Fire Force Wiki
Advertisement
Fire Force Wiki

Chapter 39
Chapter 39.png
Previous Chapter 38
Next Chapter 40
Chapter Info
Japanese 最強の火消し
Arc Asakusa arc
Chapter 39
Pages 20
Release Info
Japan July 13, 2016
Debuts
Characters
Techniques
No new techniques

The Strongest Hikeshi (最強の火消し, Saikyou no Hikeshi) is the thirty-ninth chapter of the Fire Force manga series.

Summary

As Company 8 show up suddenly at the 7th Special Fire Fighting Station wishing to speak to Benimaru, the Commander questions their reason on coming. After explaining, Benimaru speaks of his disinterest in the matters that the the emperor orders each of the brigades to do, to which Shinra starts arguing with him for his tendancy to not do anything. Soon after, people in the streets are heard shouting that there's a fire, and that Kantarō has become a Infernal. Benimaru leaves to deal with the situation, and tells the 8th to be gone by the time he gets back. Shinra and the others prepare to watch Benimaru take action. The Commander readies his matois, igniting one and thrusting it toward a row of houses, destroying four or five of them, shocking everyone. He then grabs another and uses it to fly toward his destination. While still in the air, other members throw up some matoi toward Benimaru, and he ignites them all, and directs all of the flags to even more houses that he destroys. As Shinra questions what his ability is, Konro informs everyone on the fact that Benimaru is both a Second and Third Generation. The Commander then confronts the Flame Human, pointing out the destruction that has occurred, and then quickly purifies the Flame Human, saying it done a good job for withstanding the pain for so long. An old lady informs Shinra that the citizens don't mind Benimaru destroying the area because it is their sort of way for praying for the soul of a Flame Human, and the people want to be killed by Benimaru if they're going to die anyhow, because they see him as a gentle man. The commander then walks back to the Station, and eats some of the daifuku, saying it's too sweet.

Character Appearances

Battles and Events

Trivia

  • The kanji used for "fireman" (火消し) in the name of the chapter refers to what firemen were called in the edo period, the period between 1603 and 1868 in the history of Japan.

Site Navigation

v  e
Chapters and Volumes
Volume 1 012345
Volume 2 6789101112131415
Volume 3 16171819202122232425
Volume 4 262728293031323334
Volume 5 3536373839404142
Volume 6 434445464748495051
Volume 7 525354555657585960
Volume 8 616263646566676869
Volume 9 707172737475767778
Volume 10 798081828384858687
Volume 11 888990919293949596
Volume 12 979899100101102103104105
Volume 13 106107108109110111112113114
Volume 14 115116117118119120121122123
Volume 15 124125126127128129130131132
Volume 16 133134135136137138139140141
Volume 17 142143144145146147148149150
Volume 18 151152153154155156157158159
Volume 19 160161162163164165166167168
Volume 20 169170171172173174175176177
Volume 21 178179180181182183184185186
Volume 22 187188189190191192193194195
Volume 23 196197198199200201202203204
Volume 24 205206207208209210211212213
Volume 25 214215216217218219220221222
Volume 26 223224225226227228229230231
Volume 27 232233234235236237238239240
Volume 28 241242243244245246247248249
Volume 29 250251252253254255256257258
Volume 30 259260261262263264265266267
Chapters not yet in tankōbon format 268269270271272273274275276277278279280281282283284285286287288289290291
v  e
Asakusa arc
Chapters 39404142434445464748495051
Epiosdes 11121314
Advertisement