FUNimation Entertainment has announced that Laura Bailey will star in the English dub for the new television anime of Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket manga. Bailey is reprising her role as the protagonist Tohru Honda from the original anime adaptation.
It was also announced that Caitlin Glass will be directing the dub.
The new Fruits Basket anime will have an entirely new Japanese cast and staff, as per Takaya’s request. The new anime will cover the entire manga’s story.
The new series will premiere on Japanese television in April 2019, and FUNimation will stream the anime on FunimationNow. The company also has the home video rights for the series.