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Title(s): Fullmetal Alchemist
Hagane no Renkinjutsushi
Стальной алхимик
แขนกล คนแปรธาตุ
鋼の錬金術師
钢之炼金术师
강철의 연금술사
Alquimista de Aço
FMA
Full Metal Alchemist
Fullmetal Alchemist Gaiden
Giả Kim Thuật Sư
Hagaren
Author(s): Arakawa Hiromu
Artist(s): ARAKAWA Hiromu
Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural, Tragedy
Start Date: 2001
Status: Completed
Summary:
In an alchemical ritual gone wrong, Edward Elric lost his arm and his leg, and his brother Alphonse became nothing but a soul in a suit of armor. Equipped with mechanical "auto-mail" limbs, Edward becomes a state alchemist, seeking the one thing that can restore his brother and himself... the legendary Philosopher's Stone.

Won the 49th Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shounen category.
Won the 15th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award New Artist Prize.
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Words can never describe this
Written by SuperSmasher on February 27, 2012 at 11:59 PM
Overall Rating
Excellent
Story: 5
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 5
This is one of the best series of all time. It shows what a manga/anime series can truly be if someone does it right. From start to finish, you understand the and respect the Elric Brother's motivations and determination as they find truths and consequences for their actions. The ending was great to, as it felt like the characters deserved to be there after their long struggle, not just being their for the sake of who they are.

As for the anime, I do prefer Brotherhood over the original, mainly because I did not like the alternate ending and the suddenness of all the extra realizations and the sudden need to kill off characters, but I still enjoyed it so people should definitely watch both.

All in all, no one should ignore this series, for it is just that good.
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