A press release announced that the manga written and illustrated by Masahito Soda, Megumi no Daigo: Kyuukoku no Orange (Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company), will have an anime adaptation that will premiere in 2023 in Japan. The production is carried out by the studios. Brain’s Baseunder the direction of masahiko murata (Fumetsu no Anata e, Tsukumogami Kashimasu, Shikabane Hime: Kuro).
Masahito Soda began publishing the manga in October 2020 through the magazine. Monthly Shōnen Magazine from the publisher kodanshabeing a sequel to the manga Megumi no Daigowhich he published in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday from shogakukan between August 1995 and June 1999, with twenty volumes. The original manga has already inspired a film adaptation titled as Me gumi no Daigo: Kajiba no Baka Yaroureleased in July 1999 and produced by the studios sunrise.
Synopsis of Megumi no Daigo
Fire, smoke, adrenaline and fear: when everyone runs to escape a fire, a few brave ones run to jump right into it. Firefighters risk their lives to protect others, and Daigo Asahina has always dreamed of being one of them. He just got out of the training academy and has just been assigned to the Medaka-Ga-Hama Fire Station. Smug and overconfident, Daigo answers a few calls and is quickly humiliated and put in his place: he still has a lot to learn before he can consider himself a true firefighter.
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