Tooru Honda has all the time been fascinated by the story of the Chinese Zodiac that her beloved mom informed her as a toddler. Nonetheless, a sudden household tragedy modifications her life, and subsequent circumstances go away her on their own. Tooru is now pressured to reside in a tent, however little does she know that her momentary house resides on the personal property of the esteemed Souma household. Stumbling upon their house in the future, she encounters Shigure, an older Souma cousin, and Yuki, the “prince” of her school. Tooru explains that she lives close by, however the Soumas ultimately uncover her well-kept secret of being homeless once they see her strolling again to her tent one night time.
Things begin to look up for Tooru as they kindly provide to take her in after listening to about her state of affairs. However quickly after, she is caught up in a combat between Yuki and his hot-tempered cousin, Kyou. Whereas making an attempt to cease them, she learns that the Souma household has a well-kept secret of their very own: each time they’re hugged by a member of the opposite sex, they remodel into the animals of the Chinese language Zodiac.
With this new revelation, Tooru will discover that residing with the Soumas is an sudden journey full of laughter and romance.