Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company M
|Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company M|
Volume 16 of Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company M
(Megumi no Daigo)
|Written by||Masahito Soda|
|English publisher||Viz Media|
|Magazine||Weekly Shōnen Sunday|
|Original run||1995 – 1999|
|Directed by||Susumu Nishizawa|
|Released||July 27, 1999|
|Directed by||Go Shichitaka, Take Narita, Hirosuke Mitake, Taro Kinoshita, Osamu Yonekawa, Ryouichi Tanaka|
|Original run||January 6, 2004 – March 16, 2004|
Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company M (め組の大吾 Megumi no Daigo ) is a shōnen manga by Masahito Soda. The manga has been released in its entirety by Viz Media in the United States. In 1996, it received the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen.
As a child Daigo Asahina's life was saved by a fireman. He grew up and never forgot the brave, nameless man who rescued and inspired him to become a firefighter himself. Now as a firefighter in training at Medaka-Ga-Hama Fire Station in Sengoku City, Daigo must grow up quickly, learn the ropes, and find out if he truly has what it takes to become a heroic fireman.
- Daigo Asahina
- The protagonist of the story, he is an eighteen-year-old fool who thinks he knows everything about fighting fires on the first day of work.
- Capt. Gomi
- The captain of Fire Company M whose easy-going attitude is initially off-putting to the overzealous Daigo.
- Ms. Ochiai
- Daigo's high school teacher who continues to offer encouragement even though he is no longer her student. She treats him as though he is her little brother, though Daigo has feelings for her.
- Shiro Amakasu
- Daigo's serious-minded rival at Kujiradai Fire Station, one of the busiest stations in the area.
- "小学館漫画賞: 歴代受賞者" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved August 19, 2007.
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