The new TV anime remake of the adaptation of Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket manga is certainly one of the most anticipated anime of 2019. And now, its new official website has revealed further details. It has revealed that the new anime’s official title is Fruits Basket: First Season, indicating a second season might come in the future. They also revealed a brand new PV for the upcoming anime as well:

And not only that, but the website also revealed the theme song performers as well. Performing the OP song, “Again” is Beverly, while performing the ED song, “Lucky Ending” is Vickeblanka. The website also released an updated key visual for the upcoming TV anime:

The new anime will have a completely new cast per request of mangaka Natsuki Takaya. It comprises of:

  • Manaka Iwami as Tohru Honda
  • Nobunaga Shimazaki as Yuki Sohma
  • Yuuma Uchida as Kyo Sohma
  • Yuuichi Nakamura as Shigure Sohma
  • Atsumi Tanezaki as Arisa Uotani
  • Satomi Satou as Saki Hanajima
  • Rie Kugimiya as Kagura Sohma
  • Megumi Han as Momiji Sohma
  • Makoto Furukawa as Hatsuharu Sohma
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Hatori Sohma
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Ayame Sohma
  • Maaya Sakamoto as Akito Sohma
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Kyouko Honda

The original anime premiered in July 2001 and ended its run in December of the same year. This would make this new anime premiering almost 20 years after the previous one aired. Previously, DEEN adapted the manga into a 24-episode TV anime. Now, TMS Entertainment is taking over the adaptation, with Yoshihide Ibata directing it. As for the character designs, Masaru Shindou is designing the characters, while Takaya-sensei herself is serving as executive supervisor.

source: Fruits Basket official