Enen no Shouboutai
Fire Force
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Enen no Shouboutai

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Fire Brigade of Flames
Japanese: 炎炎ノ消防隊
English: Fire Force
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 34
Chapters: 305
Status: Finished
Published: Sep 23, 2015 to Feb 22, 2022
Genres: Action Action, Fantasy Fantasy, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: Super Power Super Power
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Authors: Ookubo, Atsushi (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.741 (scored by 4882748,827 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #15072
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #118
Members: 112,595
Favorites: 3,117

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Synopsis

Still reeling from the childhood trauma of losing his family to a blaze, Shinra Kusakabe endures both the blessing and curse of being a third-generation pyrokinetic: a person gifted with the ability to freely control fire.

Meanwhile, the Infernals—first-generation pyrokinetics who spontaneously combust into flaming, demonic creatures—ravage the streets of Tokyo. After he is recognized for his abilities, Shinra joins Special Fire Force Company 8, one of many fire brigades developed to combat these Infernals.

Although working with the Fire Force seems to have fulfilled a calling, Shinra learns that becoming a hero is not as easy as it seems. Infernal sightings are worsening across the country, and his own fellow brigadiers struggle to unite against these threats. To make matters worse, Shinra's past returns to haunt him after he confronts a mysterious cult. As he endeavors to reach the truth, Shinra soon finds himself in the middle of a conspiracy that aims to engulf the world in flames.

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Background

Enen no Shouboutai has been published in English as Fire Force by Kodansha Comics USA since November 8, 2016. The series has also been published in Italian by Panini Comics under the Planet Manga imprint since May 5, 2017, in French by Kana since May 19, 2017, in Spanish by Norma Editorial since June 23, 2017, and in Polish by Waneko since December 12, 2019.

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Reviews

May 5, 2023
story, 9: this is quite possibly the most batshit insane thing ive ever read and i loved every part of it, i legitimately cant even describe the last 60 or so chapters, it was like a rollercoaster that had me genuinely smiling like shinra the whole time, there were some chapters where i realized i was holding my breath for most of it. im not even going to try to explain how insane, as in abstract, the story is, you just have to read it, but at the same time it delivers a GRAND but concise and easy to follow plot with twists thatll have ...
Feb 23, 2022
Mixed Feelings
Fire Force… The second big hit of Atsushi Ookubo. To tell the whole story, when I started to read this manga, I did not know it was the same author as for ‘Soul Eater’. Which is important, because I was literally traumatized by the ‘fist of friendship defeating the biggest evil of the whole universe’ of the Anime… So I have never read the manga, (even if I know it is different in many ways than the Anime), and after I realized it I was a bit shocked, because it was really good! However, I soon experienced my fear was not unfounded!

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Feb 28, 2024
A very promising premise, a world of "fire," human combustion, mysterious events, and a growth worthy of a good Shonen. However, shortly after the halfway point of the story, it loses the essence that envelops you and invites you to keep reading. It becomes boring at times and too lengthy towards the end.

There are moments that attempt to be comedic, but within the series' context of sadness and seriousness, these moments feel out of place and are not amusing; they can even be cringe-inducing.

Certain characters have nonsensical moments that are used for their growth, but because these moments lack coherence, their development loses strength.

Despite the ...

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