Fullmetal Alchemist is considered to be one of the greatest anime franchises of all time, and the shonen is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in a big way. Two sequels to the 2017 live-action movie are coming to Japanese theaters this year (and probably more regions at a later date). The sequels will fully adapt Hiromu Arakawa's original manga, and the first will reportedly be released in Japan on May 20, and it will be titled Fullmetal Alchemist: Scar the Avenger. The second sequel is set to release on June 24 to wrap up the series, and it's titled Fullmetal Alchemist: The Final Alchemy.
Now, a new poster for Fullmetal Alchemist: Scar the Avenger thanks to the shonen's official website. As you can see in the tweet below, it features Edward and Alphonse Elric looking damaged and hurt.
Fullmetal Alchemist fans would be familiar with the scene reflected in this poster. The Elric brothers' quest to find the Philosopher's Stone is not an easy path, and this image truly captures that the tragedy they experience in their pursuit.
For those unfamiliar, the popular shonen has two anime adaptations of Fullmetal Alchemist: Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. The latter is considered to be the supreme adaptation as it adapts the manga accurately while the former features an original ending.
The synopsis of Fullmetal Alchemist reads: "In an alchemical ritual gone wrong, Edward Elric lost his arm and his leg, and his brother Alphonse became nothing but a soul in a suit of armor. Equipped with mechanical "auto-mail" limbs, Edward becomes a state alchemist, seeking the one thing that can restore his and his brother's bodies...the legendary Philosopher's Stone."
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