Having stumbled upon Haruhi's true gender in the previous episode, Ritsu Kasanoda, while agreeing to keep it secret, comes to Host Club to court Haruhi, causing gang members and classmates alike to believe he's into "dudes." Strangely enough, this makes him no longer the terrifying threat he once was, an unfamiliar condition which Ritsu finds unsettling. Host Club dares not object to him for fear of publicly revealing the secret, but having this new rival to their affections toward Haruhi in their midst alternately enrages and emotionally drains Tamaki and the twins, watching in almost helpless agitation as Ritsu awkwardly prepares to openly profess his affections toward her. Written by
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The Otori family's private police force is called the Black Onion Squad (though this name is never mentioned again). See more
Haruhi is compelled to hide the fact that she's a girl due to certain mitigating circumstances.
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