Alphonse Elric
Edward Elric
HAGANE NO RENKINJUTSUSHI
HAGANE NO RENKINJUTSUSHI
full metal alchemist
full metal alchemist
 



TV Anime and DVDs The Anime

In concurrent releases with the Manga, or comic book version of this story, there is also an anime tv series. Currently this show is slated for 51 episodes.

 

Furthermore, as of May 2004 the series has been aquired by the U.S. company FUNimation. They have purchased the exclusive licensing rights to the series. The anime T.V. series is slated to air on Cartoon Network, specifically the Adult Swim portion of their programming. It will debut in October of 2004.

 

 

» Episode Guides

Episode guides will contain both the episode preview text, and the actual episode description! Fear not though, we will not spoil anything for you, without specifically letting you know (you will be asked to click a link to unhide any information that will spoil the episode for you! If you click on the little TV icon next to the episode, you can download the preview for that episode or click here for a generated listing of those previews!

 

Fullmetal Alchemist Episode Reviews and Previews

 

Episode 01

Episode 02

Episode 03

Episode 04

Episode 05

Episode 06

Episode 07

Episode 08

Episode 09

Episode 10

Episode 11

Episode 12

Episode 13

Episode 14

Episode 15

Episode 16

Episode 17

Episode 18

Episode 19

Episode 20

Episode 21

Episode 22

Episode 23

Episode 24

Episode 25

Episode 26

Episode 27

Episode 28

Episode 29

Episode 30

Episode 31

Episode 32

Episode 33

Episode 34

Episode 35

Episode 36

Episode 37

Episode 38

Episode 39

Episode 40

Episode 41

Episode 42

Episode 43

Episode 44

Episode 45

Episode 46

Episode 47

Episode 48

Episode 49

Episode 50

Episode 51

 


 

» Available on DVD

As it stands, Full Metal Alchemist DVD's are available for Region 2 only (not the United States) and will not work in most commercial dvd players! But here is some information on the DVD's For you! The American Region 1 DVDs will be published by FUNimation, and will feature uncut, unedited versions as well as dubbed versions of the anime. All the video and audio remain intact. It has been confirmed that the cover will be reversable with one side having an american version and the other the japanese ones that you see below. The first DVD is set to be released on Feburary 8th, 2005.


Full Metal Alchemist TV Series DVD 1

Episodes:

1-2
Packaging: Super Jewel Case
Specification: DVD5 - 1 Layer
Encoding: MPEG-2/color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio: Linear PCM (Wav)
Region: 2 (Japan, Europe)
Price: 3,800 Yen
   

 

Miscellaneous Information:

This popular series debuted their first DVD release with a bang! It included a limited, special extra bonus DVD. It included theatrical trailers, art and various drawings from Hiro Arakawa, as well as a special 4-panel cartoon page that was never before seen! It also came with a 30-second comedy clip, entitled: Reverse Side Steel Alchemist. To top it all off, it also came with a great poster.

 

Special Edition (Collectors Item):

In addition to the bonus cd, all DVDs will come in a special edition collectors version, usually coming with some very cool stuff. The special edition DVD came with the original trailer, another hilarious comedy clip, a 225 second trailer (Shibuya street version), an interview of Mizushima, and a special message from the voice actors of Edward and Alphonse. It also came with a image/preview of the PS2 Game developed by Square Enix. And if that wasnt enough, it also included The first series of "Alchemist to the Backbone" (20 Pages) which includes various artwork, production notes, guidelines, and lots of other cool stuff!

 

Full Metal Alchemist TV Series DVD 2

Episodes:

3-6
Packaging: Super Jewel Case
Specification: DVD5 - 2 Layer
Encoding: MPEG-2/color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio: Linear PCM (Wav)
Region: 2 (Japan, Europe)
Price: 5,800 Yen
   

 

Special Edition (Collectors Item):

This time, the collectors item includes the second installment of "Alchemist to the Backbone" (14 Pages). It also comes with this large metal box (surprise surprise) that you can use to store all the DVD's in. Perfect to keep your entire FMA DVD Collection.

