This is a list of characters from the shōjo manga series Ouran High School Host Club, created by Bisco Hatori. Ouran Academy is an elect upper berth school provide to the ultra-rich. Haruhi Fujioka is a middle-class scholarship scholar, a rarity at the school. While searching for a hushed place to study, she stumbles upon an fresh music room which turns out to be the club room for the school ‘s Host Club — a group of idle ample boys, possessing especial good-looks, who entertain female clients. After unintentionally knocking over a invaluable Renaissance vase that ‘s worth army for the liberation of rwanda 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. soon after, however, Haruhi proves to be a lifelike host ( no training needed ) and is promoted to entire status as a Host of the Ouran Host Club. It then becomes clear that something is n’t quite as it seems. The Ouran High School Host Club characters have been praised as all-around comedic creations that “ play on bishōnen stereotypes ”, a theme normally found in early japanese manga. [ 1 ] Name romanizations differ among the several different English-language products released for this franchise : English-language editions of the manga published by VIZ Media and Chuang Yi, the anime from Funimation and the Nippon Television ‘s Japanese-language web site on the series .

background.

The plot centers on the adventures of Haruhi Fujioka, a student of middle course means who earns capture to Ouran Academy, an exclusive and esteemed gamey school attended by pupils from aristocratic or affluent families. Haruhi is mistaken to be a son due to her androgynous name, baggy dress, and cropped hair’s-breadth. In her search for a silence place to study, she enters the Third Music Room, where she encounters the members of the student-run host club where beautiful, charismatic male students entertain female students. In their initial meet, she by chance breaks a invaluable Renaissance vase and is forced into servitude to the club to repay her debt.

The Host Club itself is co-founded by Tamaki Suoh, son of the school ‘s president, and his best ally, Kyoya Ootori, son of one of Japan ‘s wealthiest and most elect families. Suoh hand picks the members with a kind of invoke in mind for their potential customers. Each club member plays a particular function as a bishōnen stereotype : Tamaki Suoh is the deluxe type ; Kyoya is the cool type ; Mori is the impregnable dumb type ; Honey is the cute type ; Hikaru and Kaoru are the small devil type ; and Haruhi is the natural character ( once promoted to hosthood ). In addition to the club members, the storyline features customers and associates, kin members, schoolmates, rivals, and early characters that fall and go .

Host Club members.

Anime screenshot featuring the Host Club members dressed as caterers. From left to right : “ Mori, ” “ Honey, ” Haruhi, Kaoru and Hikaru, Tamaki and Kyoya Ootori .

Haruhi Fujioka.

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. 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. She is not particularly invested in protecting her gender secret. Her cross-dress as a male child is largely pragmatic due to her inability to afford the $ 3,000 school consistent herself and her need to act as a Host to pay off her debt. It is chiefly the male Hosts who panic that Haruhi ‘s sex will be exposed, leading them to engage in pathetic schemes to avoid this, which would result in Haruhi having to leave the club and attracting the attention of early males. She is fairly forgetful to physical or intimate attention in general. For exemplar, she is wholly unfazed when the twins lick cookie crumbs off her confront to rile Tamaki. Haruhi is dedicated to her studies and aspires to enter law school to emulate her die mother. Her founder has a temperament exchangeable to Tamaki ‘s. He works as a host/bartender in a cross-dress cabaret to support their middle-class life style, contributing to her lax attitude towards gender. She is practical and honest to a mistake but besides caring and insightful. Haruhi dislikes phonograph needle extravagance, much finding the Host Club ‘s antics annoying, and dislikes the artificial. While not above manipulating them for her reasons, she appreciates the boys ‘ protectiveness and their genuine desire to “ make every daughter happy. ” The series shows how Haruhi interacts with each of them in different ways and how her relationships evolve. Haruhi tends to be apathetic towards events, preferring to remain at a distance, and observing until she needs to act. She is astute in gauging early people ‘s motives, and her ability to see people ‘s genuine intentions through their deception is the main argue others are drawn to her. Haruhi dislike sweets but has a fondness for seafood. Her desire to try otoro, a costly, high grade of sushi tuna, is a recurring choke. The manga storyline goes far beyond the 26 episodes of the anime and shows the deepening relationship between Haruhi and Tamaki. There, Haruhi ‘s determination to pursue her education is overriding, and she initially denies her budding feelings for Tamaki. Through ongoing shared life events, which include dissolving of the club due to the Suoh matriarch ‘s orders, Tamaki ‘s reunion with his mother, and Haruhi going to the U.S. to study, the two become a match. In the omake that follows the manga ‘s decision, Haruhi still can not commit amply to the relationship because of their ages. still, finally, they marry, as seen in an omake set two years after the manga ‘s close. They are the first of the Host Club members to have children. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] Voiced by : Maaya Sakamoto ( japanese anime and belated drama CDs ), [ 4 ] Aya Hisakawa ( early drama CDs ), Caitlin Glass ( English ) [ 5 ]
Portrayed by : Haruna Kawaguchi

Tamaki Suoh.

Tamaki Suoh ( 須王 環, Suō Tamaki ), whose full name is René Tamaki Richard de Grantaine ( ルネ・環・リシャール・ド・グランテーヌ, Rene Tamaki Rishāru do Gurantēnu ), [ 6 ] is a sophomore student at Ouran Academy, a co-founder and the president of the Host Club. His give birth date is April 8, [ 7 ] and he is 16 years old at the beginning of the zanzibar copal. [ 8 ] Flamboyant and egotistic, he is dedicated to his duties as a host. He is the deluxe type, entertaining customers with upper-class etiquette and shameless flattery. Tamaki is partial to authoritative piano music and plays extremely well. He refers to his cabaret as his “ class, ” with himself as the founder digit ; Kyoya, the mother ; Haruhi, the daughter ; Hikaru and Kaoru, the brothers ; and Mori and Honey, the uncles. Tamaki is the chief amusing respite character of the series. He is blunt and naïve for his historic period, viewing himself as an obsessional father calculate to Haruhi when he is actually in sleep together with her despite his coquettish ways with the female students who visit Music Room 3. The other hosts see Tamaki ‘s forgetful nature when it comes to his feelings for the female child. Although Tamaki is perceptive regarding others ‘ feelings, which Hikaru and Kaoru both note, he is dense about his own. He admires Haruhi ‘s personality and does n’t understand his jealousy when other boys express interest in her. Whenever Haruhi teases him, he tends to sit in a fetal position in a seclude corner or grow mushrooms in a dark water closet. Tamaki is a hāfu ( half-blooded Japanese ), living under the detention of his father, the affluent president of Ouran Elite Academy. He is separated from his ailing french mother because of a deal with Shizue, his cold-hearted paternal grandma. He lives at the Suoh class ‘s moment sign of the zodiac while his forefather stays at the main estate with his grandma. finally, he is accepted into the primary residence, where she makes his life sour by “ pulling him back to reality. ” still, he manages to win her approval with his music and kindness, and the two turn close up. Because of this, she finally allows him to reunite briefly with his mother. At a sealed point in the manga, Tamaki realizes that he loves Haruhi as a woman and not as a daughter, even fails to act upon his feelings ascribable to his own divided family, fearing that something alike will happen Host Club should he ever pursue Haruhi romantically. however, thanks to his friends ‘ efforts, he accepts that doing therefore will not hurt the club. evening then, he can not find the courage to confess to her, frightened that she does n’t return his feelings. then, upon hearing Haruhi ‘s confession, he admits his feelings, and the two become a match. Towards the end of the manga, he surprises Haruhi by going with her to the United States. The two motion into an apartment in concert, followed by the rest of the Host Club moving next doorway, a lot to the couple ‘s surprise. Manga omake testify Tamaki contemplating marriage with Haruhi eight months after their affect to Boston realized two years late. He and Haruhi are the first of the Host Club members to have children. besides, Tamaki is confirmed as the successor of the Suoh syndicate, which requires him to travel abroad frequently, as stated when Haruhi mentions passing during her conversation with Mei at Ouran University that she has not seen Tamaki for several weeks. His family name is romanized by VIZ Media as Suoh [ 9 ] and by Chuang Yi, Funimation [ 10 ] and Nippon Television ‘s Japanese-language web site as Suou. [ 11 ] Voiced by : Mamoru Miyano ( anime and belated drama CDs ), [ 4 ] Hikaru Midorikawa ( early drama CDs ), Vic Mignogna ( English ) [ 5 ]
Portrayed by : Yusuke yamamoto

Kyoya Ootori.

