Fruits Basket: The last episode of the series has just released on 21 September 2020 and fans are already anticipating Season 3. Well, you would be glad to know that the Fruit Basket anime is indefinitely coming back with Season 3.
Within an hour release of the 25th episode of Season 2 an announcement was made conforming Season 3.
Fruit Basket Season 3 Release Date
Although the exact date of release has not been announced yet; considering the production time for previous seasons and the lag in production causing worldwide, it is speculated that Season 3 would release in mid-2021.
Fruit Basket is based on the shoujo manga created by Natuski Takaya. The manga ran from 1998 to 2006 and was translated in English by Tokyo Pop. The first TV adaptation of the manga series was launched in 2001. The series was directed by Akitaro Daichi and included 26 episodes.
More than two decades later, TMS Entertainment decided to remake the series. Directed by Yoshihide Ibata, the reboot has attracted a wide audience. Season 1 of Fruits Basket aired in April 2019 with 25 episodes and has scored a high rating of 8.23/10 on my anime list. The Season 2 has even higher rating of 8.45/10.
Yoshihi Ibata had said that the remake will cover the entire story of manga. Till now only 16 chapters have been covered in a manga series of 23 chapters. So, it was not surprising that the show has been picked up for another season as the makers have a full content of seven chapters.
Fruit Basket Season 3: The Final Season
The third season of the series is titled as Fruit Basket: The Finale. Well, it looks like seven chapters are not enough for the series to include a Season 4.
As all good things must come to an end; Fruit Basket will reach its climax in Season 3.
You can catch up with the subbed and dubbed version of the series on Crunchyroll and Funimation.com. If you want to watch the 2001 version of the series, it is available on Funimation.com and on Amazon Prime Video.