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Japanese animation has captured the hearts of fans around the world. Fullmetal Alchemist is one of the anime that defines the generation. Arriving on Netflix on July 30 2020 the anime will leave the platform at the end of this month.
Released between 2003 and 2004 Fullmetal Alchemist is the anime adaptation of Hiromu Arakawas manga of the same name. This first version was released at the same time as the publication of the paper manga. Unable to time the rhythm of the series it surpasses the original work. Therefore the directors decided to create the continuity of the scenario themselves.
The story follows brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric. Our two protagonists live in the country of Amestris a place where alchemy is considered a universal science. After losing her mother to illness our heroes go to great lengths to bring her back to life. Unfortunately after using human transmutation a forbidden technique Edward loses his left leg and Alphonse loses his entire body. Ed manages to seal the soul of his little brother Alphonse in armor at the cost of his right arm.
Now a State Alchemist Edward accompanied by his little brother sets off in search of the Philosophers Stone a stone with which to recover their lost bodies. it remains a hit adored by the community. The darker story than its Brotherhood counterpart has managed to pique the interest of fans around the world. The anime gets the excellent score of 8.5/10 on IMDb and 3.6/5 on Allociné. Ten years after its release Fullmetal Alchemist remains a classic of Japanese animation.