Fullmetal Alchemist fans have been waiting patiently for some time now, as the series’ live-action adaptation is almost on their screens. In addition, they also hope that this live-action version of their favorite franchise is much better than other recent live-action films derived from anime. Now it has recently been announced when that will be for U.S. Fullmetal Alchemist fans, with the first screening set to be
This will be the premiere for U.S. fans with tickets being available for only US$10, however, you must be a Anime NYC attendee to watch the screening. Although, the film will be
If you are unfamiliar with the series then you still have plenty of time to catch up, with the anime and manga both being completed. The manga was originally released in 2001 and has since inspired two animated television series’ that have both been completed, two animated films and now this live-action adaptation. In the lead-up to the film, you can read Viz Media’s synopsis for Fullmetal Alchemist below:
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 and his brother’s bodies...the legendary Philosopher’s Stone.