Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company M

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Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company M
Daigo16.jpg
Cover of the sixteenth manga volume
め組の大吾
(Megumi no Daigo)
GenreDrama[1]
Manga
Written byMasahito Soda
Published byShogakukan
English publisher
DemographicShōnen
ImprintShōnen Sunday Comics
MagazineWeekly Shōnen Sunday
Original run19951999
Volumes20
Anime film
Directed bySusumu Nishizawa
Music byShirō Hamaguchi
StudioSunrise
ReleasedJuly 27, 1999
Runtime45 minutes
Television drama
Directed byGo Shichitaka
Take Narita
Hirosuke Mitake
Taro Kinoshita
Osamu Yonekawa
Ryouichi Tanaka
Original networkFuji TV
Original run January 6, 2004 March 16, 2004
Episodes11
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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.[2]

Plot[edit]

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.

Characters[edit]

Daigo Asahina
The protagonist of the story, he is an eighteen-year-old fool who thinks he knows everything about firefighting. Voiced by:Wataru Takagi
Captain Hajime Gomi
The captain of Fire Company M whose easy-going attitude is initially off-putting to the overzealous Daigo. Voiced by:Yusaku Yara
Shizuka 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. Voiced by:Kikuko Inoue
Shiro Amakasu
Daigo's serious-minded rival at Kujiradai Fire Station, one of the busiest stations in the area. Voiced by:Kazuya Ichijō

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Official Website for Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company M". Viz Media. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  2. ^ 小学館漫画賞: 歴代受賞者 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on September 29, 2007. Retrieved August 19, 2007.

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