|“||Mr. Hermes, unlike you, I am quite interested in this oriental island country they call Cipangu. Their concept of freedom of thought and other different paradigms are quite intriguing.||”|
— Vulcan to Hermes
Vulcan is a High School Representative for the Greece U-17. A philosopher at heart, he prefers to look at things from various angles. His best style is playing smart. A man of logic who hides his burning passion within.
Will it be a victory or a loss! The philosopher of the tennis paradoxes.
Like all the other Greek players, he resembles famous Greek statues.
He makes a minor appearance in the manga but he is interested in Japanese culture.
U-17 World Cup
Playing Styles & Techniques
The god of fire holds interest in switching between paradigms and free thought with the Japanese players. By asking his opponents to choose between two difficult options, he uses the philosophical tennis as a strategy.
According the Official Fanbook Volume 23.5, he is a right handed all-rounder.
- Vulcan is the god of fire including the fire of volcanoes, metalworking, and the forge in ancient Roman religion and myth.
- Vulcan's Chinese name is written as 伏尔甘·拉尔修, which translates to Vulcan Laertius.
- Hobby: Reading philosophical books
- Favorite food: Slipper lobster
Messages to Vulcan
- Volk: We talked before the dinner after the interchange matches and it was worth paying attention to their Greek philosophy. It’s an example the pros of the next generation should follow.