Kyoya Ootori ( 鳳 鏡夜, Ōtori Kyōya ) is an attractive, calculating sophomore student at Ouran Academy and vice-president of the Host Club. [ 12 ] He was born on November 22 ( good Wife Day ) [ 7 ] and is 18 years old at the beginning of the series. [ 8 ] and is the only host who wears corrective lenses. Kyoya is best friends with Tamaki, despite their completely different demeanors. Kyoya is close and highly intelligent, as his ability to calculate the fiscal and social benefits that result from the Host Club ‘s adventures demonstrates. He is a realistic and pragmatic person and officially acts as the club ‘s accountant and director. unofficially, he is considered the “ Shadow King, ” running the club behind the scenes by influencing Tamaki and their guests. He is generally cranky and slow to wake up in the morning, attributed to moo rake blackmail. He always carries respective memo-keeping devices ( for example, a total darkness notebook, a clipboard, a pocket-folio with tablet, or an era-appropriate ledger when in period costume ). He keeps extensive dossiers on every student at the school. Kyoya is immediately mindful that Haruhi is a daughter upon her entrance to the one-third music room through such research. In everything he does, he gets something out of it. Yet, despite his occasionally antagonistic traits, such as his insidious threats, withholding information, and elegant retaliation schemes for petty slights, the Host Club would not have been successful without Kyoya ‘s resourcefulness and commercialize. Although he is rarely seen entertaining guests of the Host Club, preferring to taking notes on meeting events, he has his admirers and is considered the cool “ glasses ” type. [ 12 ] Kyoya lives with his father, a affluent and mighty zaibatsu owner specializing in hospital management. in the first place, Kyoya is raised to remain in the define role as the youngest child, mean to stay in his lane and support his older siblings and class mention. Under Tamaki ‘s influence, Kyoya breaks from this role and shows his genuine potential. Despite his detach outside, Kyoya ( like all the Hosts ) is concerned about others, though it is often demonstrated in ways reverse and atypical. For exercise, when the Club goes to the beach, and Haruhi confronts two thugs and is tossed into the sea, Kyoya late threatens Haruhi in an try to make her wary of facing those larger and stronger than herself so the incidental wo n’t be repeated and she will be dependable. Another exercise is when he and Haruhi are shopping together at a promenade, and he points out the false nature of an antique to an older charwoman who is about to buy it. Like Tamaki, Haruhi can see through his mask and, after that, better understands his nature. Kyoya, unlike the rest of the Host Club, stays in the United States after their joint year in Boston. He is only mentioned in the July 2011 omake because of his university studies there and merely makes a cameo appearance in the August 2011 omake. In volume 18, Hatori declines to confirm whether he is named heir to the Ootori zaibatsu or not. As for his amatory future, she writes that he will marry a woman that brings merit to the Ootori family, although she does n’t discount the possibility that love would be involved in said choice. It is besides mentioned that he owns a vomit named Noel, which is identical attached to him. It is promote implied that his friendship with Tamaki fades a act over time because of distance, though he stays in touch by sporadically texting photos of Noel. Tamaki makes an attempt to meet up with him when he is visiting the United States. The twins miss Kyoya to the target of convincing themselves that the lookalike ghostwriter of an Ootori ancestor is Kyoya ‘s “ be ghost. ” According to the author, if she had allotted forty pages for the first chapter of the manga alternatively of fifty dollar bill, she would have cut Kyoya from the frame, but is glad this did not happen as “ since the rest of the members are the means they are, he is invaluable for maintaining order and propose explanations. ” [ 13 ] Bisco named him after the fact he wears glasses by taking the last syllable of gankyō, meaning a pair of glasses. [ 14 ] Viz Media romanized his appoint as Kyoya Otori, [ 15 ] Chuang Yi as Kyoya Otori, FUNimation as Kyoya Otori, [ 16 ] and Nippon Television ‘s Japanese-language web site as Kyoya Ootori. [ 11 ] Voiced by : Masaya Matsukaze ( zanzibar copal ), [ 4 ] Junichi Suwabe ( play CDs ), J. Michael Tatum ( English ) [ 5 ]
Portrayed by : Shunsuke Daito

Hikaru and Kaoru Hitachiin.

The twins, Hikaru Hitachiin ( 常陸院 光, Hitachiin Hikaru ) and Kaoru Hitachiin ( 常陸院 馨, Hitachiin Kaoru ), are depicted as mischievous, devious, and differently childish young men who toy with people, including their schoolmates. Their parentage date is June 9, a date chosen by the manga artist to show that they are alike yet unlike, [ 6 ] and 15 years old at the begin of the series. [ 8 ] When Hikaru and Kaoru are young, they are adoring of a particular maid. One night, they discover her trying to steal from their sign of the zodiac and offer her a cope. She must guess who is who in exchange for the combination to the family safe. When she ca n’t win the game, they hide the skid of wallpaper with the combination in their piglet trust. however, the maid breaks their trust along with the savings bank, taking the combination, and the family jewels while they ‘re asleep. They awaken to find her escaping down a rope ladder along the side of the house, and when they ask her why she broke her promise to them, she says it ‘s because no one will ever be able to tell them apart. From that point on, they deceive others in vary ways and expect to be deceived in return. Before joining the Host golf club, Kaoru and Hikaru trust only one another, seeking no other friends. In the “ Which one is Hikaru Game ? ” they admit that sometimes they want to be told apart and sometimes do n’t. Their personalities are quite different, Kaoru being the more reasonable counterpart. During their second gear year of in-between school, they meet Tamaki Suoh, who invites them to join the newly formed Host Club. The twins agree to enter only if Tamaki can guess which twin is which. Tamaki fails many times but finally guesses correctly, forcing the twins to join only out of curio about this strange boy. The club opens them up to newfangled experiences, including the development of a cryptic bail with Tamaki. Describing the world as “ us ” and “ them, ” the twins ‘ general distrust of others and the populace, in general, is far dissolved when Haruhi joins the clubhouse and with her unique ability to tell the twins apart immediately and constantly, she helps them become more autonomous of each other and more trust of others. The Hitachiin twins use an act of “ forbid brotherly love ” as their main string in the Host Club. Although they are considered arch, they have their differences : Kaoru is more agreeable, more senesce, and considerate of others, while Hikaru is more green though he is the older twin. Their different personalities are well shown when they are separated, and they besides speak a little differently. Hikaru has a deep voice and tends to speak beginning, while Kaoru has a higher voice and tends to speak second. There are several ways how to tell the twins apart : Hikaru ‘s hair is parted to the leave if you stand where he stands but properly from your perspective, and Kaoru ‘s hair parts to the right but looks like the left from your position ; Hikaru tends to stand on the left and Kaoru on the Right. Both have a puppy love on Haruhi in the manga and are quite protective of her. Kaoru confesses to Haruhi but soon adds that Hikaru is more significant to him, putting his feelings aside to support Hikaru ‘s feelings for her. Hikaru ‘s feelings for her are quite impregnable, but he merely realizes it belated. In the zanzibar copal, however, it was only incriminate that Hikaru had a crush on Haruhi. however, in the zanzibar copal, Kaoru was the one who asked Haruhi out on a date, then faked a cold so Hikaru could go in his stead so Hikaru and Haruhi could bond foster. The twins live with their mother, Yuzuha, a manner designer, and their well meek founder, a computer software graphic designer, until the final manga chapter. They and the other Host Club members move to America to study with Haruhi. In the volume 18 extras, they are shown at college-age with their younger sister, Ageha, born after the conclusion of the series. She likes butterflies and flowers but has a personality a lot like her older brothers. She is attached to Tamaki, referring to him as “ milord ” or “ boss, ” precisely like Hikaru and Kaoru. The twins dote on her. The twins attend a college or university that is not Ouran University since Ouran does not have a fine arts faculty. Hikaru voiced by: Kenichi Suzumura ( japanese anime and later drama CDs ), [ 4 ] Soichiro Hoshi ( early drama CDs ), Todd Haberkorn ( English ) [ 5 ]
Kaoru voiced by: Yoshinori Fujita ( japanese zanzibar copal and former drama CDs ), [ 4 ] Kenichi Suzumura ( early play CDs ), Greg Ayres ( English ) [ 5 ]
Portrayed by : Shinpei Takagi ( Hikaru ), Manpei Takagi ( Kaoru )

Mitsukuni “ Honey ” Haninozuka.

