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Fire Force Edit

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Series Information
Romaji En En no Shōbōtai
Kanji 炎炎ノ消防隊
Official Website fireforce-anime.jp
Genre Sci-Fi, Shōnen, Action, Supernatural, Fantasy
Staff
Director Yuki Yase[1]
Series Composition Yamato Haijima
Character Design Hideyuki Morioka
Music Composer Kenichiro Suehiro
Studio david production
Statistics
Original Run July 5, 2019-ongoing
Episodes

24

Streamers Funimation (Dub), Crunchyroll (Simulcast)

Fire Force (炎炎ノ消防隊, En En no Shōbōtai) is an anime produced by david production, based on the manga written and illustrated by Atsushi Ōkubo.

Description Edit

In Year 198 of the Solar Era in Tokyo, Special Fire Force's are fighting against a phenomenon called Spontaneous Human Combustion where humans beings are turned into living infernos called “Infernals.” While the Infernals are First Generation cases of spontaneous human combustion, later generations possess the ability to manipulate flames while retaining human form. Shinra Kusakabe, a youth who gained the nickname Devil’s Footprints for his ability to ignite his feet at will, joins the Special Fire Force Company 8 which composes of other flames users as they work to extinguish any Infernals they encounter. As a faction that is creating Infernals appears, Shinra begins to uncover the truth behind a mysterious fire that caused the death of his family twelve years ago.

Overview Edit

The anime was officially announced via the Fire Force twitter account, on 14th of November 2018. It was also announced via a colour page released in Weekly Shōnen Magazine on the 21st of November 2018, in its 51st issue.

On the 25th of February 2019, Funimation officially announced via their Twitter[2] that they had claimed official rights to the anime, and would be streaming it via their platform FunimationNow in the same year.

On the 17th of March 2019, the official Japanese and English Fire Force twitter accounts released a second PV, which confirmed the air date to be July 5th, 2019, as well as for it to be broadcasted on the Japanese TV program block "Super Animeism" by television channel MBS.

Adult Swim began airing Funimation's English dub on their Toonami programming block on July 27th, 2019 in the United States.

Cast Edit

Music Edit

Opening Theme:

Ending Theme:

  • 『veil』 by Keina Suda
  • Nounai by Lenny code fiction

Episodes Edit

The first episode aired in Japan on July 5th, 2019; with an English subbed version released by Crunchyroll an hour later, as well as an English dubbed version released by Funimation an hour after the Japan broadcast. The third episode, scheduled to air on July 19, 2019, was delayed due to an arson attack which took place at Kyoto Animation a day prior to the premiere.

Episode Title Card Title Japanese Air Date English Air Date
1 Shinra Kusakabe Enlists July 5, 2019 July 5, 2019
2 The Heart of a Fire Soldier July 12, 2019 July 12, 2019
3 The Rookie Fire Soldier Games July 27, 2019 July 27, 2019
4 The Hero and the Princess August 2, 2019 August 2, 2019
5 The Battle Begins August 9, 2019 August 9, 2019
6 The Spark of Promise August 16, 2019 August 16, 2019
7 The Investigation of the 1st Commences August 23, 2019 August 23, 2019
8 Infernal Insects August 30, 2019 August 30, 2019
9 The Spreading Malice September 6, 2019 September 9, 2019
10 The Promise September 13, 2019 September 13, 2019
11 Formation of Special Fire Force Company 8 / The Mightiest Hikeshi September 20, 2019 September 20, 2019
12 Eve of Hostilities in Asakusa October 11, 2019 October 11, 2019
13 The Trap is Set October 18, 2019 October 18, 2019
14 For Whom The Flame Burns October 25, 2019 October 25, 2019
15 The Blacksmith's Dream November 01, 2019 November 01, 2019
16 We Are Family November 08, 2019 November 08, 2019
17 Black and White and Gray November 15, 2019 November 15, 2019
18 The Secrets of Pyrokinesis November 22, 2019 November 22, 2019
19 Into the Nether November 29, 2019 November 29, 2019
20 Wearing His Pride December 06, 2019 December 06, 2019
21 Those Connected December 13,

2019

December 13,

2019

22 A Brother's Determination December 20,

2019

December 20,

2019

23 Smiles December 27,

2019

December 27,

2019

24 The Burning Past December 27,

2019

December 27,

2019

Promotional Material Edit

Gallery Edit

References Edit

  1. http://fireforce-anime.jp/caststaff/
  2. https://twitter.com/FUNimation/status/1100093130861408256
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