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The Best Episodes of Fruits Basket

Every episode of Fruits Basket ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Fruits Basket!

After a family tragedy turns her life upside down, 16-year-old high school student Tohru Honda takes matters into her own hands and moves out… into a tent! Unfortunately for her, she pitches her new home on private land belonging to the mysterious Soma clan, and it isn't long before the owners discover her secret. But, as Tohru quickly finds out when the family offers to take her in, the Somas have a secret of their own—when hugged by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Chinese Zodiac!

Genres:AnimationDramaComedy
Network:TV Tokyo

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Fruits Basket" is "I'm Disappointed in You", rated 9.7/10 from 753 user votes. It was directed by Hironori Aoyagi and written by N/A. "I'm Disappointed in You" aired on 6/17/2021 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "What's Your Name?".

  • I'm Disappointed in You
    9.7/10 753 votes

    #1 - I'm Disappointed in You

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-06-17

    Kyo and Tohru have a painful conversation.

    Director: Hironori Aoyagi

    Writer: N/A

  • What's Your Name?
    9.6/10 553 votes

    #2 - What's Your Name?

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-06-24

    Yuki goes looking for Kyo. Tohru and Akito finally connect, but then they both get a shock.

    Director: Takatoshi Suzuki

    Writer: N/A

  • Goodbye
    9.6/10 522 votes

    #3 - Goodbye

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2021-07-08

    Kyo finally tells Tohru what he should have told her in the first place. And we finally hear the true, original zodiac story.

    Director: Takatoshi Suzuki, Takahiro Kawakoshi

    Writer: N/A

  • Let's Go Home
    9.5/10 574 votes

    #4 - Let's Go Home

    Season 1 Episode 24 - Aired 2019-09-14

    Kazuma Soma's visit to the house is more than a casual visit, especially for Kyo. Will we finally find out Kyo's secret?

    Director: Takahiro Kawakoshi

    Writer: Taku Kishimoto

  • It Was So Foolish
    9.4/10 463 votes

    #5 - It Was So Foolish

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-06-03

    Kyo is thinking about the past. Tohru is thinking about the future. But they're both thinking about each other.

    Director: Yoshihisa Matsumoto

    Writer: N/A

  • You Fought Well
    9.4/10 412 votes

    #6 - You Fought Well

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2021-07-15

    Akito makes a drastic choice that will affect the futures of the whole Soma family.

    Director: Yoshihide Ibata, Nao Umakawa

    Writer: N/A

  • I Just Love Her
    9.3/10 436 votes

    #7 - I Just Love Her

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-07-01

    After a fight, Yuki and Kyo each figure out what they want to do next.

    Director: Yoshihisa Matsumoto

    Writer: N/A

  • See You Again Soon
    9.3/10 408 votes

    #8 - See You Again Soon

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2021-07-22

    Tohru, the Somas, and all of their friends prepare for the next chapters of their lives.

    Director: Yoshihide Ibata

    Writer: Taku Kishimoto

  • My Precious…
    9.2/10 350 votes

    #9 - My Precious…

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-06-02

    Kyo is summoned to join Akito at the annex along with the other zodiac members. How will Kyo cope with meeting Akito?

    Director: Takatoshi Suzuki

    Writer: N/A

  • Do You Wanna Kiss?
    9.2/10 304 votes

    #10 - Do You Wanna Kiss?

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 2020-08-04

    Isuzu, the zodiac Horse, is determined to make change and seeks out Shigure for some answers.

    Director: Hironori Aoyagi

    Writer: N/A

  • I'm… Home
    9.2/10 407 votes

    #11 - I'm… Home

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-05-27

    The Somas get increasingly worried when no one can find Rin.

    Director: Hironori Aoyagi

    Writer: N/A

  • There Was, Definitely
    9.1/10 320 votes

    #12 - There Was, Definitely

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 2020-08-25

    Yuki loses himself in thought as he remembers a dark memory from his childhood.

