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3 Jul 2020

Fire Force Episodes 21~24, Those Connected” and “A Brother’s Determination aired on 3 July June, 19:00 [18:00 id/th]. Encores are on every Saturdays 01:00 [00:00 id/th] and Sundays 22:00 [21:00 id/th].

Episode 21【Those Connected

Obi and Vulcan face off against Dr. Giovanni and Lisa, during which Giovanni tells Obi more about the nature of Adolla Bursts. Shinra has an unusual experience that leads him to find Sho, but their reunion proves more volatile than hoped for.

 

Episode 22【A Brother’s Determination

As Shinra and Sho continue to share their Adolla Link, Shinra learns a startling truth about the origin of his Adolla Burst flame. Shinra comes to understand the Link’s nature further, developing his skills even more in his effort to reach Sho.

 

Episode 23【Smiles】

Shinra shares his past with Sho as their bond deepens; the 8th seeks Capt. Huang’s help when one of their members is injured.

 

Episode 24【The Burning Past】

Before being discharged from the hospital, Shinra is visited by Captain Burns, who offers to tell him all about the fire that happened 12 years ago, but only if Shinra can demonstrate that he is strong enough to hear the whole truth.

 

Recap on the past episodes below!

Episode 20【Wearing His Pride

Hinawa comes upon an abandoned subway station, where he gets into a shootout with Arrow. Arthur and Mirage find themselves in a rematch, as Arthur gets the chance to put the training he received from Benimaru and Konro to the test.

 

Episode 19【The Secrets of Pyrokinesis

Licht’s analysis of the attack on Vulcan’s workshop reveals that the Evangelist’s men have been in the “Nether,” the area beneath Tokyo. Company 8 proceeds underground in search of the White-Clad and the secrets behind human combustion.

 

 

Episode 18【The Secrets of Pyrokinesis

Vulcan gets settled in at the 8th, while Captain Obi meets with Hibana, Konro, and Karim to exchange data on the White-Clad matter. Konro proposes that Shinra and Arthur be given combat training in Asakusa to improve their fighting skills.

 

Episode 17【Black and White and Gray

While Dr. Giovanni continues to search Vulcan’s workshop, Hibana comes to Shinra’s aid, allowing him to rush back to help Vulcan. Meanwhile, Arthur has his hands full trying to deal with Mirage’s illusions, and Iris resists in her own way.

 

 

Episode 16【We Are Family】

Vulcan teaches Yu a lesson in the importance of forging things that cannot be broken, and his hope to create similarly unbreakable family ties. Sensing a threat to Vulcan, the members of Company 8 take up positions to keep him safe.

 

Episode 15【The Blacksmith’s Dream】

Viktor Licht is assigned to Company 8 as its forensic scientist, but he is viewed with suspicion, since the assignment came from Haijima. Obi sends Shinra, Arthur and Iris to speak to a man named Vulcan about joining the 8th as its engineer.

 

Episode 14【For Whom the Flames Burn

As Asakusa burns around them, Konro encourages Benimaru to step into his role as a community leader. Benimaru devises a way for the townspeople to foil the designs of the impostors among the crowd. Konro reaches out to Shinra for help.

 

Episode 13【The Trap Is Set

With Konro’s help, the members of the 8th begin investigating events in the 7th’s jurisdiction. Chaos breaks out one dozens of cases of mistaken identity crop up, and the town’s people turn on each other. The 8th comes under White-Clad attack.

 

 

Episode 12【Eve of Hostilities in Asakusa

Company 8 pitches in to help rebuild Asakusa after the latest Infernal incident, helping to gain the trust of its people. However, a White-Clad plot threatens to undo all of their goodwill, prompting Obi to take matters into his own hands.

 

Episode 11【Formation of Special Fire Force Company 8 / The Mightiest Hikeshi

While Company 8 searches for clues about the Evangelist, Hinawa recounts the tale of how the company originally came into existence. A lead prompts the crew to pay a visit to Company 7’s jurisdiction in Asakusa, and its captain, Benimaru.

 

 

Episode 10【The Promise

A captains’ conference is convened to allow the Special Fire Force to discuss the situation with the Evangelist and the White-Clad. Shinra once again has an encounter with Joker, in which startling information about Shinra’s brother is revealed.

 

Episode 9【The Spreading Malice

Tamaki watches on as Shinra confronts Rekka over his actions, and reminisces about how she once looked up to the lieutenant. Rekka reveals his objective in seeking out compatible children, one which could spell disaster for the entire world.

 

Episode 8【Infernal Insects

Obi goes over Hibana’s research, and learns that the artificially-created Infernals she dissected all had traces of insect DNA in them. Shinra and Arthur’s investigation at the 1st continues, and they finally get their first lead on a culprit.

 

Episode 7【The Investigation of the 1st Commences

The members of Company 5 and 8 get together for a cookout, ostensibly to celebrate a successful nighttime training exercise. Using the bylaws of the Special Fire Force, Obi gets Shinra and Arthur temporarily assigned to the 1st to investigate it.

 

Episode 6【The Spark of Promise】

Shinra confronts Hibana in an attempt to rescue Iris, and must once again deal with her ability to make his body shut down. The story of Hibana and Iris’s youth as orphans, as well as Hibana’s rise to prominence, is revealed.

 

Episode 5【The Battle Begins】

While jogging, Shinra inadvertently disturbs Iris’s purification rite, and sees that she is troubled. When Iris later turns up missing, the other members of Company 8 rally to Company 5’s compound, to which Iris had secretly slipped away.

 

Episode 4:【The Hero and the Princess】

A call mistakenly comes in to Company 8 to rescue a dog out of a tree, to which Shinra and Arthur respond. However, when an Infernal suddenly appears at the district courthouse, the two must play catch-up to join the rest of the company.

 

Episode 3:【The Rookie Fire Soldier Games】

Shinra and Arthur compete in the Rookie Fire Soldier Games, a contest to test the abilities of each year’s newest recruits. However, they are interrupted at the goal by the mysterious man who created explosions at their last fire scene.

 

Episode 2:【The Heart of a Fire Soldier】
Arthur Boyle, the self-professed “Knight King,” arrives at Company 8, and immediately, there are tensions between him and Shinra. With the Rookie Games coming up, Hinawa wants to see what the two new recruits are really capable of.

 

Episode 1:【Shinra Kusakabe Enlists】

On his first day with Special Fire Force Company 8, Shinra Kusakabe, a third-generation pyrokinetic who is able to produces flames from his feet, meets his fellow company members and begins to fulfil his wish of becoming a hero.


Fire Force is a manga series by the creator of the Soul Eater series, Atsushi Ookubo.

ANIPLUS Asia will air the series from 1 May 2020, with two new episodes every Friday, 19:00 [18:00 id/th]. Encores are on every Saturdays 01:00 [00:00 id/th] and Sundays 22:00 [21:00 id/th].

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©Atsushi Ohkubo, KODANSHA/ “FIRE FORCE” Production Committee Based on the manga “FIRE FORCE” by Atsushi Ohkubo originally serialized in the Weekly SHONEN MAGAZINE published by KODANSHA Ltd.
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