Ouran High School Host Club

story plot: ( from wikipedia )

Haruhi Fujioka is a scholarship student at the prestigious Ouran Academy, a fictional high school located in Bunkyō, Tokyo. Looking for a quiet place to study, Haruhi stumbles upon the Third Music Room, a place where the Ouran Academy Host Club, a group of six extremely attractive male students, gathers to entertain both males and females “clients” (one male client entertained so far). During their first meeting, Haruhi accidentally knocks over and breaks an antique vase valued at ¥8,000,000 (US$80,000 in English manga)[1] and is told to repay the cost in service to the club. Haruhi’s short hair, slouching attire and gender-ambiguous look causes her to be mistaken by the hosts for a male student (at first). The hosts all agree that Haruhi would be a good host, thus making her join the host club. Ultimately she agrees to join the Club as a host herself (dressed as a male) in order to pay off her debt.[2] She agrees to join since she does not mind hosting as long as she can pay the debt off faster. The Ouran Private Academy encompasses kindergarten to twelfth grade. Most students come from wealthy families, but in special cases, merit scholarships are granted to exceptional students from a lower income bracket. The school’s unofficial motto is “Lineage counts first, wealth a close second,” meaning students with stellar family backgrounds are given top priority over those from rich families but low social status.

Character:

Haruhi Fujioka
Haruhi is the androgynous heroine of the story and the Natural type. She comes from a lower-class family, but is very intelligent, so she is a scholarship student at Ouran. Her mother died when she was five years old and so her cross-dressing father raises her on his own. She is a seemingly apathetic and reluctant heroine who has no interest in pretty and flashy things, sweet food (with the exception of fancy tuna), or frivolous males. The members of the Host Club all have a sort of weakness for her and either openly or secretly adore her. Haruhi appears as if she doesn’t care about the host club member’s feelings; however, she actually studies each and every one of them individually and cares for them all very much. She eventually discovers that her feelings for Tamaki have grown into love.

Tamaki Suoh
The president of the Host club and the Prince type. He is extremely passionate and kind, always ready to help people, and has an interest in many things. He is considered the most attractive of the hosts, as he is the prince “type” and the president of the club. He is also very intelligent (2nd in his class behind Kyoya), and a gifted piano player. He is very sincere in what he says, and takes his role to please girls very seriously, which stems from his deep love of his mother. However, the other club members recognize him as an idiot most of the time because he is very dense about his own situations (though perceptive about others), very silly and melodramatic at times, and somewhat selfish and narcissistic. The twins sometimes calls Tamaki, ‘Highness’ ‘Tono’ and ‘Sir’. He also has an odd obsession for the “commoner’s lifestyle” and loves ramen and instant coffee (considered “commoner food”). He considers the Host Club to be a family and named himself father and Kyoya as the mother. His father is the superintendent of Ouran High School and his family is one of the wealthiest families in Japan. His mother was forced to leave him so he would hopefully one day be recognized as the heir of the Suoh family by his grandmother, who does not like him. Tamaki is half-French and half-Japanese and considered to be very beautiful. He later discovers he possesses feelings for Haruhi, yet, he believes this love to be fatherly love and not romantic. Later, in chapter 64 of the manga, he comes to realize that he is indeed in love with Haruhi, not as a ‘father’ but as a man. This is revealed in chapter 67. In chapter 72, Tamaki and Haruhi share an accidental kiss.

Kyoya Ootori
The vice president of the Host club and the Cool type. He is often called “Mother” by Tamaki and “Shadow King” by the rest of the club. He is behind most of the Host Club schemes and the other club members tend to go along with whatever Kyoya says, sometimes even favoring his leadership over Tamaki’s. Despite their opposite personalities, Kyoya and Tamaki have been best friends since their last year of middle school, when Tamaki transferred to Ouran. He is a third son and has spent his whole life honoring his family name and yielding his true abilities so as to not overshadow his brothers; however, it is clear that Kyoya has more ambition, drive, and talent than both of them. Throughout the series Kyoya refers to the fact that as he is a third son he won’t inherit his father business, although he has slowly started to come out of that mindset after his becoming friends with Tamaki. He believes life is a game and will lose out if he doesn’t have ‘fun’. He also manages most of the finances with the club and has a habit of not revealing important information to the other hosts until the problem at hand is already over.

