A collaboration event between the second season of the anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Atsushi Ohkubo, Enen no Shouboutai (also known as Fire Force), the Chiba Lotte Marines baseball team and the Chiba Fire Department, was announced. to be held during the Chiba Lotte Marines game against Hokkaido Nippon-Ham on August 15.
During this event, professional baseball player Naoya Masuda of the Chiba Lotte Marines and voice actor Yusuke Kobayashi (the voice of Arthur Boyle) will participate as temporary members of the Chiba Fire Department. According to the report, tickets for the game have already been sold out.
In addition, a special exhibition of the Fire Force anime will be held out of state in collaboration with the Chiba Fire Department. Finally, a line of collaborative products is available in the official collaboration store.
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-fourth compiled volume on July 17. The play inspired a 24-episode anime adaptation produced by David Production studios, released in July 2019. A second season has been on air since July 3 and will have a total of 24 episodes.
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: Comic Natalie
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