Friday, August 21, 2009

Hero Profile: Tomica Hero Rescue Force/Fire

Broadcast on Japan's TV Aichi, the Tomica Hero series based on Takara Tomy's Tomica toy car line. Tomica Hero: Rescue Force started out April 2008 and was followed by the sequel Tomica Hero: Rescue Fire. Rescue Force is deployed to protect human lives from various disasters too extreme for normal rescue workers, started with 2 men (blue and silver) and 2 women (red and white). Then joined by another guy in black. The series had 51 episodes and a movie.

The sequel started April 4, 2009 and so far has 21 episodes. Fire-1 is male and orange; Fire-2 is male and silver; and Fire-3 is female and green---a first in any tokusatsu hero series. This series started with three heroes. The others joined later, like Fire-4 in his black suit (male) and Fire-5 in his light blue suit (male).
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1 comment:

Dizzy said...

We need more females in green.