Fullmetal Alchemist, Volume 1 by Hiromu Arakawa

Fullmetal Alchemist, Volume 1

Fullmetal Alchemist #1

Hiromu Arakawa

fiction Fantasy Manga
adventurous lighthearted fast-paced

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Dabbling in alchemy carries a price. When brothers Edward and Alphonse played with the mystical power to alter the natural world, they both paid dearly. One lost an arm and a leg; the other became a soul locked into a body of living iron. Now these siblings are slaves of the evil military-alchemical complex, using their unique powers for dire purposes. Fullmetal Alchemist combines powerful graphics with a strong original story line.

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summary of 6 ratings (see reviews)


adventurous 100%
funny 66%
dark 33%
emotional 33%
lighthearted 33%
mysterious 33%
sad 33%
tense 33%


fast 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | N/A: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters centre-stage?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

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