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Anime, Manga, Light Novel

Kurenai (紅) is a Japanese light novel series by Kentarō Katayama, with illustrations by Yamato Yamamoto. A manga adaptation started serialization in the first issue of Jump Square magazine. An anime adaptation by Brains Base started airing in Japan on April 3, 2008.


Sixteen-year-old Shinkurō Kurenai, a specialist in settling squabbles between people, is one day approached by his employer with the daughter of a powerful plutocratic family asking him to be her bodyguard.


Light novelsEdit

  1. Kure-nai (ISBN 4-08-630272-1), December 2005
  2. Kure-nai ~Guillotine~ (ISBN 4-08-630290-X), July 2006
  3. Kure-nai ~Shuuakusai~ (Part 1) (ISBN 978-4-08-630342-2), November 2007
  4. Kure-nai ~Shuuakusai~ (Part 2) (ISBN 978-4-08-630416-0), April 2008


A manga adaption is running in Jump Square magazine, with art by Yamato Yamamoto, the original illustrator of the novels.


An anime adaption started broadcast in Japan on April 3, 2008. It is written and directed by Kō Matsuo. The anime version is different from the manga in that the anime takes a more dramatic approach with a slice of life feel.

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