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Fruits Basket, Vol. 5 (Fruits Basket #5)

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Shigure lädt Toru, Kyo und Yuki zu einem Kurzurlaub in das Ferienhaus der Somas ein. Doch von Kyo und Yuki geht eine seltsam bedrückte Stimmung aus, die Toru sich nicht erklären kann. Nach ihrer Rückkehr lernt sie ein weiteres Mitglied der Zwölf kennen: Die kleine Kisa, die vom Geist des Tigers besessen ist ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published 2005 by Carlsen Verlag (first published April 19th 2000)
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Sarah Churchill
This one felt a little like 'filler' story-wise, but it was nice to see Tohru being something other than super-sickly-positive all of the time. I do love that about her, but a little weakness made her feel a bit more realistic. Otherwise I'm not sure anything actually happened in this volume. Good job I have the next one waiting for me ;)
Ferdy
Another fun, light-hearted read.
Even though there's not usually much of a storyline in Fruits Basket, I still find the series really enjoyable. The only thing that bugs me is that the dialogue can be quite weird at times.
I loved Tohru, Kiyo, Kisa, and Momiji's characters — they were all so cute. Kiyo was as adorably moody as ever. It was sweet how worried he was about Tohru when she got a cold, and I loved that he cooked for her and made sure she was resting. I really want them to get together,
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Mary ♥
Dec 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5/5 stars

I love this manga. It makes me laugh, it makes me sob, it makes me smile, it gives me the feels and overall, it warms my heart up even in the darkest days. Plus, this is probably my favorite of the manga series till now for many reasons. First of all, my favorite character (Hatori) is psychoanalyzed a lot in this.

Second, a character that means a lot to me appears. This is Kisa, the girl who is bullied and has stopped talking due to her depression. Believe me, I know exactly how this fee
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Merb
Jun 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
🐷 This volume is Kagura! 🐷

During volume 5 of Fruits Basket, we meet the young and sweet Kisa Sohma, whose trauma from bullying has resulted in not only closing in on herself, but also resorting to failure of speech. Her fear of opening up is a mirror to Yuki of his childhood and makes him tackle the fact he has not changed head on. The emotional trauma the Sohma's have experienced is something that connects them all, and the light of positivitiy in Tohru helps open them all up to face their demo
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Cath
Jul 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
5/5
Amazing as always. *sigh*
Lucyˎˊ˗
Me encanta
Victoria
Sep 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this one. It was much sadder than the rest. I think the reason why Tohru has become so depressed over not doing well in school is not because she's being overdramatic, but because she has set her expectations so high. She promised her mom who has since passed away that she'd graduate and now feels like a failure.
Becky
Jul 16, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
I love how the narrator gets increasingly snarky.
"I'm sure they're just fine!" ("They're not fine.")
"STOP MANIPULATING HER!" ("Now they're being manipulated.")
So much sass from you right now.
Kelli Santistevan
I enjoyed this. I’m looking forward to reading the other books in the series.
Rain Misoa
Jun 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: EVERYONE!!! THERE'S NO WAY I'M NOT GOING TO!
Recommended to Rain by: Nicole Terazue
Shelves: manga
So... I fangirled over this volume as well. Why? Well, it's Furuba, duh! No, seriously, this was another great one! I enjoyed this story as much as I did the previous four volumes. You see more of HATORI!!!, Ayame, Shigure, HARU!!!, Tohru, Yuki, KYO!!!, and a new character! *Squees* Of course, there's more background story revealed and just a whole bunch of craziness that makes it all the more enjoyable to read. What I love about this volume the most is getting to meet Kisa and, for me anyway, r ...more
Sophia F
Feb 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga, humor
ELLOHAAAAAY!!! (Pig Latin, for: HELLOOO!)
Fruits Basket: One of the best manga series, but with extremely stalkerish people.
Yuki I can expect be kidnapped and trapped in a basement once all of his fangirls from school realize he's not immortal and can get close enough to take him away. (Btw, if everyone thinks Yuki looks so much like a girl, why is everyone 'falling' for him...?)
I don't think Yuki looks THAT much like a girl, only if you look really hard into your imagination, and his brother Aya
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Kate (Van Rejects)
rated it really liked it
Aug 14, 2013
Lanie
Jan 24, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Manga fans
Lol. The yuki fan club is jealous? Hilarious. :) love this series. So funny and cute. Kyo trying to be nice is beyond precious. :D this series is adorable. Love love love. Kyo cheering Tohru up & the Jason jokes were my favorite parts. Recommended for fans of romance and comedy. & manga lovers
Bradley
Aug 09, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It would seem the author and I have the same tastes in video games. Hilarious. Great drama throughout this tale. =)

Reread review.. This book is in great condition and still had the magnetic strip inside. Were these books even read by the original owner?
Emma
Oct 03, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This reminds of listening to a young kid playing house and the odd, stilted dialogue they make up as they play.
Isabella
The cover of this volume is Kagura, one of my favourite characters (and DEFINITELY my favourite female character). It also introduces us to Kisa, another member of the Cursed Twelve Animals...

