Yuki didn’t pay much attention to Tohru at first, viewing her as a peculiar student. He invited her to live with him and Shigure because she was in need, but also because he wished to rebel against the Sohma family. Yuki develops a very protective, kind, and considerate attitude toward Tohru after he begins reaching out to him, accepting him without hesitation, and offering him friendship, a listening ear, and unconditional support without expecting anything in return.
Yuki is not in love with Tohru, but he finds comfort and solace in the fact that they are friends. Because of the deep bond they have established while living together, Yuki develops a mother-like relationship with Tohru, but he does not see her as a romantic interest.
He also has a lot of faith in her because she can awaken his desire to be himself and help him admit his inner insecurities.
Yuki also becomes very supportive of her relationship with Kyo; he recognizes the sincerity in their well-balanced relationship and even beats Kyo up for not visiting her in the hospital and thinking Yuki would be better off with her.
Fruits Basket follows the story of Honda Tohru and her days with the boys and girls of the Sohma Clan. Being orphaned right after starting high school, Honda Tohru had to live with her Father’s family. But because they didn’t like her all that much, she decided she’d live on her own.
Because she was only in high school, and her part-time job did not pay her enough to rent a place of her own, Tohru decided to pitch a tent in the forest near her school and stay there. One day, after a terrible storm, Yuki Sohma, her classmate, found her tent and invited her to come and live with them on the condition that she does the cooking and cleaning for him and Shigure Sohma, his brother’s close friend.
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