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‘Fruits Basket -prelude-’ and ‘Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry’ Hit Crunchyroll October 6

Both the ‘Fruits Basket’ prequel and 2017 film set between the last two story arcs on the ‘Fairy Tail Final Season’ series will stream in subbed and dubbed versions.

Crunchyroll will close out its weekly summer movie programming with Fruits Basket -prelude- and Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry, both set to hit the streamer subbed and dubbed on October 6.

Fruits Basket -prelude-, a prequel to the 2019 Natsuki Takaya shoujo manga-based anime series Fruits Basket, premiered  in North America and United Kingdom theaters this past summer. The film shows the turbulent beginning of Tohru’s mom’s dark past, and the man who breathed new hope into her, unfolding the evolution of their love story and the birth of the Honda family. This chapter completes the full adaptation of the heartwarming Fruits Basket story.

Yoshihide Ibata directs Fruits Basket -prelude-, with TMS Entertainment and 8PAN producing. The feature will stream with an English dubbed option, and subbed language options will include: English, Castilian Spanish, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, and Italian.

Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry debuted worldwide theatrically in 2017 with a special event run in North America by Funimation. The film takes place between the last two story arcs within the Hiro Mashima manga-based series Fairy Tail Final Season.

In Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry, a magic staff called the Dragon Cry is rumored to possess the power to destroy the world. For years it's been safely guarded in the Kingdom of Fiore until the traitor Zash steals it. Luckily, the task of recovering the Dragon Cry is the perfect job for the wizards of Fairy Tail - Natsu, Lucy, Erza, Gray, Wendy, and the cats!

Tatsuma Minamikawa directs Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry, with A-1 Pictures producing. The film will have both subbed and dubbed English language options.

Since August, Crunchyroll has been adding new anime movies to its platform every week, including: Jujutsu Kaisen; Katsuhiro Otomo’s AKIRA; Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name; Mamoru Hosoda’s Wolf Children, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, The Boy and the Beast, and Afro Samurai: Resurrection, Josee, the Tiger and the Fish; The Stranger by the Shore; Sword of the Stranger; ODDTAXI In the Woods; Sing a Bit of Harmony; and Naoyoshi Shiotani’s Psycho- Pass Sinners of the System film trilogy.

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Whitney is a freelance writer focusing on VFX-driven fantasy film & TV as well as preschool animation.