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Enen no Shouboutai


Alternative Titles

English: Fire Force
Synonyms: Fire Brigade of Flames
Japanese: 炎炎ノ消防隊

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 2019 to ?
Premiered: Summer 2019
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:25 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: David Production
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.771 (scored by 48,966 users)
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Ranked: #9672
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Popularity: #404
Members: 237,467
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Synopsis

Spontaneous Human Combustion: a chaotic phenomenon that has plagued humanity for years, randomly transforming ordinary people into flaming, violent creatures known as Infernals. While Infernals make up the first-generation accounts of Human Combustion, the second and third generations became known as pyrokinetics—people gifted with the ability to manipulate and control their flames while remaining human. To combat the Infernal threat and discover the cause, the Tokyo Armed Forces, Fire Defense Agency, and Holy Church of Sol produced their answer: the Special Fire Force.

Young and eager third-generation pyrokinetic Shinra Kusakabe, nicknamed Devil's Footprints for his explosive ability to ignite his feet at will, becomes a member of the lively Special Fire Force Company 8. Upholding the brigade's duty to extinguish the blazing Infernals and lay their souls to rest, Shinra is determined to become a hero who will save the lives of those threatened by the flame terror.

However, this is not the hero's game Shinra imagined. The Fire Force is a fractured mess of feuding brigades, abnormal Infernal sightings are increasing all over Tokyo, and a shadowy group is claiming to have answers to the strange fire that caused the death of Shinra's family 12 years ago. Faced with many obstacles within and outside the Fire Force, Shinra fights to uncover the truth behind the burning mysteries that have kept him in the dark.

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Staff

Yase, Yuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Itou, Hideki
Episode Director


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#1: "Inferno (インフェルノ)" by Mrs.GREEN APPLE (eps 1-)
#2: "MAYDAY feat. Ryo from CRYSTAL LAKE" by coldrain (eps 15-)

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"veil" by Keina Suda



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Aug 16, 2019
Karhu (All reviews)
I really thought this was going to be different from your typical small deal shonen series. The first two episodes were fun as heck. Supernatural firefighters fought against flames with axes and machine guns while nuns tried to tame them with "holy water". Exactly the type of nonsense I am into, easy to enjoy, I thought.

But then the show showed its true colors. Incredibly unfitting and unnecessary ecchi fanservice and boob fondling. Soulless comedic reliefs. Dialogue is constantly masked as story-telling/backstory narrative in a manner so pathetic that it seems like a parody, whilst lessening the genuity of the characters. Illogical story events are there read more
Aug 16, 2019
Mothaphucker (All reviews)
I was looking forward to watching Fire Force with all the PV teasers and with David Productions listed under. I made it something I shouldn't miss.

Boy, was I wrong.

I'm going to keep this review short and sweet. Not much detail necessary to get the message through why this adaptation is shit.

Pacing, pacing, pacing. I'm pretty sure the director doesn't know the meaning of pacing. It's like I'm watching a generic Hollywood action movie that wanted to get on the hype train just because. Either the show is cutting shots literally every fucking second or it holds a still way too long making everything feel read more
Aug 16, 2019
Zurheide (All reviews)
There are a lot of things that can be said about Fire Force, most of which will be said over and over during its run. We're only 6 episodes in, but with every discussion thread comes a new wave of comments praising the animation quality or questioning the inclusion of a character who's primary role is to provide fan service. Rather than restate everything that's been said about this show, I will go with a simple statement:

Fire Force is entertaining as hell.

I came late to the Soul Eater train by about 8 years, but I blazed through the anime and finished the manga twice as read more
Aug 17, 2019
Doofenheimer (All reviews)
Ive posted this review for the last 2 weeks updating it as each episode came out. Now that this can officially stay up here this will be my finalized review of Fire Force with the 6th episode. The next time I will update this will be when the anime finishes (If I don't drop it by then).
-Doofenheimer.




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