Fruits Basket has started airing once more for its third and final season, on both Crunchyroll and Funimation and things look more exciting than ever. But Fruits Basket isn’t a new success – on the contrary. The completed shōjo manga of the same name by Takaya Natsuki came out from the late 90s until 2006. The success of the 2019-2021 anime show has reignited interest in the manga in both long-time and new fans. So, where can you the read Fruits Basket manga legally online? Below, you will find a few suggestions:
While the manga has been complete for more than a decade, you can’t go wrong with the publisher: Yen Press fortunately still publishes Fruits Basket and has compiled collectors editions relatively recently. These are gorgeous to own, but if you don’t have this kind of shelf space, you can also download digital copies. The digital editions cost $12.99 per volume.
ComiXology is a huge, Amazon-owned digital comic resource with over 25,000 Japanese and Western titles. It’s Kindle-friendly, so if you always read using your Kindle device or app it’s worth considering. One of the Fruits Basket Collector Edition Volumes costs around $14.50, which might seem a bit pricey. However, remember that these editions are larger than usual and involve more chapters, as well as exclusive content.
If you read a lot of manga, you can also try ComiXology Unlimited, a feature similar to Kindle Unlimited, which allows you to read a large number of works digitally for only $5.99 per month.
Book☆Walker is an excellent resource not only for digital manga but also for light novels. As a rule of thumb, you will find popular titles costing less than print copies and Fruits Basket is no exception. One of the special edition volumes of Fruits Basket comes at $13.35. Not a bad deal for so many feel-good pages.
If you want to read Fruits Basket through an app, Rakuten Kobo is an option. Each Fruits Basket Special Edition Volume costs around $24.59.
Finally, if you want to have your manga available on your phone wherever you are, Google Play for Android and iBooks for iPhones are classic choices. A Collector’s Edition Volume of Fruits Basket costs $12.99 in Apple Books. Android users might be able to find it on Play Store but it’s not available in every country.