Adaptation of Atsushi Ohkubo's manga premieres on July 5
If you're curious about the world of Soul Eater creator Atsushi Ohkubo's Fire Force manga, a new extended promo is here for David Production's upcoming anime adaptation. The series kicks off in Japan on July 5, and you can dig into the introductory trailer below.
Yuki Yase (Kubikiri Cycle) directs at David Production (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure) alongside character designer Hideyuki Morioka (Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, Kizumonogatari).
Kodansha publishes the manga in English and describes it like so:
The city of Tokyo is plagued by a deadly phenomenon: spontaneous human combustion! Luckily, a special team is there to quench the inferno: The Fire Force! The fire soldiers at Special Fire Cathedral 8 are about to get a unique addition. Enter Shinra, a boy who possesses the power to run at the speed of a rocket, leaving behind the famous “devil’s footprints” (and destroying his shoes in the process). Can Shinra and his colleagues discover the source of this strange epidemic before the city burns to ashes?
Cast announcements so far include:
Via Comic Natalie