With the original manga concluding at Volume 34, a season 3 TV anime is in the works, plus a mobile game and online exhibition for fans.
By: Nicole S. Castro on May 16, 2022 at 23:26 PHT
Official accounts for Atsushi Ohkubo's Fire Force series have announced that a season 3 for the TV anime is ongoing production.
Below is the teaser visual for the announcement. The season 3 announcement coincides with the release of the manga's final tankobon volume, Volume 34, which goes on sale in Japan this May 17.
Fire Force is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Atsushi Ohkubo. It was serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine from September 2015 to February 2022. With the series now complete, its chapters have been collected in 34 tankōbon volumes as of May 2022. In North America, the manga has been licensed for English language release by Kodansha USA.
The TV anime adaptation by David Production aired from July to December 2019. A second season followed and aired from July to December 2020.
In addition to the season 3 announcement, a new mobile game called 「炎炎ノ消防隊 炎舞ノ章」 (Romaji: En En no Shōbōtai Honoo Mai no Shou, Unofficial English: Fire Force Flame Dance) has also been announced.
The game's theme song will be 「延々」 (Romaji: En'en, Unofficial English: On and On) by Mrs. GREEN APPLE, who sang the anime's first opening song (Inferno).
Finally, fans around the world can enjoy looking back on the Fire Force series with this online memorial exhibition which commemorates significant turning points in the manga. It will be available from May 17 (12:00 pm JST) to June 17, 2022 (11:59 pm JST).
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.