After her mother dies in a car accident, Tohru Honda finds herself alone and living in a tent.
But everything changes when she moves in with herclassmate Yuki Sohma and his family. Not too long into living with the Sohma’s,Tohru finds out the family secret: they are all possessed by the signs of the Chinese zodiac: when any member is ill, weak, agitated or hugged by a member of the opposite sex, they turn into their specific zodiac animal!
Tohru sets out to break the family curse but it isn’t easy, first she must encounter the more spiteful zodiac spirits...
English translation of the Japanese manga Fruits Basket.