Fire Force manga surpasses 12.5 million copies in circulation

Fire Force manga surpasses 12.5 million copies in circulation

On the official Twitter account of the manga written and illustrated by Atsushi Ohkubo, Enen no Shouboutai (Fire Force), it was confirmed that the work has exceeded 12.5 million cumulative copies in circulation. The headline of the twenty-sixth compilation volume, which will be released on November 17, will still indicate a circulation of 12 million copies, because it was not updated in time.

Fire Force manga surpasses 12.5 million copies in circulation

On the other hand, Ohkubo has been publishing the manga in Kodansha publisher's Weekly Shonen Magazine since September 2015. The publisher published the twenty-fifth compiled volume on September 17 and will publish the twenty-sixth 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 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.

Source: Official Twitter Account

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