Ouran High School Host Club

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Princess Princess

Princess Princess

It’s never easy being a transfer student, especially when transferring in the middle of the year. Certain schools have their own traditions and ways of doing things – something Kouno Tooru discovers when the student council of the Fujimori high school insists that he dress like a girl! Along with two other boys chosen for their remarkable beauty, Kouno is given the task of brightening up the dull days of an all-boys high school. The rewards offered by the student council are great, but the life of a “Princess” turns out to be more work than Kouno had bargained for...

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aprilgurl aprilgurl says...

If you liked Ouran, you'd like Princess Princess because it's also a cute show set in a high school. It's about the trials that three students go through together, and like Ouran, it also features cross-dressing students at an all-boys school. It's a funny show, and I loved it.

LaughOnceInARedMoon LaughOnceInARedMoon says...

While Princess Princess has guys dressing up as girls, Ouran High School Host Club has a girl dressing up as a guy. Both have the same type of humor, and both have lively characters. If one makes you laugh then so will the other.

Nomadichu Nomadichu says...

both these animes are high-school life with a twist, where ouran high school host club is a wealthy school offering services for the females of the school, where haruhi gets sucked into crossdressing to pay off a debt, Princess Princess is about three crossdressing straight male students who get bribed with school privalages if they cheer on the male students because there are no girls around. Both animes are hilarious and i thought very much alike.

Clohei Clohei says...

If you like your shojo with a little cross-dressing, Princess Princess is for you! Like Ouran High School Host Club, The humor is alike in many ways. Also the characters in Princess Princess are paid to play the role of the other gender, almost exactly like Haruhi. You'll laugh until your stomach hurts.

LLORAtheLLAMA LLORAtheLLAMA says...

Both of these shows have very lively characters with each a unique personality. There's also some crossdressing involved! A girl as a guy in Ouran High School and boys as girls in Princess Princess.

Eveehime2 Eveehime2 says...

They are both very funny and have good character development. :D Right after watching Ouran I watched Princess Princess and was amazed at the similar comedy styles. 

NimirRa NimirRa says...

If high school really were like this... at least things would have been a bit more interesting eh?

The schools depicted in these two shows play a major role in the plot. Or at least the 'unique' programs they each have do. If you found the craziness of one of these to be hilarious then the other will have you in stitches as well.

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun

The romantic comedy story begins when high school student Sakura Chiyo confesses her feelings to her classmate Nozaki. Due to a misunderstanding, Nozaki thinks Sakura is just a fan of his shoujo manga work. Sakura has to convey her true feelings while her relationship with Nozaki develops.

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arcticfoxy arcticfoxy says...

 Both are shoujo and we all know what that means: love,comedy,school life,blushing,cute boys,cute girls,cute art and you'll explode from the cuteness :3 nuff said

Qem Qem says...

Both are hilarious parodies of shoujo tropes, and have highly entertaining larger than life characters, who you feel symapthy for in their growth and issues. If you enjoy one series, your sure to find amusement in at least parts of the other.

thatotakugirl thatotakugirl says...

Ouran and Nozaki are both geniunely funny shojo anime that turn the tyrpical tropes and cliches on their heads with loveable cast of very eccentric high school students. 

MinervaDash MinervaDash says...

Both of these are fun and have similar types of humor. Both of them make fun of and utilize shoujo stereotypes. Both of them play with gender presentation and gender roles. OHSHC is a reverse harem with lots of side romances. GSNK has a main romance between a boy and a girl that "sandwiches" other boy/girl romances in the story.

AdeSenpai AdeSenpai says...

Both Ouran High School Host Club and Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun are light-hearted romantic comedies targeted to a female audience. Each one is a guaranteed pick-me-up and source of laughter that will leave you with a warm feeling inside.

allonsy allonsy says...

I have to admit, I tend to compare anime to either Ouran High School Host Club or Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. So by the time I was a few episodes into Gekkan, I couldn't help but draw some parallels.

Both shows feature an ensemble cast (depending on the episode) and revolve around high school students and the wacky hijinks they perpetually seem to be in. 

Like Ouran, Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun deals with young, (seemingly) unrequited love. So if you watched Ouran for the romance, you probably won't be disappointed with the story of Chiyo Sakura and her friends. And if you watched Ouran for the comedy, you'll be thrilled with Gekkan, which also features an endearing cast of multi-faceted characters that often subvert many shoujo stereotypes.

I highly recommend Gekkan for Ouran fans, and for anime and manga fans in general. 

One last thing: If you're an FMA fan with a certain nostalgia for Ed's insecurity about his height, Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun's got a young man in a similar, but less extreme, situation. (See, this show's got something for almost everybody.) Hope you enjoy!

Fuemi Fuemi says...

There's a similar brand of humor going on, with the plots intending to affectionately parody and subvert stereotypical tropes and scenarios in shoujo manga (and high school romance stories in general). They both also have eclectic casts of very likable characters who often turn gender norms on their heads and are outrageous and a joy to watch. 

