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Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist

Alternative Titles

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

Information

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

Statistics

Score: 8.321 (scored by 1922 users)
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Ranked: #2952
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Popularity: #1205
Members: 5,094
Favorites: 460
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Volumes: /7
Chapters: /35

Synopsis

Somewhere between magic, art and science exists a world of alchemy. And into this world travel Edward and Alphonse Elric—two brothers in search of the Philosopher's Stone, the ultimate alchemical treasure!

(Source: VIZ Media)

Background

The first five novels were published in English by VIZ Media from October 4, 2005 to December 18, 2007. The novels are published under the sub-titles The Land of Sand, The Abducted Alchemist, The Valley of White Petals, Under the Faraway Sky, and The Ties that Bind.

The Land of Sand novel inspired episodes 11, 12 and part of 37 in the 2003 Fullmetal Alchemist TV anime.

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Mustang, Roy
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Hohenheim, Van
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Havoc, Jean
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ss4gojetanks
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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What is the sixth volume called?
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