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Kousoku Card Battle: Card Hero(高速カードバトル カードヒーロー,High-Speed Card Battle: Card Hero?) is a card battle RPG developed by Nintendo SPD and Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo, and was released only in Japan on December 20, 2007 for the Nintendo DS. It is the successor of the Japan-only NintendoGame Boy Color title, Trade & Battle: Card Hero. An updated version was released as a DSiWare title in Japan on July 29, 2009. No official announcement has been made about localizing the game outside Japan; however, Nintendo of America registered the Card Hero series trademark on May 8, 2009. A sequel titled Card Hero Speed Battle was later released as a DSiWare exclusive on July 29, 2009.
It features Maruo Maruhige and some altered versions of the monsters from the previous title of the series, as well as new monsters and three new main characters: Satoru, Haruka and their rival, Kiriwo.