Fruits Basket (2019) – First impressions

Fruits Basket is a 1996 manga which has already been adapted into an anime series in 2001. I haven’t seen the 2001 version, nor have I read the manga, so I’m going into the 2019 anime completely blind. The story 16-year old Tooru Honda has already had her fair share of tragedy, losing both of her parents. Her grandfather took her in, but due to renovations in his house she is currently left without a place to stay in. She ends up sleeping in a tent, on the private land of the Soumas. When Souma Yuki and Souma Shigure discover her, they offer to take her in. As Tooru is overwhelmed with the offer, Kyou Souma, an orange-haired boy breaks into the house. He gets ready to get violent with Yuki, until Tooru accidentally ends up hugging him. Which made him turn into a cat. Then a piece of wood Continue reading…

Spring 2019: What looks interesting

With the first anime season of 2019 behind us, it’s already time to focus on the upcoming Spring 2019 anime season. I checked out the synopsis and available PVs for each of the titles offered, and these are the anime I’m most likely to watch: Isekai Quartet (MAL link) Yes, really. I usually don’t really watch the chibi spin-offs of anime series. I think the only one I’ve seen was Toradora SOS, and as much as it pains me to say it, it wasn’t really good. But a crossover of isekai anime sounds like an interesting concept so I want to see what they will do with it. Even if I haven’t seen Youjo Senki nor Overlord, which will feature in this along with Re:Zero and Konosuba. Bungou Stray Dogs Season 3 (MAL link) I started watching Bungou Stray Dogs right on time to finish the first two seasons before Continue reading…