Ouran High School Host Club

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Best Student Council

Best Student Council

Rino is an orphan whose only memento of her mother is a taking puppet named Puuchan. After a generous donation from a mysterious benefactor, Rino finds herself enrolled in the prestigious all-girls high school known as Miyagami; and thus her adventure begins! With Rino’s naïve nature and Puuchan’s sadistic streak, the duo quickly takes the school by storm. From the ranks of the seemingly all-powerful Best Student Council, Rino and Puuchan change the lives of everyone they meet, like it or not!

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Wolfco Wolfco says...

Ouran is the highly humorous tale of students at a very unusual school that somehow all end up in the same club.  Best Student Council could also be described in that exact fashion at first glance.  And yet the plots of these two shows are remarkably dissimilar.  In fact, it might seem like these two series aren't comparable, but despite the truly fundamental differences between the two main leads there is a shared mix of humor and seriousness.  If you examine these two series you will find that they are both the same and not the same at all, but regardless of that confusion you'll find that you enjoy Best Student Council if you rather enjoyed Ouran High School Host Club.  

SomeoneElse SomeoneElse says...

In both Ouran High School Host Club, and Gokujo Seitokai, we see the quintessential tale of the poor girl who gets taken in by a group of "higher class" schoolmates only to have her outshine them all with her natural inner beauty. and of course this is all made possible through a series of absurd events that have little or nothing to do with the actual school in attendance.

holyzac holyzac says...

Oh yes! If you like any one of these animes you have to watch the other. Both animes are so comical you would laugh when you watch them. Schools with councils, clubs almost the same, unity between friends overcoming daily obstacles thats what these both animes are about and dont forget to laugh!

HasseRovdjur HasseRovdjur says...

They're both comedies that take place in a school setting, though the focus is on extracurricular activities, not academic endeavours. The protagonist in both series is a poor girl who gets dragged into a group (host club and student council, respetively) with enourmous amounts of infiuence, funds and opportunities for comedic escapades. Loads of varied characters are to be found in either one as well. If you liked either one you should consider watching the other series.

wolfangel87 wolfangel87 says...

Ouran High School Host Club and Best Student council fit each other perfectly.  Each series revolve around the poor female protagonist getting thrown into an upper end school setting.  They precede to each join a club/council as the series progress through the humor events that befall them.

Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru

Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru

There’s no denying that Mizuho is beautiful. Normally that might be a bit of a disadvantage seeing as he is an average sort of boy who enjoys sports and games. However, his beloved grandfather has just passed away, and the will includes a strange request; his grandfather wants him to become closer to his mother's memory by attending the same all-girls academy she did for a semester. Obviously he can't hide his gender from the teachers of the school; so he will need their approval, but he also can't expose his gender in front of his fellow students. With the help of his child-hood friend Mariya, his own natural beauty, and just a little bit of luck, Mariya may just be able to fool his fellow students! Considering the turn of events, there may be more to his grandfather's dying request than meets the eye...

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tetra tetra says...

Ouran High School is Otome wa, but totally opposite. Instead of being about a boy crossdressing as a cute girl and his cute girl-friends, it is about a girl crossdressing as a boy and her cute boy-friends.

Both are somewhat fanservice-y with a lot of humor and a somber foundation.

EternalSnow EternalSnow says...

Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru is about a new student who is pretending to be a girl, while Ouran High School Host Club is about a new student who pretends to be a boy. Both anime deal with keeping their identities a secret, and both will make you laugh. They are very similar, in an opposite way. :)

Cetonis Cetonis says...

Disregarding the obvious crossdressing point, both Ouran and Otome are series that seem like generic harem comedy fare but are in fact quite different. While they do have their comedy aspects, these shows take a serious look at each of their characters and the main lead's efforts to help them through their troubles. They also limit the romantic interests to one or two, as opposed to the full swarm one might expect. And, as might be expected, they both revolve around themes regarding the insignificance of gender roles and stereotypes. Despite the fact that each is clearly aimed at one gender, they aren't really inaccessible to the other. If you found one of these enjoyable, the other may very well be worth a look.

Magicalflyingcow Magicalflyingcow says...

Both Ouran High School Host Club and Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru are about a person who acts like the opposite gender and enjoys an exciting life at school with their many friends. In almost every episode of these two series there is some sort of twist. Not only are these two series interesting and cute but they are also hilarious. If you're looking for a laugh then check these out!

HanaCHaN02 HanaCHaN02 says...

Both series are hillarious, but sweet in their own way. They're both about cross dressing too ^_^. Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru (try saying that 5 times fast) is about a boy who dresses like a girl to go to an all girl's school. Ouran High Host Club is about a girl going to a rich kid school and when she breaks an expensive vase she has to dress like a guy and work in the host club to pay for it. Both have funny moments but every now and then put in something sad or something sweet/cute. Both series are funny, cute, and adorable and if you enjoyed one, then you'll probably enjoy the other.

Hayate the Combat Butler!

Hayate the Combat Butler!

