Urge, and urge, and urge,
Always the procreant urge of the world.
Out of the dimness opposite equals advance—always substance and increase, always sex.
Always a knit of identity — always distinction — always a breed of life.
Sure as the most certain sure, plumb in the uprights, well entretied, braced in the beams,
Stout as a horse, affectionate, haughty, electrical,
I and this mystery, here we stand.
— Leaves of Grass, Chapter 3, Walt Whitman❞
I think Fruits Basket has a really fascinating range of characters…cause on the one hand you’ve got your main protagonist who is a really sweet, naive, innocent, young high school girl. You’ve got Tohru and the cast around her age; Kyo, Yuki, Kakeru, Machi, Arisa, Hanajima,…