Fullmetal Alchemist creator Hiromu Arakawa shares new art for live-action FMA movie sequel

Edward Elric, Alphonse Elric, Winry Rockbell, Roy Mustang, Riza Hawkeye, and Maes Hughes – Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
On this Fullmetal Alchemist anime poster, Edward and the gang are shown. Pic credit: Studio Bones

The creator of the popular series, Fullmetal Alchemist, brings fans an original art poster for the upcoming live-action sequel.

The Fullmetal Alchemist Creator, Hiromu Arakawa, shares this original art ahead of the premiere of the upcoming live-action films.

The Avenging Scar is a sequel film that will continue the Elric brothers’ trip. The brothers are still in the path of an exceedingly intricate villain who is attacking numerous men in the military.

This original art by the remarkable manga creator was published by Warner Bros. Japan for the second live-action film of the franchise, the Vengeance of Scar, which features the villain, Scar, above seemingly defeated brothers, Edward, and Alphonse Elric.

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New Original art by Full Metal Alchemist creator. Pic credit: Warner Bros Entertainment

Fullmetal Alchemist raised eyebrows when it was revealed that the first live-action film will not only get a sequel but two.

The Avenging Scar and The Final Transmutation are due to release this summer.

With the manga series developed by Hiromu Arakawa having ended years ago, these planned live-action films aim to depict the whole narrative of the Elric Brothers.

Fullmetal Alchemist: The Avenging Scar movie cast, crew, and more

The first live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie was released in 2017.

Like the first live-action movie, the sequels set for 2022, are written by Fumihiko Sori and Takeshi Miyamoto and directed by Fumihiko Sori as well.

The cast includes:

  • Ryosuke Yamada as Edward Elric
  • Atomu Mizuishi as Alphonse Elric
  • Mackenyu Arata as Scar
  • Tsubasa Honda as Winry Rockbell
  • Hiroshi Tachi as King Bradley
  • Kanata Hongo as Envy
  • Keisuke Watanabe as Ling Yao
  • Yuki Yamada as Solf J. Kimblee
  • Seiyo Uchino as Van Hohenheim
  • Dean Fujioka as Roy Mustang
  • Koji Yamamoto as Alex Louis Armstrong
  • Chiaki Kuriyama as Olivier Mira Armstrong
  • Misako Renbutsu as Riza Hawkeye
  • Ryuta Sato as Maes Hughes
  • Yuina Kuroshima as Lan Fan
  • Toshio Kakei as Fu
  • Yukie Nakama as Trisha Elric
  • Jun Fubuki as Pinako Rockbell
  • Haruhi Ryоga as Izumi Curtis
  • Shinji Uchiyama as Gluttony
  • Naohito Fujiki as Yuriy Rockbell
  • Kaoru Okunuki as Sarah Rockbell
  • Kokoro Terada as Selim Bradley
  • Long Meng Rou as May Chang
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Fullmetal Alchemist anime and manga

The popular manga series by the creator Arakawa ran from 2001 to 2010 and contained 27 volumes. The series was translated, adapted, and published in print by Viz Media and published digitally by Yen Press.

The manga also has two anime adaptations. The first aired from 2002 to 2003. It contains 51 episodes and is loosely based on the original manga since the ending was anime original.

The second anime the Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, which aired in April 2009, is much more faithful to the manga. Its final episode aired in July 2010.

Both anime adaptations were produced by Bones Studio. The first was directed by Seiji Mizushima while the second was directed by Yasuhiro Irie.

The first live-action adaptation was released on the Netflix streaming platform in 2017. Though there are currently no release dates for international audiences.

The two sequels of the live-action film will be hitting Japanese cinemas in the summer of 2022.

The Vengeance of Scar is premiering in Japan on the 20th of May and The Final Transmutation on the 24th of June. 

What do you think of Arakawa’s latest Fullmetal Alchemist artwork? What other anime properties would you like to see adapted for live-action? Kindly let us know in the comments.

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