fruits Basket’s World Exhibition” and other stores from November 11.
“Fruits Basket -prelude-” is the compilation of the TV series along with the video adaptation of the highly anticipated story, which is the story of Honda Tohru’s (voiced by Iwami Manaka) parents, Honda Kyoko (voiced by Sawashiro Miyuki) and Honda Katsuya (voiced by Hosoya Yoshimasa). Also, it has been announced that an original story by the original creator Takaya that depicts the story of Tohru and Soma Kyo (voiced by Uchida Yuuma) after the TV series, will also be screened as well.
The 1st visual that was unveiled was illustrated by Takaya, and it portrays the young and refreshing appearance of Kyoko and Katsuya. Along with the tagline “I think I like you. You who are lonely and crying…”, the lovely affection of Katsuya toward Kyoko can be felt from the design.
Also, the advance ticket with this visual will be sold in advance of “Fruits Basket’s World Exhibition” that will be held at Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store from November 11, and Sanseido Bookstore Ikebukuro’s Main Store. The ticket will come with an A3 clear poster and the price is 2,000 JPY (tax included). As the quantity are limited, fans should check it out as soon as possible.
Anime “Fruits Basket -prelude-” will premiere on February 18, 2022. The Limited Edition Blu-ray of the film will be released at the same date!
“Fruits Basket -prelude-”
■ Premiere Date : February 18, 2022 (Friday)
☆ The Limited Edition Blu-ray of the Film will be released at the same date!
■ Applicable Theatres: Will be announced on the official website soon
Original Creator, General Supervisor: Takaya Natsuki “Fruit Basket” (Hakusensha, Hana to Yume COMICS)
Director: Ibata Yoshihide
Script: Kishimoto Taku
Character Design: Shindou Yuu
Art Director: Kamiyama Youko
Coloring: Sugawara Mika
Photography Director: Cai Bolun
Editing: Hida Aya
Sound Director: Aketagawa Jin
Music: Yokoyama Masaru
Music Production: TMS Music
Animation Production: TMS Entertainment
Production: Fruits Basket Production Committee
Honda Kyoko: Sawashiro Miyuki
Honda Katsuya: Hosoya Yoshimasa
Honda Tohru: Iwami Manaka
Soma Yuki: Shimazaki Nobunaga
Soma Kyo: Uchida Yuuma
【Advance Ticket Information】
Advance Ticket with an A3 Clear Poster of the “Original Illustration by Takaya Natsuki” to commemorate “Fruits Basket’s World Exhibition”
■ Price: 2,000 JPY (Tax included)
■ Available Stores & Period:
(1) “Fruits Basket’s World Exhibition” (Seibu Gallery, 2nd Floor, Annex Building, Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store)
November 11 (Thursday) – November 24, 2021 (Wednesday)
(2) Sanseido Bookstore, Ikebukuro Main Store (Service Counter, Underground 1st Floor, Bookstore)
Scheduled Period: November 11 (Thursday) – December 31, 2021 (Wednesday)
※ It will only be sold physically on (1) and (2).
※ The advance ticket only has one design.
※ Both the A3 clear poster and advance ticket are available in limited quantity. The sale will end once the stock is finished.
※ Please visit the official anime website for more information.
(C) Takaya Natsuki, Hakusensha/ Fruits Basket Production Committee