Fruits Basket, Vol. 4 by Natsuki Takaya

Fruits Basket, Vol. 4

When the infamous Akito makes an in-class appearance at the start of the school year, the Sohma family worries that his arrival will be an uncensored exercise of show-and-tell about Yuki's past. Meanwhile, when Ayame vows to rekindle his brother's lost friendship, he begins to realize that you can choose your friends but you can't choose your family - especially when they're acting like animals!


Details Fruits Basket, Vol. 4

TitleFruits Basket, Vol. 4
ISBN9781591826064
Author
Release DateAug 10th, 2004
PublisherTokyopop
LanguageEnglish
GenreSequential Art, Manga, Fantasy, Romance, Graphic Novels, Young Adult
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Reviews Fruits Basket, Vol. 4

  • Merb
    2015-06-08
    🐶 This volume is Shigure! 🐶Out of all the Fruits Basket volumes, volume 4 is one that always stuck with me closely over the years. We witness Tohru's first harrowing encounter with Akito, and reflect on the importance of good parenting on the one year anniversary of her mother's passing. The art in this volume was spot on with presenting the personalities and emotions of the characters. We went from Akito's hard, wretched stare that is hidi...
  • Ferdy
    2013-09-08
    Spoilers-A more entertaining read than volume 3.-Tohru, Shiguire, Momiji and Kyo were as likeable as ever. Yuki was more interesting in this one, his antagonistic relationship with his older brother gave him some much needed personality-Loved Uo and Hana, the way they both looked out for Tohru was sweet. There should be more female friendships like Uo/Hana/Tohru in fiction.-Yuki's brother Ayame was pretty funny. I enjoyed reading about Ayame, Hat...
  • Mary ♥
    2014-12-13
    5/5 starsFruits Basket is the cutest romance with a very important mythological element you'll ever find! And that's because, when hugged or touched in a not so friendly way by the opposite gender, or when they are in extreme distress, the members of the Sohma family turn into animals! And specifically, the animals of the Chinese Horoscope.And this manga has also a very unique element. I won't spoil it and tell you what it is, though. Anyways, my...
  • Victoria
    2016-09-04
    Just like the other parts of this series, this issue was hilarious and adorable. The crazy antics between them all makes for great comedy. This one did have its sadder moments though especially with the backstory of Momiji and the way Yuki reacted to Akito's presence.
  • Sara Aouichi
    2018-04-16
    im totally binge reading this today and hopefully finish it tomorrowi really missed the characters my fav is haru and ofcourse kyo cant wait to see other charas
  • Rain Misoa
    2011-06-10
    This series keeps getting better and better! I'm not kidding! The story in this volume really got intense. I would definitely say that this is the saddest volume so far. You really feel for what the characters go through and you can bet you will shed a tear for these beautifully created characters. I know I was tearing up when I was finding out about the past of some of these characters... AND I RARELY EVER CRY FOR ANYTHING!!! My word... the thin...
  • Nikki Kelly
    2007-08-29
    A really fun and cute series. The premise is really original and enjoyable. The characters are interesting and lovable. My only complaint is the story-line is a bit drug-out.
  • Stephanie
    2009-07-28
    This was the first Fruits Basket I ever read and it’s still one of my favorite volumes. The Kyo/Tohru is strong, plus we meet Akito and Ayame!
  • Marianna Rainolter
    2018-03-25
    Inizia un nuovo anno scolastico e Haru e Momiji si trovano nella stessa scuola di Tohru, Yuki e Kiyo e ne vedremo delle belle già al primo giorno! Facciamo poi la conoscenza del temibile capo famiglia Akito e poi di Aya, il fratello maggiore di Yuki che è un personaggio molto singolare ma mi è piaciuto e ha divertito parecchio; lui e Yuki sono alquanto distanti ma grazie anche a Tohru cercheranno di avvicinarsi. Il volume finisce con due episo...
  • Arta Sallabegolli
    2017-03-12
    It's starting to become a little more romantic!
  • Sabrina
    2008-08-29
    I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS SERIES!!!It's about a poor girl (Tohru) Gets taken in by the Sohma family. which the Sohma family has vengeful Chinese zodiac animal posses they Sohma family. ( they can be there selfs it's not like the spirits are controlling them) but every time they are touched by the opposite gender they turn into the zodiac animals. Shigure, turns into a dog (again they have control of their selves not the spirits) Kyo turn into a cat a...
  • Theresa ♫
    2013-07-08
