Hero Mask

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ヒーローマスク


Type: ONA
Episodes: 15
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 3, 2018
Producers: Sotsu, Netflix
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: DetectiveDetective
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.291 (scored by 1211512,115 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #79962
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3901
Members: 33,219
Favorites: 39

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Episodes: /15


Now there's a mysterious Mask before James Blood, and the man behind it is one that shouldn't exist. What is the mystery surrounding this mask...? So begins an action-packed crime story set in a beautiful city!

Characters & Voice Actors


Aoki, Hiroyasu
Director, Script, Series Composition
Kubo, Souichirou
Sound Director
Shimada, Souichi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Monma, Kazuya
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Hero Mask" by 加藤久貴

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Dec 17, 2018
So, after reading a lot of blatant lies about this magnificent series, I’ve felt compelled to write a review to balance things up.
Two things have become clear to me after reading a lot of over the top negative comments about Hero Mask: a) A big (and very vocal) part of the anime fandom don’t like their anime to be “tainted” by any kind of Western influence and b) A lot of anime fans dislike big changes and series that try to break out of the norm.
Enter Hero Mask, a Netflix original series that, despite being made by studio Pierrot and a ...
Dec 7, 2018
Mixed Feelings
I tried watching this show, I honestly did, the story was alright, I couldn't get invested no matter how much I wanted to, I wanted to give the show a chance, but it failed, it couldn't keep me entertained and it was a flop, the plot has an alright premise but the execution is utter garbage.

The art style is typical for an anime airing this season, nothing special, nothing horrible. The sound was alright, didn't focus much on it, but it was good, at least.

Netflix needs to step up their game if they want to actually create decent anime.
Dec 3, 2018

In a world where every normo wears a guy fawkes-like mask and whenever anything happens, there is a zoom-in into character's eyeball, we follow a squad of cops who quite literally suck at their job. Just so happens to be, one of the guy fawkes dudes bumps into this cop woman in a busy street and then she dies. Another cop sees this shit happening and concludes that it was a murder but oh such a mysterious murder indeed. And now we have the setup ready for this mystery cop show anime filled with action and cliches so lousily executed that they become the sole ...

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