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Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005)
"Gekijô-ban hagane no renkinjutsushi: Shanbara wo yuku mono" (original title)

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Edward Elric, an alchemist from an alternate world, races to prevent the Thule Society from harnessing alchemy to wage war on his home.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Romi Pak ...
Edward Elric (voice)
Rie Kugimiya ...
Alphonse Elric (voice)
Shun Oguri ...
Kazuko Katô ...
Masane Tsukayama ...
Karl Haushofer (voice)
Miyû Sawai ...
Noah (voice)
Megumi Toyoguchi ...
Winry Rockbell (voice)
Miyoko Asô ...
Pinako Rockbell (voice)
Tôru Ohkawa ...
Roy Mustang (voice)
Kenji Utsumi ...
Rikiya Koyama ...
Rudolf Hess (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
Masashi Ebara ...
Hoenheim Elric (voice)
Keiji Fujiwara ...
Officer Hughes (voice)
Kotono Mitsuishi ...
Gracia Hughes (voice)
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Edward Elric, the Fullmetal Alchemist, is on the other side of the gate. He has befriended someone who resembles his brother, Al, and has met a gypsy resembling Rose. He finds out that the Germans are planning on opening the gate, and attack the other side, which is Ed and Al's home. Although Al has learned a lot, he cannot stop all of them, and Ed cannot use Alchemy while in the other side. Ed tries to stop them, and Al just tries to be able to talk to his brother again, who everyone else thinks is gone. Written by Fluffy Love Muffin

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, some thematic material and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Furher King Bradley also has an alternative character on earth. He first tells Ed that his name is Mabuse and that he is a filmmaker, but later on Ed finds out that his real name is Fritz Lang. Fritz Lang was actually a real Austrian film maker ( life: 1890-1976). Though he was a Jew in the movie, in real life his mother was Jewish but converted to roman Catholicism. The name Mabuse comes from the character Dr.Mabuse from one of Lang's films called "Dr.Mabuse,the gambler". See more »

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The journal "Die zeit" was released since 1946, while the movie is before WW2. See more »

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Alphonse Elric: Another great war is sure to start. That could be something that's unavoidable, huh? I wonder if it's something we should be getting involved with.
Edward Elric: We can no longer go on thinking this world has nothing to do with ourselves. This is our world. There's no difference. This is where we live.
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References Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922) See more »

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disappointing....... :(
15 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I absolutely love the anime series! Everything about the series was awesome. I needed something to watch so I decided to pick it up one day and I love it. Its got a great story, excellent characters, character development, and the animation is awesome. I recommend it to anyone that likes anime or if you are just looking for something to watch.

Now....when I finished the series I just had to know what happened next! So I paid 5 extra bucks on shipping and handling to get the movie faster.....it wasn't worth the 5 extra bucks...

I don't really want to ruin anything for people that haven't seen it. The story line was only okay. it seemed like it was missing something though. Like some of the characters weren't right and the relationships didn't seem right or something. I guess I expected better reunions and stuff and like some stuff seemed like it was just thrown in there. I didn't like how Al stole Eds original look either. ANd they should have had more of Mustang, Winry, and some other the other characters. i don't know. And they also used CGI in with the drawing. I personally don't like when they use the computer stuff with the normal anime. If you know what I mean. I didn't like the ending either. Its not the way I would have ended it at least. Ed and Al should have ended up in their side of the gate. And Ed should have ended up with Winry.

Its not like super terrible though. There were some good fight scenes and still the good animation(except for the CGI stuff). Edwards look is cool and he looks older.

It was disappointing I guess is the way to sum it up. The series was just so awesome that I expected so much from the movie and it was just a letdown. Not the ending I wanted :( But you should see it and form your own opinion.


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