Fullmetal Alchemist has its name on the wall of fame of the anime industry. After a lot of years of pure entertainment and alchemy, the Fullmetal Alchemist manga has reached its 20th anniversary. However, the franchise has been keeping a low profile all these years and hasn’t done anything special. But everyone knows that something good straight from the publication house of Square Enix is on its way. All these years of wait will be worth it when the new project from the Fullmetal Alchemist franchise is announced. The manga will hit the glory of 20 years on 12th July, and a little glimpse into the new project is enough to make fans jump in excitement.
Along with this new project, a painting exhibition and the mobile game of Fullmetal Alchemists is currently in development. Everything was planned undercover, and none of the information was leaked before the official confirmation. Creator Hiromu Arakawa’s new work Yomi no Tsugai was released recently, making the fans leave any hopes for Fullmetal Alchemist. The surprises will hit the crowd as the date for the release of the new project comes nearer. So, before that, we will get straight into the matter and see the confirmation creators gave out to fans regarding the new project from the favorite anime franchise.
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About Fullmetal Alchemist
The Japanese manga series Fullmetal Alchemist belongs to the shonen genre centering on the concepts of adventure, dark fantasy, and steampunk. It was written by Hiromu Arakawa, who is currently working on his new work Yomi no Tsugai, which was released on 10th December 2021. The manga was published by Square Enix Publications and serialized in the Monthly Shonen Gangan manga magazine. It dropped out on 12th July 2001 and ended on 11th June 2010, giving out a collection of 27 tankobon volumes. The anime adaptation of the manga was released on 4th October 2003. It was produced by Bones Studion under the direction of Seiji Mizushima. The screenplay for the anime was complied by Sho Aikawa, and the music by Michiru Oshima completed the anime. It ended on 2nd October 2004 with 51 episodes.
The storyline of the anime and manga series Fullmetal Alchemist centers on the 20th Century. In a fictional world where the science of alchemy is the main practice everywhere. It follows the life of the protagonists Edward and Alphonse Elric, two brothers who lost their mother to a deadly disease. In order to bring her back to life, both of them tried to perform a forbidden technique of Alchemy. However, things didn’t turn out as they thought. It ended up being a miserable failure. An explosion during the process caused Alphonse to lose his whole body while Edward lost his left arm. Now, Alphonse’s soul resides in a metal suit that was made possible after Edward sacrificed his right arm. Edward was given mechanical prosthetics that are called “automail”. After this incident, the Elric brothers decided to go in search of the philosopher’s stone in order to repair their bodies.
Fullmetal Alchemist Celebrated 20th Anniversary With New Project
As the 20th Anniversary of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga is approaching near, the franchise has launched a new website. On Thursday, 17th February 2022, the website was launched with the domain named Vengeance-scar.jp. On the homepage of the website, a realistic portrait of the character Scar is there. He wears a hooded cape that shows his ominous red eyes from under it. His hand is there in front of his face that is covered with tattoos. Currently, the website noted a countdown of 12 days that will end on 2nd March 2022.
Fullmetal Alchemist Manga 20th Anniversary Project announced!
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— AnimeTV チェーン (@animetv_jp) February 17, 2022
In addition to the visual, a line is also featured on the website saying, “If there is a ‘creator,’ then there is a ‘destroyer’ too”. A tweet was posted with the image of Scar addressing the announcement of the new project. Fullmetal Alchemist marked its 20th Anniversary on 12th July 2021, but the celebration project will be announced this year. So, mark down your calendars for 2nd March 2022 and keep your fingers crossed, and expect the best.