Ahhh…who can withstand the ridiculous antics of Ouran High School Host Club?
I certainly can’t. It’s been a year since I last read the manga. You’d think I’d not look at it again since I have that bad habit of generally reading things once. Well, I think for a while now that whole read it once thing is getting old. I mean I noticed it last year too. There were times I found a book I absolutelyy freaking loved! – and I had to reread it again. Normal. Only of course such an event was rare since my TBR pile is alway so freeaking big there never was time to read a book again unless I owned it. Plus all the uni work and my own writing meant my schedule for stuff like rereading kind of limited.
But this year, I don’t know, I think I’m getting sentimental, or maybe it’s because I’m a year older, I just had to go back remind myself why I loved certain books.
Ouran High School Host Club. I revisited this entire series because I wanted to watch the anime. I mean sure it had great reviews but when I first picked up OHSHC I was like, whaaa? reverse harem?. It didn’t make any sense to me, but still I wanted to read manga, since well, I finally had the time to trawl through hundreds of chapters, plus I was already up to the latest chapter of Naruto so I needed something else to read. OHSHC had awesome reviews, and after reading it I totally know why! So I went ahead and picked up.
So Haruhi is a girl who dresses as a guy to be a part of the OHSHC so that she can back the 8 million yen renaissance vase she broke by accident on her first day at Ouran High School, school of some of the most prestigious and wealthiest Japanese children. Oh yeah, did I mention Haruhi’s poor?
Huh, sounds kind of fascinating right?
I would have rolled my eyes at Tamaki’s antics if I hadn’t already fallen in love with the entire concept and plot and story and the characters. I swear Bisco Hatori is a genius. She seriously knew how to work her readers with her plots and characters. Seriously, Tamaki is an idiot, and yet he still comes across as loveable and full of personality. I love Haruhi’s dry humour, the twin’s twinniness, Honey and Mori, and Kyoya’s coolness.
All of which, the anime reminded me of. I don’t know how Hatori came up with these characters, but everything is so well-done I can’t just help but fawn over the awesomeness of this series!
Omg, I’m sounding like a fangirl. The funny thing is I’m fangirling about the entire series rather than the super smexy boys that Hatori brought to life with her imagination. Sigh. This series is absolute perfection – by that I mean, it’s funny, fawn worthy and well-plotted – I am envious.
OHSHC has totally earned a place in my top ten of, you know, the whatever. Haha. This so worth reading if humour is what your looking for. The anime’s pretty good too, but I was disappointed by the ending (that’s where the manga is better).