Exciting news for Fullmetal Alchemist fans! A new trailer was released for the upcoming live action version of this anime favorite.
Fullmetal Alchemist follows a pair of brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, who try their hand at alchemy after their mother passes away, only to experience disastrous results. The recent trailer showcases the darker side to the franchise and focuses on the brother’s attempts to obtain the Philospher’s Stone.
The newly released trailer sheds some light on some of the aspects that have fans so curious. The reveal of who plays the main character, Edward Elric, was revealed to be the idol, Ryosuke Yamada from the band Hey! Say! JUMP. In the trailer, Ryosuke is outfitted the same way Edward is drawn in the anime and manga—blonde hair with signature red coat. The film also portrays Edward’s brother, Alphonse, in his huge armor “suit.” Other signature characters, including Winry Rockbell and Roy Mustang, were revealed to have Tsubasa Honda and Dean Fujioka playing the respective parts. The director of the film, Fumihiko Sori, reports the film will also stay true to the manga and anime by being in European style setting.
The live-action version of Fullmetal Alchemist has been long awaited and the announcement of this latest trailer will surely have fans hungry for more!