Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 10

The worldbuilding continues to expand. We’re getting some really interesting thoughts on what exactly the difference is between bodies and souls… and what it means to separate them. Also more on how homunculi work and how to finally kill them.

Oy these are crazy.


Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 9

Man this story is getting crazy. Both in the worldbuild aspects (we keep learning more about how souls/homunculi/chimeras work) and in a more ‘traditional’ sort: death and PTSD. It’s so well written and drawn. I’m quite enjoying this.

Chapter 34: The Footsteps of a War Comrade


Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 8

We’re learning so many more things about the world! And it’s getting bigger and crazier and more wonderful all the time.

30: The Truth Inside the Armor


Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 4

I only half remember the anime, which apparently diverges at some point anyways. So it’s a combination of half remembered things and being surprised over and over again. Imagine, being saved by Lust/Envy/Gluttony et al – knowing that there’s far more to them, but not exactly what. It’s crazy.

A few random lovely scenes?


Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 3

Oh these are wonderful.

For a while, I was reading an online copy. Turns out that was a fan translation. I’ve seen switched to the real translations from the library, and wow it’s interesting how different the translations can be.