But...

it's so boring. It feels more like a bunch of filler than actual important stories. The last chapter was by far the worst, choosing to focus on Yuki's fangirls rather than any of the main characters (even though we got to see Hanajima and her brother).

Honestly, this was the worst volume so far :\
Denise
Jul 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In volume 5 it's golden week! So Shigure takes them and Hatori Sohma to a vacation home!

Then they get home, Hastuharu Sohma( the ox), is there, with something being covered up by a coat. It's a cute kitty.. Really, it's Kisa Sohma( the tiger). She's lost being able to speak because of teasing and is fearing that if she speaks, what she says well be laughed at. Kisa and Tohru become really good friends. Kisa is adorable!!!!
I Love FRUITS BASKET!!!!!!!
Rachel
Feb 07, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga, teen
I think since I'm not loving the books, but I want to know what happens in the end, I may just have to get the final volume to read (is that in the 20s or 30s?). More apologizing from Tohru, and there is a strong vein of misogyny in the book. Not sure if that is intentional, or simply Japanese culture. Telling girls they don't do well on tests because they are doofuses does not fly with me. Stand up for yourself woman!
Sophie
Again, not much happens. However, I did really enjoy the chapter where Himajima scares the Prince Yuki fan club! I think she's my favourite character - I'd like to see more of her in the next volume. Also, good cliffhanger.
Bridget
The format that I was reading this in annoyed me (not the manga's fault, it was where I was reading it from), but the story was cute.
R Z
Jan 29, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga, 3-4-rated-2018
Kisa! And the definite parallels of Tohru being mothering to her and Yuki wishing for something of the sort (view spoiler)

Charity
May 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
HATORI!! He is my absolute fav and I hope to see more of him in the forth coming volumes!!
Nicole Kang
Dec 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017, manga
Junior high, high school

Basically identical to anime
Sofía Rodríguez Pinedo
to sum up , because i'll do a review later, Tohru has inspired me to do so many things i thought i didn't had to do it. She encouraged me
Em Mirra
Jul 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Pending.
Miriam
Dec 12, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
cute
Cath
Jan 10, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
4/5 stars.
Calye Cochran
Dec 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, manga
This is a partial review, but you can check out the full thing on my blog!

Okay, first of all, this series is so good. I find myself always smiling when I read this manga, and I especially loved the anime as well. So when I was down to the wire on my 2017 Goodreads Goal of 50 books, I needed a quick, enjoyable read, and so I turned to this next installment! I finished it within the day and loved it so much.

I've never made a review for a manga before, but I'm treating it a lot like I would a norma
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Nick
Feb 12, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Overall Rating: A to the cute power
Synopsis: Fruits Basket is a shōjo manga series created by Natsuki Takaya that follows the life of Tohru Honda. When the series begins, Tohru is living in a tent in the woods after being recently orphaned when her mother died in a car accident. Somehow, Tohru is able to remain optimistic despite all the shit she has had to go through.

While wandering through the forest she's living in, she runs across the house of the Sohma family. As it happens, Tohru goes to
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Natsuki Takaya (高屋 奈月 Takaya Natsuki, real name Naka Hatake) is the penname of a Japanese manga artist best-known for creating the series Fruits Basket. She was born on July 7, 1973; (Tanabata). Takaya is left-handed and once revealed that she wanted to be a mangaka since first grade, when her sister started drawing.

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If everything you say gets laughed at...

then you become afraid of everyone...

and are no longer able to speak...

even knowing all
that does is bother everyone...

Your heart...

....shuts down...

And your words die....
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“Shigure:"A summer home like this by the lake, you half expect JASON to show up!"
Yuki: "There he goes again..."
Kyo: (Thinking to himself) Jieison...Jaysun? Now where have I heard that before?
Shigure: "'Jason' is a new species of bear. You're so ignorant, Kyo-Kun."
Kyo: "SHUT UP! I KNEW THAT!!"
Hatori:"That's not it..."
Tohru:"Is it a foreign kind of bear?"
Hatori:"....”
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