Questions tagged [fullmetal-alchemist]

Fullmetal Alchemist is a manga created by Hiromu Arakawa, which was later produced into two different anime series.

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In Fullmetal Alchemist, how do the Elric brothers create things seemingly without equal loss?

There's plenty of times when there is clear source material such as when Edward turns the tower into flowers during his exam. However, it seems like Edward often creates things without putting in any ...
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Why was Liore changed to a desert?

I'm currently re-watching the original Fullmetal Alchemist and Brotherhood together, and one of the minor, yet obvious changes I noticed is that Liore is in the middle of a desert in the 2003 anime, ...
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In Fullmetal Alchemist, what's with Bradley's weird position?

In Fullmetal Alchemist, one of the characters is Bradley, who is: Addressed as "King Bradley" The Fuhrer The head of the army Now, I suppose it makes sense that given (4.), he could quickly climb up ...
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What is the difference between Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood?

I have read on Wikipedia that: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is the second anime television series based on Fullmetal Alchemist, the first being 2003's Fullmetal Alchemist, and unlike its ...
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Is each transmutation circle unique?

I've been rewatching Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood lately and have been wondering. In-universe, alchemy (and alcahestry) are treated as true sciences. In our universe, chemistry is very specific to ...
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Can alchemists only transmute inorganic materials?

I've been watching Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood lately and noticed that Ed and Al tend to only transmute rock and metal, especially in battle. The same is true of Alex Louis Armstrong. Roy Mustang,...
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How did Lust reform after Roy pulled out her core?

I've been watching Fullmetal Alchemist and I can't figure out one thing. In Episode 19, "Death of the Undying," Roy forcibly removes Lust's core / power source: I'm wondering, how does she reform ...
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Are all alchemists part of the military?

I've been watching Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood lately and got to the episode where Ed and Al deliberately try to lure out Scar for their own purposes (I'm trying to be spoiler-free here). ...
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How accessible is 'Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos'?

I love the Fullmetal Alchemist series. I've seen all of the original anime series, and the first movie. I haven't seen Brotherhood yet because my wife isn't all that interested. Without resorting to ...