    Director: Tomoko Hiramuki, Yasuo Tsuchiya, Tomomi Ikeda

    Writer: N/A

  • That's Right, It's Empty
    9.1/10 372 votes

    #13 - That's Right, It's Empty

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-06-10

    Kyo has a nightmare about the mothers in his life. Akito and Ren are still dealing with Akira's death.

    Director: Takahiro Kawakoshi, Nao Umakawa

    Writer: N/A

  • This Is for Uo-chan!
    9.0/10 352 votes

    #14 - This Is for Uo-chan!

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2019-07-27

    Uotani continues to tell about her past and how meeting Kyoko and Tohru impacted her.

    Director: Yoshihide Ibata, Yoshihiro Nishio

    Writer: Yuichiro Kido

  • Who Are You?
    9.0/10 289 votes

    #15 - Who Are You?

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-06-09

    What's better than winding down the summer with some fireworks? Tohru and the Somas plan to do just that as their trip comes to a close.

    Director: Mamiko Sekiya

    Writer: N/A

  • It's Cinderella-ish
    9.0/10 323 votes

    #16 - It's Cinderella-ish

    Season 2 Episode 23 - Aired 2020-09-08

    Tohru's class puts on an unconventional retelling of Cinderella at the school culture festival.

    Director: Takahiro Kawakoshi, Yoshihisa Matsumoto

    Writer: N/A

  • That's a Secret
    8.9/10 367 votes

    #17 - That's a Secret

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2019-07-06

    Tohru learns more about Momiji Soma and visits her mother’s grave with her friends.

    Director: Takashi Igari

    Writer: Yuichiro Kido

  • I Mean… You Know, Right?
    8.9/10 360 votes

    #18 - I Mean… You Know, Right?

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-05-27

    Momiji seems completely different this school year! He's got a taller body and a deeper voice, but has anything changed on the inside?

    Director: Takatoshi Suzuki

    Writer: N/A

  • Because I Was Happy
    8.8/10 312 votes

    #19 - Because I Was Happy

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2019-08-31

    We learn more about Hanajima’s past and how she meets Uotani and Tohru.

    Director: Takatoshi Suzuki

    Writer: Taku Kishimoto

  • Ask Him for Me
    8.8/10 273 votes

    #20 - Ask Him for Me

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2020-07-21

    Tohru takes it upon herself to venture into the Soma Estate where she meets someone unexpected.

    Director: Wataru Kase

    Writer: N/A

  • I'm Different Now
    8.8/10 263 votes

    #21 - I'm Different Now

    Season 2 Episode 25 - Aired 2020-09-22

    A winter chill lingers in the air as memories revealing some of Kureno's mysterious past and present emerge.

    Director: Yasuo Tsuchiya, Nao Umakawa

    Writer: N/A

  • I'll Hold Another Banquet
    8.8/10 400 votes

    #22 - I'll Hold Another Banquet

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-04-29

    As Season 3 begins, Tohru struggles to digest all the new information she's learned from Kureno.

    Director: Takatoshi Suzuki

    Writer: Taku Kishimoto

  • That's an Unwavering Truth
    8.8/10 363 votes

    #23 - That's an Unwavering Truth

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-05-06

    Tohru isn't sure who to talk to, or how many secrets to keep. Meanwhile, one of Shigure's secrets begins coming to light.

    Director: Yoshihisa Matsumoto

    Writer: N/A

  • Spring Comes
    8.7/10 369 votes

    #24 - Spring Comes

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-05-18

    A nervous Tohru visits the main Soma estate for her meeting with Hatori. There, she finds out the backstory behind Hatori's seemingly harsh attitude toward her.

    Director: Daisuke Takashima

    Writer: Yuichiro Kido

  • All Mine
    8.7/10 270 votes

    #25 - All Mine

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2020-06-16

    Tohru and the Somas return from their trip and Kagura invites Kyo on a date for some serious talk.

    Director: Yoshihisa Matsumoto

    Writer: N/A