    (*BAWLS)Okay. Fruits Basket can make you cry really hard.Then it can make you laugh really hard.You know what gives people emotions like this?1. Being in love2. Heart-stopping cliffhangers to various books3. A dramatic scene in a super dramatic drama.All of these things can get you feeling super emotional, but FRUITS BASKET is also part of the list!So thinking about my review for volume 1, the hugging-turns-them-into-animals curse might seem roma...
  • Andrea
    2013-03-09
    A nice addition to the series overall. Tohru finally meets Akito in person and the encounter doesn't really go as expected. Mainly because Yuki shows up about 20 seconds later and Akito turns on him and rips him a new one about not showing up for New Years. Yuki is terrified of Akito and the punishments Akito is capable and Tohru sees the fear in his eyes and manages him to get him away and lighten the mood. It saves him, but one day he's going t...
  • Cat
    2007-09-03
    This series definitely gets better as it goes. I am starting to really like it!
  • Cath
    2017-01-07
    4/5 stars.
  • Elinor
    2016-07-16
    4,5 Un tome très sympa et plein d'émotions ! Atori me fait flipper ^^ j'adore tellement les amies de Tohru !
  • Cath
    2015-06-30
    5/5I really enjoyed this volume the second time around. It's always fun to read about Shigure, Hatori and Aya's time together in school.Onto volume 5!
  • Miss Ryoko
    2009-06-02
    I love Ayame sooo much! He's hilarious! The series just gets better and better! Takaya-sensei is an amazing manga-ka!
  • Brendan
    2010-07-10
    I don't care that they're supposed to be for girls, I enjoy these. I love the humor.
  • Sarah Churchill
    2014-03-06
    This series is getting deep, man!
  • Lanie
    2017-01-18
    Damn. Akito is fucking creepy! Loved that scene with him & Yuki. Very intense & scary. & Yuki's brother? Oh god, is he gorgeous or what? That hair! I love it. :D the artwork seems to be improving, which is good. & even with this overall happy funny light tone, the story does seem to be getting a bit more serious, especially where Akito is involved. What is this guy's deal? I must know! the character development is truly where this series shines b...
  • Denise
    2017-07-14
    In this volume, we meet two of the most flamboyant and evil characters in Fruits Basket- Akito, the head of the Sohma family, and Ayame, Yuki's over the top extraordinary older brother. Akito is very creepy and has a twisted spoiled personality. He try's to act as polite and charming as possible towards Tohru but he truly hates her, constantly calling her that ugly girl. He has to have complete control of the 12 zodiac cursed family members and d...
  • Chris
    2018-03-25
    I was looking into which books were big sellers during the emergence of major interest in manga in the early 2000s in Europe and North America. The three biggest seemed to be Lone Wolf and Cub, Fullmetal Alchemist (both of which I had read and was very familiar with) and then Fruits Basket of which I knew nothing. Now I am no means a manga expert but I have read some and grew up with friends at the time who were really into them but I hadn't hear...
  • Sara
    2018-05-12
    This volume of Fruits Basket was really deep emotionally! It was a bit slower-paced, though, which is why it only got 4 stars. Here are a few thoughts I had while rereading this volume:- I love how Tohru is wearing the ribbon Yuki gave her at the onsen! So cute!- Oh no...Akito is officially introduced in this volume. I do not like Akito. But I really love how Tohru can be strong when her friends are in trouble. For example, (view spoiler)[ she pu...
  • Sophie
    2017-08-04
    *sigh* I'm still waiting for the storyline to become interesting. Although I'm learning a lot about the characters, I'm starting to become bored because there doesn't appear to be much of a plot. The pacing is just too slow for me - four volumes in I would like the plot to have started digging deep, whereas I feel as though there have only been hints of a possible storyline, and that was in volume 2!
  • Isabella
    2017-12-31
    This is my favourite volume so far. It has:- funny moments (A BUNCH!!!!) (some examples are on my status updates)- the introduction of new (and funny) characters (ayame, I love you!)- drama (so much drama)- angst (so much angst)it has everything!! I loved every single chapter.
  • R Z
    2018-01-28
    This volume is so good. Akito— which, despite everything, Akito is such a good character. And Ayame! Such an asshole, such an amazing character. Gosh, this is one of my favorite early volumes of this series, most definitely.
  • Hanna
    2018-05-15
    loved!
  • Liana
    2017-03-14
    see 1-4: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
  • Charity
    2017-05-11
    YESS!! I love this series so much!! Well written and funny!! A great story!!