Two Episodes of the Fruits Basket Anime to Be Delayed Due to French Open Broadcast

FUNimation Entertainment has announced that Episodes 9 and 10 of the new anime of Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket manga are delayed internationally due to the airing of the French Open tennis tournament on television in Japan. This year’s French Open is being held from May 20-June 9, 2019. FUNimation said that it will announce the updated broadcast and simulcast times when they are confirmed.

The anime’s official website has announced that there is a “possibility for a broadcast date and time change” for Episode 9 on TV Tokyo, TV Osaka, and TV Aichi. Episode 9 will air as scheduled on AT-X on June 1, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.

UPDATED TO ADD: Crunchyroll is announcing that due to the French Open broadcasts, Episode 9 will be delayed by at least nine hours on May 31, 2019.

Source: ANN
Source: Crunchyroll

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