Mitsukuni Haninozuka ‘s ( 埴之塚 光邦, Haninozuka Mitsukuni ) birth date is February 29, and a 3rd-year high school student. The author has joked that he alone ages every four years because his birthday always falls on a leap class and he appears to be younger ascribable to his little stature. Honey is depicted as a childish and a desserts-loving son who is much older than his elementary school appearance indicates. He is besides an expert martial artist from a celebrated martial arts family. When Haruhi is warned about his legendary skills, the point is illustrated in the zanzibar copal by a mushroom cloud erupting where a city once stood. In the anime, there is a picture that shows Honey ‘s real persuasiveness, and it is said that Japan ‘s Defense Minister has requested he never reveal his broad electric potential, for fear that early nations might suspect that Japan holds a weapon of mass destruction, causing them to fire missiles upon that state. Honey is often seen around his cousin Mori, with whom he is identical close. He lives with his don, the owner of a celebrated dojo, and his little brother Yasuchika, with whom he is frequently at odds. Honey is very adoring of sweets and thrust animals. He always carries around his favorite plush bunny named Usa-chan, an abbreviation of usagi, which means rabbit ( besides called Bun-Bun in the manga ). He once tried to hide his true nature by acting like a “ real man, ” but after Tamaki convinced him that true courage meant being precisely who you are, he stopped pretending. in concert with Mori, he joined the Host Club, attracting customers with his shotacon prettiness. It ‘s possible that his romanize nickname, Honey, is an adaptation of his first name, Mitsukuni ( 光邦 ), as mitsu can mean honey ( 蜜 ). It could besides be an abbreviation of his family appoint, Haninozuka. He is referred to about entirely by this nickname, Mori being the only one who in full calls him by his given name. He is besides known as Hunny in the manga or Hani. He frequently refers to his kohais with the -chan honorific ( for example, “ Haru-chan ” and “ Tama-chan ” ). In Chapter 72 of the manga, he graduates from Ouran but says he will return to the Host Club every so often, as does Mori. They frequently return for visits and a picnic planned by Haruhi. He and Mori besides fetch Tamaki for the reunion plan with his mother. In volume 18 of the manga, he is seen dating and marrying Reiko Kanazuki and is the foremost of the Host Club members to marry. Their marriage is confirmed in the August 2011 omake, set two years after chapter 83. In the July 2011 omake, it is confirmed that he is a junior engineering scholar at Ouran University. Honey, like Kyoya, has a unmanageable time waking up. Despite his cunning nature, he wakes up in the same manner as Kyoya. however, he is much quicker when dealing with the person that wakes him up, as seen in the exercise of the U.S. platoon soldier who did indeed when the Haninozuka kin visited America. He was initially intended to have an extreme dual personality ; however, the “ squat in the corner, depress ” position was reassigned from him to Tamaki. [ citation needed ] Voiced by : Ayaka Saitō ( zanzibar copal and later drama CDs ), [ 4 ] Ikue Ōtani ( early drama CDs ), Luci Christian ( English ) [ 5 ]
Portrayed by : Yudai Chiba

Takashi “ Mori ” Morinozuka.

Takashi Morinozuka ( 銛之塚 崇, Morinozuka Takashi ), normally called Mori ( モリ ), is a third base year scholar at Ouran Academy. His birth date is May 5, Children’s/Boys ‘ Day and he is 17 years previous at the begin of the series. [ 8 ] The manga artist felt Children ‘s Day to be a snatch of a mismatch, but she late found Boys ‘ Day to be quite fitting. [ 17 ] Mori is depicted as improbable, quiet, and reasonably intimidate, but very protective of his cousin Honey, whom he in full calls by his first mention, Mitsukuni. This is seen in the anime and manga when Honey has a toothache ( zanzibar copal : sequence 12, manga : chapter 14 ). Mori blames himself for failing to remind Honey to brush his teeth after eating and restricts his cousin from eating sweets until he has a filling done. Honey judo-throws Mori to the floor in a fit of anger, but they soon make amends. It is learned that the Morinozuka family has protected and served the Haninozuka family for many generations but were joined by marriage two generations back, frankincense breaking the master-servant tradition. Nevertheless, Mori still faithfully protects Honey and is constantly by his side, attending to his wishes, and watching out for him. His protective personality extends to his classmates and the Host Club members, earning him a high deference level. He is besides protective of Haruhi, as shown in episode 7, of whom he thinks in a very kind, brotherly way. As a horde, he is considered the hazardous type ( changed into the solid, silent type in the anime ‘s English dub ) and normally does not try to woo girls. The girls like how he cares for Honey, and diffident customers are attracted to his grandiloquent human body and taciturn personality. He has an extroverted fiddling brother, Satoshi Morinozuka, who only appears in the manga. Mori ‘s hobbies include kendo, of which he is the national ace. In the manga, he becomes uncharacteristically expansive and coquettish when tired. [ 18 ] In the late chapters, he raises a dame who he names Piyo and takes in a stray tanuki, who he names Pome. He is besides depicted as having a natural ability to tame animals, as shown in a few late chapters. He easily tames two Doberman guard dogs at the Suoh residence and can summon a flock of doves in the entertainment park. In chapter 72, he graduates from Ouran, deciding to study Theory and Philosophy of Law ( or law ). however, he is leaving for the university section, Honey and Mori state that they will frequently visit the Host Club. He maintains a close kinship with the Host Club members even in the future, specially with Tamaki and Haruhi, being the first to congratulate them when they have children and visits often. The writer states that despite having the quality of an antique, cool-looking japanese man, Mori is identical loving and devoted to his future wife and children. Voiced by : Daisuke Kirii ( japanese anime and late drama CDs ), [ 4 ] Kenjirō Tsuda ( early drama CDs ), Travis Willingham ( English ) [ 5 ]
Portrayed by : Masaya Nakamura

Supporting characters.

Host Club associates and customers.

Renge Houshakuji.

Anime screenshot depicting Renge. Renge Houshakuji ( 宝積寺 れんげ, Hōshakuji Renge ) is the Host Club ‘s self-proclaimed coach who tends to be fabulously forte and outspoken. She lives in France before attending Ouran and comes to the Host Club stating that she is Kyoya ‘s fiancée despite never meeting him in person. Her fascination with Kyoya originates from her obsession with a dating-sim game whose lead character, Ichigo Miyabi, resembles Kyoya. Tamaki initially hopes Renge will become a feminize influence on Haruhi but regrets his choice when Renge develops a puppy love on her, believing Haruhi to be a son. Renge ‘s expertness with dating sims makes her keenly mindful of the tropes and conventions of shojou manga, which Tamaki finally sees vitamin a useful to the Host Club ; ergo, he makes her self-proclamation as their coach a genuine stead. As such, Renge proves her worth on respective occasions with her ability to predict what will win the most significant approval of the Host Club ‘s customers based on her across-the-board cognition on subjects connected to the concept of moe. Kyoya compliments her on several occasions, and she is shown to be savvy in media output and broadcasting. Renge is besides shown to have talents outside of the Host Club : in the zanzibar copal, she is shown hosting a sentai show for school children, and she is involved in producing the Moe Moe Ouran Journal ( 萌え萌え桜蘭日記, Moe Moe Ōran Nikki ), a school magazine containing all things related to moe at Ouran Academy. Her catchphrase, “ I could eat three bowl of rice, ” is a reference book to the anime Green Green. In the manga, Renge by and large disappears after her initial appearance in chapter 3, making only cameo appearances in subsequent chapters. Hatori mentioned that Renge was going to be a fall back character. still, it never happened. [ citation needed ] Her comment probably led to Renge ‘s numerous zanzibar copal appearances in situations that initially included Tamaki in the manga, like the coach of Shiro and Nekozawa. In volume 9, Renge significantly increased her appearances, and she appears in the subsequently chapters to help the club. In the July 2011 special chapter, she is seen as a freshman business student at Ouran University, speculating on Mei ‘s and Kasanoda ‘s possible romantic relationship in dramatic terms. A trait that Renge displays in both the zanzibar copal and manga is that, when she becomes angered, she assumes a Medusa -like attend, with her hair transforming into snakes. At such times, she can drive most of the early characters before her to blind panic. Her primary hunt gag in the anime is her dramatic entrance, in which she rises from beneath the floor on a motorized fishing gear ( which has miraculously been installed wherever the master of ceremonies club happens to be ), accompanied by dramatic music from “ Swan Lake. ” She is presented as an undersocialized otaku. [ 19 ] Voiced by : Kozue Yoshizumi [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Monica Rial ( English )
Portrayed by : Tao Tsuchiya

Umehito Nekozawa.

