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|The Source of Cheer Can Be Affected By Colds Too|
|Rōmaji||Dai Juu Kyuu Wa|
|Air Date|| November 8, 2001 (JP)|
May 27, 2003(US)
|Opening||For Fruits Basket|
|← The Strongest Tag - The Cursed Electric Wave Brother and Sister||Ayame's Secret Life →|
The Source of Cheer Can Be Affected By Colds Too is the nineteenth episode of Fruits Basket.
Tohru’s worst nightmare comes true when she learns she’s failed a test! With only a few days to study for the retest, the crunch is on - and to make matters worse, she’s come down with a cold!
Due to depression and stress because of failing one test on the midterm exams, Tohru comes down with fever and bedridden. Even though Tohru is worried about making dinner or going to work, Kyo and Shigure tells her to get some rest until the fever lets up. Shigure calls Momiji to cover for Tohru at work, while Kyo decides to make leek soup to care for her. Shigure ridicules Kyo after he notices Kyo wearing a gas mask and goggles while cooking the leek soup, as. When Kyo gives the leek soup to Tohru, she later starts to cry, explaining to him that the failed test and the fever were the sources of her depression and stress. After Tohru goes to sleep, Yuki arrives, only to find out that Kyo used the leeks in Yuki's garden to make the leek soup. Momiji, Hatori, and Kisa visit the household residence to check up on Tohru. Yuki comes by to give her a study guide he constructed for her in preparation for the retest of the midterm exam, which she later takes and passes.
- Tohru Honda
- Yuki Sohma
- Kyo Sohma
- Shigure Sohma
- Hatori Sohma
- Arisa Uotani
- Saki Hanajima
- Momiji Sohma
- Kisa Sohma
- Main article: The Source of Cheer Can Be Affected By Colds Too/Gallery