Via Comic Natalie: a stage play of Natsuki Takaya’s “FRUITS BASKET” will be performed at the Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall in Tokyo, from 4th to 13th March in 2022. The main character, “Toru Honda”, will be played by Ayano Christie Yoshida of NOGIZAKA46. She will be joined by fellow cast members Naoya Kitagawa as “Yuki Sohma”, Shohei Hashimoto as “Kyo Sohma”, and Yuya Asato as “Shigure Sohma”.

“FRUITS BASKET” follows the story of Tohru Honda, a young girl who has to move in with the mysterious Soma family due to her unfortunate personal circumstances. She discovers that members of the Soma family are cursed, and transform into an animal on the Chinese zodiac based on their birth years. She then tries to help them break the curse and restore harmony in the family.