Umehito Nekozawa ( 猫澤 梅人, Nekozawa Umehito ) is depicted as a hood individual who holds a kat creature named Belzeneff ( besides spelled Beelzenef or Bereznoff ). Umehito has photophobia, which causes him to collapse and, according to him, die when under any kind of lead light ; he tends to refer to anyone who drags him into lights as “ murderers. ” As the Black Magic Club ‘s President, he tries to get people to join his club, though not excessively successfully. Anyone who enters receives a free Belzeneff doll. Besides his puppet, Umehito besides has a wooden voodoo doll version of it. Nekozawa claims that if the name of a despised person is written on the back of the doll, that person will be showered with misfortunes. Tamaki, specially, is superstitious about Nekozawa ‘s curses, having “ experienced ” them first-hand. In the zanzibar copal, Umehito normally speaks to the horde club through an flowery, candlelit black door, which seems entirely to be present when Umehito is. Umehito is identical big under his hood. He has bright blue eyes and wears a black – dark green in the anime – wig over his naturally blond hair to keep his hair’s-breadth from photograph to the light. He has a younger baby named Kirimi, who is afraid of the black and is under the impression that he is a monster due to his dark invest. As a resultant role, the two siblings can not 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 deluxe side. In the end, it is Umehito ‘s love and desire to protect his little sister that endears him to her, as he braves day to save Kirimi. He collapses right after exposing himself to sunshine, but Kirimi finds him a station in her heart for his willingness to brave what he loathes then much to protect her. At the conclusion of volume 8 of the manga, it is shown that Kirimi has turned into a about identical dark fanatic. Both sport darkness cloaks and have their features covered, but Kirimi carries a giant lavish kitty rather of a Beelzeneff puppet. Despite the Host Club ‘s efforts to help him brave the sunlight, he is still equitable as obsessed with his occult passions. In the Halloween sequence, he appears before Tamaki from a coffin and offers his services to scare the scholar body. In volume 3 of the manga, the Host Club stays at Umehito ‘s private beach and sign of the zodiac, not Kyoya ‘s. however, Umehito does not attend dinner because Haruhi switched the lights on and shocking him. The Host Club – Mori, Honey, the twins, and Haruhi –also see Umehito without his cloak and wig for the first prison term as he comes out to see what is faulty when Haruhi is taken to the bathroom. It is ill-defined if he realizes that Haruhi is a girl. It is possible he knows her secret and does not care, as she spent the whole vacation in a dress rather of her distinctive boyish clothes. In the volume 18 extras, he is seen as a college student, hugging Kirimi, an elementary school scholar ; she is attempting to put his wig on his head, and Hatori noted that they still got along very well. He is besides seen briefly in the August 2011 special chapter, terrifying Tamaki with skittish stories. The Nekozawa family traces their inheritance to the Tokarev Dynasty in Russia, suggesting that the Nekozawa family may work with gun manufacturing companies ( a firearm appears in the manga, and as a symbol in the zanzibar copal ). Voiced by : Yuji Ueda [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Patrick Seitz [ 5 ] ( English )
Portrayed by : Ryo Ryusei

Ritsu Kasanoda.

Ritsu Kasanoda ( 笠野田 律, Kasanoda Ritsu ) is the successor to the third base genesis headmaster of the Kasanoda-gumi, the most knock-down yakuza group in Kantō, Japan. Since Kasanoda ‘s features have been intimidating since birth, his father claims he has the right face to become the most awful yakuza knob in history and raises him to be the following drawing card. He is trained to appear harsh and unapproachable, therefore most see him as a identical intimidate person, and he has few friends. Kasanoda, therefore, initially does not talk much, though he can be angered easily. He is most well known for his long bolshevik hair and awful face. Despite his outbound appearance and upbringing, however, he tends to be a kind person who enjoys helping others. His classmates have nicknamed him the feared “ human rash. ” Haruhi calls him “ Casanova, ” while Tamaki and the Hitachiin twins call him “ Bossa Nova. ” Kasanoda initially seeks to apprentice under Morinozuka, hoping to become as respected and admired as he. He suffers humiliation at the hands of the Host Club members out of a hope to learn how to make friends and have fun with people. Later experiences concerning a member of his family 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 kindhearted and shy and well embarrassed. due to Kasanoda ‘s habit of not knocking before entering a board, he becomes the first gear person at Ouran High outside the Host Club to discover that Haruhi is a daughter. He had a confuse crush on her before learning she is a female child and consequently falls in love with Haruhi and attends the Host Club as a customer. When he tries to admit his feelings to Haruhi, he is rejected with no ill purpose. She considers him an reason supporter ( due to Kasanoda saying she could be at still because he had come to see her, so Haruhi could talk to person who knew her secret ). Since Kyoya tells Kasanoda that Haruhi must appear to be male for “ special reasons, ” he resolves to not cause her any trouble by publicly stating they will be “ friends ” everlastingly so she will not have to worry about being thought odd by associating romantically with him. Kasanoda does not realize that the particular reasons consist of Haruhi ‘s debt to the clubhouse. ever since that incidental, though, his desire to have friends is fulfilled when everyone in the Host Club, hosts and customers, agrees to become his friends. He joins the Gardening Society of the school and gifts Haruhi with food he has grown on multiple occasions. In episode 25 of the anime, he is seen surrounded by female students, apparently embarrassed but not angry. He appears in numerous chapters helping the Host Club. In chapter 80 of the manga, Kyoya used both the police and Kasanoda ‘s kin to secure a route to the airport so that Tamaki could arrive on time to meet his mother. In the volume 18 extras, Kasanoda is shown at the begin of his quixotic kinship with Mei Yasumura, who is informing him ( to his astonishment ) that Haruhi is meaning and commanding him to knit something for the baby ; his friend Tetsuya Sendo can be seen in the setting, cheering him on and voicing his approval of Mei. A special chapter released in July 2011 in Lala revealed how he met Mei. When he is a freshman undergraduate business student at Ouran University, the twins send Kasanoda to Mei as a surrogate model for her fashion picture ( they were initially the ones who were going to model ). They finally become friends, despite his being initially intimidated by her audacity and argumentative nature ( he comments that she seems more like a yakuza than he does, at least in her consumption of profanity ), what he sees as her excessive amounts of makeup, and her style of dressing. She even encourages him at one charge to make a motion on Haruhi ( whom she knows he calm has a oppress on ) while Tamaki is in the United States by showing her his carpentry skills ; her reason for doing thus is that she feels that he should learn to be confident in himself and what he does. however, she needs him and needs his help, which finally appeals to him the most, although no romantic kinship is formed at the time. It is implied that it takes a few years for them to ultimately date, since their entry-level occupations ( Mei is a cub interior designer, Kasanoda, a florist ), preferably than their scholar statuses listed in bulk 18 extra about their futures. In volume 18 excess, it is besides noted that Kasanoda finally becomes the coach of a flower shop and the oral sex of the Kasanoda-gumi. Voiced by : Wataru Hatano [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Christopher Sabat and Colleen Clinkenbeard ( Young Kasonoda ) [ 5 ] ( English )

Seika Ayanokoji.

Seika Ayanokoji ( 綾小路, Seika Ayanokōji ) is a student of Class 3-A ( and therefore Honey and Mori ‘s schoolmate ) who only appears as a minor antagonist in the first chapter of the series. Arrogant and selfish, she is a regular at the Host Club and enjoys getting all six boys ‘ attention. however, this is cut light when Haruhi, as the newest seventh member, becomes the center of attention, evening before her revelation as a girl. Ayanokoji degrades Haruhi and throws away her book bulge with her wallet in it, which ends up in the fountain in front of the academy. When the Host Club boys learn about this, all six of them ban her from always stepping inside the Host Club for having insulted one of their own, causing her to run away. In the live-action television adaptation, alternatively of running away dishonorably after her design is discovered, Ayanokoji is touched by Haruhi ‘s decisiveness to forgive her enough to donate food for the Host Club. The Club boys alike allow her to keep receiving their services. In the survive episode, she besides appears to help lift the temper for the Club ‘s second anniversary and convert Shizue Suou that the Club is not a mere “ playground. ” Voiced by : Michiko Neya ( japanese ) ; Leah Clark ( English )
Portrayed by : Ai Okawa

Kanako Kasugazaki.

