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.
Season 1 – Episode 14
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.
The episode was rated from 130 votes.
#2 – Those Connected
Season 1 – Episode 21
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.
The episode was rated from 105 votes.
#3 – Shadows Cast by Divine Light
Season 2 – Episode 12
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.
The episode was rated from 60 votes.
#4 – A Brother’s Determination
Season 1 – Episode 22
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.
The episode was rated from 110 votes.
#5 – Black and White and Gray
Season 1 – Episode 17
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.
The episode was rated from 106 votes.
#6 – Into the Nether
Season 1 – Episode 19
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.
The episode was rated from 95 votes.
#7 – The Burning Past
Season 1 – Episode 24
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.
The episode was rated from 110 votes.
#8 – Weapons of Destruction
Season 2 – Episode 20
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.
The episode was rated from 28 votes.
#9 – Infernal Insects
Season 1 – Episode 8
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.
The episode was rated from 157 votes.
#10 – The Spreading Malice
Season 1 – Episode 9
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.
The episode was rated from 151 votes.