Ono Daisuke will be the new cast member of the TV anime “Fire Force 2nd Chapter”, which is scheduled to be broadcast on Jul. 2020. He will be voicing Pan Ko Paat, the captain of Special Fire Force Company 4. Various comments have been received from the voice actor, such as “I like the atmosphere of this series. Look forward to it!”.
“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.
Ono Daisuke becomeswill be the new cast member. He plays the role of Pan Ko Paat, the captain of Special Fire Force Company 4, who had been also an old teacher of Shinra and Arthur during 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>
[Ono Daisuke as Pan Ko Paat]
–Please tell us your impressions of the character Pan Ko Paat.
A cool and thoughtful teacher who always acts as a protector and a guide towards the other. I'm honored to be entrusted with this role since I myself want to be like him.
–Please leave a message to the fans who are looking forward to
I can feel the true passion as a burning flame overflowing in the dubbing studio. I like the atmosphere of this series. Look forward to it!”.
(C) Okubo Atsushi, Kodansha / Special Fire Force Video Public Relations Department