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Poll: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 27 Discussion

Mar 28, 2013 6:53 PM

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Apr 15, 2013 9:03 AM

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Even if it was a filler recap episode. The last bit where hohenheim is talking to trisha, with Let it all out playing in the background made me shed a tear. Was really nice!
Jun 26, 2013 10:00 AM

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Skipping this episode because it's a filler and judging by everyone's comments it's an exceedingly poor episode.
Jul 31, 2013 1:59 PM

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A new opening with many unseen characters
Hate to watch recap episodes.
Sep 25, 2013 4:53 PM

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Despite what some of the opening people (from the thread) said, I really liked this episode. I really enjoyed seeing everything, since 26 episodes really is quite a lot. That ending was the best part, with the Let It Out soundtrack playing.
I like the OP song the least of the three so far, but I don't dislike it. As for the new ED, I place it second of the three ending sequences so far. A little too much Winry in it, though.

LOL my face when I saw this, o_o

Oct 18, 2013 1:40 PM
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How old are the people in MAL?! Do people really care about the OP or ED that much? They're just songs/credits. Who cares about them!

A recap was probably needed in a long TV series after 26 episodes.
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Oct 25, 2013 11:50 AM

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New op and ed songs.. not sure i like them.
anyway i liked this recap ep it reminded me of how awesome this anime is
Nov 21, 2013 11:09 PM

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not sure if hoemhimer is the legit 'fahter'
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Dec 22, 2013 1:16 PM

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My god. That was one powerful scene. Especially with the song "Let it Out" in the background. So fucking powerful. Gawd, teh tears..
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Dec 23, 2013 2:50 PM

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Dayummmm, Pinako ;DDD hahhaha
Dec 26, 2013 12:28 AM

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fuck... recap episode done 10000x right (compare to others) those scenes with that background song.. oh them sweat in my eyes.. I need to punch a wall 5x to feel manly again.. :D.

New OP is better previous ED was better. let it all out~
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Mar 19, 2014 6:39 AM

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Wow, the last 5 minutes, when the previous ED song started playing "Let it all out, let it all out" Damn, from then on it was AWESOME! Glad to see more of Hohenheim here, and his "promise" with Trisha. The first 19minutes was meh. So, we have 2 Hohenheim? Hmm..

Now I am going to miss the previous ED so much.
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May 7, 2014 12:43 AM

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I'm a bit annoyed it was a recap with kinda important moments. I just planned to skip this ep but I couldn't because of the scene with 'the father(?)' every few minutes. Honestly, I didn't understand what was going on, it was very ambiguous and random.

I liked the ending of this episode, for some reason that song which was playing along with the ending really touched me.

The world really hasn't treated Pinako properly, she's aged really, really badly.

EDIT: The new OP and ED is awful.
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May 26, 2014 6:10 PM

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Shame it's a recap episode. And it's not even a real recap. They just showed random scenes from all over the place and Hohenheim having a drunk dream.
May 31, 2014 5:05 PM

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first things first: if that was Pinako how did she shrink so much?
this episode confused the crap out of me, and this is the first fma ep i didn't like

how many Hohenheim's are there??

~im still not used to al's new english voice actor :(
Jun 9, 2014 8:51 PM

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That was a good recap episode. Well for someone who's doing a marathon, it's not really needed but I got to learn some stuff about Hohenheim. He doesn't seem like a bad person.
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Jun 26, 2014 8:52 PM

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Best recap ep I've ever seen :v
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Jul 6, 2014 5:44 AM

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what the fuck was that episode, and what the fuck happened to pinako?!
Jul 12, 2014 4:44 AM

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This episode is REALLY bad.
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Sep 20, 2014 12:56 AM

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It was confusing until you realized Hohenheim was seeing things / dreaming.

I was like, 'what is the timeline for this?!'
Sep 24, 2014 11:45 PM

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So a recap of sorts. Hmph.
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Nov 25, 2014 12:56 PM

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I cried. Beautiful Q___Q
Dec 28, 2014 3:20 AM

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Well that certainly was confusing...

New OP and ED look cool though.
Dec 29, 2014 10:45 PM
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New opening and ending song~
A filler, huh. Is that their mom, Trisha?? Just what the fuck is Hohenheim?? Seems like he has a clone or something. Is he human, homunculus, immortal?!?!
Well, I fell asleep after the ending song~
Feb 26, 2015 5:49 AM
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Typical recap episode.
Apr 19, 2015 12:22 PM

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A shitty recap, seriously?
Jul 18, 2015 6:42 AM

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next up
Jul 25, 2015 8:13 PM

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Recap episode, blegh. New OP and ED are way worse than the previous ones. Confused with the timeline of the Hohenheim conversations too. Were they all in his dreams? Oh well, back to the good stuff next episode.
Aug 16, 2015 2:07 AM

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The crappiest episode of FMAB. Let me down, seriously. I felt like falling asleep halfway through. I even skipped some parts, and I never do that.
Aug 30, 2015 5:40 AM

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A recap that somehow shows much, like how Ed's dad never gets old...
Dec 13, 2015 8:30 AM

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Should have kept the old ED.
Dec 28, 2015 7:27 AM

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Although a summary, this episode was done so as not to bore the viewer. Hohe finally makes its appearance, not only, new opening and ending, not bad but I preferred the previous ones indeed.
Feb 4, 2016 5:55 PM

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Hmm compared to the new OP and ED I liked the older ones much more.
Oct 11, 2016 9:02 PM

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what a perfect episode to come back from a 3 year on-hold anime
don't know if I calculated that or not but i'll take it!
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Oct 24, 2016 5:09 PM

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What the hell
I'm rewatching the anime and after this perfect episode I came here expecting everyone to absolutely adore it, same for the OP (which is my favorite along with Period)
Well I guess my expectations were KINDA wrong rotfl
Anyway, absolutely loved the episode, to me this is a perfect recap, as well as probably my favourite episode so far. God do I love this series.
Nov 5, 2016 2:29 PM
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HoshizoraOdin said:
What the hell
I'm rewatching the anime and after this perfect episode I came here expecting everyone to absolutely adore it, same for the OP (which is my favorite along with Period)
Well I guess my expectations were KINDA wrong rotfl
Anyway, absolutely loved the episode, to me this is a perfect recap, as well as probably my favourite episode so far. God do I love this series.
this episode is the last one i saw,but for me it was damn good, best recap ep and the hohe dream was great
Jan 30, 2017 2:35 AM

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Kinda recap episode
didn't know there was filler besides first episode lol
Feb 11, 2017 4:40 PM

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Uhm...I don't get why people are so suprised at Pinako becoming shorter with age.
It happens in real life, actually. Don't you have grandfathers and grandmothers? Don't they have picture of their younger self? People DO become shorter when aging, it's normal.
Of course in anime the thing is exaggerated to the point that they become midgets, but that's just an hyperbole for something that actually happens.
Also, it's pretty common to represent old people as short in anime. Was FMA the first anime those guys ever saw? -_-

About last names, it's not unusual in Japan to take the family name of your mother, for various reasons. Mostly because the family of the mother is more socially relevant (don't forget Japan, unlike western countries, was still in a medieval society since relatively not long ago, therefore such things are still taken into consideration there). The family name of the father may also be rejected by the son due to him having some grudge on the father (that's often the case in anime).
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Apr 2, 2017 3:53 AM
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It's so fucking dirty when they have recap episodes mixed with content.

The bastards responsible for this shit should kill themselves.
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Apr 10, 2017 9:30 AM

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At least the next episode gonna be great I know it, but for a filler it sure was great.
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May 13, 2017 10:22 AM

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I cant believe people call this the greatest anime ever and give it 10/10
its quite mediocre shonen garbage so far.
Someone died? Dont worry, lets relieve the tension with some slapstick humor. Important battle? Dont worry, nobody ever dies except for boring side characters.

Maybe this is great as one of your first anime. But by now, after all the shit I watched, its garbage.
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Jun 4, 2017 10:39 AM
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Hate recap episodes -.-

Also, new OP is very confusing (I didn't read the manga).

And how come Pinako changed from that tall girl into a tiny old woman so quickly while H. looks the same?(I know it was a dream but I remembered Pinako showed Edward and Al a photo of her and Hohenheim at the beginning of the FMAB. She was young in that photo.)
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Jun 19, 2017 4:03 AM

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That was actually a good recap episode.
I love how even in Hohenheim's dream Edward was still looking pissed :D

Also Winry looks hot in the new ED.
Jun 23, 2017 4:53 AM
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Even Recap Episode can make you cry
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Jul 26, 2017 1:30 PM

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jeez weird recap ep, didnt understood a thing regarding hohenheim
Feb 17, 2018 11:10 AM

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Recap, recap, recap

The stuff with Hohenheim was interesting though
Jan 12, 2019 11:17 PM

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this was a big recap, but adding on to it with more hohenheim backstory. didn't mind it actually.
new op is catchy, i like this more than the second opening, but the first one is the ultimate one.
i'm still fully expecting the "father" to be hohenheim though
Jan 27, 2019 2:36 PM

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I don't like recaps in general, but this one was quite okay I must say. At least we had some new scenes with Hohenheim and everything was entertaining to watch.
Apr 4, 2019 1:04 AM

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Aside from the new opening and ending which were pretty good, the episode's pretty much a recap with Hohenheim having a really trippy dream about how weak humans are while he tries to deal with some sort of existential guilt brought forth by his immortality.

Granny Pinako sure looked lovely back in the day and that revelation of Father actually being Hohenheim's twin brother, therefore technically being the Elric Brothers' uncle is insane! Alphonse is about to enter the room and confront the Homunculi's big bad daddy for the first time and it's not good.

Jun 4, 2019 7:22 AM

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There's so many whiny crybabies in this thread. xD

@Comander-07 And yours is probably the cringiest.
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