Kanako Kasugazaki ( 春日崎 奏子, Kasugazaki Kanako ) is the national of aid for the Host Club in episode 2 of the anime. initially, Kanako was well known for host-hopping ( changing hosts frequently ; the common rehearse being for a female child to designate a permanent horde ). hush, she only did this to spite her fiancé, Tohru Suzushima, into paying attention to her. She was abortive until Tamaki learns of their situation and decides to help. She makes a cameo appearance in sequence 13 as the dodo from Alice in Wonderland and is seen waiting for her lost beloved to come back. In the zanzibar copal, she is the first person Haruhi always kisses, by accident, during a ball organized by the Host Club where they executed Tamaki ‘s plan to bring Kanako and Tohru together. She appears in late chapters stating that Tohru is working heavily in England and wishing to help Tamaki. Voiced by : Natsuko Kuwatani [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Laura Bailey ( English )

Shirō Takaoji.

Shirō Takaoji ( 鷹凰子嗣郎, Takaoji Shirō ) is the topic of serve for the Host Club in sequence 6 of the zanzibar copal. He is a painfully good person, first pointing out that one of Tamaki ‘s clients looks like a carp ( her lips are compact ), future submit that the twins are incestuous, and last that Haruhi is a transvestite. He is in love with a girl in his grade who is moving away and asks to be teach how to make women felicitous ; in his music class, he is supposed to play a duet with the daughter he likes but prefers just to hear her play. Tamaki teaches him the song to play together, and the young lovebirds end up corresponding through the mail. In the manga, he is by and by “ loaned ” to Kasanoda to make him cunning. He made a cameo appearance in episode 13 as a mouse and appears in the late chapters of the manga complaining that Tamaki had so far to take him to an amusement park. At the end of episode 6, Shirō ‘s perplex is a nod to his voice actor ‘s more celebrated function as the titular quality in Naruto. Voiced by : Junko Takeuchi [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Brina Palencia ( English )

Ayame Jōnōchi.

Ayame Jōnōchi ( 城之内綾女, Jōnōchi Ayame ) is Kyōya ‘s and Tamaki ‘s schoolmate and the class vice-chairman of 2-A. Ayame becomes Haruhi ‘s tutor when Haruhi fails to rank at the top of her grade. Despite hating Tamaki for his eccentricities and the fact that he is constantly second in class ( Ayame being systematically third after Tamaki comes to Ouran ), she has a crush on the Host Club President. Initially, she permed her hair heterosexual, but after Tamaki ‘s advice, she reverted to her natural crinkled hairdo and became a regular at the Host Club. She is known for her ability to speak for a hanker time in a single breath ; as such, her nickname among the clubhouse members is “ Morse Code Lady. ” In the anime, her appearances are limited to a cameo in sequence 24, when Tamaki introduces himself to her. In the live-action series, in station of Kanako, she is the female child who receives a kiss from Haruhi at the ball. Portrayed by : Aoi Nakabeppu

Michelle of Monale.

Michelle ( ミシェル, Misheru ), the princess of a fictional european country of Monaru, gives an official visit to Ouran Academy in position of her older buddy, Laurence. Tamaki is will to serve her lavishly, in region due to her supposed resemblance to his mother. Michelle, who is spoiled, exploits this and orders him and the remainder of the Host Club to treat and respect her with diverse gifts and early amenities. finally, it is revealed that she did not come to Japan due to an official chew the fat ; rather, she runs away from family in protest of her brother fail to care for her as a baby due to his busy schedule in running the nation. Tamaki, who already knew this from the originate, advises her to understand her brother ‘s position and not be a selfish individual. When Laurence convinces Michelle to come back, she realizes that he cares for her and returns to Monaru. Michelle ‘s story discharge from the manga is the focal bespeak of the series ‘ 2012 live-action movie. She besides becomes more charitable in that her reasons for coming to Japan is not just to attract attention from her brother, but besides to raise the prestige of the Monaru family ( which in the film is based in Singapore, rather of Europe ), who has fallen on unvoiced times, by creating a partnership with the Suou syndicate. Portrayed by : Mariko Shinoda

Reiko Kanazuki.

Reiko Kanazuki ( 伽名月 麗子, Kanazuki Reiko ) is a student of Class 1-D and the only female member of the Black Magic Club, headed by Nekozawa. She has no friends apart from her chap Black Magic Club members and is very lull and circumspect. She claims to have practiced many curses, including one that can make person drop in love. As she gets to know the Host Club members better, Reiko begins to romantically attach herself with Honey, who is two years her aged. She is besides one of the Host Club associates who help Tamaki reunite in time with his mother, Anne-Sophie, by convincing Tamaki ‘s founder, Yuzuru, to agree on Nekozawa ‘s design in faking a stomachache to stall Anne-Sophie from boarding the plane. Chapters published post-epilogue appearance that Reiko does indeed marry Honey in the future. In the live-action television receiver adaptation, Reiko ‘s depiction is a complex of her original function in the manga and Nekozawa ‘s family maid, who personally cares for Umehito ‘s little sister, Kirimi. Portrayed by : Hana Sugisaki

Megumi Kanoya.

Megumi Kanoya ( 鹿谷 愛, Kanoya Megumi ) is a girl who transfers from Aoizuka School in Kobe to Ouran Academy around the clock time of New Year. She is estranged from her beget, who owns restaurants in the Kansai area. Megumi crosses paths with the Host Club during a horse-riding consequence in which a godforsaken horse would have hit Megumi had Tamaki not help her. The consequence makes the two mature close, and Megumi becomes a beloved rival to Haruhi. This is not helped by the fact that Tamaki, who has grown depressed after he closely lost Haruhi in a kidnapping, gradually freewheel apart from the lie of the Host Club in favor of Megumi and even tells Haruhi that they do not seem to have anything in common, while he and Megumi do. Haruhi and the Host Club organize an event for the two to measure their kinship. In the end, they conclude that Tamaki is merely masking his true self, with Haruhi scolding Tamaki to stop doing it since he would destroy himself if he does so. Tamaki then reveals that he is never attracted to Megumi and was good searching for irregular consolation. simultaneously, Megumi admits to Haruhi that she besides did the lapp to escape from her familial problems, which are cursorily resolved when Megumi is called back to accommodate with her church father. however, Haruhi tells Megumi that the latter did fall in love authentically with Tamaki for a while and made her covetous .

Zuka Club members.

Benio Amakusa.

Benio Amakusa ( 天草紅緒, Amakusa Benio ) is the President of the Zuka Club. She is nicknamed “ Benibara-sama ” at St. Lobelia ‘s Girl Academy and is the most democratic of the Zuka Club ‘s regnant council. Benio is besides known as “ The Lady of the Crimson Rose ” and is the anime ‘s first base openly homosexual female to be introduced. She is the only character who recognizes Haruhi ‘s sex, despite her androgynous appearance, upon meeting her. A “ Benibara-sama ‘s defender club ” exists at St. Lobelia ‘s just to ensure she is n’t mobbed when walking about campus. She has a large fan club devoted to her, as she flirts with girls with the same still as Tamaki, with whom she shares personality traits such as over-confidence and dramatic nature. On one occasion, Benio claims that she is following in the footsteps of her mother, who was purportedly a by president of the Zuka Club in her day. In the manga, it is revealed to be a ruse to show the folly of men. She refers to herself with the japanese first-person pronoun boku, which is used predominantly by males, although females increase use.

Voiced by : Mitsuki Saiga ( japanese ) ; Callie McHalen ( English )

Chizuru Maihara.

Chizuru Maihara ( 舞原千鶴, Maihara Chizuru ), besides known as “ The Lady of the Lily, ” is the Vice-President of the Zuka Club. She appears to be the calmest member of the club ‘s regnant council, but she never objects to any of the club ‘s plans, rather of assisting and making things worse. 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 : Miho Yamada ( japanese ) ; Jamie Marchi [ 5 ] ( English )

Hinako Tsuwabuki.

The youngest penis of the Zuka Club ‘s conduct council, Hinako Tsuwabuki ( 石蕗雛子, Tsuwabuki Hinako ), besides known as “ The Lady of the Daisy, ” is in her first class of high school at Lobelia Girls ‘ Academy. She is the most energetic of the three girls and, as acknowledged by Chizuru, seems to be very healthy. Her club tends to bother Haruhi, thinking that she should not wear a male child ‘s uniform, and insist that Haruhi join the Zuka Club. Voiced by : Yuko Sasamoto [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Brittney Karbowski [ 5 ] ( English )

Recurring characters.

Ryoji “ Ranka ” Fujioka.

