Fruits Basket Season 1: A Review-ish Thing

I considered saving this for my traditional year-end highlight list, but opted to give this show its own post because A) I have a ton of thoughts on it RIGHT NOW that I wish to express and B) I have a ton of thoughts on it which would inevitably take up no less than half of that post and still not really do them justice.  So I’m just taking some time to write said thoughts down and dedicating a whole post to it, though it’s not really a proper review.  If you want a review, here it is: If you’ve ever had the slightest interest in Fruits Basket, watch this show.  It is beautiful. Read more

My Favorite Fruits Basket episodes

So I haven’t been writing as much as I should be lately, so I figured I’d just write something completely for fun to get me back in the swing if things!  Having recently been compelled to revisit the Fruits Basket anime (and I’ve been considering having another go at the manga, although I don’t really intend to do so until I’ve finished my Narnia series), but I figured I’d just write down what I’ve idly pondered before – that is, my favorite episodes of Fruits Basket, my first anime.  It might not be terribly interesting unless as a small window into my psyche (these are, after all, merely personal favorites and not necessarily ‘the best’), especially if you haven’t seen the anime, but oh well.  Also, possible spoilers ahead (although I’ll do my level best to avoid any manga spoilers..) Read more