Yuzuru orders her retirement after his and Yoshio Ootori's companies discover a medicine for Tamaki's mother, which causes her to seclude herself inside her room. As with the rest of the Nekozawa, Kirimi is descended from the Tokarev dynasty line in Russia, but unlike her brother, she does not inherit their family curse, that is, extreme sensitivity to light. Despite hating Tamaki for his eccentricities and the fact that he is always second in class (Ayame being consistently third after Tamaki comes to Ouran), she has a crush on the Host Club President. He often feels overshadowed by his older brother and has grown a lasting resentment towards him for enjoying things that are cute and dropping out as the Karate Club's President. Kirimi Nekozawa (猫澤 霧美, Nekozawa Kirimi) is Umehito's little sister. The other hosts clearly see Tamaki's oblivious nature when it comes to his feelings for the girl and although Tamaki is perceptive regarding the feelings of others, which Hikaru and Kaoru both note, he is dense about his own. SacAnime Winter 2016 - Day 2 SacAnime Winter 2016 - Day 2 Skip navigation It is implied that it takes a few years for them to finally date, since their entry-level occupations (Mei is a rookie designer, Kasanoda a florist), rather than their student statuses, are listed in the volume 18 extra about their futures. He does rebel against his mother's wishes several times though, first when he divorced the woman his mother had chosen for him in favor of retaining his relationship with Tamaki's mother, Anne-Sophie, and also when he and Kyoya's father, Yoshio, fire Shizue from her position as head of the Suoh family, which sends her into a depression. However, in the anime, Kaoru was the one who asked Haruhi out on a date, then faked a cold so Hikaru could go in his place so Hikaru and Haruhi could bond further. You can check my … In the July 2011 omake, it is confirmed that he is a third-year engineering student at Ouran University. The North American anime distributor Funimation has announced its full English dub cast for Ouran High School Host Club at the anime's panel in Anime Expo at Los Angeles, California on Friday. As she starts living in the same residence as her grandson, Shizue is slowly charmed by his extravagant, yet kind self. Haruhi, herself, is portrayed as a female who firmly believes outward trappings, such as wealth or beauty, are secondary in importance to a person's inner qualities. His family name is romanized by VIZ Media as Suoh[9] and by Chuang Yi, Funimation[10] and Nippon Television's Japanese-language website as Suou. She is hateful and mean, being one of the only people Honey hates. Suoh hand picks the members with variety of appeal in mind for their potential customers. In the manga, he has an outgoing little brother, Satoshi Morinozuka, who does not appear in the anime. Portrayed by: Kyoko Enami. Manga omake show Tamaki contemplating marriage with Haruhi eight months after their move to Boston, which is realized two years later. This is exemplified in chapter 82 when she forcefully has him dressed in her late-husband's kimono, his "most formal attire", before Tamaki goes on a date with Haruhi. At such times, she can drive most of the other characters before her to blind panic. She moves out of it, however, when she suspects that Tamaki might be in love with Haruhi and vice versa, and she is the first to notice Haruhi's feelings towards Tamaki. After Tohru is taken in by the Soma family, she learns that twelve family members transform involuntarily into animals of the Chinese zodiac and helps them deal with the emotional pain caused by the transformations. [citation needed] He attends Ouran Middle School along with Yasuchika. Seika High School, once an all-boys school notorious for its wild students and for generally being a terrifying place for girls, has recently become a co-ed school. He is also very astonished by the amount of cake he eats in one night and how quickly he does so. Ever since that incident, though, his desire to have friends is fulfilled when everyone in the Host Club, hosts and customers, agree to become his friends. When she realizes that Kasanoda still has a crush on Haruhi, Mei advises him to grow closer with her by showing her his carpentry skills, but this ends up making the two attracted to each other instead. Tamaki is the main comic relief character of the series. Tamaki, especially, is superstitious about Nekozawa's curses, having "experienced" them first-hand. There, Haruhi's determination to pursue her education is paramount and she initially denies her budding