They serve as foils with which the more familiar characters can interact and, because of their nature, add drama to the games' storylines.Jean-Pierre was born in France but raised in Japan.He is a childhood friend of Tamaki's who remains so even after leaving for Japan at the age of eight.
The game progresses through five individual storylines or "episodes" that span Haruhi's first two months at Ouran Academy. Several scenes from the anime are treated as flashbacks in the game. An official patch was sold for the Playstation 2 game to add an extra mini-story for each host and two new CG scenes.Tsubaki is a student at Ouran Academy and a frequent guest of the Host Club.She actually makes an appearance in the anime as the unnamed guest who is told "she looks like a carp" by Shiro Takaoji in Ep 06 - The Grade School Host is the Naughty Type!His parents are notorious in the banking industry, and he is just as calculating as them.He does not get attached to people nor show his true feelings.In one, the hosts visit a water park; in another, they go to the commoner department store; and in two others, Haruhi is reunited with an old friend named Sayuri and Tamaki is reunited with an old friend named Jean-Pierre. These stories were already included in the Nintendo DS version.