In the summer of 2022, the fans of Fruits Basket will finally be able to see the wrap-up of the story of Tohru Honda on the silver screen. Fruits Basket Prelude is already getting a theatrical release in the United States and Canada. With the release of FBP outside Japan, it will be the first that the film will premiere outside Japan. This is a popular television series with an IMDb rating of 8.6, and it has been running since 2019. The series belongs to the genre of animation, comedy, drama, fantasy, and romance.
The series revolves around Tohru Honda, whose life turns upside down after a family series, and she shifts to a new home on private land. This private land belongs to the Soma clan. What makes the series interesting is that when someone of the opposite sex hugs her, they turn into animals of the Chinese Zodiac.
The Plot of Fruits Basket Prelude
The movie’s plot will have a set up before Tohru’s lives become complicated with the Sohma family’s dynamics that ultimately break their curse. It is a prequel movie that will illuminate the relationship between Tohru’s parents, Katsuya Honda and Kyoko. The viewers will also be able to see the romance between Katsuya and Kyoko before her trouble. The entire movie will be about the healing journey, and we cannot keep calm to think how everything began.
The series and the movie are based on a manga that runs by the same name and was written by Natsuki Takaya. However, the manga was published from 1998 to 2006 in Hakusensha. Also, the manga was then adapted for an anime series in 2019. The film will be a continuation of the series. Yoshihide Ibata directed the three seasons of the series. Also, TMS Entertainment and 8 PAN were involved with the animation of the series.
Fruits Basket Prelude Cast
Let us now look at the casts of Fruits Basket Prelude. The voice casts of the movie include:
- Manaka Iwami as Tohru
- Miyuki Sawashiro as Kyoko
- Yoshimasa Hosoya as Katsuya
- Yuma Uchida as Kyo
The cast for the English dub includes Laura Bailey, Lydia Mackay, Jerry Jewell, and J. Michael Tatum.
Moreover, Taku Kishimoto writes the script of the movie. Masaru Shindo has designed the characters in the film. Tamako Kamiyama is the art director and Masaru Yokoyama is the music composer.
In Japan, fruits Basket Prelude made its debut on February 18, 2022, and had a runtime of 88 minutes. Finally, the movie will have an international release. The fruits Basket Prelude will be available in subbed and dubbed versions in North America on June 25th, 28th, and 29th. The ticket will be available for sale from June 3, 2022. The movie will also premiere in the United Kingdom in the English dubbed version on July 20. Moreover, the tickets for the same will be available from June 25, 2022.
Finally, the trailer of the Fruits Basket Prelude was released, and it looks pretty interesting. Yet, We can see a rebellious young girl in the trailer with a troubled past. She is willing to risk everything, and also, there is this sizzling chemistry of true love. The entire trailer looks pretty aesthetic, and we are eagerly waiting for the movie. Please note that the film will be available in selected theaters.
Furthermore, if you are a fan of Fruits Basket and live outside Japan, it’s time for you to get excited about Fruits Basket Prelude. You can enjoy the movie in selected theaters, and you need to check it!. Also, Remember to note the dates from when you can start buying the tickets to enjoy the film when it gets its theatrical release.
Finally, check official Trailer: