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Fullmetal Alchemist (Novel)

Fullmetal Alchemist

Alternative Titles

English: Fullmetal Alchemist
Synonyms: Hagane no Renkinjutsushi, FMA, Fullmetal Alchemist Novel
Japanese: 鋼の錬金術師


Type: Novel
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 35
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 2003 to Apr 22, 2010
Authors: Arakawa, Hiromu (Art), Inoue, Makoto (Story)
Serialization: None


Score: 8.261 (scored by 1605 users)
Ranked: #3842
Popularity: #1227
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Jul 5, 2011
I noticed no one has reviewed this yet, so I thought I might as well do it myself. I have read all the volumes released in the USA (5 of 7).

These stories aren’t in the Manga and weren’t written by Arakawa (creator of FMA manga). However, Arakawa supervised the creation of the novels and helped create the stories. So, I would consider the information in these books to be an actual part of the FMA world and not just "filler." One of the stories even was animated in the original Fullmetal Alchemist anime.

These are a series of light novels. Each novel is about read more
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