Anime screenshot depicting “ Ranka. ” Ryōji Fujioka ( 藤岡 涼二, Fujioka Ryōji ), Haruhi ‘s father, works at a cross-dress bar ( okama ) under the name Ranka ( 蘭花 ). He identifies as a bisexual, although he said he could never love another woman after his wife ‘s death. In the american dub, his intimate orientation is never stated, but he says that Haruhi ‘s mother did not care that he was a transvestite and she was the only one that mattered. In contrast to Haruhi ‘s practicality and miss of concern in material things, he is awful with money and buys girly dress for Haruhi, hoping she will dress more cunningly. He repacks her bag for an overnight trip in episode 8 of the anime, replacing the clothes she had packed with a dress. Haruhi ‘s refractory autonomy causes her father to worry about her a lot ; he wants to be more involve in her life and do more for her, but she rarely lets him. however, the two have a love relationship. While her father would like to be able to take worry of Haruhi, it seems that she much has to take care of him rather, as shown in a flashback in which a identical young Haruhi refuses to allow him to go to parents ‘ day at her educate because she wants him to stay home and rest. There is a mark similarity between Haruhi ‘s father and Tamaki, upon which several early members of the Host Club have commented. Because of this, and as a result of Tamaki ‘s romantic affection for Haruhi, Ryōuji has stated that he considers Tamaki an enemy and seems to take amusement in picking on him. In volume 18 extra about his future and that of Tamaki ‘s parents, he is seen about to dump a vat of water on Tamaki ‘s capitulum, having been informed by Anne-Sophie that Tamaki was planning to ask for his permission to marry Haruhi. Hatori besides noted in the extra that Ryōuji and Tamaki ‘s parents got along very well ; she meant to include their relationship in one of the Boston chapters, but the inadequate amusing included in the extra seems to take place between the events of the July and August 2011 Lala especial chapters, since Haruhi and Tamaki are not engaged in the July 2011 special. In one of the late extra chapters of the manga, it is shown that Ryōji was very protective of his wife before they started dating, to the point that he quit his problem at that time to make sure she was constantly condom, and he found her to be a very “ cool ” person. He is described by some of the characters in the anime and manga as prettier than Haruhi, even when she is wearing a dress. Voiced by : Takehito Koyasu [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Mike McFarland [ 5 ] ( English )
Portrayed by : Shigeyuki Totsugi

Kotoko Fujioka.

Kotoko Fujioka ( 藤岡 琴子, Fujioka Kotoko ) was Haruhi ‘s mother, who died when her daughter was approximately five years old, as deduced from Haruhi ‘s statement in the first episode that it had been ten years since her mother died. Kotoko was an lawyer at law and remains Haruhi ‘s basal function model in liveliness. If how Haruhi recalls her in her memories and dreams is accurate, she was a dedicate and loving mother who wished her class the best. One can assume she was besides open-minded to live with and love her husband, Ryoji ( aka “ Ranka ” ), not lone because of his bisexuality but besides because he was six years younger than her. Ryoji states that Kotoko was both beautiful, intelligent, and a water closet fan of St. Lobelia ‘s Zuka Club of her day. In late chapters, it is shown that she was popular at police school and, in a belated omake, that while she found Ryoji to be foreign and annoy, she liked him from the first moment they met as she saw him cute, a trait to which she was vulnerable. Voiced by : Mika Doi [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Jennifer Seman ( English )
Portrayed by : Ami Suzuki

Yuzuru Suoh.

Yuzuru Suoh ( 須王 譲, Suō Yuzuru ) is the patriarch of the Suoh family and president of Ouran Academy. He is the 48-year-old forefather of Tamaki, and his hobbies are golf, theater, and teasing his son. Despite knowing of his mother, Shizue ‘s abhorrence of Tamaki, he can do little to help the situation. He does rebel against his mother ‘s wishes several times though, first gear when he divorced the woman his mother had chosen for him in favor of retaining his relationship with Tamaki ‘s mother, Anne-Sophie, and besides when he and Kyoya ‘s father, Yoshio, fire Shizue from her situation as head of the Suoh family, which sends her into a depression. Yuzuru shares some of his son ‘s characteristics, including a strange room of remember, fun, a preference for concocting bizarre plans that work, and a leaning to sit in a corner whenever he is kicked out or made fun of. He is very interested in his son ‘s activities and becomes sad when Tamaki does not want to go along with it. What the father had in mind was to have Tamaki surpass him in terms of capabilities to inherit the Suoh empire and force his grandma to accept his mother. After her son manages to reunite with his mother after years, Yuzuru meets with Shizue at the Suoh mansion at the end of the series, the two beginning to mend their break relationship. He agrees to his beget ‘s comments of Haruhi being a fantastic girl after she surprises them by criticizing their miss of communication with each other. 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 extroverted marriage with Anne-Sophie, Ryoji, and Shizue. In the anime, Yuzuru ‘s personality is quite different since his real fictional character had not been revealed when the zanzibar copal aired. He is cold and base to Tamaki and does not seem to accept him as a school student. At the end of the series, Yuzuru has a conversation with Yoshio in which he implies that he wants Haruhi to become Tamaki ‘s wife. Voiced by : Kazuhiko Inoue [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; John Swasey ( English )
Portrayed by : Takeshi Masu

Anne-Sophie de Grantaine.

Anne-Sophie de Grantaine ( アンヌ=ソフィー・ド・グランテーヌ, Anne-Sofī do Gurantēnu ) is Tamaki ‘s mother. She has blonde hair’s-breadth and violet eyes, traits that her son inherited, and a affectionateness for many things that Tamaki besides has, including piano and an compulsion with kotatsu. Anne-Sophie was born in France and met Yuzuru Suoh, Tamaki ‘s father, in Paris while on a business trip. The two fell in love, and she became his mistress. When Tamaki was born, she was forbidden by Yuzuru ‘s mother to return to Japan with him. Anne-Sophie raised Tamaki in France until he was fourteen, about three years before the series ‘s start. Anne-Sophie is frequently very nauseated. At the time, Yuzuru ‘s mother was worried that the Suoh family would be without an successor and offered Anne-Sophie money to allow Tamaki to live in Japan, never to see his mother again. Faced with her class ‘s business ‘s bankruptcy and debt, Anne-Sophie tearfully accepted, going into hiding after Tamaki ‘s deviation. No one knows where she is, though Yuzuru has some mind. During the second-year-of-school stumble to France, Kyoya discovers that she is living quite healthily, thinking of her son every day. In chapter 77, they find out that Anne-Sophie suffers from systemic lupus erythematosus. She has last reunited with Tamaki thanks to his friends who helped him get to the airport in time for her departure after a abbreviated sojourn to Japan. Although she returns to France, she is no longer forbidden from seeing Tamaki. In the volume 18 extras, she lives in Japan, with Tamaki managing to get her and his don and grandma to sit in a kotatsu as he has dreamed since he was young. She is besides late seen with her conserve, mother-in-law, and Haruhi ‘s forefather, Ryoji, discussing Tamaki and Haruhi ‘s at hand marriage. In the zanzibar copal, Anne-Sophie ‘s situation is slightly different. She works as the housekeeper of the Tonerre family and knows the young heiress, Éclair. She tells youthful Éclair a bunch about Tamaki, which makes the heiress curious about what kind of person he could be ; and thus, she goes to Japan to visit him and tells him that if he marries her, she will make certain he is reunited with Anne-Sophie. In the end, the battle is broken off, and Éclair deems Tamaki a fritter, though she calm plans for him to reunite with his mother. In the live-action serial, her ethnicity is French/Japanese. Portrayed by : Naomi Zaizen

Shizue Suoh.

Shizue Suoh ( 須王 静江, Suō Shizue ) is Yuzuru ‘s mother and Tamaki ‘s grandma who acts as the matriarch and head of the Suoh family. Introduced in the series as the main antagonist, she is responsible for bringing Tamaki to Japan and forbidding him from ever seeing his mother again. She is hateful and mean, being one of the lone people Honey hates. She strongly dislikes Tamaki for being the child of her son ‘s mistress and refers to him as a “ cruddy child. ” Strict and old fashioned, she puts the Suoh business before everything else. Throughout the series, Shizue besides shows she has plans for Tamaki and the Host Club. Thanks to the Suoh ‘s lawyer, Kousaka, Shizue finally allows Tamaki to enter the main mansion, though she still does not acknowledge him. once he is there, she tells him how he has messed up Haruhi Fujioka ‘s life by making her hide her sex and deceive the whole school. She besides forbids him from participating in Host Club activities, an orderliness which Tamaki obey. As she starts living in the same mansion as her grandson, Shizue is lento charmed by his excessive yet kind self. Yuzuru orders her retirement after his and Yoshio Ootori ‘s companies discover medicine for Tamaki ‘s mother, which causes her to seclude herself inside her room. Falling into depression, Tamaki helps her find her intent by playing the piano for her, leading to the discovery that they have a draw in park, such as the lapp interests in movies and television series. After witnessing how army for the liberation of rwanda the Host Club goes to make Tamaki see his mother before she leaves, Shizue lets him go a long as he will come back to play the piano for her. After this, she besides allows him to return to the Host Club and finally accepts Tamaki ‘s kinship with Haruhi. 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. Voiced by : Hisako Kyōda ( japanese ) ; Judy Keith ( English )
Portrayed by : Kyoko Enami

Yoshio Ootori.

