History Characters / Hyouka

13th Oct '17 4:52:57 PM VisitorAlex
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* GoodIsNotSoft: As an individual, Houtarou is introvert, aloof and apathetic, but hardly a bad person. However, he's not above blackmailing others if it will save him energy in the long run.

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* GoodIsNotSoft: As an individual, Houtarou is introvert, aloof and apathetic, but hardly a bad person. However, he's not above [[MagnificentBastard blackmailing others if it will save him energy in the long run.run]].
13th Oct '17 4:38:44 PM VisitorAlex
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* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Despite being aloof and apathetic in exterior, he's a very caring and wonderful person deep down.
11th Oct '17 11:13:17 AM VisitorAlex
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* AntiHero: Of the GoodIsNotSoft variation. As an individual, Houtarou is introvert, aloof and apathetic, but hardly a bad person.



* GoodIsNotSoft: He has a caring nature underneath his apathetic demeanor. However, he's not above blackmailing others if it will save him energy in the long run.

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* GoodIsNotSoft: He has As an individual, Houtarou is introvert, aloof and apathetic, but hardly a caring nature underneath his apathetic demeanor.bad person. However, he's not above blackmailing others if it will save him energy in the long run.
2nd Oct '17 2:14:00 PM VisitorAlex
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* AmbiguousDisorder: It's possible that Houtarou has a mental disorder known as [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schizoid_personality_disorder schizoid personality disorder]]. The one who suffer this kind of condition is often aloof, cold, and indifferent in many different ways like a lack of interest in social relationships, a tendency towards a solitary or sheltered lifestyle, unusual or bizarre behavior, have trouble establishing personal relationships or expressing their feelings meaningfully (which explains why Hōtarō is an introvert and has known only few friends), and many of them are good with conversation and mental games despite not seeking it out.

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* AmbiguousDisorder: It's possible that Houtarou has a mental disorder known as [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schizoid_personality_disorder schizoid personality disorder]]. The one who suffer this kind of condition is often aloof, cold, and indifferent in many different ways like a lack of interest in social relationships, a tendency towards a solitary or sheltered lifestyle, unusual or bizarre behavior, have trouble establishing personal relationships or expressing their feelings meaningfully (which explains why Hōtarō Houtarou is an introvert and has known only few friends), and many of them are good with conversation and mental games despite not seeking it out.out.
* AntiHero: Of the GoodIsNotSoft variation. As an individual, Houtarou is introvert, aloof and apathetic, but hardly a bad person.



* CelibateHero: For a teenaged boy who spends his time doing as little physical work as possible, Oreki is quite conscientious of where his mind wanders when he's around Chitanda, often getting flustered and ashamed when his mind does shifts in an impolite direction.

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* CelibateHero: In the anime, at least. For a teenaged boy who spends his time doing as little physical work as possible, Oreki is quite conscientious of where his mind wanders when he's around Chitanda, often getting flustered and ashamed when his mind does shifts in an impolite direction. direction.
* CharacterDevelopment: As the series progresses, Houtarou proves that he is more than just an apathetic and lazy boy. His deduction and intellect are just the tip of the iceberg.


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* {{Narrator}}: He narrates most of the plot in episodes.
29th Sep '17 1:18:06 PM VisitorAlex
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* AmbiguousDisorder: It's possible that Hōtarō has a minor mental disorder known as psychosis due to his "loss of contact to reality". There's some proof that he has that kind of condition, for example, when Chitanda asked about her curiosity to Hōtarō on Episode 6, Hōtarō suddenly hallucinates a group of Chibi-sized Chitanda Angels saying "Watashi Kirinarimasu (lit. "I'm Curious" in Japanese)" almost covering his whole body. Aside from hallucinations, the one who suffered Psychosis is also prone in many different ways, like difficulty to have a social relationship to someone(which explains why Hōtarō is an Introvert and has known only few friends), unusual or bizarre behavior, and impairment in carrying out daily life activities (which explains why he's lazy most of the time).
* AntiHero: Oreki has a caring nature underneath his apathetic demeanor. Furthermore, he is willing to blackmail people.

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* AmbiguousDisorder: It's possible that Hōtarō Houtarou has a minor mental disorder known as psychosis due to his "loss of contact to reality". There's some proof that he has that [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schizoid_personality_disorder schizoid personality disorder]]. The one who suffer this kind of condition, for example, when Chitanda asked about her curiosity to Hōtarō on Episode 6, Hōtarō suddenly hallucinates a group of Chibi-sized Chitanda Angels saying "Watashi Kirinarimasu (lit. "I'm Curious" in Japanese)" almost covering his whole body. Aside from hallucinations, the one who suffered Psychosis condition is also prone often aloof, cold, and indifferent in many different ways, ways like difficulty to have a lack of interest in social relationship to someone(which relationships, a tendency towards a solitary or sheltered lifestyle, unusual or bizarre behavior, have trouble establishing personal relationships or expressing their feelings meaningfully (which explains why Hōtarō is an Introvert introvert and has known only few friends), unusual or bizarre behavior, and impairment in carrying out daily life activities (which explains why he's lazy most many of the time).
* AntiHero: Oreki has a caring nature underneath his apathetic demeanor. Furthermore, he is willing to blackmail people.
them are good with conversation and mental games despite not seeking it out.



