Crimson Hero (manga)

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[ serialized in [Bessatsu Margaret], serialized in [Shojo Beat] ]

Alternative title:
Beniiro Hero (Japanese)
紅色HERO (Japanese)
Themes: sports, volleyball
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary:
All Nobara ever wanted to do was to play volleyball. However, since she's the eldest daughter of her family's establishment, her family wants her to inherit the role of the young mistress. And when she enters a new school, she finds out that her mother went as far as to cancel the girls' volleyball team. Out of anger, Nobara ran away from home, and went for her aunt's help. Her aunt ended up taking her to the boys' dorm for the boy volleyball players, and had her get the role of the dorm mom. Now, Nobara has to deal with finding a way to get the girls' volleyball team back, and, for the first time, learn how to clean and do all the housework.
Nobara is the eldest daughter of a traditional family that owns a fancy dining establishment, however she's never fit in. Her family wants her to be the perfect japanese daughter and take over the business; Nobara has other plans. She just wants to play volleyball, but when her mother goes too far to squash her dream, Nobara runs away and ends up as dorm mother to the boys' volleyball team.
User Ratings: 135 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 8 votes (Eng:4, sub:2, edit.dub:1, ?:1)
 Excellent: 21 votes (Eng:8, dub:7, sub:4, edit.dub:1, ?:1)
 Very good: 39 votes (Eng:21, dub:9, sub:7, ?:1, raw:1)
 Good: 31 votes (Eng:21, dub:9, sub:1)
 Decent: 18 votes (Eng:12, dub:6)
 So-so: 8 votes (Eng:7, dub:1)
 Not really good: 4 votes (Eng:2, sub:2)
 Weak: 3 votes (Eng:3)
 Bad: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 2 votes (Eng:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 446 users, rank: #164 (of 4391)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.207 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.818, rank: #2275 (of 4406)
Weighted mean: 7.045 (Good), rank: #2362 (of 4406) (seen all: 7.68 / seen some: 7.13 / won't finish: 5.46)
Bayesian estimate: 7.067 (Good), rank: #1921 (of 2759)
Number of tankoubon: 20
Vintage:
2003 (Japanese Serialization Begins - Currently Ongoing)
2005-06-07 to 2009-07-16 (North America - serialized in Shojo Beat)
Release dates: We have 60
Review:
Crimson Hero GN 3 (Nov 3, 2006)
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Graphic novel
    Crimson Hero (GN 1) 2005-11-29 (from $5.99)
    Crimson Hero (GN 2) 2006-04-04 (from $6.74)
    Crimson Hero (GN 3) 2006-08-01 (from $5.99)
    Crimson Hero (GN 4) 2006-12-05 (from $5.99)
    Crimson Hero (GN 5) 2007-04-03 (from $7.99)
    Crimson Hero (GN 6) 2007-08-07 (from $2.25)
    Crimson Hero (GN 7) 2007-12-04 (from $5.99)
    Crimson Hero (GN 8) 2008-05-06 (from $3.60)
    Crimson Hero (GN 9) 2008-10-07 (from $5.99)
    Crimson Hero (GN 10) 2009-03-03 (from $5.99)
    Crimson Hero (GN 11) 2009-08-04 (from $6.74)
    Crimson Hero (GN 12) 2010-01-05 (from $7.49)
    Crimson Hero (GN 13) 2010-06-01 (from $6.28)
    Crimson Hero (GN 14) 2010-11-02 (from $6.35)

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Story & Art: Mitsuba Takanashi
Publisher: Shueisha
Serialized In: Bessatsu Margaret
Japanese cast
(none)
English staff
English cast
Translation: Naoko Amemiya

Adaptation: Naoko Amemiya
Design: Courtney Utt
Editing: Megan Bates
Lettering: Mark Griffin
Publisher: Hyoe Narita
Retouch & Lettering: Jim Keefe (Volumes 12 and up)
Touch-up Art: Mark Griffin
(none)
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media
French staff
French companies
(none)
Publisher: Editions Tonkam
French cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
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