Red Armband of Leadership - TV Tropes

In Japanese society, a method for identifying the leader of a group — be it the leader of an Ouendan or a club or group president — is to look for the red armband on the upper arm. The armband has the name of the group printed on it. For westerners, associations might come out wrong. Very wrong. Except for Russians, who used similar armbands quite innocently during the Soviet period.…