The official web page for the stage play of Natsuki Takaya‘s Fruits Basket manga posted a “special” promotional video on Tuesday. The video previews plenty of the pivotal scenes from the stage play.


The stage play is working from March 4-13 on the Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall in Tokyo. Nobuhiro Mōri wrote the play and is the supervisor producer, and Tarō Hasegawa directed the play.

The play stars:

  • Ayano-Christie Yoshida as Tohru Honda
  • Naoya Kitagawa as Yuki Sohma
  • Shōhei Hashimoto as Kyo Sohma
  • Hiroki Nakada as Ayame Sohma
  • Shōgo Tamura as Hatsuharu Sohma
  • Ruito Koga as Momiji Sohma
  • Yūna Sekine as Kagura SohmaY
  • Yūto Adachi as Ritsu Sohma
  • Chisato Minami as Arisa Uotani
  • Yukari Nakamura as Saki Hanajima
  • Yuria Haga as Kyōko Honda
  • Seiya Inagaki as Kazuma Sohma
  • Yū Imari as Hatori Sohma
  • Yūya Asato as Shigure Sohma

The manga impressed a 26-episode sequence in 2001, after which a three-season reboot anime sequence aired from 2019-2021. The reboot sequence moreover acquired a compilation film titled Fruits Basket -prelude- that opened in Japan on February 18.

Takaya serialized the distinctive Fruits Basket manga in Hakusensha‘s Hana to Yume journal from 1998-2006. Tokyopop launched the manga in English from 2004 to 2009, and Yen Press re-released the manga in 12 updated omnibus volumes beginning in June 2016.

Sources: Fruits Basket stage play’s web page, Comic Natalie