feelings for Tamaki. I like when shows like Ouran High School Host Club, which revel in playing with their stock genre setups, arrive at the ‘obligatory’ swimsuit episode, since I … As a result, the two siblings are unable to be around one another until Tamaki and the Host Club get involved and prompt Umehito to adjust to light and display his more heroic and princely side. Yuzuru Suoh (須王 譲, Suō Yuzuru) is the patriarch of the Suoh family and chairman of Ouran Academy. Kyoya is best friends with Tamaki, despite their completely different demeanors. In addition to the club members, the storyline features customers and associates, as well as family members, schoolmates, rivals and other characters that come and go. During their second year of middle school, they meet Tamaki Suoh who invites them to join the newly formed Host Club. She was a junior of Haruhi's mother, Kotoko, back when she was alive, and was close to her enough to know that Haruhi does indeed resemble her mother quite a lot. He is outspoken and naïve for his age, viewing himself as an obsessive father figure to Haruhi when he is really in love with her despite his flirtatious ways with the female students who visit Music Room 3. It is mainly the male Hosts who panic that Haruhi's gender will be exposed, leading them to engage in ridiculous schemes to avoid this, which would result in Haruhi having to leave the club and attracting the attention of other males. Honey is often seen around his cousin Mori, with whom he is very close. Voiced by: Takehito Koyasu[4] (Japanese); Mike McFarland[5] (English) Anne-Sophie raised Tamaki in France until he was fourteen, about three years before the start of the series. Tamaki is willing to serve her lavishly, in part due to her supposed resemblance to his own mother. Despite his outward appearance and upbringing, however, he tends to be a kind person who enjoys helping others. The manga reveals that she is married, but returned home once in a while. Once he is there, she tells him of how he has messed up Haruhi Fujioka's life by making her hide her gender and deceive the whole school. Haruhi is soon made a Host, but in order to pay off what she owes, she must continue to allow the Host Club's customers to believe she is a boy. He appears in numerous chapters helping the Host Club. After accidentally knocking over a priceless Renaissance vase that's worth far more than Haruhi can possibly repay (¥8 million), she is forced to join the Host Club as an "errand boy" to work off her debt. Despite she is supporting him, Shou deceive her. She is 3 years old and has light blonde hair and blue eyes like her brother. Voiced by: Natsuko Kuwatani[4] (Japanese); Laura Bailey (English). Upon discovering Haruhi Fujioka's (藤岡 ハルヒ, Fujioka Haruhi) gender, Tamaki insists that they keep it their secret which becomes the basis of the gender-bender humor throughout the series. Honey is depicted as a childish and a desserts-loving boy who is much older than his elementary school appearance indicates. Hikaru has a deeper voice and tends to speak first, while Kaoru has a higher voice and tends to speak second. With the female ... See full summary », Nanami Momozono's dad skips town, she is then visited by debt collectors and kicked out of her home. They are the first of the Host Club members to have children. In the end, Tamaki leaves Éclair in order to save Haruhi's life, but not before leaving a good impression by genuinely smiling at her and thanking her for letting him go. Michelle, who is spoiled, exploits this and orders him and the rest of the Host Club to treat and respect her with various gifts and other amenities. Nekozawa claims that if the name of a hated person is written on the back of the doll, that person will be showered with misfortunes. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Kyoya, unlike the rest of the Host Club, stays in the United States after their joint year in Boston. She is the only character who recognizes Haruhi's gender, despite her androgynous appearance, upon meeting her. Eventually, he is accepted into the main residence where she makes his life sour by "pulling him back to reality." Tamaki, who already knew this from the start, advises her that she should understand her brother's situation and not be a selfish individual. Ouran High School Host Club (TV Series 2011) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. She refers to herself with the Japanese first-person pronoun boku, which is used predominantly by males, although in increasing usage by females. Kuze and Kyoya's rivalry have results