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Debut of Toshiyuki Morikawa in Fruits Basket anime series

The ongoing anime series named as Fruits Basket(Furūtsu Basuketto) written by Taku Kishimoto will feature Toshiyuki Morikawa as Kazuma Soma. Yoshihide Ibata directs this anime series and Funimation licensed the anime. The series is streaming on FunimationNow on networks TV Tokyo, TV Osaka since April 6, 2019. As per the sources, the first chapter of the anime series will cast a total of 25 episodes. This anime has whole new voice artists cast differently from 2001’s Fruits Basket anime; this anime is based on the manga adaption by Natsuki Takaya. 

 

The characters of the anime are Tohru Honda voiced by Manaka Iwami, Yuki Sohma(voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki), Kyo Sohma(voiced by Yuma Uchida), Shigure Sohma(voiced by Yuichi Nakamura), Arisa Uotani(voiced by Atsumi Tanizaki), Saki Hanajima(voiced by Satomi Satō), Kagura Sohma(voiced by Rie Kugimiya), Momiji Sohma(voiced by Megumi Han), Ayame Sohma(voiced by Takahiro Sakurai), Hatori Sohma(voiced by Kazuyuki Okitsu), Hatsuharu Sohma(voiced by Makoto Furukawa), Kisa Sohma(voiced by Reina Ueda), Hiro Sohma(voiced by Yō Taichi), Ritsu Sohma(voiced by Kengo Kawanishi), Akito Sohma(voiced by Maaya Sakamoto), Kyoko Honda(voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro), Kazuma Sohma(voiced by Toshiyuki Morikawa), Motoko Minagawa(voiced by M・A・O), Megumi Hanajima(voiced by Yukiyo Fujii), Makoto Takei(voiced by Jun Fukushima), Mitsuru(voiced by Chinatsu Akasaki).

Toshiyuki Morikawa will debut in the series in episode 23 as Kazuma Soma. Toshiyuki Morikawa is a Japanese singer and voice artist. He is the founder of Axlone voice acting company founded in 2011. He has voiced many characters in various anime and video games, such as Minato Namikaze in Naruto: Shippuden, Dante in Devil May Cry, Isshin Kurosaki in Bleach, etc.

The official twitter page of the Fruits Basket tweeted about the song “Again” sung by Beverly.

The twitter handle of Fruits Basket is https://twitter.com/fruitsbasket_en.

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