Kawaguchi Haruna’s first starring drama, “Ouran High School Host Club”, broadcasted a special video via video hosting site, ‘GyaO‘, on July 15th (JST) at midnight. The special broadcast featured an open talk session with the eight main actors from the drama, and was incorporated into a special footage segment titled, “Episode Zero”.
The manga of the same name by Hatori Bisco is a popular series that sold approximately 12 million copies in total. The drama is set at a wealthy high school – Ouran High School -, and focuses onFujioka Haruhi (Kawaguchi) who attends the academy as scholarship student. However, she accidentally knocks over an antique vase and becomes a ‘male host’ to pay off her debt. Other cast members include Yamamoto Yusuke, Nakamura Masaya, Daitou Shunsuke, Takagi Shinpei, Takagi Manpei, Chiba Yudai, and Ryuusei Ryou.
The SP drama spotlights the encounter between the host club members and Ouran High School’s female students; the sub-regular members of the drama, such as Ogawa Momoe, Hiromura Mitsumi, Higashi Ayu, Seino Nana, and nicola, also made appearances on the “Episode Zero.”. The SP story ended at Haruhi’s arrival and the drama will pick up the story from there.
The SP was featured on GyaO’s official site for this drama and other affiliated websites.
The drama will start airing on the 22nd.
Check out the promotional pictures below!