The description of the twenty-seventh compiled volume of the manga written and illustrated by Atsushi Ohkubo, Enen no Shouboutai (Fire Force), revealed that the work has exceeded 14 million cumulative circulating copies. This volume will be put on sale in Japan on February 17 and is included in the count.
On the other hand, Ohkubo has published the manga in Kodansha publisher's Weekly Shonen Magazine since September 2015. The publisher published the 25th compiled volume on September 17, followed by the 26th on November 17.
The play inspired a 24-episode anime adaptation produced by David Production Studios, released in July 2019. A second 24-episode season aired during the Summer-2020 season, specifically on July 3 in Japan.
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.
Source: Official Site
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