The BEST Episodes of Fruits Basket (2019)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 3, 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 8.91
53 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 8.51
53 votes
What's Important Is…

#3 - 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 8.46
59 votes
That's a Secret

#4 - 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 8.45
56 votes
This Is for Uo-chan!

#5 - 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 8.44
59 votes
Summer Will Be Here Soon

#6 - Summer Will Be Here Soon

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 21, 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 8.41
54 votes
My Precious...

#7 - My Precious...

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 2, 2020

Kyo is summoned to join Akito at the annex along with the other zodiac members. How will Kyo cope with meeting Akito?

star 8.40
10 votes
I've Been Fooling Myself

#8 - 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 8.33
69 votes
See You When You Get Back

#9 - See You When You Get Back

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 25, 2019

Tohru tries to figure out how to cause everyone the least amount of trouble over the New Year's holiday. Meanwhile, Yuki and Kyo try to figure out how to survive three days without Tohru.

star 8.24
68 votes
Dog

#10 - Dog

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 26, 2020

Isuzu leaves Kagura’s house without explanation. At the same time, Akito is now at the vacation house. What is Akito planning?

star 8.20
20 votes
Let's Start the Watermelon Splitting Contest!

#11 - Let's Start the Watermelon Splitting Contest!

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 19, 2020

During their stay at the vacation house, Tohru and the Somas get exciting news and surprise visitors.

star 8.17
24 votes
I Never Back Down from a Wave Fight

#12 - 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 8.16
56 votes
Spring Comes

#13 - 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 8.16
64 votes
You Look Like You're Having Fun

#14 - 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 8.15
61 votes
Eat Somen with Your Friends

#15 - Eat Somen with Your Friends

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 14, 2020

The students need to submit their career plan forms before summer break begins, but thought of the future brings a wave of anxiety along with it.

star 8.13
30 votes
She Said Don't Step on Them!

#16 - 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 8.07
54 votes
Wait for me, tororo soba!

#17 - Wait for me, tororo soba!

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 5, 2020

Summer break has started and Tohru and the crew have some fun at the department store. Then, Uotani meets someone who reminds her of Tohru at work.

star 8.07
30 votes
Hello Again

#18 - Hello Again

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 7, 2020

Motoko continues to fawn over Yuki from afar as he meets Kakeru Manabe and Machi Kuragi, an odd pair with quirky habits.

star 8.05
39 votes
They're All Animals!

#19 - 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 8.04
79 votes
It's Valentine's, After All

#20 - 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 8.02
58 votes
Perhaps We Should Invite Ourselves Over

#21 - 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
66 votes
See You After School

#22 - 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 7.97
100 votes
Are you really this stupid?

#23 - Are you really this stupid?

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 12, 2020

Momiji convinces Tohru to join the Somas at their vacation house by the ocean for some fun in the sun.

star 7.96
27 votes
What Year Is She?

#24 - 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 7.96
71 votes
Shall We Go and Get You Changed?

#25 - Shall We Go and Get You Changed?

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 21, 2020

After Ayame drops by Shigure's house, Yuki decides to visit Ayame's shop for the first time together with Tohru.

star 7.94
31 votes