• Akito's true identity is revealed
  • Tohru is shocked after she learns about Akito's origin story
  • "Fruits Basket" Season 3, Episode 1 airs Monday

Tohru Honda meets Kureno Soma and she discovers something shocking in "Fruits Basket" Season 3, Episode 1. The premiere episode is titled "Let's Have A Party Again."

The official website released spoiler stills and synopsis for "Fruits Basket" Season 3, Episode 1, teasing that the episode will be a heavy one for the fans. Tohru learns Akito is a woman.

Kureno reveals that the Soma family has several secrets, but this is the biggest one. Tohru is confused as she wonders why Akito acts like a boy while the other members of the zodiac don't treat her like a woman.

Kureno then tells her Akito was raised as a boy by her mother Ren.

Later, Kureno reveals that Ren believes Akito's bond with the zodiac is wrong and she thinks it is unnatural. Akito and Ren are always in conflict with each other.

Akito's truth is too much to handle for Tohru as she cries out loud. Later, Hanajima appears and asks Tohru to stay the night at her place.

Tohru opens up to Hanajima and tells her that she is always causing trouble for others. She feels she is powerless and useless. However, Hanajima tells her that she takes other people's feelings and cherishes them with utmost care.

"Tohru Honda thought her life was headed for misfortune when a family tragedy left her living in a tent. When her small home is discovered by the mysterious Soma clan, she suddenly finds herself living with Yuki, Kyo, and Shigure Soma. But she quickly learns their family has a bizarre secret of their own: when hugged by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Zodiac!" the series synopsis read as per Crunchyroll.

The cast of "Fruits Basket" anime includes Ari Orikasa as Ren Soma, Maaya Sakamoto as Akito Soma, Nobunaga Shimazaki as Yuki Soma, Yūichi Nakamura as Shigure Soma, Ai Kakuma as Machi Kuraki, Yūma Uchida as Kyo Soma, Akira Ishida as Akira Soma, Aki Toyosaki as Isuzu Soma, Kazuyuki Okitsu as Hatori Soma, Atsumi Tanezaki as Arisa Uotani, Kengo Kawanishi as Ritsu Soma, Megumi Han as Momiji Soma, Makoto Furukawa as Hatsuharu Soma, Rie Kugimiya as Kagura Soma, Reina Ueda as Kisa Soma, Takuya Eguchi as Kakeru Manabe, Satomi Satou as Saki Hanajima, Yuichiro Umehara as Kureno Soma and Yō Taichi as Hiro Soma.

Fans can watch "Fruits Basket" Season 3, Episode 1 online on Crunchyroll and Funimation. The episode will live stream in Japanese with English subtitles this Monday.

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