 

 

 

 

Full Metal Alchemist TV Series DVD 3

Episodes:

7-10
Packaging: Super Jewel Case
Specification: DVD5 - 2 Layer
Encoding: MPEG-2/color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio: Linear PCM (Wav)
Region: 2 (Japan, Europe)
Price: 5,800 Yen
   

 

Special Edition (Collectors Item):

This time, the collectors item includes the 3rd installment of "Alchemist to the Backbone" with 16 pages of good animation extras! They also put together a nice binder of great stuff called the "FULLMETAL FILE CASE" as a part of the collectors items!

 

Full Metal Alchemist TV Series DVD 4

Episodes:

11-14
Packaging: Super Jewel Case
Specification: DVD5 - 2 Layer
Encoding: MPEG-2/color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio: Linear PCM (Wav)
Region: 2 (Japan, Europe)
Price: 5,800 Yen
   

 

Special Edition (Collectors Item):

The special edition collectors item has not been officially announced, but we do know that the package will contain a lot of goodies: A 4 panel cartoon, another 30 second comedy trailer, and music videos for both the OP and EDs. It also contains of course the Alchemist to the Backbone extra insert, number of pages yet to be announced.

 

Full Metal Alchemist TV Series DVD 5

Episodes:

15-18
Packaging: Super Jewel Case
Specification: DVD5 - 2 Layer
Encoding: MPEG-2/color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio: Linear PCM (Wav)
Region: 2 (Japan, Europe)
Price: 5,800 Yen
Release Date: May 26, 2004.

 

Special Edition (Collectors Item):

The special edition collectors item has not been officially announced, but we do know that the package will contain a lot of goodies: A 4 panel cartoon, and another 30 second comedy trailer. It also contains of course the Alchemist to the Backbone extra insert, number of pages yet to be announced.

 

Full Metal Alchemist TV Series DVD 6

Episodes:

19-22
Packaging: Super Jewel Case
Specification: DVD5 - 2 Layer
Encoding: MPEG-2/color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio: Linear PCM (Wav)
Region: 2 (Japan, Europe)
Price: 5,800 Yen
Release Date: June 23, 2004.

 

Special Edition (Collectors Item):

The special edition collectors item has not been officially announced, but we do know that the package will contain a lot of goodies: A 4 panel cartoon, and another 30 second comedy trailer. It also contains of course the Alchemist to the Backbone extra insert, number of pages yet to be announced. Furthermore, there is a limited edition first print copy of this dvd, a small number of them being published - a very good collectors item.

 

Full Metal Alchemist TV Series DVD 7

Episodes:

23-26
Packaging: Super Jewel Case
Specification: DVD5 - 2 Layer
Encoding: MPEG-2/color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio: Linear PCM (Wav)
Region: 2 (Japan, Europe)
Price: 5,800 Yen
Release Date: July 28, 2004.

 

Special Edition (Collectors Item):

Again, a First Edition print is being made available. This time, there are special interviews with Osamu Hiroshi Fujiwara (Fury), Rie Kugimiya (Al), and a few others.

 

Full Metal Alchemist TV Series DVD 8

Episodes:

27-30
Packaging: Super Jewel Case
Specification: DVD5 - 2 Layer
Encoding: MPEG-2/color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio: Linear PCM (Wav)
Region: 2 (Japan, Europe)
Price: 5,800 Yen
Release Date: August 25, 2004.

 

Special Edition (Collectors Item):

Again, a First Edition print is being made available. This time, there are special interviews with Osamu Hiroshi Fujiwara (Fury), Rie Kugimiya (Al), and a few others.

 

Full Metal Alchemist TV Series DVD 9

Episodes:

31-34
Packaging: Super Jewel Case
Specification: DVD5 - 2 Layer
Encoding: MPEG-2/color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio: Linear PCM (Wav)
Region: 2 (Japan, Europe)
Price: 5,800 Yen
Release Date: September 29, 2004.

 

Special Edition (Collectors Item):

Again, a First Edition print is being made available. This time, there are special interviews with Osamu Hiroshi Fujiwara (Fury), Rie Kugimiya (Al), and a few others.

 

Full Metal Alchemist TV Series DVD 10

Episodes:

35-38
Packaging: Super Jewel Case
Specification: DVD5 - 2 Layer
Encoding: MPEG-2/color
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio: Linear PCM (Wav)
Region: 2 (Japan, Europe)
Price: 5,800 Yen
Release Date: September 29, 2004.

 

Special Edition (Collectors Item):

To be announced.

 

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