A First Impression: Fruits Basket Episode 1

Well, this is kinda exciting! Fruits Basket┬áis one of those series that anyone who has been an anime fan since at least the early 00s probably needs no introduction to – it’s arguably one of the most popular shojo series of all time. But while the manga was quite lengthy, the original anime was quite short. Not finishing the story wasn’t really the only thing the anime left a lot to be desired in, so after all this time it’s nice to have a brand new adaptation that promises to adapt the entire story. But there’s been an awful lot of anime reboots lately, and their quality is wildly inconsistent. So how does Fruits Basket 2019 look so far? Let’s find out.

Like visiting old friends.

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