Furukawa Makoto has been selected as a new cast member of TV anime “Fire Force 2nd Chapter”, which is scheduled to be broadcast in Jul. 2020. Furukawa will be voicing Ogun Montgomery, an old friend of Shinra and Arthur since their academy days. Moreover, various comments from the voice actor have been received, such as “I'm so excited that I can't wait for the day when we will able to watch the series together in front of the TV”.
“Fire Force” is originally a battle-fantasy manga by Okubo Atsushi, which is currently serialized in Weekly Shounen Magazine. The story is set in a world where “spontaneous human combustions” turn people into living infernos called “Infernals”. The young boy and pyrokinetic Shinra Kusakabe, who is also known as “Devil's Footprints”, fights against the “Infernals” together with the members of the Special Fire Force.
The TV anime began airing in Jul. 2019, and the new series will be the 2nd season.
Furukawa Makoto will be the new cast member. He plays the role of Ogun Montgomery, a Third Generation and member of Special Fire Force Company 4, who is also an old friend of Shinra and Arthur since their academy days. Comments from the voice actor have been received as well.
“Fire Force 2nd Chapter” is scheduled to be broadcast from Jul. 2020.
<The full commentary is below>
[Furukawa Makoto as Ogun Montgomery]
–Please tell us your impressions of the character Ogun
My first impression of him was of a friendly and good-natured young man.
I enjoy voicing him because he has a great sense of humor, and also I love watching him teasing Pan.
I would like to have such funny guys as friends.
His technique Yoruba Blacksmith and the spears used in the battle scenes are amazing, aren't they?
I think he's the most interesting character!
–Please leave a message to the fans who are looking forward to
My name is Furukawa, and I will be the voice of Ogun Montgomery.
I'm a newcomer from the 2nd Chapter, and I'm having great fun playing both the comical and serious scenes of my character. It's being a fulfilled dubbing session.
I'm so excited that I can't wait for the day when we will able to watch the series together in front of the TV”.
Stay tuned for the release!
(C) Okubo Atsushi, Kodansha / Special Fire Force Video Public Relations Department