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The Best Episodes of Fire Force

Every episode of Fire Force ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Fire Force!

Year 198 of the Solar Era in Tokyo, special fire brigades are fighting against a phenomenon called spontaneous human combustion where humans beings are turned into living infernos called "Infernals". While the Infernals are first generation cases of spontaneous human combustion, later generations possess the ability to manipulate flames while retaining human form. Shinra Kusakabe, a youth who gained the nickname Devil's Footprints for his ability to ignite his feet at will, joins the Special Fire Force Company 8 which composes of other flames users as they work to extinguish any Infernals they encounter. As a faction that is creating Infernals appears, Shira begins to uncover the truth behind a mysterious fire that caused the death of his family twelve years ago.

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The best episode of "Fire Force" is "Shadows Cast by Divine Light", rated 9.3/10 from 446 user votes. It was directed by Shuntaro Tozawa and written by N/A. "Shadows Cast by Divine Light" aired on 9/19/2020 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Burning Past".

  • Shadows Cast by Divine Light
    9.3/10 446 votes

    #1 - Shadows Cast by Divine Light

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2020-09-19

    Joker and Benimaru break their way into the church in search of the hidden scriptures. When Benimaru presses Joker for answers as to how he knows so much, Joker tells him about his past, revealing some dark secrets about the Holy Sol Temple.

    Director: Shuntaro Tozawa

    Writer: N/A

  • The Burning Past
    9.0/10 377 votes

    #2 - The Burning Past

    Season 1 Episode 24 - Aired 2019-12-28

    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.

    Director: Yuki Yase

    Writer: Yamato Haishima

  • For Whom the Flames Burn
    8.9/10 379 votes

    #3 - For Whom the Flames Burn

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2019-10-26

    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.

    Director: Yuji Tokuno

    Writer: N/A

  • Those Connected
    8.9/10 332 votes

    #4 - Those Connected

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2019-12-14

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Spreading Malice
    8.8/10 381 votes

    #5 - The Spreading Malice

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-09-07

    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.

    Director: Yuji Tokuno

    Writer: N/A

  • A Brother’s Determination
    8.8/10 306 votes

    #6 - A Brother’s Determination

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2019-12-21

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Wearing His Pride
    8.7/10 291 votes

    #7 - Wearing His Pride

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2019-12-07

    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.

    Director: Shuntaro Tozawa

    Writer: N/A

  • Smile
    8.7/10 295 votes

    #8 - Smile

    Season 1 Episode 23 - Aired 2019-12-28

    Shinra revisits his childhood to share his memories with Sho, to try to forge a deeper connection. When one of their own is critically injured, the members of the 8th rally to the rescue, and turn to Captain Huang of the 6th for assistance.

    Director: Shuntaro Tozawa, Sho Sugawara

    Writer: N/A

  • Dark Hero
    8.6/10 254 votes

    #9 - Dark Hero

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2020-09-12

    After reporting their findings to Obi, the team is dismayed to hear that their discoveries are being quashed by the church, prompting Licht to turn to unofficial channels. Joker approaches Benimaru with a proposition concerning the Holy Sol Temple.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Weapons of Destruction
    8.6/10 226 votes

    #10 - Weapons of Destruction

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 2020-11-14

    Company 2 and Company 8 launch a joint, multi-pronged investigation into the Nether, and are met with resistance by the White-Clad. The squad containing Tamaki and Juggernaut faces a particularly deadly new foe named Orochi.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Infernal Insects
    8.5/10 356 votes

    #11 - Infernal Insects

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-08-31

    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.

    Director: Shuntaro Tozawa

    Writer: N/A

  • Flames of Madness
    8.5/10 268 votes

    #12 - Flames of Madness

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-07-11

    Shinra is approved to have a meeting with Company 4 Captain Hague, who may be able to provide information on the Evangelist and Adolla Bursts. However, once the meeting starts, nearly everyone involved begins behaving erratically.

    Director: Shuntaro Tozawa

    Writer: Yoriko Tomita

  • Boys, Be Weak
    8.5/10 212 votes

    #13 - Boys, Be Weak

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 2020-10-24

    As Nataku continues to rampage, Shinra Adolla Links with him, revealing the pressure his parents placed on him to succeed. When the threat Nataku poses comes to a head, his protection as one of the Pillars comes from an unlikely source.

