Ranked #124

Ouran Koukou Host Club

Alternative Titles

English: Ouran High School Host Club
Synonyms: Ohran Koko Host Club, Ouran Koukou Hosutobu, Ouran Koukou Host Bu, OHSHC
Japanese: 桜蘭高校ホスト部


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2006 to Sep 27, 2006
Premiered: Spring 2006
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Manga
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


Score: 8.451 (scored by 220,865 users)
Ranked: #1242
Popularity: #39
Members: 333,943
Favorites: 18,467
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Haruhi Fujioka is a bright scholarship candidate with no rank or title to speak of—a rare species at Ouran High School, an elite academy for students of high pedigree. When she opens the door to Music Room #3 hoping to find a quiet place to study, Haruhi unexpectedly stumbles upon the Host Club. Led by the princely Tamaki, the club—whose other members include the "Shadow King" Kyouya, the mischievous Hitachiin twins, and the childlike Haninozuka "Honey" and his strong protector Mori—is where handsome boys with too much time on their hands entertain the girls in the academy.

In a frantic attempt to remove herself from the hosts, Haruhi ends up breaking a vase worth eight million yen and is forced into becoming the eccentric group's general errand boy to repay her enormous debt. However, thanks to her convincingly masculine appearance, her naturally genial disposition toward girls, and fascinating commoner status, she is soon promoted to full-time male host and plunged headlong into a glitzy whirlwind of elaborate cosplays, rich food, and exciting shenanigans that only the immensely wealthy Ouran Host Club can pull off.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Suou, Tamaki
Suou, Tamaki
Miyano, Mamoru
Miyano, Mamoru
Fujioka, Haruhi
Fujioka, Haruhi
Sakamoto, Maaya
Sakamoto, Maaya
Hitachiin, Hikaru
Hitachiin, Hikaru
Suzumura, Kenichi
Suzumura, Kenichi
Hitachiin, Kaoru
Hitachiin, Kaoru
Fujita, Yoshinori
Fujita, Yoshinori


Cook, Justin
Cook, Justin
Minami, Masahiko
Minami, Masahiko
Tamura, Manabu
Tamura, Manabu
Igarashi, Takuya
Igarashi, Takuya
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard

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Opening Theme

"Sakura Kiss" by Chieko Kawabe

Ending Theme

"Shissou" by Last Alliance

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Nov 24, 2015
Before watching Ouran High-School Host Club, I thought it would just be another lame shojou anime, with unnecessary fanservice, 2-Dimensional characters, and so on. I really was wrong. This is coming from a Death Note, FMA Brotherhood type anime fan. From now on i will refer to the anime as "Ouran"
Ouran is about a girl who dresses like a boy named Haruhi Fujioka, an honor student, who ends going to Ouran HS, a school for the super rich and beautiful. Being a commoner, this experience is obviously awkward. Looking for a quiet place to study, Haruhi opens the door of an abandoned music room read more
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Nov 16, 2015
I'm going to be the odd one out here and say that OHSHC was OK. The concept is great; I love it, but how it's played out is less than stellar.

The story is about scholarship student Fujioka Haruhi, who attends a prestigious school attended by extremely rich people. While looking for a quiet place to study, Haruhi runs into the Host Club (a club where girls with too much free time can go to gawk over cute boys) and ends up breaking an expensive vase. Haruhi now must pay off her ¥8,000,000 debt by working as a manservant for the Host Club. Eventually they read more
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Nov 17, 2015
I'd never even heard of this show before someone brought it over to my house for an anime night. I hadn't watched any kind of "romance" shows before and didn't even know what a harem anime was, let alone all the types of characters you have in them, so this show was actually pretty educational. I learned a lot between belly laughs, and I laughed enough to add years to my life.

The premise is pretty simple, the lead female Haruhi gets into a debt with an all boy club, which is based on pleasing the other girls at school. Romantically, sheesh. Haruhi then has to read more
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Oct 8, 2015
What is ''the'' ultimate pain?
I could describe it as the most painful thing in the world or finishing this anime.

Words cannot define the suffering and persecution i went through in atempt to finish the show. At the time of the last few episode i could see my friends faith in humanity along with his consciousness slip away from him and float into the abyss due to sheer unfettered boredom.

So why is it so bad? Is the story really that bad? Yes, it is really that bad. This anime is about rich pubescent boys and a girl working in a club to entertain read more
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