After a family tragedy turns her life upside down, 16-year-old high school student Tohru Honda takes matters into her own hands and moves out… into a tent! Unfortunately for her, she pitches her new home on private land belonging to the mysterious Soma clan, and it isn't long before the owners discover her secret. But, as Tohru quickly finds out when the family offers to take her in, the Somas have a secret of their own—when hugged by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Chinese Zodiac!
Motoko continues to fawn over Yuki from afar as he meets Kakeru Manabe and Machi Kuragi, an odd pair with quirky habits.
The students need to submit their career plan forms before summer break begins, but thought of the future brings a wave of anxiety along with it.
After Ayame drops by Shigure's house, Yuki decides to visit Ayame's shop for the first time together with Tohru.
The students in class 2-D plan for their upcoming school trip. Meanwhile, Hatsuharu goes on a rampage, but nobody knows why.
Summer break has started and Tohru and the crew have some fun at the department store. Then, Uotani meets someone who reminds her of Tohru at work.
Momiji convinces Tohru to join the Somas at their vacation house by the ocean for some fun in the sun.
During their stay at the vacation house, Tohru and the Somas get exciting news and surprise visitors.
Isuzu leaves Kagura's house without explanation. At the same time, Akito is now at the vacation house. What is Akito planning?