Hero Heel (HERO・HEEL -英雄と悪漢-, Hero Heel - Eiyū to Akkan) is a manga written and illustrated by Makoto Tateno. It is licensed in North America by Digital Manga Publishing, which released the manga through its imprint, Juné, on April 8, 2008. Biblos released the manga on August 10, 2005 before it went bankrupt in 2006. Libre Publishing took over publication in Japan and released the manga's three tankōbon between June 30, 2007 and March 10, 2007, publishing the last two volumes first then the first volume. The manga is licensed in Taiwan by Egmont Manga & Anime and in Germany by AnimePro.
Minami is a young actor who has been cast as the main character of a superhero TV program. Although he takes the job half heartedly, thinking of it as a mere children's show, he's soon taken by the talent of his costar, Sawada. One day, Minami stumbles upon Sawada kissing a man! Deeply confused, he's unable to hide his growing attraction for him... A hero's love is always filled with trials!