Yoshio Ootori ( 鳳 敬雄, Ōtori Yoshio ), Kyoya ‘s father, is the patriarch of the Ootori family. Yoshio is portrayed as a cold, calculating founder. Kyōya tries hard to please him to become the class ‘s successor, although his father shows no reason for his children and has planned out his sons ‘ lives as his successors already. In the manga, he acknowledges Kyoya as a possible successor despite being the third son. In the anime, he states he has already decided Kyoya would inherit Ootori Medical from him ( in the manga, he says it is a possibility ), only to have his third son buy it and return it to his dominance without ever revealing his identity. He besides wants Haruhi to become Kyoya ‘s wife, although, in the manga, they never cross paths with each other. Voiced by : Fumihiko Tachiki [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Kent Williams ( English )
Portrayed by : Akihiro Shimizu

Fuyumi Shido.

Fuyumi Shidou ( 矢道 芙裕美, Shidō Fuyumi ), maiden over name Fuyumi Ootori ( 鳳 芙裕美, Ōtori Fuyumi ) is Kyoya ‘s older sister. She cares for her younger brother and tries to help him in life. She is slightly lacking in the areas of housework and organization as any clock time she tries to help Kyoya packing clothes, they end up all over the place literally, but she appears to be a kindhearted person. The manga reveals that she is marry but returned home once in a while. She, like Tamaki, besides has a thing for “ coarse ‘s food. ” Voiced by : Kikuko Inoue [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Christine Auten ( English )

Isao “ Misuzu ” Sonoda.

Misuzu Sonoda ( 園田 美鈴, Sonoda Misuzu ) is Ranka ‘s colleague at the cross-dress banish. He runs a pension in Karuizawa, Nagano, where Haruhi works during summer vacation. He holds a contest among the hosts over who will be the most freshen and able to stay at the pension ; Kaoru and Hikaru sway him after displaying “ brotherly love ” earns them “ 100 bracing points ”. His real number identify is Isao ( 功 ). He was once a banker and had a love for making frilled Lolita-type clothe. Voiced by : Yūichi Nagashima [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Sonny Strait ( English )

Mei Yasumura.

Mei Yasumura ( 安村 メイ, Yasumura Mei ) is Misuzu Sonoda ‘s ganguro daughter. She alone appears in the manga. Mei hates her father for being a transvestite, as it was the rationality her parents divorced and left her without a full beget figure for most of her childhood. Yasumura is her stepfather ‘s surname since Mei ‘s custody was given to her mother after the disassociate. Misuzu gets the Fujiokas to keep an eye on his daughter for a while, as she keeps running away from him and refuses to stay at his house. During her stay at the Fujiokas ‘, Haruhi secretly prepares meals for Mei using Misuzu ‘s recipes, such as jam and demiglace sauce, which Tamaki obtains from Misuzu by working half-time at the pension. Mei finally sees through Tamaki ‘s design and reconciles with Misuzu by requesting some more of his cook. One of Mei ‘s favorite hobbies is creating her fashions, and she loves seeing her clothes on other girls. Mei is then dedicate to this hobby that she is will to wake up early in the good morning to sew a new dress and sometimes gets so carry away that her homework is neglected. When she discovers that Hikaru and Kaoru ‘s mother is the celebrated designer Yuzuha Hitachiin, Mei persuades Haruhi to accept an invite to the twins ‘ sign of the zodiac so Mei can meet her idol in person. Yuzuha lives up to Mei ‘s expectations, and together they try to photograph Haruhi wearing cute outfits designed by Yuzuha. From the moment she saw Tamaki, Mei develops a squash on him and enlists Haruhi ‘s loath serve to attract his attention. however, she moves out of it when she suspects that Tamaki might be in sleep together with Haruhi and vice versa, and she is the first to notice Haruhi ‘s feelings towards Tamaki. As they become better friends, Mei provides Haruhi with love advice, using a girls ‘ magazine to help Haruhi understand her relationship with Tamaki ; her aid gives Tamaki an advantage over Hikaru in confessing his feelings to Haruhi. In the chapters published post-epilogue, Mei begins to pursue a relationship with Kasanoda since their first converge at a fashion show. The Hitachiin twins send Kasanoda as a successor model for her. When she realizes that Kasanoda placid has a oppress on Haruhi, Mei advises him to grow close with her by showing her his carpentry skills, but this ends up making the two attracted to each other alternatively .

Yasuchika Haninozuka.

Yasuchika Haninozuka ( 埴之塚 靖睦, Haninozuka Yasuchika ) is Honey ‘s younger brother, whom Honey calls “ Chika-chan. ” He much 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. He is besides astonished by the sum of patty he eats in one night and how cursorily he does so. Yasuchika ‘s greatest ambition is to one day ultimately defeat his brother in battle. however, in the end, Honey easily defeats him, choosing the things he loves most over his buddy ‘s feelings, much to Mori ‘s surprise. Yasuchika ‘s best friend is Satoshi Morinozuka, Mori ‘s younger brother, who besides attends Ouran Middle School like himself. Both seem to be opposites of their older brothers. however, it is shown that underneath Yasuchika ‘s attitude, he is a lot like Honey, crying easily and collecting cute stuff toy dog chicks and chick photograph books. In the chapters published post-epilogue, it is revealed that both Yasuchika and Satoshi attend Ouran Academy upon gradation, following their brothers ‘ footsteps, and Satoshi lures Yasuchika to participate in the reform Host Club, nowadays Animal Husbandry Club, by promising him stuffed toys. Voiced by : Kei Watanabe ( japanese ) ; Aaron Dismuke ( English )

Satoshi Morinozuka.

Satoshi Morinozuka ( 銛之塚 悟, Morinozuka Satoshi ) is Mori ‘s younger buddy. He is the captain of the Kendo Club and member of the Karate Club. [ citation needed ] He attends Ouran Middle School along with Yasuchika. Compared to Mori, Satoshi is chatty and cheerful. He takes his function as a Morinozuka badly, going so far as to hit Yasuchika with a kendo lodge when he is uncivil. During one of his visits to the Host Club, the twins add Tabasco sauce to Satoshi ‘s tea, which he declares is delectable, leaving other characters to doubt that he has any taste bud. In contrast to Yasuchika ‘s contemn for Honey, Satoshi adores his Mori and converts Mori ‘s criticism into something sanely positive. He does not appear in the zanzibar copal and has only appeared concisely in one of the manga ‘s late chapters. In the book 18 extras, it is revealed that Satoshi attempts to keep the Host Club going during the Hosts ‘ year in Boston to preserve his brother ‘s and Tamaki ‘s bequest ; to lure Yasuchika into helping him by promising toys. however, he then adds animals, and the Host Club morph into an Animal Husbandry Club .

Yuzuha Hitachiin.

Yuzuha Hitachiin ( 常陸院 柚葉, Hitachiin Yuzuha ) is Hikaru and Kaoru ‘s mother. Hitachiin is her inaugural identify ; she does not change her surname as the Hitachiin carries a higher prestige than her conserve, Hayato ‘s ( 隼 ). She is a fashion designer who is celebrated throughout the world. Her sons ‘ arch position seems to have been inherited from her, in contrast to Hayato ‘s reserved and lull personality. She finally employs Mei Yasumura as an assistant fashion couturier, a boastfully fan of her, and shares a coarse manner common sense with her. Post-epilogue, Yuzuha is revealed to have given parturition to a third child : a daughter named Ageha .

Kirimi Nekozawa.

