Through Kodansha publisher's website, it was reported that the manga series written and illustrated by Atsushi Ohkubo, Enen no Shouboutai (Fire Force), reached 11.5 million cumulative circulating copies among its 25 compilation volumes published to date.
For his part, Ohkubo has been publishing the manga in Kodansha publishing house's Weekly Shonen Magazine since September 2015. The publishing house published the twenty-third compiled volume on May 15. The play inspired a 24-episode anime adaptation produced by David Production Studios, released in July 2019. A second 24-episode season has been on the air since July 3.
Synopsis of Fire Force
Terror has paralyzed the inhabitants of Tokyo after a phenomenon known as "spontaneous combustion" began to turn its inhabitants into a kind of flaming demons called infernal. Despite this, some people are able to handle flames and maintain their human form, thus giving them special abilities that divide them into first, second and third generation pyrokinetics. Within this chaos, our protagonist Shinra Kusakabe, a third-rate pyrokinetic generation, he joins the Eighth Company of the Fire Force Special Unit, which seeks to discover the truth behind the phenomenon of human combustion.
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