Tohru Honda might just be the unluckiest girl around. After a series of unfortunate events Tohru has no place to call home - that is, until the wealthy yet cursed Sohma family offer to take her in, in exchange for performing the household chores. However, soon Tohru discovers that there's much more to the Sohma family than meets the eye. Though shocked and surprised, Tohru promises to keep their secrets; but will the Sohma family approve of an outsider knowing who they really are?
The layout of these series is very similar. You have the lone teenage girl who, for various reasons, can't live with her family and ends up living with some guys instead. Complicated relationships, dark secrets, teenage love and much hilarity follows.
If you liked either Yume Miru Taiyou of Fruits Basket you're sure to like the other!