|Albeit the sultry climate of the Islands, summers in Bunkyo were indeed broiling. Not that it seemed to influence the residents of Bunkyo. Animated chatter mingled with the conversations of other pedestrians until it rivaled the volume of the surrounding traffic. Discerning several acquaintances among that crowd, the corners of his mouth tugged into a smile, a minute amount of wistfulness hinting his features. Riku had ardently anticipated his return. And now he could join the expanding crowd.|
Welcome Riku, you have chosen the best and richest school around. Not only will you be dazzled with our sophistication and beautiful gardens, but here at Ouran, you will create a future that none other can match. Generations of families have attended and worked at our prestigious school and never once were they let down. You, young sir, have chosen the best choice and with our education and resources in the fine arts, you will not be let down.
Everybody, please come welcome and greet our newest member! Another turtleduck has entered the pond, so please play nice and show him the best this group has to offer.