Edit Manga Information
What would you like to edit?

Heroine Shikkaku

Heroine Shikkaku

Alternative Titles

English: No Longer Heroine
Synonyms: Thank You Last Samurai, Souri de Sorry
Japanese: ヒロイン失格


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 42
Status: Finished
Published: Mar 13, 2010 to Mar 13, 2013
Authors: Koda, Momoko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Margaret


Score: 7.331 (scored by 5287 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #51692
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #431
Members: 12,244
Favorites: 247
Ranked #5169Popularity #431Members 12,244
Add to List
Volumes: /10
Chapters: /42
buy from amazon


This could be any girl. Imagine being a heroine of a love story. Hatori also believed that one day she would get married to her childhood friend, Rita. But that's not how the world works! This is a hilarious comedy that honestly paints a painful unrequited love story of this young girl!

(Source: Anime-tion)

Included one-shots:
Volume 7: Thank You☆Last Samurai (Thank You For the Last Samurai)
Volume 10: Souri de Sorry


Heroine Shikkaku was adapted into a Japanese live-action film directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa that was screened on September 19, 2015.

Related Manga


Hiromitsu, Kousuke
Hiromitsu, Kousuke
Matsuzaki, Hatori
Matsuzaki, Hatori
Terasaka, Rita
Terasaka, Rita
Adachi, Miho
Adachi, Miho
Nakajima, Kyouko
Nakajima, Kyouko
Hiromitsu, Moe
Hiromitsu, Moe

More reviewsReviews

Jan 14, 2012
If the boy you have been crushing on for five years has suddenly started to date a girl seriously for the first time in his life, how will you react? Will you be supportive and try your best to move on? Well, in the world of shoujo, that is what we presume the heroine of Heroine Shikkaku by Koda Momoko, the mangka, will turn out to be.

Instead, we have a heroine who is unafraid to show her meanest. She is no wimpy girl who will cry by the sideline while watching her prince get whisked away by the ‘Wicked Witch of the West’. No. This read more
I found this review Helpful
Jun 7, 2014
Forgive me but this will turn into a RANT.

I discovered this manga via the other manga that I am currently reading which I am not sure if it was Hirunaka no Ryuusei or Kinkyori Renai (any from those two) and since these two manga are really great, I thought of giving this a try.

Art 8/10
I was first attracted to the art. It's not that different to a lot of manga, it was also beautiful so I said to myself "this might be good as well" but, boy I was wrong.

Character 4/10
Okay, one of the elements I was looking for in a manga (or any stories read more
I found this review Helpful
Jun 24, 2015
hmm so I started and completed this manga because I wanted to read Heroine no Ryuusei (Hirunaka no Ryuusei Crossover one-shot with Heroine Shikkaku).

Before i start i'd like to say the main reason i disliked this manga was because i found both the main characters annoying. So if annoying characters are bearable for you or if you find them funny, go ahead you'll most probably enjoy this manga :)
The main chara's idiotic moves were meant to be comical but leaned more toward irritating for me.

Art 8/10
The art was pretty good. Funny even. No problem with the art.

Character 2/10
I did not like Hatori, the heroine. read more
I found this review Helpful
Jul 5, 2014
First and foremost, there is one thing you should know: my score is a 5 for this manga.

Who should read this: People that love unrequited love mangas .

Who should avoid this: People that hate unrequited love stories, especially ones that get nowhere.

Story: Honestly, I've been seeing this manga everywhere for sometime now, and I was deciding on whether to read it or not. It's a shoujo manga and comedic, which makes it all the more better. But after reading about a few chapters, the plot really start to drag out. Just how long can this girl like her childhood friend for? Then shabam, an read more
I found this review Helpful


Recent News

Japan's Weekly Manga Rankings for June 25th - July 1st

Japan's Weekly Manga Rankings for June 25th - July 1st

The weekly manga and light novels rankings for June 25th - July 1st Rank / This week's sales by copies / Cumulative sales / Titles Manga *1, 191,634 191,968 Sak...read more

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Heroine Shikkaku Chapter 1 Discussion
Stark700 - Dec 4, 2012
3 replies by ToG25thBaam »»
Nov 17, 2016 9:59 AM
Poll: Heroine Shikkaku Chapter 36 Discussion
Stark700 - May 3, 2014
25 replies by Ivy »»
Jul 22, 2016 2:03 AM