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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood to Be Broadcasted Simultaneously in Several European Countries

by freedoleen
May 15, 2009 10:56 AM | 95 Comments
According to the official Fullmetal Alchemist website, the simultaneous broadcast of "Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood" will be available in several European countries starting from the episode 7. The new episodes with subtitles in eleven languages will air three days after the airing in Japan.

Episode 7 will be aired on May 23rd at 8:00pm (local time). New episodes will be available every Wednesday. Episodes 1-6 are going to be uploaded starting from May 16th.

List of the countries and the available platforms:

Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Czech, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, former Yugoslavia, Sweden, Poland, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Russia, Turkey


Animax & Canal+
Central Europe including Hungary, Czech

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Where can you get it on YouTube?
Or I'm not getting the idea.
Poland here... And I'm suppriesed, however we had first FMA in one of our TV stations

Jul 5, 2010 3:40 PM by Fafiq

Well, it's not that I expected it to be aired in the Netherlands.
But there are DVD's of FMAB with Dutch subs so that good too!

Jul 5, 2010 1:02 PM by DeletedDeleted

whoa Denmark too O.O That's got be a big surprise! (Want to see it :D)

Jul 5, 2010 8:27 AM by Eoten

Haha, Youtube drops Germany again xD thanks, german politicians and copyright-sharks.

Jul 5, 2010 7:30 AM by DarkChaplain

Norway? The fuck? How did I not know about this until now? Oh, whatever. Eclipse subs are best.

Jun 29, 2010 10:23 PM by holypoop

OK. I'm not sure if I am, but sorry for the rudeness, but fuck off. What's with this Bulgaria thing on top. OK... I can watch the series in you tube which is grate, but how the fu*ck they expect me to know Finnish, Danish or Italian... Nothing against those countries, but I don't know those languages. I know english and Bulgarian. And yes, right, there's no english nor Bulgarian subs. Thanks for the legal way to watch this. And thanks for the stopped DVDs of the first anime.
Really - fansub will prosper with this kind of licenses...

May 22, 2010 8:22 PM by soregashi

I wouldn't watch it on TV even it if was aired here in the Netherlands, I prefer watching it online / RAW. I just don't like rushing home just to watch a show, because I'm not home most of the time if I have school.

May 17, 2010 6:31 AM by Bluestra

Soulstrider said:
Wait a minute, Portugal is actually going to get a airing anime licensed O.O I am speachless.

Still official subs suck, I remember they translating Ed being angry because he is short by ED being angry because he his thin.

Exactly my reaction... Can't believe an actual AWESOME anime series is being licenced in Portugal. Both in youtube AND in a TV station! Something must be wrong here.

May 17, 2010 6:27 AM by Jonijonh

animeshowdown said:
Greece? 0_____0

gkostas28 said:
Hahahahaha, I can't believe this thing. Even here in Greece? It's cool.

^ My reaction.

I still can't believe I can watch my fav anime with Greek subs. o____o

... not that I'll abandon Eclipse's fansubs, but whatever~ I understand Greek better T____T *wipes happy tears*

Apr 17, 2010 10:29 AM by heckacute

Illian said:
After I lol'd about the ' Former Yugoslavia thing' I cried about the Netherlands not being on that list, we're still stuck with that damned pokemon stuff -_-

Yeah... now thing about every manga you have in your language. We have... yeah right - NONE
I'm glad I can watch FMAB legaly here in Bulgaria. After DVDs of original FMA, and few Ghibli movies, thiis is very nice.
I'm happy now :D

Oct 5, 2009 5:46 PM by soregashi

After I lol'd about the ' Former Yugoslavia thing' I cried about the Netherlands not being on that list, we're still stuck with that damned pokemon stuff -_-

Jun 23, 2009 8:13 AM by Illian

mitamaking said:
Evolve21 said:
No UK? No One Likes Anime Over Here. *sigh*


I posted that 3 pages ago!

It Freezes Alot and quality's meh,Should Be On TV.
And Even If It Got realised of DVD it never be in the shops.

Jun 22, 2009 5:23 PM by OldAccount1921

Evolve21 said:
No UK? No One Likes Anime Over Here. *sigh*


I posted that 3 pages ago!

Jun 20, 2009 7:55 PM by mitamaking

No UK? No One Likes Anime Over Here. *sigh*

Jun 20, 2009 4:55 PM by OldAccount1921

Greece? 0_____0

Jun 14, 2009 2:14 PM by animeshowdown

I'm not sure what to do with this. I just noticed that this is the official and (thus the legal way?) to watch FMA, even though a friend of mine linked me to an episode when it was hot stuff. I didn't pay much attention to the uploader or anything, just thought it was a bunch of fansubs thrown together (and had a hard time figuring out how to even get the correct language to show).

Anyway now I'm faced with a moral dilemma. :P The Youtube stream is very much watchable and the Finnish subs don't seem too awkward, but I still feel uneasy with them. :/ English has been the way to go for all the anime so far, as I figure is the case with many others too. But but but but, aeeehh what to do what to do... ;_;

Yata-sama said:
ROTFL, 3 days late and they still can call this "simultaneous broadcast"?
V3gas said:
Simultaneous broadcast =/= 3 days later? Right.

Simultaneous in Europe. Three days later than in Japan yes, but the broadcast is done at the same time in every country they're broadcasted in (in Europe). If someone starts following the series through Youtube or whatever, it's the same one week interval between episodes anyway.

May 31, 2009 6:32 PM by Yankowich

Great news, but I still prefer English fansubs over Norwegian subs.
Also, they translated the Japanese alchemist titles into English, instead of keeping the Japanese titles or translating them to Norwegian? Nice.

Simultaneous broadcast =/= 3 days later? Right.

May 28, 2009 8:15 AM by V3gas

I am from Israel and I don't care.
Also like that I am watching FMAB (Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhod) in the day after it airs in Japan (With fansubs of course) ^___^

May 28, 2009 4:47 AM by EnvitChan

It would be bad to waste such an opportunity, wouldn't it? I'll probably marathon all available episodes at weekend (not specifying which weekend it will be :P )

It's probably first anime to be so quickly available in Poland through legal means. Normally, it would take at least one year.

May 19, 2009 9:59 AM by vytah

Dear anyone living in the UK, works in your country, stop complaining.

May 18, 2009 9:51 PM by mitamaking

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