Hikaru and Kaoru Hitachiin
Identical twins who used to reject others and are the Little Devil types. Only recently after they joined the Host Club did they start to open up and allow other people into their world. They are the same age as Haruhi and are in her class, and so have a special bond with her; Haruhi was the first and only person who is able to tell the twins apart, something that both had secretly longed for. They enjoy playing “games” and tricks on classmates, especially Tamaki. They favor angering Tamaki by acting romantic with Haruhi, and in fact have an episode where Hikaru goes out on a “date” with Haruhi merely to enthrall Tamaki with rage. Kaoru is nicer, more sensitive, soft spoken and more mature than Hikaru. Hikaru, on the other hand, is very immature and somewhat mean but has a shy and sweet side; the mean part of him is mostly because he has trouble expressing his feelings. Kaoru tends to have a more high pitched voice compared to Hikaru, who has a lower voice, which makes it easier to distinguish which twin is which. Episode four comically insinuates that Hikaru is the “seme” of their relationship when the twins are concerned over the script of a Host Club movie in which they play basketball players which seems to reverse the roles. The twins later on discover that they too harbor feelings for Haruhi—the only person able to tell them apart. Kaoru doesn’t love Haruhi enough to want her only for himself (because he values his relationship with his brother more), so he ends up letting Hikaru be the twin who loves her romantically. After this development, the twins begin to attempt embracing their differences.

Mitsukuni Haninozuka
Also known as “Honey” and the Loli-shota type. He looks like an elementary school child rather than the 17-year-old third-year student he actually is. Honey is obsessed with sweets and anything cute, much like his youthful appearance would dictate. Honey is loved by the other characters for his cuteness and has a nickname for everyone (such as Haru-chan for Haruhi). Hunny carries a plush bunny called “Usa-chan” (or “Bun-Bun” in English Manga) around with him. Despite his childish looks, he is deceptively strong and highly skilled in martial arts. He is usually found with Mori, his cousin by marriage. Hunny comes from a family that owns a nationally-renowned dojo and are known for their martial arts abilities. In one episode it was said if his full combat abilities were unleashed, he would be considered a threat to national security. Though it appears to be a façade, his cute side and serious side are both very real. After Tamaki explains to him that being himself is “true strength,” he resolves never to change.

Takashi Morinozuka
Also known as “Mori” and is the strong but silent type. He is the tall, stoic character. Mori dedicates his life to Honey by protecting him and only gets angry when Honey is injured or harmed. However, he is also very close with the other club members and many classmates look up to him because of his quiet but gentle nature. He usually only speaks when he deems it necessary, and responds to questions mostly with monosyllabic answers. Mori’s family has served Honey’s family for years, until a marriage two generations ago made them cousins. Even though the servant-master bond was technically broken, Mori still serves faithfully as Honey’s guardian and best friend.

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to watch anime:
1. episode 1 — beggining — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

2. episode 2 — about host’s work and dance party — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

3. episode 3 — physical examination — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

4. episode 4 — about renge-chan and film shoot — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

5. episode 5 — twins fight — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

6. episode 6 — about elementary host?? — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

7. episode 7 — ootori group’s theme park — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

8. episode 8 — at the beach — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

9. episode 9 — lobelia (1) — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

10. episode 10 — fujioka family’s life — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

11. episode 11 — about nekozawa senpai — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

12. episode 12 — honey senpai doesn’t wanna eat sweets?? — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

13. episode 13 — haruhi in wonderland — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

14. episode 14 — interview the famous host club — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

15. episode 15 — summer vacation — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

16. episode 16 — hikaru and haruhi had date — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

17. episode 17 — at mall — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

18. episode 18 — about honey-senpai — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

19. episode 19 — Lo~be~li~aaa — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

20. episode 20 — kaoru and hikaru — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

21. episode 21 — halloween — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

22. episode 22 — bossa nova-kun? — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

23. episode 23 — kasanoda-kun in love? — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

24. episode 24 — about kyouya — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

25. episode 25 — school festival — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

26. episode 26 — main festival and ending — part 1 , part 2 , part 3

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