Kirimi Nekozawa ( 猫澤 霧美, Nekozawa Kirimi ) is Umehito ‘s short sister. She is three years old and has light blonde hair and blue eyes like her brother. 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 luminosity. She does, however, have fears of iniquity and cats, both claim opposites of Umehito, which is troubling since the Nekozawa naturally attracts cats. Kirimi has never met Umehito due to her concern of iniquity and his fear of light and only knows about his being through stories told by her servants and a individual portrayal in her kin sign of the zodiac that depicts him in a chivalric manner. Because of this, she mistakenly assumes Tamaki, who besides has blonde hair’s-breadth, as her brother, and he decides to play along with it until Umehito is ready to meet her. Kirimi ‘s servants teach her beyond what is acceptable for her old age, with her knowing such terms as harem and orgy because of her love of shōjo manga. Because Kirimi can not face her fear of dark, the Host Club members have to force Umehito to face his fear of light rather, which they have some success with when he manages to resist flashlights, but not enough to go outside. however, when Kirimi is chased by a computerized tomography outdoor, Umehito braves himself to rescue her and reveals his real appearance to Kirimi beneath the black wig and hood, although he immediately collapses concisely after. The two appear to have grown closer subsequently when she smiles at Umehito ‘s shy attack to get her attention through Belzeneff. Later chapters show that Kirimi has besides conquered her concern of iniquity and begins to tag along with her brother is wearing a hood and being “ creepy. ” { { anime voices| Kurumi Mamiya ( japanese ) Cherami Leigh ( English ) Portrayed by : Mone Sawada

Takeshi Kuze.

Takeshi Kuze ( 九瀬 猛, Kuze Takeshi ) is the president of the united states of Ouran ‘s american Football Club, the Ouran Orages ( the parole comes from the french for “ Tempest ” ), referred to by Tamaki as the most talented of all of Ouran ‘s athletic clubs. Kuze has a long-standing competition with Kyoya, despite the fact they were once childhood friends, partially due to Kuze ‘s habit of eating oranges with the rind distillery on. His class holds the largest share of imported produce in Japan. Kuze and Kyoya ‘s competition has results in respective battles between the Host Club and the Football Club. For exercise, there is a conflict between them to see who can get the premier space at the school ‘s cultural festival, which is decided by holding a race, which the Host Club wins. Portrayed by : Tomohiro Ichikawa

Kazukiyo Sōga.

Kazukiyo Sōga ( 相賀 和清, Sōga Kazukiyo ) is the Class President of 1-A, who suffers from nyctophobia ( a severe fear of the dark ) and anxiety of just about anything chilling. He has quixotic feelings for Class 1-A ‘s Vice-President Momoka, whom he has known for years, but he is initially besides shy to say anything. Hikaru and Kaoru comment that he is the kind of person with pure feelings who they can not tease, possibly because he is more emotionally vulnerable than Tamaki. In the manga, he unwittingly caused Haruhi trouble with her scholarship when he ranked as the top scholar of his grade. book 6 reveals that his don is a celebrated politician. In the volume 18 extras, he is seen as a college scholar, confessing nervously to Momoka as Haruhi and the twins cheer him on from a distance ; he and Momoka are besides seen in the July 2011 especial chapter, as freshman students in the police faculty along with Haruhi ( whom they placid call Haruhi-kun, despite knowing her gender ). Voiced by : Shigenori Yamazaki ( japanese ) ; Kyle Hebert ( English )

Momoka Kurakano.

Momoka Kurakano ( 倉賀野 百華, Kurakano Momoka ) is the Class Vice-President of 1-A. Initially affectionate of Haruhi, she is a frequent node of hers in the Host Club. In the volume 18 extras, she is seen as a college student, smiling as Soga confesses nervously to her ; she and Soga are besides seen in the July 2011 special chapter, as freshman students in the law staff along with Haruhi ( whom they hush call Haruhi-kun, despite knowing her sex ). Voiced by : Tomomi Watanabe ( japanese ) ; Carrie Savage [ 5 ] ( English )
Portrayed by : Nana Seino

Arai.

Arai ( 荒井 ) is Haruhi ‘s center school supporter who lives near Karuizawa, which Haruhi and the Host Club visit the summer vacation. As he wholly lost contact with Haruhi after gradation, the two are surprised when they meet in Misuzu ‘s summer house. The two begin to exchange stories and recount their experiences since graduation, inciting jealousy on Hikaru ‘s part, who is discontented and goes huffy whenever he sees the two become closer. His solitaire reaches its nadir when Arai stumbles upon Haruhi and Hikaru while walking together through a market. Hikaru lashes out at the two before leaving, assuming that the two would come rear home together. however, Misuzu late gets a phone call from Arai, who states that Haruhi had allowed him to go home earlier, which means that she is hush out there somewhere, hiding from the thunderstorm. Arai and Hikaru then make amends at the end of the vacation. Voiced by : Kazuki Taketani ( japanese ) ; Jerry Jewell ( English )
Portrayed by : Ryutarou Akimoto

Yūko Kōsaka.

Yuuko Kousaka ( 高坂 由布子, Kōsaka Yūko ) is the lawyer of the Suoh family. She was a junior of Haruhi ‘s mother, Kotoko, back when she was animated and was close to her enough to know that Haruhi does indeed resemble her mother quite a set. Haruhi mistakenly assumes her to be her mother at first, suggesting that she may resemble Kotoko. As it is revealed, Kousaka is sent by Shizue Suoh to spy on and gather information about the Host Club, particularly Haruhi, and report them to her immediately. Kyoya suspects this since the time of the New Year ‘s celebration where Kousaka “ coincidentally ” goes to the same enshrine as the Host Club, though he is excessively distracted by Haruhi ‘s kidnap that time to learn more about her. This data persuades Shizue to allow Tamaki back to the main mansion. distillery, it forbids him to run the Host Club since, according to her, it messes up Haruhi ‘s life and threatens her with danger, including the kidnapping mentioned above. This leads to the Host Club ‘s disbandment and Haruhi and Tamaki ‘s temp alienation with each other. however, when Haruhi and Tamaki have reconciled and the Suoh as a whole resolved their differences, Kousaka resigns from her problem and moves to a modest office, stating to Haruhi that she does not want to be involved in another messy affair like the Suoh family again .

Shima Maezono.

Shima Maezono ( 前園 シマ, Maezono Shima ) is an old retainer of the Suoh family. She is stated to be 82 years old. She was originally a handmaid of the main sign of the zodiac, but as per Shizue ‘s orders, she served as Tamaki ‘s assistant and coach in the second mansion. Shima is quite hard-and-fast on Tamaki and makes him study more to prepare himself as the heir of the Suoh. Shima moves back to the main sign of the zodiac when Tamaki is allowed by Shizue to live there. Voiced by : Yasuko Hatori

Éclair Tonnerre.

An anime-only character, Éclair Tonnerre ( エクレール・トネール, Ekurēru Tonēru ) is the beautiful and cunning heir to the France-based Grand Tonnerre Group, which in the zanzibar copal employs Tamaki ‘s mother as a handmaid in Éclair ‘s house. Having heard a big deal about Tamaki from his mother, Éclair develops a puppy love on him, and Tamaki ‘s grandma, who detests his mother, concocts a system to make him Éclair ‘s husband. She tracks down Tamaki in Japan and convinces him to leave the Host Club, offering him a gamble to see his mother if he complies with her wishes. She secures nonintervention from the Ootori group by arranging for the Grand Tonnerre Group to buy Ootori Medical to control Kyoya ‘s founder. She does not immediately recognize Haruhi as a girl. however, she does believe that Haruhi is Tamaki ‘s male fan. This leads her to try to drive a chock between Haruhi and Tamaki, with some degree of success. In the end, Tamaki leaves Éclair to save Haruhi ‘s life, but not before leaving a good impression by authentically smiling at her and thanking her for letting him go. She then asks her driver to head toward the airport without Tamaki, talk of how fantastic and pure-hearted Tamaki is since he could smile at her after all that she had done. She reveals that Tamaki ‘s mother is now a housekeeper at her sign of the zodiac, and it is suggested that she may somehow dress for Tamaki to see his mother again. Her diagnose is french for “ lightning boom. ” It symbolizes Haruhi ‘s greatest reverence, namely her fear of thunder and her reverence of Tamaki being taken away. Voiced by : Yukari Tamura [ 4 ] ( japanese ) ; Colleen Clinkenbeard ( English )

reception.

IGN praised the Host Club characters for being well-animated in the show, as they are made elementary without losing the details. The characters there are not only well-drawn but besides well-written. Haruhi Fujioka is “ actually written smart and acts smart, ” rather of other anime protagonists who are claimed to be chic without apparent evidence in the usher. [ 20 ]

See besides.

References.

  • Anime official website – with character profiles ( in Japanese )

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