*Peaking at #1 in sales and consistently a strong seller, according to BookScan *Inspired the Hit Anime available on DVD! *The #1 Selling Shojo Manga in Japan! *The best-selling shojo in America *Part of YALSA's 2005 top ten “Quick picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers Elist! When the infamous Akito makes an in-class appearance at the start of the school year, the Sohma family worries that his arrival will be an uncensored exercise of show-and-tell about Yuki's past. Meanwhile, when Ayame vows to rekindle his brothers' lost friendship, he begins to realize that you can choose your friends but you can't choose your family--especially when they're acting like animals!