Fruits Basket is a 26 episode TV series based on the popular shoujo manga by Takaya Natsuki - Hakusensha Hana to Yume comics.
Honda Touru is a first year high school student and has been living with her grandfather since her mother passed away. When her grandfather decides to renovate the house, Touru must find a temporary place to live. Rather than impose on her friends, Touru instead decides that now would be a good chance to learn what it means to live alone and be self sufficient and sets up a tent on some vacant land. However, much to her surprise, the land isn't vacant afterall, but is in fact part of the Souma clan's lands.
Souma Yuki fellow classmate and the most popular (and good looking) freshman lives with his cousin Shigure near where Touru set up her tent. When a landslide buries Touru's tent however, Shigure and Yuki take Touru into their home. In return, Touru agrees to take on all the housework. However, the Souma clan has a most unusual secret...
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