Fire Force Anime Trailer Streamed

The official Fire Force (En En no Shōbōtai) anime website has updated with a trailer for the upcoming anime series.

For those who are not aware, the series is based on a manga series that was created by Atsushi Ohkubo. Kodansha launched the series in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 2015. Currently the manga chapters have been collected into fourteen tankōbon volumes as of August 2018. Kodansha USA is the publisher of the manga series in North America and the first volume was released in 2016.

The official website revealed a new series visual for the upcoming series.

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The website also revealed a new character visual for the main protagonist, Shinra Kusakabe, who is voiced by Gakuto Kajiwara. 

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The staff for the anime consists of:

  • Yuki Yase: Director
  • Yamato Haishima: Series Scripts
  • Hideyuki Morioka: Character Designer
  • David Production: Production

Kodansha provided a description for the manga series.

Terror has paralyzed the clockwork metropolis of Tokyo! Possessed by demons, people have begun to burst into flame, leading to the establishment of a special firefighting team: the Fire Force, ready to roll on a moment’s notice to fight spontaneous combustion anywhere it might break out. The team is about to get a very unique addition: Shinra, a boy who possesses the unique power to run at the speed of a rocket, leaving behind the famous “devil’s footprints” (and destroying his shoes in the process). Can the Fire Force discover the source of this strange phenomenon and put a stop to it? Or will the city burn to ashes first?

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