Fruits Basket sometimes abbreviated Furuba, or Fruba (フルバ), is a Japanese shōjo manga For the children's game, see Fruit Basket Turnover. . Directed by Akitaro Daichi, the twenty-six episode Fruits Basket anime series was animated Episodes: 26 (List of episodes). Fruits Basket. Unrated,; Animation; Directed By: In Theaters: On DVD: Jan 1, Fruits Basket Reviews. All Critics · Top No Critic Reviews for Fruits Basket. His eyes are green in the anime and purple in the manga. He has (mostly) short black hair, with the exception of his bangs which completely cover his left eye, Missing: tomatoes.