Fire Force Anime Announces Third Season And New Mobile Game


Among the slew of anime announcements last week, Weekly Shonen Magazine announced that a third season of the Fire Force (Enen no Shouboutai) anime and a completely original video game are now in production.

Source: © Atsushi Okubo / Kodansha / Special Fire Force Video Public Relations Section

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Created by Soul Eater mangaka Atsushi Ohkubo and serialized in Kodansha publication from September 2015 to February 2022, Fire Force features a world where spontaneous human combustion regularly threatens to turn the citizens of Tokyo into living creatures made of flames known as Infernals or grant them pyrokinetic powers.

In response to these increasing incidents of random immolation, Tokyo creates the Fire Force, a special brigade created to specifically combat Infernals whose members possess such fire manipulation powers themselves.

Source: Fire Force Vol. 1 (2016), Kodansha. Cover by Atsushi Ohkubo.

Among these members of the Fire Force is Shinra Kusakabe, a young boy whose ability allows him to ignite his feet in order to use the flames for combat or rapid transport and whose effects earned Shinra the nickname ” Devil’s Footprints”.

Joining Special Fire Force Company 8, Shinra and his squadmates soon find themselves shrouded in a mystery tied to both the murder of his mother, the rise of hellish apparitions, and a mysterious cult.

Source: Fire Force Ch. 7 “The Devil and the Joker” (2016), Kodansha. Words and Art by Atsushi Ohkubo.

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Weekly Shonen Magazine revealed the development of these two new Fire Force projects on May 16, announcing via its official Twitter account that “‘#Flame Firefighters’ Season 3 will be produced!”, along with a “completely new original adaptation Game !”

Source: Twitter

Developed by Japanese developer Mobcast, whose previous credits include mobile games KINGDOM RAN and Puella Magi Madoka Magica, the video game will be titled Fire Force: Flame Dance and is set to release on iOS and Android.

Although no gameplay details have been revealed, the Fire Force production team revealed that Ms. GREEN APPLE, who provided the anime’s first opening theme “Inferno”, will provide an original theme song. for the game.

Finally, the announcement ended with the further reveal that the series will be hosting an online exhibit to honor the completion of the manga, which “will display a variety of original drawings from the original manga, allowing visitors to enjoy the world of art. work in all its splendor”. ”.

According to the Fire Force team, the event will be held “from June 17 (Friday) to July 17 (Sunday), 2022”.

Source: Fire Force Inferno Online Exhibit

Are you excited for the return of the Fire Force anime? How do you think it will fit the events of the manga? Let us know your thoughts on social media or in the comments below!

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