School Rumble

School Rumble

Tenma Tsukamoto is young, bright, and smitten with the school hottie Oji Karasuma. She's desperate for his attention, which is unfortunate considering he barely gives her the time of day! Throw Kenji Harima, the school delinquent with a crush on Tenma into the mix and you've got one twisted love triangle of unrequited proportions! Can love find the trio happiness before their attention-grabbing stunts end up hurting more than their egos?

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algelic algelic says...

For those who like the comedy/parody genre, School Rumble and Ouran High School Host Club will definitely please you. Good animation and interesting characters mixed together with a fun plot.

irutavias irutavias says...

Both anime have female protagonists in similar 'school' settings. Ouran and School Rumble are full of humour. School Rumble features simple plots and tones of puns and sarcastic notes.

Overall, Ouran and School Rumble will go well together 

VipQ VipQ says...

If you liked watching Ouran High School, and like comedy/school life anime, you might also like School Rumble.  The episode style is similar, with a different story for each episode. Also the animation is so good in both anime. School Rumble will be the best selection to watch next, I think.

LY047 LY047 says...

Ouran High School Host Club and School Rumble share a high school setting. Both are comedies with romance with thrown into the mix. If you like one you shouldn't pass up an opportunity to watch the other.

pacord1 pacord1 says...

These two just complement each other. The classic school parody along with the comedic relief is key two both School Rumble and Ouran Highschool Host Club. Even though I preferred Ouran more, I still enjoyed very much the anime :)

SpacePirate20x6 SpacePirate20x6 says...

Ouran High School Host Club and School Rumble are two absolutely ridiculous comedies, set in very different high school environments. Regardless, both anime feature extremely over-the-top gimmicks, doing whatever it may take to get the girl. Or in the case of Ouran, get all of the girls...

Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu

Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu

Fumizuki Academy is divided into classes ranked based purely on ability; Class A has laptops, reclining seats and ultimate comfort whereas Class F has to settle for a rundown classroom with rotten cushions and rickety coffee tables. Akihisa Yoshii has recently taken the placement exam and finds himself relegated to the lowly Class F along with many of his friends, and they’re far from impressed with their draughty facilities. Luckily, not all is lost as at Fumizuki, classes can declare war on each other to swap rooms by fighting with summoned characters whose strength is based on the users' test scores. As they dream of escaping their decrepit circumstances, the ‘idiotic’ students of Class F will try whatever they can to reach the dizzy heights of Class A’s luxury, even if it means taking on the entire school in an all-out summoning war!

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kenikki kenikki says...

OHSHC is a terrific parody of shoujo clichés and famous moments while Baka to Test is one for shounen. They're incredibly similar to how their structured. So if you liked either because of it's mocking humor then you might like the other.

bakaneko1990 bakaneko1990 says...

Ouran High School Host Club and Baka to test to shoukanjuu have the same kind of humor. While OHSHC can be seen as a parody to shojo anime, baka to test to shoukanjuu can be interpreted as the same for shonen. Sometimes both anime don’t take them too serious. So if you enjoyed one you’ll probably like the other as well.

DarkSword DarkSword says...

Both Ouran High School Host Club and Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu are hilarious random comedies that don't really focus on a story. If you like one, you will like the other.

wolfangel87 wolfangel87 says...

With parody-based series Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu and Ouran High School Host Club each bring their own style of mocking humor.  Baka to Test focuses on a shounen aspect while Ouran is geared more towards shoujo.  Both series are meant for the same types of audiences.

valored valored says...

Defining similarity is the over the top humour, with one character trying to be sane being dragged along by his blatantly idiotic friends. Well worth watching!

hamletsmage hamletsmage says...

Both of these animes have a very loose storyline and rely more on comedic antics than plot. They take place in some not-so-regular high schools and briefly touch on day-to-day school life. However, the main focus is on the activities of each group (The Host Club or Class F). With rousing, if ludicrous, speeches and insane plots, both of these animes have a pretty similar feel to them. 

Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love 1000%

Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love 1000%

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furu101 furu101 says...

They both have prestigious schools. They are both somewhat reverse harem also. Each have an element of romance, comedy, and school life.

Buni Buni says...

Both of the female leads are granted permission to go to a top notch school coming from a one parent home and through an odd cercumstance winds up befriending the arguably top six boys in the school. The oblivousness to the flirting from the boys is also the same.

cahbayb cahbayb says...

Both are a reverseharem at a private school. Seriously these  two are very alike. If OHSHC was focused on idols and music   it would be called UtaPri. 

dandere dandere says...

Both are harem anime, which means many of the male characters in this anime are in love with the main female character. All characters in both anime are at a very special high school.

mahaaamiho mahaaamiho says...

they both have the same feeling to them...

the main girl being loved by many guys who are all like princes and every thing 

anyway they are both really fun to watch

Brightstone Brightstone says...

Both have the main girl enter highschool and the group of however-so-many guys go after her, obvious or not. All of the guys have diffrent personalitys and know eachother. In the end their all friends, but the girl ends up with one of them.