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Hagane no Renkinjutsushi

Hagane no Renkinjutsushi

Fullmetal Alchemist season 1

2003 - 2004   •  Animax  •   21 hours
8.4/10
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Action, Adventure, Angst, Anthropomorphism, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Sexual Abuse, Drama
 
There exist those with special abilities to manipulate objects and transform them into other objects called the Alchemists. However, this manipulation process comes at a price, since the basic alchemy rules state that something with equivalent value is needed to perform the manipulation.

The ... More
  Previously Aired Episode
Laws and Promises Aired on 10/02/2004
Laws and Promises
Episode 51
  New Episode Air Date
Series ended
51 episodes total
Hagane no Renkinjutsushi | Fullmetal Alchemist: The Complete Series - English Blu-ray Trailer [HD]
Other Titles: 鋼の錬金術師 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST, Fullmetal Alchemist, FMA2003, Full Metal Alchemist, HagaRen, HnR, HagaRen TV, Fullmetal, FMA, fmatv, fma tv, FMA1
Sub Genres: Gunfights, Super Power, Swordplay, Parody, Slapstick, Magic, Dark Fantasy, Magic Circles, Place, Time, Earth, Fantasy World, Europe, Germany, Parallel Universe, Past, Tragedy, Religion, Racism, Politics, Military, Steampunk, Law and Order, Coming of Age... more, Parental Abandonment, War, Post-War, Cops, European Stylised, Evil Military, Tragic Beginning, Redemption, War-zone Realities, Plot Twists, Against Destiny, Child Soldier, Bullying, Philosopher`s Stone, Rotten World, Rebellion, Hostage Situation, Immortality, Paradise Lost, Rolling Boulder Trap, Loli, Civil War, Prosthesis, Genocide, Coup D`etat, Family Without Father, Child Abuse, Running Gag, Kids In War, Seven Deadly Sins, Corrupt Church, Fictional World, Dark-skinned Girl, Cross-dressing, Drastic Change Of Life, Eating Of Humans, Mutilation, Nudity, Revenge, Disaster, Violence, Facial Distortion, Crime, Bishounen, Tropes, Fate, Gore, Storytelling, Reverse Trap, Trap, Seeking Protagonist, Greek Mythology, Deus Ex Machina, Heterochromatic Eyes, Murder, Mythology, Male Protagonist, Plot Continuity, Motifs, Fate Worse Than Death, Shounen
Air Date: 10/04/2003 - 10/02/2004
Country: JP
Type: TV
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January 30, 2019 - by PrometheanSpark
Overall
Rating:
4
Story: 4  Animation: 5  Sound: 5  Character: 3  Enjoyment: 4

A surprisingly awful show with a cast of ridiculously unlikable characters. I am frankly stunned that this is considered a Battle-Shonen masterpiece and one of the best anime of its era. The Elric brothers are remarkably off-putting egoists outdone only by the terrible military drones that work alongside them and their awful childhood friend Winry, who is frankly unbearable and makes every episode she's in worse.

The entire series is bloated with unenjoyable filler which amounts to a different adventure every episode involving a villain of the week sponsored by the actual arch read more

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I'm not sure where the other reviewer is coming from, but I'll try to keep to what I thought and felt when watching the first FMA anime. As you may know, it came out while the manga was running, so some of the plot was changed and other elements never appeared - with the consent and assistance of Arakawa, who encouraged a different version of her manga. It's best to put the reputation of both anime aside and approach FMA 2003 as its own story. 

And it's an interesting story, with a departure from then-traditional shonen dynamics and an emphasis on revealing human nature's highs... read more

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Former best cartoon. Has everything a good cartoon needs. High Mid tier rewatch
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More serious and mature than Brotherhood but duller pacing and fillerish at times. Wrath was shit in this version too. Lust and Gluttony wer




 
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