The BEST Episodes of Fruits Basket (2019)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 23, 2020

Network: TV Tokyo

After a family tragedy turns her life upside down, 16-year-old high school student Tohru Honda takes matters into her own hands and moves out… into a tent! Unfortunately for her, she pitches her new home on private land belonging to the mysterious Soma clan, and it isn't long before the owners discover her secret. But, as Tohru quickly finds out when the family offers to take her in, the Somas have a secret of their own—when hugged by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Chinese Zodiac!

Let's Go Home

#1 - Let's Go Home

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 14, 2019

Kazuma Soma's visit to the house is more than a casual visit, especially for Kyo. Will we finally find out Kyo's secret?

star 8.82
45 votes
Because I Was Happy

#2 - Because I Was Happy

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 31, 2019

We learn more about Hanajima's past and how she meets Uotani and Tohru.

star 8.52
46 votes
That's a Secret

#3 - That's a Secret

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 6, 2019

Tohru learns more about Momiji Soma and visits her mother's grave with her friends.

star 8.49
49 votes
What's Important Is…

#4 - What's Important Is…

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 3, 2019

Hatsuharu unexpectedly shows up with a new Soma who doesn't speak a word.

star 8.43
51 votes
Summer Will Be Here Soon

#5 - Summer Will Be Here Soon

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 20, 2019

Kazuma leaves without a word to Kyo while Yuki and Kagura fight their own battles. Then, Shigure gathers everybody for dinner at his house.

star 8.39
41 votes
This Is for Uo-chan!

#6 - This Is for Uo-chan!

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 27, 2019

Uotani continues to tell about her past and how meeting Kyoko and Tohru impacted her.

star 8.36
53 votes
I've Been Fooling Myself

#7 - I've Been Fooling Myself

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 4, 2019

Tohru has come to think of the Somas as her new family, but her faith in herself and in her relationships is shaken when her biological family says they're ready to take her back.

star 8.25
61 votes
See You When You Get Back

#8 - See You When You Get Back

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 25, 2019

Kyo fights Yuki, Yuki fights a cold, and Tohru meets a new Soma whose mood swings may be even more extreme than Kagura's.

star 8.16
62 votes
Spring Comes

#9 - Spring Comes

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 18, 2019

A nervous Tohru visits the main Soma estate for her meeting with Hatori. There, she finds out the backstory behind Hatori's seemingly harsh attitude toward her.

star 8.15
59 votes
You Look Like You're Having Fun

#10 - You Look Like You're Having Fun

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 22, 2019

It's the first day of the new school year, and the students of Kaibara High School gets their first look at Momiji and Hatsuharu's "unique" approach to school uniforms. Another member of the Soma family also pays a visit.

star 8.11
54 votes
I Never Back Down from a Wave Fight

#11 - I Never Back Down from a Wave Fight

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 24, 2019

Members of the Prince Yuki Fan Club do some scheming and visit Hanajima's house.

star 8.08
48 votes
She Said Don't Step on Them!

#12 - She Said Don't Step on Them!

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 20, 2019

Uotani plans a group gift for Tohru. Then, the Somas learn more about Uotani's past.

star 8.04
48 votes
Perhaps We Should Invite Ourselves Over

#13 - Perhaps We Should Invite Ourselves Over

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 11, 2019

On school festival day, the gang sells a ton of rice balls thanks to an innovative Prince Yuki marketing technique. Bonus: two other members of the Soma family come to the festival to introduce themselves.

star 8.02
62 votes
It's Valentine's, After All

#14 - It's Valentine's, After All

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 8, 2019

Shigure does some serious scheming while Kagura, Kyo, Yuki, and Tohru all go on a double date.

star 8.00
52 votes
They're All Animals!

#15 - They're All Animals!

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 13, 2019

Tohru learns the Soma family's shocking secret: they transform into zodiac animals! Is this show a zodiac animal transformation home comedy?!

star 7.97
70 votes
See You After School

#16 - See You After School

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 6, 2019

Temporarily homeless high school student Tohru Honda doesn't want to cause her friends any trouble, so she's been secretly living in a tent instead of asking to stay with any of them. Then she meets the owners of the land she pitched her tent on...

star 7.93
91 votes
What Year Is She?

#17 - What Year Is She?

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 27, 2019

Kagura Soma visits and expresses her rather explosive love for Kyo. At first she regards Tohru as a potential rival, but she soon comes to realize that Tohru is interested in friendship, not fighting.

star 7.90
63 votes
You Look Well…

#18 - You Look Well…

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 7, 2019

Tohru comes down with a cold, and the Somas help her while she recovers.

star 7.87
40 votes
Yuki Was My First Love

#19 - Yuki Was My First Love

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 1, 2019

Kyo fights Yuki, Yuki fights a cold, and Tohru meets a new Soma whose mood swings may be even more extreme than Kagura's....

star 7.84
56 votes
This Is a Wonderful Inn

#20 - This Is a Wonderful Inn

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 15, 2019

It's "White Day," the day that boys who received chocolates on Valentine's Day give their return gifts to the girls. And Momiji has one big surprise gift for Tohru!

star 7.80
51 votes
Let's Play Rich Man-Poor Man!

#21 - Let's Play Rich Man-Poor Man!

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 20, 2019

Kyo and Yuki both confide in Tohru about their insecurities, and she discovers that they have a lot in common for people who seem like such opposites.

star 7.80
65 votes
I Wouldn't Say That

#22 - I Wouldn't Say That

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 13, 2019

Tohru, Yuki, Kyo, Shigure, and Hatori go on a trip to the Soma vacation house near a lake.

star 7.80
49 votes
How Have You Been, My Brother?

#23 - How Have You Been, My Brother?

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 29, 2019

Tohru meets a man she never knew existed, and learns something about Yuki that she never knew before.

star 7.74
50 votes
I'm So Sorry!

#24 - I'm So Sorry!

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 10, 2019

Another Soma comes to visit, while Mitsuru begs Shigure for his manuscript.

star 7.66
47 votes
I Can't Believe You Picked It Up

#25 - I Can't Believe You Picked It Up

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 17, 2019

Hiro Soma comes to introduce himself, and it rapidly becomes obvious that he is not a Tohru Honda fan.

star 7.34
47 votes