A desperate Ouran Academy first-year named Ritsu Kasanoda visits Host Club to beg Mori to take him on as an apprentice. Born with a fearsome face that has always frightened people away, he's sick of the life-long lack of friends and playmates. Being heir to the feared Kasanoda syndicate hasn't helped, either. He figures Mori must know something he doesn't, since he, too, has somewhat scary features yet has friends. Tamaki quickly sees Ritsu as a social beast who must have a beauty about him, something equivalent to what Mori gets from his close association with Honey, but as the hosts determine what kind of beauty to put with Ritsu, Ritsu comes under attack from a rival gang holding him responsible for a kidnapping. Written by
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Ritsu Kasanode, 1st year, Class D. Heir to the third generation head of the Kasanoda syndicate, the most powerful gang in the Kanto area. He was admitted this year into Ouran Academy's High School. He has long red hair, a mean-looking appearance, is reserved, and has few friends. It is said if your eyes meet his, you'll have bad dreams for three months. If you bump into him, you'll end up in the hospital. And talking back to him sends you to an early grave. He is so feared by his classmates ...