    Director: Ryota Aikei

    Writer: N/A

  • Signs of Upheaval
    8.5/10 244 votes

    #14 - Signs of Upheaval

    Season 2 Episode 24 - Aired 2020-12-12

    Benimaru continues to push Shinra and Arthur to their limits in order to unlock their Hysterical Strength. Captain Huang examines Konro at Hibana’s request, as she tries to uncover the mysteries of those who have been touched by Adolla.

    Director: Tatsuma Minamikawa

    Writer: Kenichiro Yano

  • The Core
    8.4/10 231 votes

    #15 - The Core

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2020-08-29

    Pan, Arthur and Licht continue to investigate the inside of the Tabernacle, while outside, the rest of the team have their hands full fighting off an Infernal attack. Shinra has an idea as to how to beat them, but needs Ogun to buy him some time.

    Director: Yuya Horiuchi

    Writer: N/A

  • A Pair of One-Eyes
    8.4/10 220 votes

    #16 - A Pair of One-Eyes

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2020-09-26

    Burns confronts Joker and Benimaru, then offers them the scant leads he has uncovered during his own personal probe of the Holy Sol Temple. Konro reports Benimaru’s findings to the 8th, and the target of their next investigation becomes clear.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Black and White and Gray
    8.3/10 265 votes

    #17 - Black and White and Gray

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2019-11-16

    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.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • A New Flashpoint
    8.3/10 248 votes

    #18 - A New Flashpoint

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-07-18

    Obi goes to see the chief with news of a fifth Adolla-Burst bearer. Schoolgirl Inca, who has the ability to sniff out fires before they start, becomes notorious as the Fireground Thief, extorting valuables from victims in exchange for rescuing them.

    Director: Sho Sugawara

    Writer: Yoriko Tomita

  • Corna (Sign of the Devil) / A Secret Plan
    8.3/10 234 votes

    #19 - Corna (Sign of the Devil) / A Secret Plan

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-08-01

    Shinra makes an important discovery about how to fight Charon, but incorporating a new hand form into his fighting style proves difficult. The other Fire Soldiers put into action a novel approach toward putting to rest a demon Infernal.

    Director: Kyohei Suzuki

    Writer: N/A

  • Enemy Contact
    8.3/10 195 votes

    #20 - Enemy Contact

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 2020-11-21

    Tamaki struggles to get Juggernaut back to the surface. Takigi and Hinawa find themselves at odds with each other, as well as with a new threat from the White-Clad. Shinra suddenly comes face to face against an old adversary.

    Director: Sho Sugawara

    Writer: N/A

  • Eve of Hostilities in Asakusa
    8.2/10 293 votes

    #21 - Eve of Hostilities in Asakusa

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2019-10-12

    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.

    Director: Yuki Yase

    Writer: N/A

  • The Trap is Set
    8.2/10 284 votes

    #22 - The Trap is Set

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2019-10-19

    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.

    Director: Ryota Aikei

    Writer: N/A

  • The Woman in Black
    8.2/10 223 votes

    #23 - The Woman in Black

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-09-05

    Through Adolla Links and the assistance of Grace, Shinra learns more about the Evangelist and views Tempe’s memories. The team completes their investigation into the Tabernacle, but draw some unsettling conclusions from what they learn.

    Director: Tetsuharu Nakamura

    Writer: N/A

  • Firecat
    8.2/10 202 votes

    #24 - Firecat

    Season 2 Episode 23 - Aired 2020-12-05

    Shinra wants to know why he was able to Link with Konro, while Hibana remains suspicious of him. Benimaru invites Shinra and Arthur back to the 7th for more training, and Tamaki, tired of being a burden to others, comes along as well.

    Director: Shuntaro Tozawa

    Writer: N/A

  • Shinra Kusakabe Enlists
    8.1/10 479 votes

    #25 - Shinra Kusakabe Enlists

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-07-05

    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.

    Director: Yuki Yase

    Writer: Yamato Haishima