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Beniiro Hero

Beniiro Hero

Alternative Titles

English: Crimson Hero
Synonyms: "Second", Sugar, Beniiro Capsule
Japanese: 紅色HERO


Type: Manga
Volumes: 20
Chapters: 87
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 13, 2002 to Jan 13, 2011
Authors: Takanashi, Mitsuba (Story & Art)
Serialization: Bessatsu Margaret


Score: 7.951 (scored by 3023 users)
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Ranked: #10282
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1114
Members: 6,330
Favorites: 168
Ranked #1028Popularity #1114Members 6,330
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Volumes: /20
Chapters: /87
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All that matters to 15-year-old Nobara Sumiyoshi is volleyball—she's an awesome player with big-time ambitions. But sometimes it seems like a girl just can't get a break in the competitive world of high school volleyball.

(Source: VIZ Media)

Included one-shots:
Volume 15: "Second"
Volume 16: Sugar


Beniiro Hero was partially published in English as Crimson Hero by VIZ Media under Shojo Beat imprint from November 29, 2005 to November 2, 2010 with only the first 14 volumes.


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May 5, 2013
SawakoCai (All reviews)
I like how this manga is sport related because I don't know much about volleyball. It's interesting that volleyball and romance are both in this manga. Nobara goes through so much and matures through the course of the story. Throughout the manga you can see the passion the boys and girls have for volleyball.
Mar 17, 2014
devilsfruitt (All reviews)
Overall: Crimson Hero is a sports manga centered around a young girl named Nobara. Along with the volleyball-driven plot, the manga also incorporates a love story--or love triangle.
I am a fan of a good love story and I felt that this one worked with the overall storyline of the manga. It is not your typical sappy love story, as, in my opinion, the game of volleyball matters more to the main character, Nobara, than love does. (although both do matter to her).

Story: I enjoyed the story very much. There were a few things I'd like to see elaborated on, but other than that read more
Dec 27, 2016
Gertidude2000 (All reviews)
Do not fear for this review contains NO spoilers.
This manga is not average at all. The characters display immense maturity which makes the story all the more realistic. If you are tired of cheesy romances and cliché plots, then this manga will definitely spice up your life.
Nobara, main protagonist, is very serious about volleyball however is NOT a stone cold warrior. She is an average high school teenager struggling to become stronger and more independent. What is generally seen in shoujo manga is that the romance takes a very central position in the read more
May 25, 2008
munmunkey (All reviews)
Put simply, Nobara is a tomboy whose family owns an establishment that she, as the eldest daughter does not wish to take over. Her only passion is volleyball, but though she wants to pursue her dreams, she is held back by her family. Enrolling herself in a high school that she had heard was known for its volleyball team, the only way she can stay is by working as a dorm mother of an all-boys dorm, where five freshman volleyball-players lived. Having the false impression that a girls' volleyball team existed, she soon discovered that her mother had paid the school to read more


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