* TheComicallySerious: Occasionally, his lines are hilarious.

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* TheComicallySerious: Occasionally, his lines are downright hilarious.



* GoodIsNotSoft: He has no problem in blackmailing people.

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* GoodIsNotSoft: He has no problem in a caring nature underneath his apathetic demeanor. However, he's not above blackmailing people.others if it will save him energy in the long run.



* SugarAndIcePersonality: He may initially appear stoic and emotionless but in fact has an adorable inner side.

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* SugarAndIcePersonality: He may initially appear stoic and emotionless but in fact has an adorable a caring inner side.



* TranquilFury: He's very prone to this.

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* TranquilFury: He's very prone to this.He never loses his stoicism, even when he's annoyed.



* AmbiguouslyBi: He loves getting close to Oreki, which sort of makes it hard to tell where —-if anywhere—- his interests lie.



[[folder:Tomoe Oreki]]
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/SatsukiYukino (Japanese), Creator/CaitlinGlass (English)

Houtarou's older sister who studies abroad in India. Due to being a former member, it is due to her insistence that Houtarou joins the Classic Literature Club to prevent it from being disbanded. She seems to be quite the intuitive person, hinted at having even greater deduction skills than her brother.

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[[folder:Tomoe Oreki]]
[[folder:Fuyumi Irisu]]
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/SatsukiYukino Creator/{{Yukana}} (Japanese), Creator/CaitlinGlass Creator/AlexisTipton (English)

Houtarou's older sister who studies abroad in India. Due to being A friend of Chitanda's and the daughter of a former member, it is due to her insistence family that Houtarou joins runs a general hospital. She is infamous amongst the Classic Literature Club to prevent it from being disbanded. She seems to be quite the intuitive person, hinted at having even greater deduction skills than school for her brother.cold appearance and manipulative, business-minded demeanor.



* AwesomeByAnalysis: She's implied to have even better intuition and analytical abilities than her little brother.
* ChekhovsGift: A pen that doesn't even work ends up getting Oreki a bag of flour that helps the Classical Club win a cooking competition.
* TheFaceless: Usually from the nose and downwards.

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* AwesomeByAnalysis: She's implied AloofDarkHairedGirl: Irisu, in stark contrast to have even better intuition and analytical abilities than her Chitanda, shows little brother.
emotion more than she needs to.
* ChekhovsGift: HairDecorations: A pen that doesn't even work ends up getting Oreki white headband.
* HimeCut
* LackOfEmpathy: In Irisu's mind, when there's
a bag of flour that helps the Classical Club win a cooking competition.
job to do, there are no people, only tools.
* TheFaceless: Usually from the nose and downwards.ManipulativeBitch
* OddFriendship: With Chitanda.



* SmallRoleBigImpact: Everything that happens throughout the series is arguably because of Tomoe, and she doesn't even have a face!

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* SmallRoleBigImpact: Everything RavenHairIvorySkin: Satoshi describes her as being very attractive.
* RedBaron: [[TheChessmaster "The Empress"]].
* TheSpock: Only the results matter to Irisu. How ethical the means are is hardly worth considering.
* SugarAndIcePersonality: [[spoiler:In the final episode, Houtarou gets suspicious when she asks his opinion on why the procession took a different path than it was supposed to, but Irisu replies
that happens throughout she was honestly curious. She may be a [[ManipulativeBitch manipulative]], apathetic girl most of the series is arguably because of Tomoe, and time, but Irisu can actually be somewhat friendly when she doesn't even have a face!goal in mind.]]
* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: To Oreki. [[spoiler: Subverted, [[MotivationalLie she only said that for the sake of using him...]] [[WasItAllALie maybe...]]]]



[[folder:Fuyumi Irisu]]
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/{{Yukana}} (Japanese), Creator/AlexisTipton (English)

A friend of Chitanda's and the daughter of a family that runs a general hospital. She is infamous amongst the school for her cold appearance and manipulative, business-minded demeanor.

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[[folder:Fuyumi Irisu]]
[[folder:Tomoe Oreki]]
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->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/{{Yukana}} Creator/SatsukiYukino (Japanese), Creator/AlexisTipton Creator/CaitlinGlass (English)

A friend of Chitanda's and the daughter of Houtarou's older sister who studies abroad in India. Due to being a family former member, it is due to her insistence that runs a general hospital. Houtarou joins the Classic Literature Club to prevent it from being disbanded. She is infamous amongst seems to be quite the school for intuitive person, hinted at having even greater deduction skills than her cold appearance and manipulative, business-minded demeanor.brother.



