In the seventh edition of this year of Monthly Shonen Ganga magazine, it was announced that the Sleeve written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa, Fullmetal Alchemist, will announce a "special project" as part of its twentieth anniversary. The announcement will be made at the eighth edition of this year of the magazine, scheduled to be released on July 12 in Japan.
On the other hand, Arakawa began the publication of the manga in the Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine of the Square Enix publishing house in July 2001 and ended it in June 2010. The publisher collected the work in a total of 27 volumes. The manga series is one of the best selling throughout history, with more than 70 million copies sold around the world. The manga was adapted to the anime twice, the first in 2003 entitled Fullmetal Alchemist and the second in 2009 and entitled Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood.
Additionally, two animated films and a live-action were released in 2005, 2011 and 2017, respectively. Sites specialized in the field have cataloged the Fullmetal Alchemist series as one of the best of all time, particularly by the development of their characters, action, symbolism and philosophical references.
Synopsis of Fullmetal Alchemist
Edward Elric, a young and bright alchemist, has lost enough in his twelve years of life: when he and his brother Alphonse tried to revive his mother through the forbidden act of human transmission, Edward lost his brother as well as two members of her body. However, he managed to save the soul of his brother by incrusting her in an armor. A year later, Edward has become a state alchemist, and has embarked on a trip in the company of his younger brother to get a philosopher's stone that, it is said, expands the ability of an alchemist and opens the possibility of recovering the body of his brother and his lost members.
Source: Manga Mugura
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