in several battles between the Host Club and the Football Club. He refers to his club as his "family," with himself as the father figure; Kyoya, the mother; Haruhi, the daughter; Hikaru and Kaoru, the brothers; and Mori and Honey, the uncles. Kyōya tries hard to please him to become heir of the family, despite the fact that his father apparently shows no understanding for his children and has planned out the lives of his sons as his successors already. Tamaki Suoh. He is only mentioned in the July 2011 omake because of his university studies there and only makes a cameo appearance in the August 2011 omake. Voiced by: Fumihiko Tachiki[4] (Japanese); Kent Williams (English) He is also protective of Haruhi, as shown in episode 7, of whom he thinks in a very kind, brotherly way. Daisuke Kirii (Japanese) and Travis Willingham (English) as Takashi "Mori" Morinozuka Megumi Kanoya (鹿谷 愛, Kanoya Megumi) is a girl who transfers from Aoizuka School in Kobe to Ouran Academy around the time of New Year. This is a list of characters from the shōjo manga series Ouran High School Host Club, created by Bisco Hatori. Kaoru confesses to Haruhi but soon adds that Hikaru is more important to him, putting his own feelings aside to support Hikaru's feelings for her. She also appears in the last episode to help lift the mood for the Club's second anniversary and convince Shizue Suou that the Club is not a mere "playground". After witnessing how far the Host Club goes to make Tamaki see his mother before she leaves, Shizue lets him go as long as he will come back to play the piano for her. She is also one of the Host Club associates who help Tamaki to reunite in time with his mother, Anne-Sophie, by convincing Tamaki's father, Yuzuru, to agree on Nekozawa's plan in faking a stomachache to stall Anne-Sophie from boarding the plane. Voiced by: Junko Takeuchi[4] (Japanese); Brina Palencia (English). As a host, he is considered the wild type (changed into the strong, silent type in the anime's English dub) and normally does not try to woo girls. Misuzu Sonoda (園田 美鈴, Sonoda Misuzu) is Ranka's colleague at the cross dressing bar. Ryōji Fujioka (藤岡 涼二, Fujioka Ryōji), Haruhi's father, works at a cross-dressing bar (okama) under the name Ranka (蘭花). When Haruhi accidentally breaks an expensive vase belonging to the wacky Host Club, she is made to serve under them until her debt is paid off. Here I find myself again this week with a pair of Ouran High School Host Club episodes that are wildly different in tone and story choices. Japanese figure skater Yuri Katsuki faces a crushing defeat during the Grand Prix finals and heads home, unsure of whether or not he wishes to continue his skating career. "Haru-chan" and "Tama-chan"). Hikaru voiced by: Kenichi Suzumura (Japanese anime and later drama CDs),[4] Soichiro Hoshi (early drama CDs), Todd Haberkorn (English)[5] Yuzuha Hitachiin (常陸院 柚葉, Hitachiin Yuzuha) is Hikaru and Kaoru's mother. Satoshi Morinozuka (銛之塚 悟, Morinozuka Satoshi) is Mori's younger brother. I really hope they bring Host Club to America and dub it, but for now, watch Host Club any way you can, this series is too too amazing to miss!!! Thanks to his friends' efforts, however, he accepts that doing so will not hurt the club. An anime-only character, Éclair Tonnerre (エクレール・トネール, Ekurēru Tonēru) is the beautiful and shrewd heir to the France-based Grand Tonnerre Group, which in the anime employs Tamaki's mother as a servant in Éclair's house. Youngest member of the Zuka Club's leading council, Hinako Tsuwabuki (石蕗雛子, Tsuwabuki Hinako), also known as "The Lady of the Daisy", is in her first year of high school at Lobelia Girls' Academy. Portrayed by: Masaya Nakamura. In addition, Tamaki is confirmed as the heir of the Suoh family, which requires him to travel abroad frequently, as stated when Haruhi mentions in passing during her conversation with Mei at Ouran University that she has not seen Tamaki for several weeks. The series was directed by Takuya Igarashi and written by Yōji Enokido (Revolutionary Girl Utena, The Melody of … Portrayed by: Akihiro Shimizu. Honey is very fond of sweets and stuffed animals. It then becomes clear that something isn't quite as it seems. Yasuchika's greatest ambition is to one day finally defeat his brother in combat, but in the end Honey easily defeats him, choosing the things he loves most over his brother's feelings, much to Mori's surprise. He is the 48-year-old father of Tamaki and his hobbies are golf, theater, and teasing his son. She is fairly oblivious to physical or sexual attention in general. This is cut