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Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood: Part Five Blu-ray Review

Director: Yasuhiro Irie

Starring: Romi Park, Vic Mignogna, Rie Kugimiya, Maxey Whitehead, Shinchiro Miki, Travis Willingham, Megumi Takamoto, Caitlin Glass, Hidekatsu Shibata, Ed Blaylock, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Eric Vale,

Running Time: 318 minutes

Certificate: 15

Extras: Final Episode Commentary, Textless Opening and Closings, Outtakes

All good things must come to an end. This is the final instalment of Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood on Blu-ray, bringing to a close an incredibly deep story filled with amazing characters and well explored themes. From the second it was mentioned that a manga faithful anime adaptation was to be produced, we all knew it was going to be one of the finest moments in anime history, no matter how great the original series was.

This final collection of episodes brings about a more than worthy conclusion to a fantastic show. Usually when shows are this rich and complex, it becomes almost impossible to end it in a way that will satisfy all,
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Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood: Part Four Blu-ray Review

Director: Yasuhiro Irie

Starring: Romi Park, Vic Mignogna, Rie Kugimiya, Maxey Whitehead, Shinchiro Miki, Travis Willingham, Megumi Takamoto, Caitlin Glass, Hidekatsu Shibata, Ed Blaylock, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Eric Vale,

Running Time: 318 minutes

Certificate: 15

Extras: 2 Episode Commentaries, Textless Opening and Closings.

It’s a good thing this series is coming thick and fast to Blu-ray, because can anyone really wait for the next exciting instalments? Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood is popular for a reason, and that reason is that it quite simply ticks all the boxes for what one would expect in a deep and entertaining anime.

As this fourth collection opens,we find that brothers and constant companions Edward and Alphonse Elric have parted ways in order to achieve individual goals. It’s a huge turning point for the duo as it allows them to successfully grow as characters in new situations as well as seeing how they interact with other characters.
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Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood: Part Three Blu-ray Review

Director: Yasuhiro Irie

Starring: Romi Park, Vic Mignogna, Rie Kugimiya, Maxey Whitehead, Shinchiro Miki, Travis Willingham, Megumi Takamoto, Caitlin Glass, Hidekatsu Shibata, Ed Blaylock, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Eric Vale,

Running Time: 318 minutes

Certificate: 15

Extras: 2 Episode Commentaries, Textless Opening and Closings.

Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood is the rebooted series that follows its Manga inspiration more closely than that of the previous series. That doesn’t necessarily mean it’s better, but after the first collection of episodes, the show followed a different path and fans rejoiced. Both series are amazing, and this third set of episodes from the most recent incarnation of Edward and Alphonse Elric’s adventures shows the show in its best light.

The first episode is a rare throwaway piece of filler that does bring some background to a specific character, but is also made up of a lot of clips from earlier in the series. Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood uses flashbacks sparingly,
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