It has been 20 years since the completion of Megumi no Daigo. The story of three young firefighters who inherited the passionate spirit of the legendary firefighter Daigo Asahina, Megumi no Daigo Kokukoku Orange has been decided to be animated. Comments from original author Masato Soda and animation director Masahiko Murata have also arrived.
Megumi no Daigo, which is the starting point of the story, was serialized in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday from 1995 to 1999, won the Shogakukan Manga Award in 1996, and won the manga category at the 2nd Media Arts Festival of the Agency for Cultural Affairs in 1998.
An award-winning work of legend. Daigo Asahina, a novice firefighter, grows up to be a legendary firefighter by working hard with his friends to protect people’s lives and livelihoods at the scene of fires and disasters where life is in danger every moment.
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During the serialization period, the firefighter’s passionate activities attracted attention as a result of the work, and in 2004, it was made into a drama.As a sequel that inherits the spirit of Megumi no Daigo, Megumi no Daigo Savior’s Orange is currently gaining popularity. The cumulative total of the original series has exceeded 14 million copies.
And today, the long-awaited 6th volume was released, and an animation was also announced. Megumi Daigo Kokukoku Orange is about three young firefighters Daigo Take, Shun Onda, and Yuki Nakamura who aim to become the Special Rescue Team.
In addition, commonly known as Orange, which is an elite unit among firefighting organizations. story. Why did they want to become firefighters? And the past they each have. It depicts the struggle and growth of three people who have various thoughts and aspire to the same path.
Source: Anime News Network