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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Fire Man with sound clips and images.


Created by Pokejedservo on Thu Jul 30 2009, 10 Comments, Add Comment
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Mega Man NT Warrior (2003)
TorchManRoss Douglas
Ross Douglas
Mega Man: Powered Up (2006)
Fire ManRoger Rhodes
Roger Rhodes

EDITOR'S OPINION

Yes folks believe it or not Fire Man will be the first Robot Master from Wily that will have a Voice Compare here. Fire Man made appearances in Captain N (with a rather "inaccurate" design) and the US Mega Man Animated series (with a perfectly accurate game design) but he never had speaking roles in either show.

Believe it or not Fire Man's first English speaking role was his Net Navi counterpart in the English dub of the Mega Man Battle Network anime voiced by Ross Douglas. Granted I know that unfortunately for some reason the dub had to call him Torch Man (while I don't know for sure if that's the case but I heard Kids WB wanted that to happen so kids won't mistake Fire Man for a Fire Fighter... yeah lets just say I hope that wasn't true.) But say what you will on the "Executive Treatment" that the show got but Ross wasn't all that bad in this role. Perfect? No, one of the show's best performances? No but its certainly not bad.

In Mega Man Powered Up we have VA Roger Rhodes voicing the original version of Fire Man. Now I am not saying that Roger Rhodes is a bad VA (heck he was great as Chibodee Crocket in G Gundam) but whats with the silly Southern accent? I suppose its not really bad but he might have done better without it for this role.

Neither are seemingly perfect but I am thinking of going with Ross Douglas a bit more here.

Pokejedservo

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HyperVoiceActing
said at 1:44 PM on Fri Jul 24 2015
I'm not sure if this is a fair comparison, seeing as how these versions of Fire Man essentially act like different people
tmnisaac
said at 3:34 PM on Wed Apr 29 2015
 1 Shout Out! [?]
1) Ross Douglas
2) Roger Rhodes
Starscreamsfan
said at 7:46 AM on Thu Mar 26 2015
 1 Shout Out! [?]
1) Ross Douglas
2) Roger Rhodes
NoxiousSludge
said at 4:05 AM on Sat Jan 31 2015
While the Yosemite Sam voice for Fire Man was jarring at first, I quickly grew to love Roger's take on him. His energy and delivery is both fantastic and hilarious, and gives Fire Man a lot of personality that's fitting for a siller, lighthearted game like Powered Up.

Ross is still good and makes FireMan.EXE sound evil and intimidating, though it's nowhere near as fun as Roger's.
TrueMyriad
said at 6:20 AM on Fri Oct 4 2013
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I actually think that Christopher Corey Smith would work better as Fireman. He did excellent as Nobunaga Oda, Fire Emblem Awakening, and in Funimation.
Madness Abe
said at 11:25 AM on Fri Jan 13 2012
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I grew up more with Megaman EXE and I might have gone for Ross, but the whole Southern accent and pyromania Roger gave him changed my mind. It's awesome.
Bombermanp
said at 2:15 PM on Thu Nov 24 2011
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I love Rhodes voice ...FIRE!
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 5:24 PM on Sun May 1 2011
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You don't like the Southern accent? I think it makes the voice stand out from the others and it actaully really fits. Ross does well for a more serious Fireman though
pokemastanumba1
said at 2:35 PM on Wed May 25 2011
@Music Meister Exactly! As a matter of fact, I think the accent adds a very nice touch!
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 3:42 PM on Thu May 26 2011
@pokemastanumba1 I think it makes Fireman sound more, excuse the pun, fired up


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