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Red Nose (赤鼻, Akahana; Viz: Rednose) is the C-Class Rank 385 professional hero of the Hero Association.

Appearance

Like his name suggests, Red Nose has a red nose. He also sports curly red hair, dull eyes, and an nonathletic build. He has apathetic eyes and constantly diagonal eyebrows.

Personality

Red Nose is a rather selfish and attention seeking individual, as seen when he kept looking at the camera and posing while trying to convince a man to refrain from committing suicide.[2] He is also pretty cowardly given how he'd run from a monster at first sight and yet is highly overconfident, seeing Garou's rising infamy after defeating Tanktop Master as an opportunity for promotion and underestimating the Hero hunter due to the latter being a human.

Plot

Human Monster Saga

Hero Hunt Arc

Red Nose begins to belittle the heroes that had been defeated by the Garou but get negative responses from Hyottoko and Studless. He goes on to attempt to show off his own martial arts skills only to have Garou himself appear behind him.[3] He and the heroes were later found beaten on the street.[4]

Appearances in Other Media

Omakes

Salmon

Red Nose is trying to convince a suicidal man not to jump from a building, but in reality he is just trying to look good on camera.[2]

Abilities and Powers

Like most C-Class heroes, Red Nose seems to prefer to combine strength against emergencies, rather then fight them alone, as he was seen most of the time with other C-Class heroes.
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Given his rank in C-Class and how easily he was beaten by Garou, it can be assumed that Red Nose is a rather weak hero, even by C-Class standards.

Fighting Style

Novice martial artist: When he spoke with Hyottoko and Studless about Garou, he claimed to know a bit about martial arts. Although he is clearly nowhere near Garou's level, who easily knocked him out.

Equipment

Red Nose wears an armor with noses and letters "R", made by his mother, which extends through the arms to reach his gloves.

Hero Rating

Red Nose's rating determined by the Hero Association[1]:

Ability Type Stamina Intelligence Justice Endurance Power Popularity Effectiveness Fighting Ability Total
Physical2332222218

Major Battles

Participants Chapter(s) Episode(s) Result
Red Nose, Studless and Hyottoko vs. Garou (Off screen) 47 15 Loss

Trivia

  • He is named for his unusually red nose and apparently his mother made his armor based on it.[1]
  • Red Nose is the lowest known ranked hero in the series. There are only 5 heroes in the entire Hero Association beneath him, though who these 5 are has yet to be revealed.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 One-Punch Man Encyclopedia; One-Punch Man: Hero Perfection, page 25
  2. 2.0 2.1 One-Punch Man Omake; Salmon
  3. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 47, page 1-4
  4. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 47, page 111

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