The official website for the Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood movie began streaming a teaser trailer on Sunday. The teaser confirms that the title of the movie is Fullmetal Alchemist: Milos no Sei-Naru Hoshi and that the movie will open throughout Japan next summer.
The website states: “Edward Elric and his younger brother Alphonse — tossed by the waves of destiny, the two are still on their journey….” According to the teaser’s tagline, the movie will “finally tell the story of forbidden bonds.”
The teaser and the website list the following staff:
Creator: Hiromu Arakawa
Director: Kazuya Murata (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion episode director)
Script: Yūichi Shinpo (Whiteout novelist, Doraemon: Shin Nobita no Uchū Kaitakushi)
Character Designer/Chief Animation director: Kenichi Konishi (Tokyo Godfathers)
Animation Production: BONES
The website lists the following cast:
Edward Elric: Romi Park
Alphonse Eric: Rie Kugimiya
Winry Rockbell: Megumi Takamoto
Roy Mustang: Shinichiro Miki
Riza Hawkeye: Fumiko Orikasa
Alex Louis Armstrong: Kenji Utsumi
Advance tickets will go on sale at participating theaters on November 22, the same day that the 27th and final volume of Hiromu Arakawa’s original manga goes on sale. The first round of advance tickets will come with a bonus Edward Elric rubber strap. People who bring the final manga volume when they buy the advance ticket will receive the rubber strap, a special board (shikishi) illustrated by Arakawa, and the manga volume’s “Memorial Stamp Page” imprinted with the “Hagaren Memorial Stamp.”
The manga ended in Square Enix’s Shonen Gangan magazine in June, and over 50 million copies of the manga have been published.
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Update: More background information added.
It’s been announced that new anime film for popular manga/anime, “FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST” will be released in summer 2011. The title of the new film is “FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: Milos no Seinaru Hoshi“.
“FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST” was a manga series on “Monthly Shonen Gan-gan” during 2001 to June 2010, and its last volume, the 27th, will be published on November 22nd.
Hooray for this news! Forbidden bonds? What would this mean? I’m very excited for this film. I hope this will be subbed early so we won’t wait for too long.. ^^”