Tommy-Vercetti 21:32, September 5, 2010 (UTC). Yes they could use a philosophers stone heal him, but as far as anyone is concerned, the stones are a myth. But this will be a long one XD As for how Al’s souls can operate the suit of armor, that’s information Ed had to learn from seeing “the truth”, which is basically like having a conversation with god. According to this:. This is because when it was being aired, the Manga was not done yet, so the plot as well as the end of the anime are invented. The plot holes here are either a) Hannibal or another FBI member / consultant must be the copycat, so why doesn't Will / another investigator easily figure this out; or b) details of the murder were publically leaked which the show completely neglects to mention. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Like, a suit of armor doesn't require a spine to stand but a human body can't walk without a spine. I love the reasoning for this article, and it's sure to fill countless pages of information too, but I don't think CK will find it very relevant, and even in my mind, it's just a bit of a novelty. Follow. Amestris is a unitary state under the rule of a parliamentary republic, run by state alchemists that serve the king utilizing the mystifying arts of alchemy. Read the topic about fullmetal alchemist Brotherhood plot hole? Nov 1, 2017 Simply put, a Homunculus (singular of Homunculi) is an artificially created human being, brought to life by the power of alchemy. Nobody ever found him again. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009 anime), Fullmetal Alchemist: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005), Fullmetal Alchemist: Sacred Star of Milos (2011), https://fma.fandom.com/wiki/Talk:Fullmetal_Alchemist_(2003_anime)_Plot_Holes?oldid=21149. Fullmetal Alchemist is an anime series adapted from the manga of the same title by Hiromu Arakawa. Roy Mustang, also known as the Flame Alchemist, is the tritagonist of the Fullmetal Alchemist series. (Topic ID: 1740369) Genshin Impact is an awesome game, but that doesn't mean it's completely without its plot holes. This is not a forum for general discussion about the article's subject. So plot holes as far as the eye can see. Sign and date your posts by typing four tildes (~~~~) or the signature button. ; This is not a forum for general discussion about the article's subject. You did — during Hohenheim's conversation with Dante, he mentions that he left her fragments of the Philosopher's Stone, and assumes that she must have used them up by now. This universe was a completely fresh experience for me. "We have a room ready for you. ... Brotherhood feels more like the anime equivalent of the suspense novel: whatever plot holes and inconsistencies turn up are insignificant in the face of the excitement promised by the next chapter. - Less plot holes, like the Homunculi's sin names. Human transmutation is strictly forbidden, and whoever attempts it … This story takes place soon after Ed and Al's first meeting with the homunculi. on MyAnimeList, and join in the discussion on the largest online anime and manga database in the world! Why does a soul need an intact nervous system to move a human body, but it doesn't need one to move a suit of armor? This suggests that, as with the real world, you need a nervous system to move around. There are a lot of differences between the two, there are also a few similarities. The conclusion is good and satisfying though, even if it leaves some large plot holes and unanswered questions (thankfully answered in the wrap up movie Conqueror of Shamballa). Fullmetal Alchemist:Brotherhood (Fantasy/Shounen, 38 Episodes, 2011) Legend of the Galactic Heroes (Military/Sci-Fi, 110 EPisodes, 1988-97) Lupin the Third: The Woman Named Fujiko Mine (VERY NSFW, Crime, 13 Episodes, 2012) earth-grrls-are-easy . Read reviews on Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shamballa on Crunchyroll. Here it is, my Fullmetal Alchemist fanfiction!! but that doesn't make a bit of difference in my mind. "Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos" (pronounced Mē-lŏss) is the second feature film in the franchise. She can become ALL water, now equivalent exchange means that shouldn't be possible. Am I the only one who sees all the plot holes in the failure of an anime called Fullmetal Alchemist (2003)? This law states that to gain something of value, something of equal value must be lost. His name was never revealed. Full Metal Alchemist; Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Such expositions (which are never boring!) When faced with a mistake returned, what else can … Fandoms: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood & Manga, Fullmetal Alchemist - All Media Types, Fullmetal Alchemist (Anime 2003) Mature Graphic Depictions Of Violence, Major Character Death Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood – 56. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is more gory. Fullmetal Alchemist takes place in the fictional country of Amestris which is heavily based on the Industrial Revolution. Join the online community, create your anime and manga list, read reviews, explore the forums, follow news, and so much more! Alchemy itself is a fusion of scientific principles and magical properties all based around one basic concept, The Law of Equivalent Exchange. We don't know if there isn't magic to get someone walking again if they become paralyzed, but I'd guess there is and it's either complex or the cost is too great. - Better fight scenes (Mustang v. Lust/Envy) are amazing. FMA has a serious plot that makes sense and Alchemy is a mixture of science and magic while Fairy tail has a lot of mini arcs where good guys win thanks to plot hole. This talk page is for discussing improvements to Fullmetal Alchemist (2003 anime) Plot Holes. The movie is a direct follow-up of the series and gives resolution to many of the conflicts that remained at the end of the show. My personal recommendation is to watch the first twenty five episodes of FMA, then begin on episode 11 of FMA: Brotherhood. Ed traded his first limb trying to bring back his mother and traded his second limb binding his brother's soul to the armor. Set in a fictional universe in which alchemy is one of the most advanced scientific techniques, the story follows two alchemist brothers named Edward and Alphonse Elric, who want to recover parts of their bodies lost in an attempt to bring their mother back to life through alchemy. The TV series' idea about what that Gate was supposed to be was really kind of stupid. Anyway.. Now, let me answer you all about FMA. The plot of each series is completely different, except for the basics - that is the brothers tried to transmute their … Genshin Impact: The 10 Biggest Plot Holes In The Game. Essentially that means that in alchemy, and in life, an alchemist cannot create something without losing something in return. Welp. Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood: The Symbolic and Ironic Deaths of the Homunculi. Read reviews on the manga Fullmetal Alchemist on MyAnimeList, the internet's largest manga database. I've also heard Brotherhood is better, so should I drop FMA and go straight to watching Brotherhood, or is it worth watching FMA first? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, A place to discuss Plotholes, Continuity errors or even unexplained events for Movies, Books, Games, or anything else you can think of, Press J to jump to the feed. After five long years of imprisonment, bad singing, dead cats, poor humor, out of character-ness, weird songs, psycho fans, weird plot holes, and countless Big Lipped Alligator Moments—they were free. But it's not necessarily an inconsistency. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. ed was only able to do that magic because of whos son he was. What surprised me was that apparently Brotherhood isn't a sequel (like I thought it was), but a remake I guess? Come with me." Unfollow. It might be nitpicky. This itself is bas… Backstory first: I watched this before Brotherhood, and never touched the manga. In the manga and Brotherhood, however, she suffers a fiery death at the hands of Roy Mustang and dies without any redemption. So they frolicked into the sun and lived happily ever after. So, I'm currently on episode 12 of Fullmetal Alchemist and I decided to look into Brotherhood a little bit. At about episode 44-45, plot holes big enough for Al in his armored form to walk through began to emerge... And then the whole basis of the show's plot was just conjured up and dropped in the viewers' laps in the second to last half-hour. It's more gory then FMA that funimation had to rate it rated R instead of PG-13 (which is what the original Fullmetal Alchemist rating is.) Plot and Pacing in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. 19, there's so many things that have been revealed. Ignoring the fact that you you find the “magic” “unscientific”, even though science is the whole backbone of alchemy, it’s not a plot hole by any means. Fullmetal Alchemist Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. - Mustang and Hawkeye are way better, more rounded characters. - The plot. Posted by Divine on May 9, 2010 May 9, ... writers have noticed how much their huge fanbase like to speculate and theorise so they puposely leave some unimportant plot holes as MYSTERY is theme of the show. To be honest, I would go the way I went because - 1. I may have to bring in OCs because there's no plot holes in this story line! Yet when a soul is attached to a suit of armor, the soul can move the entire suit despite the suit obviously not having a nervous system. As in other case, FMA has the benefit of being a completed manga with relatively few plot holes meanwhile OP is still ongoing and IMO not necessarily in it's best moment, however popular it might be. Both the anime(s) and manga state that human related alchemy is off limits to everyone. Take Greed for example, he had the power to change the carbon in his body into a powerful armor that covered his body and not change his full body to a carbon stone. People can say "Brotherhood is the REAL story, so it's better!" Also there is FMA:B which kind of obscures this series in its' shadow. Ed got to his feet and nearly lost his balance as he followed House out of the room. Except Armstrong. In the 2003 version of FMA, Lust is killed off by Wrath for siding with the Elric brothers and dies a redeemed Homunculus. Despite battles being relatively scarce in Full Metal Alchemist vol. Alchemists are knowledgeable and naturally talented individuals who can manipulate and modify matter due to their art. The alchemist did not look happy, and House noticed a rather strange look on Roy's face. As such they wouldn’t not be able to use alchemy to fix havocs spine, as no one is allowed to practice human alchemy. If your question is "could Havoc's soul been re-attached to his body via alchemy and then not needed his wheelchair", the answer is yes. Yet despite the wide range of possibilities, alchemy is not as all-powerful as most would believe. ; Put new text under old text. Maybe it's because human bodies work differently from suits of armor. He shrugged it off and gestured to Ed. Then there are the problems with her powers. The show makes it clear Ed made a great sacrifice for that magic to work. Click here to start a new topic. Munich, 1923: Two years have passed since Ed was ripped away from his world. I watched FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood first, and then I watched FullMetal Alchemist. While they both start the same way, the first one starts to develop following a whole different path than the Manga. - Better Wrath/Greed/Pride. In this world, science has essentially taken the form of alchemy. However, the author planned to reveal Scar's name before the manga finishes (in the "extras" at the end of volume 15, Arakawa states she has a name for Scar, but it's a secret). - Better ending. While "Conqueror of Shamballa" is spun off of the 2003 series (and serving as its official ending), this movie is spun off of the 2010 series and is an original story, taking place somewhere near the halfway point of the show's run. Probably the most well-known antagonists of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood are the seven Homunculi. I haven't seen this brought up in any other discussions of plot holes in FMA 2003, so it's possible I missed something here. 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