* AloofDarkHairedGirl: Irisu, in stark contrast to Chitanda, shows little emotion more than she needs to.
* HairDecorations: A white headband.
* HimeCut
* LackOfEmpathy: In Irisu's mind, when there's a job to do, there are no people, only tools.
* ManipulativeBitch
* OddFriendship: With Chitanda.

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* AloofDarkHairedGirl: Irisu, in stark contrast AwesomeByAnalysis: She's implied to Chitanda, shows have even better intuition and analytical abilities than her little emotion more than she needs to.
brother.
* HairDecorations: ChekhovsGift: A white headband.
pen that doesn't even work ends up getting Oreki a bag of flour that helps the Classical Club win a cooking competition.
* HimeCut
* LackOfEmpathy: In Irisu's mind, when there's a job to do, there are no people, only tools.
* ManipulativeBitch
* OddFriendship: With Chitanda.
TheFaceless: Usually from the nose and downwards.



* RavenHairIvorySkin: Satoshi describes her as being very attractive.
* RedBaron: [[TheChessmaster "The Empress"]].
* TheSpock: Only the results matter to Irisu. How ethical the means are is hardly worth considering.
* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: To Oreki. [[spoiler: Subverted, [[MotivationalLie she only said that for the sake of using him...]] [[WasItAllALie maybe...]]]]

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* RavenHairIvorySkin: Satoshi describes her as being very attractive.
* RedBaron: [[TheChessmaster "The Empress"]].
* TheSpock: Only the results matter to Irisu. How ethical the means are is hardly worth considering.
* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: To Oreki. [[spoiler: Subverted, [[MotivationalLie she only said
SmallRoleBigImpact: Everything that for happens throughout the sake series is arguably because of using him...]] [[WasItAllALie maybe...]]]]Tomoe, and she doesn't even have a face!
29th Sep '17 12:11:50 AM Lionheart0
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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: A platonic example with
* AwesomeByAnalysis: What seems like irrelevant coincidences are all solid clues and pieces of information to Oreki. Despite their constant barbs, Houtarou goes out of his way to look out for her repeated over the course of the series.

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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: A platonic example with
* AwesomeByAnalysis: What seems like irrelevant coincidences are all solid clues and pieces of information to Oreki.
with Ibara. Despite their constant barbs, Houtarou goes out of his way to look out for her repeated over the course of the series.
* AwesomeByAnalysis: What seems like irrelevant coincidences are all solid clues and pieces of information to Oreki.
29th Sep '17 12:11:24 AM Lionheart0
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* AwesomeByAnalysis: What seems like irrelevant coincidences are all solid clues and pieces of information to Oreki.

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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: A platonic example with
* AwesomeByAnalysis: What seems like irrelevant coincidences are all solid clues and pieces of information to Oreki. Despite their constant barbs, Houtarou goes out of his way to look out for her repeated over the course of the series.
27th Sep '17 1:35:55 AM VisitorAlex
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* CampStraight: He's pretty flamboyant and loves getting close to Oreki, [[spoiler: but he only has feelings for Mayaka.]]

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* CampStraight: He's pretty sweet, flamboyant and loves getting close to Oreki, [[spoiler: but he only has feelings for Mayaka.]]
12th Sep '17 11:43:14 PM VisitorAlex
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* BrainyBrunette: He's brunette and clever.

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* {{Blackmail}}: Really likes doing this. Oreki isn't above blackmailing others if it will save him energy in the long run.
** Once he catches on to Tougaito's smoking, Oreki blackmails him into retrieving the Hyouka anthologies from the chemical safebox and delivering them to the Classics clubroom.
** Oreki deduces the identity of the Jumonji thief, Tanabe, and blackmails him into targeting the Classics Club for publicity, buying thirty copies of Hyouka, and using his position as Executive Committee president to sell Hyouka in the school's online store.
* BrainyBrunette: He's brunette and brilliantly clever.



* ManipulativeBastard: Oreki isn't above blackmailing others if it will save him energy in the long run.
** Once he catches on to Tougaito's smoking, Oreki blackmails him into retrieving the Hyouka anthologies from the chemical safebox and delivering them to the Classics clubroom.
** Oreki deduces the identity of the Jumonji thief, Tanabe, and blackmails him into targeting the Classics Club for publicity, buying thirty copies of Hyouka, and using his position as Executive Committee president to sell Hyouka in the school's online store.

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* ManipulativeBastard: Oreki isn't above blackmailing others if it will save him energy in the long run.
** Once he catches on to Tougaito's smoking, Oreki blackmails him into retrieving the Hyouka anthologies from the chemical safebox and delivering them to the Classics clubroom.
** Oreki deduces the identity of the Jumonji thief, Tanabe, and blackmails him into targeting the Classics Club
See {{Blackmail}} for publicity, buying thirty copies of Hyouka, and using his position as Executive Committee president to sell Hyouka in the school's online store.more details.
11th Sep '17 2:43:15 AM VisitorAlex
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* SugarAndIcePersonality: He may initially appear stoic and emotionless but in fact has an adorable inner side.
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