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Ouran: Basket Cases by KatKitChan Ouran: Basket Cases by KatKitChan
...Fruits Basket, that is. :D


Fruits Basket was my favourite shoujo anime until Ouran came along, and a lot of the characters (and the character dynamics) are so similar I had to draw this.

Tamaki = Ayame
Haruhi = Yuki
Kyouya = Hatori
Hunny = Momiji (I swear, they look like twins)
Mori = Haru and his White Coat of +1 Awesome
Hikaru = Start-of-series Kyou
Kaoru = End-of-series Kyou
Renge = Kagura
Nekozawa - Saki-chan
Kasanoda = Uo-chan

It's funny how it worked out so that the oldest Host Club members are playing the youngest characters. I was going to add Shirou as Hiro, too, but the pic got awfully large and complicated and I don't really like him enough to bother.

And my cracktastic explanation for why Haruhi is not dressed as Tohru, despite (technically) being the heroine:

After listening to several of the Host Club customers wax poetic over their favourite manga for several hours, Tamaki had jumped to his feet in a burst of enthusiasm and announced that they absolutely, positively /had/ to cosplay the series, out of duty to their customers.
Of course, this led to Tamaki chasing Haruhi around the Third Music Room trying to get her to wear Tohru's outfit, with many shouts of: "We must have a heroine, Haruhi! Daddy demands it!".
The twins gave identical Cheshire grins and declared that they didn't mind, since it gave them an excuse to spend a lot of close time with Haruhi.
Tamaki decided that actually, it would be better if Haruhi wore a costume which let him "reinforce our familial bond - while incidentally keeping you from spending too much time under the corrupting influence of those degenerate twins, Haruhi. Daddy's only looking out for your own good."

I think Haruhi fits as Yuki better than Tohru, personally. She's much more level-headed. ^^
And yes, I'm aware that a version of this has already been done by the lovely and infinitely more talented :iconyoukaiyume:, but I started drawing this before I knew about it, and I figure it's different enough to not count as ripping her off. =)

Also, if you can tell what the Japanese actually says, you get a cookie. :D

Slightly larger version of the background here: [link]

EDIT: Guys, it's nice of all of you to tell me that Momiji and Hunny have the same voice actor, but please stop, kthx. I /KNOW/. >;p

EDIT 2: ASDFGHJKL 1000 FAVES? You guys rock. :D

EDIT 3: ........Two thousand faves.
Two thousand faves.
I never expected any of my crack fanart to get a response like this. Thanks heaps to all of you! :D
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Aubergine100 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Yuss crossover! 😸
Karlina101 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2016  Student General Artist
ooooooh that is too funny!! I KNEW I RECOGNIZED THE OUTFITS!!
kukuforyou29 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
jlkondratko Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
What about Shigure???
TerrieVLittle Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Student Filmographer
it works. xD
Rozala Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
omg Kasanoda and Nekosawa xDDD
saritacrazy Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
is incredible, the elections are perfect ^^
I'm agree with you that shiro looks like hiro, and te sweet girl that she loved like kisa :3
Momiji and Honey has to be twins!!!!! they are the same xD
renge and kagura: the craziest xD
DazedDaisiesO-o Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awww... i wish there could b a tohru butyuki was a much better choice for haruhi's character, anyways
DazedDaisiesO-o Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Two of the first real animes i loved put together. :hooray: Just perfect!
twilimidna4 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
poor nekozawa...
Theanimefan123 Featured By Owner May 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL Tamaki as Ayame...
DazedDaisiesO-o Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Perfect choice :XD:
kagaminerin120 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
thecutiekity Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
do you have the backround layout with only the host club minus the characters because i've been trying to find the backtound forever now
Dark-Wonderland5 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student General Artist
Ayame=Tamaki was PERFECT!!
slushie2 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist
i laughed so hard!
Suntailisawsome Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so accurate it's scary...
Otome-Bakka Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Student General Artist
PRESSTHEXBUTTON Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I really like the art in this! Though, I think Kaoru should've been Yuki, and Haruhi should have been Tohru. But that's just me.
Other than that I think everything's great! I just wonder what the Fruits Basket people would say about the cosplay... XD I'm sure Ayame would love it.
Devilgirl453 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
OhMhaiGosh Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist are a wonderful person.
LadyRosalune Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so awesome! I love it!
fireblaze211 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
where's tohru and shigure?
Elica22 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
The japanese says Fruits Basket Cosplay.
rayne123elm Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
my two favorite animes mixed together :iconcuteblushplz:
BellChimes Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
Kasanoda = Uo-chan kinda worked out perfectly huh? xD
22had Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Tamaki as Ayame!XD Fits!All of them fit!
Hollystar16 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012
2 KYOS *passes out*
E1L0n3wy Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

Nippip Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
bloody awsome!!!
rstoker2017 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Student General Artist
my two Fav. animes put together=...AWESOME!!!!
XanderNobody Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I literally just fell off my chair after comprehending this.
i saw tamaki and i was like, "oh, he looks like ayame", then i saw the twins and was like- :jawdrop:
and then this :iconfallplz: off my chair cause i tipped back too far, thank you for the picture of the daaaaaaay! :D i feel so good right now, i just want to smother you in gratitude! (cause my day was so crummy) XD
ArtistofWonderland Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is the best XD
The only manga I can think of that's more like Fruits Basket is Kitchen Princess, with Najika=Tohru, Sora=Yuki, Daichi=Kyo, Akane=Kagura, and Fujita=Shigure.
Deangirl702 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
This is awesome
Kyo is my favorite character in Fruits basket and Kaoru is my favorite Ouran character so this is really cool
OhMyFreaking Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012
NO OFFENSE and correct me if I'm wrong but is the one with the blue jacket End-of-series Kyo? If so, then it's Hikaru. If not, it's not my fault i haven't watched this series in 2 years.
sunchild22 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Student Photographer
This. is. out. of. this. world. AMAZING :heart:

Fan-art melding perfection, really stellar job my gosh!!! XD

kendallov34 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
whooo to people dressed up like kyo !!!!!!!!!
kittylord6776 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Snowflakesgirl Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I really love it ! But where is Shigure ?.. Don't let the perv out of it...
givemestrength Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I love the twins! Kyo and the twins happen to be my favorite in both animes.
oOloveanimeOO Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012
lol thx funny! haha lovin it! <3 XD
BleedingHearts98 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Haha, this is amazing XD I totally agree with Honey and Momiji looking like twins XD
squishylarxene Featured By Owner May 12, 2012
Love this pic! I kind of used this for a motivational poster here: [link]
I give so much credit to you for making this funny crossover! :D
Vortex-Twins Featured By Owner May 11, 2012
*snrks* Yeah, yeah, Tamaki would. And he would dress up as Ayame.

LCextrordinaire Featured By Owner May 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
my fav is ayame! :love:
WolfSpirit292 Featured By Owner May 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Epic awesome-ness!
WolfSpirit292 Featured By Owner May 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, and I think you nailed their alter-egos with their personalities.
mancan71 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
to be honest i found an article that states that one of the two(momiji and hunny) are based off the other. i don't know which came first, but the one who came second was based off the other. they both even have the same voice actor in japan. they both have something to do with bunnies, they both like sweets, they're both older than they look, they're both adoral and sweet and they both have blonde hair and brown eyes.
xRadioKiller Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I WUV DIS! My two favorite animes in one. Beautiful :'D
Hauru13 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012
so cute... ;)
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