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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: 7.961 (scored by 2864 users)
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Ranked: #9872
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Popularity: #990
Members: 5,895
Favorites: 159
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Volumes: /20
Chapters: /87


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.


Sumiyoshi, Nobara
Sumiyoshi, Nobara
Kumagai, Yuushin
Kumagai, Yuushin
Haibuki, Keisuke
Haibuki, Keisuke
Ousaka, Tomoyo
Ousaka, Tomoyo
Noda, Kanako
Noda, Kanako
Shima, Ryou
Shima, Ryou
Suzushiro, Yui
Suzushiro, Yui

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May 25, 2008
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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Aug 13, 2008
I really liked this, which surprised me a little. I'm not an athletic girl; my experience with sports has always been in a strictly managerial fashion. Yeah, this is a manga about volleyball but, more importantly, it's a manga about a girl who gives up everything to follow her dream. That's the kind of thing I can get into.
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Apr 13, 2011
OK, kinda crazy story but easy to follow. Girl is really simple minded but that is what makes you love her. The guys are normal with a little bit of an attitude. It is a great sports manga, one of my favorites.

OK now I gave you my review, I just want to know what happens I cannot find any volumes past 13. If anyone knows where I can read them it would be in your debt
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Mar 24, 2012
Crimson Hero is a romance, sport, drama, school life, manga. What’s so unique about it? Nothing much honestly. You can pick apart the plot and characters and they won’t be original at all. What’s so good about it? Everything. The story is charming and the characters are funny and creative.
The manga pumps you up and makes you want to pick up a sport, if that makes any sense. It’s driven in the only way sports or arts can be.

Nobusa’s parents suffer from “I want my daughter to hate me so I will force her to be who I want her to be (or, IWMDTHMSIWFHTBWIWHTB read more
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