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Volume 15
Volume Information
Pages 187
Publication Date September 17, 2004 (Japanese)
December 12, 2006 (English)
Published By Hakusensha
Tokyopop (English; former)
Yen Press (English; current)
ISBN ISBN 978-4-592-17885-9 (Japanese)
ISBN 978-1-59816-023-9 (English)
Cover Character(s) Akito Sohma (Original)
Kureno Sohma (Collector's Edition)
Volume 14 Volume 16

The fifteenth volume of Fruits Basket was originally published in Japan by Hakusensha on September 17, 2004. It was originally published in English by Tokyopop on December 12, 2006.

Publisher's Summary


Yuki's past finally is revealed! But is it all too much to bear? His sickness takes a turn for the worse, and after Akito reminds Yuki how loathed he is, his will to live might finally be drained... Meanwhile, as Tohru is getting ready to perform in Cinderella, the class decides that they have to rewrite the play. But no amount of revision will prevent Tohru from improvising her loving feelings for a certain someone. Just who is the mystery man?

Yen Press

Yuki's childhood was a long period of solitary darkness. Years later, he met Tohru, but what does he want from her? Yuki reveals to Kakeru what he can tell no one else. Meanwhile, Tohru's class is going to put on a play for the school festival, but miscasting makes it rough going for rehearsal. Will there be chaos on stage when the curtain finally rises?! Later, Kyo recalls meeting Tohru's mother as a child and talking to her about her experiences. Persevering through a rough adolescence, one that lacked any love from her parents, she one day encountered teacher-in-training Katsuya Honda... At long last, the moving story of Katsuya and Kyoko is revealed!! Then, it's business as usual for Tohru and the others, but something is eating at Kyo?!

Collector's Edition Notes

The eighth volume of the Collector's Edition by Yen Press covers both the fifteenth and sixteenth volumes of the original Tokyopop release. The Collector's Edition does not include the character introductions at the beginning of the book and does not have Natsuki Takaya's commentaries on the sidebars.

The eighth volume of Fruits Basket: Collector's Edition was published in Japanese on March 18, 2016, by Hakusensha, and in English by Yen Press on January 3, 2017. The Collector's Edition has 384 pages.

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