Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Specials

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection

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Synonyms: Moumoku no Renkinjutsushi, The Blind Alchemist, Shinpuru na Hitobito, Simple People, The Tale of Teacher, Tales of the Master, Yet Another Man's Battlefield, FMA
Japanese: 鋼の錬金術師
English: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection
German: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brootherhood OVA Collection
French: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OAV Collection
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Type: Special
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 26, 2009 to Aug 25, 2010
Producers: Aniplex, Square Enix
Studios: Bones
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Theme: MilitaryMilitary
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 15 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.001 (scored by 7461274,612 users)
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Ranked: #6152
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1430
Members: 157,009
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Episodes: /4


Amazing secrets and startling facts are exposed for the first time in the Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection, a new assortment of stories set in never-before-seen corners of the FMA universe. Join Ed and Al as they chase rumors of successful human transmutation into a web of shocking family drama and lies. Sneak a glance at hidden sides of Winry and Hawkeye's personalities. Survive the frigid north with a young Izumi Curtis as she fights to gain a deeper understanding of alchemy. Explore the legendary friendship shared by Mustang and Hughes and watch them grow from military school rivals into hardened brothers transformed by the horrors of the Ishvalan War. You thought you knew the whole story. You thought all the tales were told. The Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection offers proof: You were wrong.

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Cook, Justin
Irie, Yasuhiro
Yano, Yuuichirou
Arakawa, Hiromu
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Feb 19, 2012
Esta review también está en español.

Fullmetal Alchemist is a mega success, specially the Brotherhood anime. Proof of that is the fact that it's ranked number 2 in this page, since who knows how many months. And, as with any successful product, OVA, specials and movies are created. Unfortunately, in most cases, these products tend to be mediocre at best, therefore, prudent consumers often face these creations with skepticism, or directly not expecting much. So, i watched Brotherhood's special with the intention of having fun, but not expecting anything great or mind blowing. I mean, four fifteen minutes long self conclusive episodes? What could you get ...
Oct 5, 2012
This is a review of all 4 OVAS of FMA: Brotherhood

1. The Blind Alchemist (Score: 9 out of 10)

The Blind Alchemist is about Ed and Al hearing a rumor that a state alchemist named Judas successfully made a human transmutation to save her daughter from dying and what they see is rather disturbing. The Blind Alchemist showcases more on the consequences of human transmutation and how can affect on people's lives. It's been done in other FMA episodes, but this OVA is still emotionally heartbreaking and a nice start to the OVA Collection.

2. Simple People (Score: 8 out of 10)

This OVA is about Winry who ...
Feb 10, 2018
Four espisodes are four different stories, that the reason why it is tought to rate all of them by one mark. The second story was quite boring to me, so was the third. However 1st and, especcialy, fouth were kind of a masterpiece. After watching all of them I was so confused that I was unable to give it any rate.
The specials are great mean to meet our favurite characters one more time, also to learn new things about their history. Few scences where already shown in the core series, for me it is an advantage, as it allows to place a situation in ...

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