Heroic, Supporting and Villainous characters in Tomica Hero Rescue Fire. (Page under construction, beware of unmarked spoilers!)
Actor(s): Sho Kubo
The 19 year old protagonist and firefighter who joins Rescue Fire as Fire-1.
- Death by Origin Story: His parents, who are both fire-fighters, die in a blaze when he is 6 years old.
- Establishing Character Moment: At the beginning of episode 1, he stops to help a child who has been injured by some motorcycle thugs, even though this makes him catastrophically late for his first day in Rescue Fire.
- Exact Eavesdropping: Frequently engages in this, leading to various misunderstandings about his co-workers.
- Excalibur in the Rust: The X-Basher is this until it's power is unlocked by Tatsuya's Rescue Soul.
- Hero Does Public Service: Is very keen on recycling, and is late for work (again) when he is enlisted by an old lady to clean up a massive pile of illegally dumped, unsorted rubbish.
- Oddly Shaped Sword: The X-Basher is this, to the extent that it looks more like a chainsaw.
- The Leader: Of the headstrong variety, particularly towards the latter half of the series.
- Training Montage: Engages in several of these throughout the series, when he becomes dissatisfied with his current power and feels he is holding the team back.
Actor(s): Yu Kawada
The 21 year old medical expert of Rescue Fire, Yuuma is descended form a line of Edo-period firefighters, or hikeshi.
- Biting the Handkerchief: Does this in episode 47 while lamenting that Tama-chan isn't in work that day.
- Comfort Food: Has been known to eat Okonomiyaki instead of his family's trademark Monjayaki (both are a kind of pan-fried batter).
- Drunk on Milk: Does this with Captain Taiga in episode 43 after Tama-chan mishears his proposal.
- Family Honor: everyone in his family takes their vocations incredibly seriously
- Heroic Sacrifice: Takes the brunt of the Last Breath Bullet fired by the Jakaen commanders in episode 49.
- Ignored Confession: His Love Confession to Tama-chan is completely misheard, as she's busy trying out a new Monjayaki variant.
- Trademark Favourite Food: The Monjayaki made at his mother's shop.
- Working-Class Hero: Comes from a long line of firefighters and construction workers.
Actor(s): Yu Nakamura
The only female member of Rescue Fire, 19 year old Ritsuka studied in America before returning to Japan to join the team.
- Daddy's Girl: Heads back to Japan to enlist in Rescue Fire immediately when she learns about his death in the field as a firefighter.
- Gendered Outfit: Hers is the only uniform to come with a skirt rather than trousers.
- Guys Smash, Girls Shoot: Favours the gun mode of the tri-basher over the sword mode, unlike Fire-1 and Fire-2.
Actor(s): Kazuki Fukuyama
A 21 year old classmate of Ritsuka's in America, Tsubasa joined Rescue Fire to finally surpass her, and honour an old friend. He is the first of two members of the sky team.
- Ma'am Shock: Repeatedly acts offended when a young girl refers to him as 'uncle'.
- Tragic Keepsake: Carries the dogtag of his friend who was paralysed and unable to continue as a firefighter.
- Loser Friend Puzzles Outsiders: Cannot understand why Tatsuya is Fire-1 instead of Ritsuka.
Actor(s): Masanori Mizuno
20 year old Jun is the other member of Rescue Fire's sky team, who became a helicopter pilot after being impressed by the sight of Rescue Force.
- Mega-Corp: A business conglomerate, Watari Holdings, is manage by his father.
- Stoic Spectacles: Wears a pair to make himself look more serious. May also be Purely Aesthetic Glasses.
- Overly Stereotypical Disguise: Dons a surgical mask and a brown trench coat while spying on the existing members of Rescue Fire in episode 15.
Captain Riku Taiga
Actor(s): Masataka Fujishige
The 25 year old captain of Rescue Fire, Taiga tries to remain cool and aloof, but cannot hide the affection he feels for his subordinates. Despite being highly skilled, he cannot don a fire suit of his own.
