Shigure Sohma

Shigure Sohma (草摩 紫呉, Sōma Shigure?) is a fictional character in the manga and anime series Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya. He transforms into the dog of the Chinese zodiac whenever he is hugged by the opposite gender or his body comes under a great deal of stress. Shigure is one of the oldest members of the zodiac.

Shigure repeatedly uses his favorite phrase "Que será, será" meaning "Whatever will be, will be" in Spanish. According to the anime, when he turns into a dog, he's revealed to have black fur.

Read more about Shigure Sohma:  Creation and Conception, Reception

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... Ichi Wa" (第一話) 5 July 2001 Tohru Honda, a high school girl, is introduced to Yuki Sohma and Shigure Sohma, as she passes by a house with little figurines of the Chinese zodiac laid out on the front porch ... she takes to living in a tent on the Sohma lands ... After Yuki and Shigure eventually become aware of this, they invite her to into their home, working as a housekeeper in return for room and board ...
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... in the woods while her grandfather's house is being renovated when she is discovered by Yuki Sohma, a popular but distant boy in her class, who ... When a landslide buries her tent, Yuki and his older cousin Shigure Sohma, with whom he lives, ask her to stay with them in return for housekeeping instead of rent ... As she settles into her room, cousin Kyo Sohma bursts in, spoiling for a fight with his rival, Yuki ...
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... Shigure Sohma (草摩 紫呉, Sōma Shigure?), aged 27, is the dog of the Chinese zodiac and the owner of the house where he, Tohru, Yuki, and Kyo live ... In an author's note, Natsuki Takaya described Shigure as a "problem child." In the anime, Shigure is depicted as lazy and dirty-minded, seeming to take nothing seriously, and with a fondness for teasing people—especi ... More than once, he provokes Akito Sohma with apparently undiplomatic responses that create other confrontations, such as Akito's visit to the summer beach house in volumes 10 and 11 ...
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... Shigure has been cited by reviewers as a key part of the success of the series, helping balance the lighter and darker aspects of the story by adding comic relief ...