When Hayate was young, Santa appeared in a dream and told him that if he worked hard, he’d be rewarded. Thus, with an unbreakable will, the unfortunate Hayate has struggled through life holding onto that belief. In the present, his parents are lazy and unemployed, forcing Hayate to work several jobs to pay the bills. As if things couldn’t get worse, Hayate’s parents then run away, leaving him with an enormous debt and loan sharks on his tail! Naturally, the best solution to find money fast is… to kidnap someone?! A girl named Nagi is the target, but due to an unfortunate miscommunication, she believes Hayate has proposed to her and falls for him hard. After Nagi paid off his debt, Hayate must now work as her butler in order to repay her; but first, he must adapt to her wacky world!

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Kagekiba Kagekiba says...

Both are very funny and random in places with a romance theme although in diffrent ways, and both are light hearted comdies.

Senseito Senseito says...

What do these two have in common? 1. Class 2. Comedy. Going from the indvidual personalities you get to know in Ouran High School Host Club and then going to a even more rediculous, even more funny situation [which both just so happen to kick off because of the main character being over their head with debt] this hilarious, and still ongoing Anime will have you in stiches as much as Ouran High School Host Club did!

love4Sora love4Sora says...

If you like Host Club, you will love Hayate! Both start because of a huge debt, and so much random things go on. it's insane!

eaper eaper says...

Both of these anime are episodic with great  humor. Also, each of these series are centered around a middle class or poor individual forced to be with extremely rich people due to a large debt, leading to humor based on the rich people's lack of a "normal" life experience. Finally, both of these series' lead characters are often seen cross dressing, occasionally leading to misunderstandings.

InstantReplay InstantReplay says...

Both are very silly anime that use slapstick comedy. They also play on the fact that the main characters come from poor backgrounds and have to associate with wealthy individuals.

Angelic Layer

Angelic Layer

Misaki Suzuhara is a young girl who traveled to Tokyo to live with a relative, but ended up becoming involved in the greatest game of all time: Angelic Layer! In this fast-paced competition, players customize dolls and fight them in arenas of all sizes, hoping to gain experience and perhaps win the greatest tournament of them all! With new friends to meet and new enemies to defeat, the best time of Misaki's life seems to be just beginning. Join Misaki as she struggles to be the best, even in the face of overwhelming odds...

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soccerdory soccerdory says...

Both series have female protaganists who are good hearted. There is comedy in both, as well as a little romance. Both are very entertaining and gripped me. I watched both of them straight through.

chihinoke22 chihinoke22 says...

It may seem that they're on opposite sides, but it has some of the basics. A innocent girl starts a new life and gets sucked into something that seems not for her, but they still bare with it and stay the whole way through.

chuckylover911 chuckylover911 says...

Loving female main charectors find themselves sucked into something they believe is not right for them. Both main charectors had tough childhoods... Both Animes have alot of comedy and light Romance....

wolfangel87 wolfangel87 says...

The main female characters in both Angelic Layer and Ouran High School Host Club have the same type of ‘loving everyone’ attitude believeing the best in everyone and always fighting for what they believed in.  Angelic Layer has a little more action with the fighting of the robotic dolls but Ouran is just as comical and endearing.

Earl and Fairy

Earl and Fairy

Throughout the ages, fairy doctors served as liaisons between humans and fairies; but in the present time of the 19th century, fairies are nothing more than an old wives' tale. Nineteen-year-old Lydia Carlton is one of the only remaining fairy doctors and enjoys a quiet life in the countryside of England - that is, until the dashing Edgar, for mysterious reasons, whisks her away on a daring adventure. Said to be the descendent of the earl of the fairy nation, Edgar desires the noble sword of the merrow that serves as proof to his lineage. Though his motives and origins are questionable, Lydia now sets forth to help Edgar on his quest.

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alilyamongthorns alilyamongthorns says...

Both anime are shojo romance with a reverse harem, a Victorian setting and a narcissistic blond romantic interest. Hakushaku to Yōsei is not quite as comedic as Ouran though- more drama.

KiraRin KiraRin says...

Girls - if you like the idea of a group of handsome bishounen sweeping you off your feet, you will be more than spoilt for choice with Ouran and Earl + Fairy. With romantic moments that will have you melting, the denial of the female protagonist only encouraging the beautiful boys even further.

If you like the reverse harem and very sexy guys, I highly recommend both of these to you.

Galadriel Galadriel says...

both Hakushaku to Yousei and Ouran High are reverse harem shows (shoujo romance), both of them are set in a modern, Victorian setting. Also both of them are pretty nice, heartwarming romances, though Ouran High has a way more developed comedy aspect than Hakushaku to Yousei. So if you liked one of this shows be sure to check the other one as well.

wolfangel87 wolfangel87 says...

With shoujo romance and a little reverse harem Earl and Fairy and Ouran High School Host Club fit hand in hand. The Victorian type setting plays a key role in unveiling the back drop of the characters budding romance, while the heroines of these delightful tales try to give a new type of relationship a try.