- Big "NO!": Becomes very upset when Joukaen aims the weaponry of Fire Phoenix at Tatsuya during the climax of episode 47.
- Chess Motifs: Is seen playing with a chessboard in the command room during early episodes. May be a case of Smart People Play Chess.
- Catapult Nightmare: Suffers one as the opening of episode 30.
- Giving Someone the Pointer Finger: Practically Once an Episode, does this to order 'Emergency Deployment!' and to announce 'Mission Clear!'
- Good Scars, Evil Scars: Has a pair of thin lines on either side of his back as the only sign of the damage he sustained testing the Fire Suits
- Hell-Bent for Leather: Is always wearing a rather spiffy leather jacket and trousers. Impossibly Cool Clothes
- I Shall Taunt You: Runs circles around Sakaen while telling him he's full of openings.
- Non-Action Guy: He gets onto the field rarely,
- Training from Hell: Has a reputation for dishing this out, which he uses for full effect during the Beach Episode.
Actor(s): Reiko Takagi
A special Rescue Megaphone who is also a robot, Q-Suke teams up with Tatsuya in order to better train the rookie Fire-1.
Actor(s): Shizuka Nakamura
A cafeteria worker who insists on the nickname Tama-chan. She is always researching new dishes so that she can assist everyone by creating happiness through food.
Actor(s): Hiroshi Fujioka
The Director of the United Fire-Defense Agency.
The mechanic responsible for creating and maintaining the rescue vehicles, megaphones and tri-bashers.
Actor(s): Hiromichi Sato
The older brother of Captain Taiga, and the archaeologist in charge of the Taiga Archaeology Lab. He is tasked with researching the Blue Dragons for the UFDA, in an effort to better prevent the Jaekaen's Extreme Fires.
Actor(s): Ayaka Ito
The daughter of Naoshi Taiga, and Captain Taiga's niece. She helps her father with his archaeology work for the UFDA, even though she frequently gets frustrated with his ditziness and meandering.
The youngest of the Taiga siblings, Marimo is a dairy farmer from Hokkaido. She visits 'Riku-aniki' to request his help in episode 43.
Yuuma Megumi's father, a proud construction worker.
Yuuma Megumi's mother, she runs an Monjayaki restaurant which the team sometimes visit.
Yuuma's friend who is now training with his father to become a top construction worker. When he became an apprentice of Megumi snr. he and Yuuma vowed to become the best in their respective fields.
A childhood friend of Tatsuya's, who now works as a teacher at the orphanage where they both grew up - Himawari School.
Actor(s): Daisuke Gori, Ryuzaburo Otomo
The head of the Jakaen, Don Kaen was sealed in the polar ice caps for thousands of years before being released by global warming. He and his minions wish to punish humanity for their irresponsible use of fire, by creating Extreme Fires.
Actor(s): Daisuke Kirii
The top general of the Jakaen, Joukaen is released form the South Pole halfway through the series. A wild and unpredictable opponent who enjoys hearing humans suffer, he is carrying a great deal of resentment for the events of the first conflict between the Jakaen and the humans many centuries previous.
Actor(s): Akeno Watanabe
One of three commanders of the Jakaen, Chukaen is the only female member. She specialises in creating Extreme Fires from foodstuffs and plants.
Actor(s): Susumu Chiba
The second member of the villainous trio, Ukaen presents himself as the smart member of the group. He specialises in creating Extreme Fires from vehicles and other mechanical objects.
The final member of the Jakaen's villain trio, Sakaen is the dumb muscle foil to Ukaen. He specialises in creating Extreme Fires from animals.
- Even Evil Has Standards: objects to Chukaen laughing at Tama
The basic minions of the Jakaen, these flame demons serve their masters as best they can, obstructing those who might try to prevent Extreme Fires.