At this point, I’m pretty convinced everyone in this show is totally freaking insane. I just don’t know yet whether it’s for the sake of comedy or it’s an actual plot point. It’s fun ride either way though, because things escalate pretty damned quickly in episode 5.
Y’know, when this started, I was not expecting Fire Force to become a show about corrupt corporations and uncovering government conspiracies. With all the religious overtones and fantasy trappings of the characters and the setting, at the very least I can praise it’s capacity to surprise me.
In this episode, we really start to get into the weeds of Special Fire Force Company 8’s role within the greater Fire Force, and see just how this rag-tag, underfunded operation have a seemingly impossible role in comparison to the other seven companies that precede them.
After the tragic fire at a studio building of Kyoto Animation, the Fire Force anime was put on hold for a few weeks for the sake of taste and respect. After some minor edits to episode 3, the anime returned and I’ll talk about it in what is probably going to be the last entry in this season’s 3 episode rule.