short, however, when Haruhi, as the newest seventh member, becomes the center of attention, even before her revelation as a girl. Ayame becomes Haruhi's tutor when Haruhi fails to rank at the top of her grade. Role: Co-founder and president of Ouran Host Club. Post-epilogue, Yuzuha is revealed to have given birth to a third child: a daughter named Ageha. At the time, Yuzuru's mother was worried that the Suoh family would be without an heir and offered Anne-Sophie money in exchange for allowing Tamaki to live in Japan, never to see his mother again. The Hitachiin twins use an act of "forbidden brotherly love" as their main draw in the Host Club. Chizuru believes that all men are a lower form of life and finds the Host Club's bewilderment at her immunity to their charms amusing. voiced by Caitlin Glass and 2 others. In the volume 18 extras, he is seen in one extra sitting around a kotatsu with Tamaki, Anne-Sophie and Shizue, discussing getting a kotatsu large enough to accommodate Haruhi and Ryoji, while another extra has him discussing Tamaki and Haruhi's forthcoming marriage with Anne-Sophie, Ryoji, and Shizue. In the volume 18 extras, it is revealed that Satoshi attempts to keep the Host Club going during the Hosts' year in Boston, in order to preserve his brother's and Tamaki's legacy; in order to lure Yasuchika into helping him by promising toys. Strict and old fashioned, she puts the Suoh business before everything else. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Portrayed by: Ryutarou Akimoto. Use the HTML below. In their initial encounter, she accidentally breaks a priceless Renaissance vase and is forced into servitude to the club in order to repay her debt. He repacks her suitcase for an overnight trip in episode 8 of the anime, replacing the clothes she had packed with a dress. Initially, Kanako was well known for host hopping (changing hosts very often, the usual practice being for a girl to designate a permanent host), but she only did this to spite her fiancé, Tohru Suzushima, into paying attention to her. He always carries around his favorite plush bunny named Usa-chan, an abbreviation of usagi, which means rabbit (also called Bun-Bun in the manga). In the anime, however, it was only implied that Hikaru had a crush on Haruhi. Ouran High School Host Club is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Bisco Hatori. Kirimi's servants apparently teach her beyond what is acceptable for her age, with her knowing such terms as harem and debauchery because of her love of shōjo manga. Later experiences concerning a member of his household named Tetsuya show him that there are already people at his home who know his good side; they do not mention it because they know he is not only kind-hearted, but also shy and easily embarrassed. Originally, Kyoya is raised to remain in the defined role as the youngest child, meant to stay in his lane and support his older siblings and family name. Fuyumi Shidou (矢道 芙裕美, Shidō Fuyumi), maiden name Fuyumi Ootori (鳳 芙裕美, Ōtori Fuyumi) is Kyoya's older sister. Kasanoda does not realize that the special reasons consist of Haruhi's debt to the club. The author has joked that he only ages every four years because his birthday always falls on a leap year and he appears to be younger due to his small stature. Yuuko Kousaka (高坂 由布子, Kōsaka Yūko) is the lawyer of the Suoh family. She claims to have practiced many curses including one that is supposedly able to make someone fall in love with another. Voiced by: Miho Yamada (Japanese); Jamie Marchi[5] (English). Voiced by: Kazuki Taketani (Japanese); Jerry Jewell (English) He considers himself to be bisexual, although after his wife's death he said he could never love another woman. The characters there are not only well-drawn, but also well-written. His classmates have nicknamed him as the feared "human blizzard". She tracks down Tamaki in Japan and convinces him to leave the Host Club, offering him a chance to see his mother if he complies with her wishes. In the chapters published post-epilogue, it is revealed that both Yasuchika and Satoshi attend Ouran Academy upon graduation, following their brothers' footsteps, and Yasuchika is lured by Satoshi to participate in the reformed Host Club, now Animal Husbandry Club, by promising him stuffed toys. Yasumura is her stepfather's surname, since Mei's custody was given to her mother after the divorce. Renge Houshakuji (宝積寺 れんげ, Hōshakuji Renge) is the Host Club's self-proclaimed manager who tends to be incredibly loud and outspoken. 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