Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket Collector's Edition, Vol. 2 - Little, Brown Book Group

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Fruits Basket Collector's Edition, Vol. 2

By Natsuki Takaya

  • Paperback
  • £14.99

One of the bestselling franchise in the history of the North American manga market returns in collector's editions from Yen Press!

When she was living in a tent pitched on Sohma family land, Tohru Honda's primary concerns were dirt and slugs. But now that she's living with the Sohmas, she's gotten a crash course in magical powers and ancient curses! And as if keeping the Sohma clan secret wasn't bad enough, Tohru has to work overtime to prevent all the jealous girls from finding out that she's living under the same room as the school prince, Yuki, and the school hothead, Kyo! What new drama will Valentine's Day bring into Tohru's life?!

Biographical Notes

Natsuki Takaya burst onto the manga scene in North America with the publication of Fruits Basket which became an immediate sensation. Her other works include Twinkle Stars and Liselotte & Witch's Forest.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780316360180
  • Publication date: 28 Jun 2016
  • Page count: 376
  • Imprint: Yen Press
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