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Hiromu Arakawa
Born in Hokkaido (northern Japan), Hiromu Arakawa first attracted national attention in 1999 with her award-winning manga STRAY DOG. Her series FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST debuted in 2001 in Square Enix's monthly manga anthology Shonen Gangan. show more

Born in Hokkaido (northern Japan), Hiromu Arakawa first attracted national attention in 1999 with her award-winning manga STRAY DOG. Her series FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST debuted in 2001 in Square Enix's monthly manga anthology Shonen Gangan.
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Birth date: May 08, 1973
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Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it 2 years ago
After another unsuccessful investigation into Philosopher's Stone rumors, Edward and Alphonse Elric wait for a train. Strangely, when one finally arrives, it's hours late. They're also surprised to see Roy Mustang and Jean Havoc among the passengers, dressed in civilian clothes. They soon learn that...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it 4 years ago
This volume is composed of two stories. The primary one is "The Land of Sand." The shorter bonus story is "The Phantom of Warehouse 13." Both of these stories were adapted into episodes in the original anime series. "The Land of Sand": Edward and Alphonse arrive at the dying former gold mining tow...
Booky
Booky rated it 4 years ago
I finished this volume on the same day that I started and finished Elie Wiesel's Night. While I've noticed FMA's allusions to Nazi Germany in the anime before, I was hyper aware of them while reading the source material. Human experimentation, genocide, eugenics, and the rise of facism are all highl...
Booky
Booky rated it 4 years ago
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is one of my favourite anime of all time. So I figured I owed it to myself to read the source material. I love that the (arguably) most popular shounen of all time is written by a woman. She gives voices to female characters that too often are left on the sidelines. ...
Books Less Travelled
Books Less Travelled rated it 4 years ago
Perhaps one of my favorites for its comedy style! I have always loved Berry, but not just that there are so many funny moments in this one! I also love the tensions that start building between our main characters, along with all the doubts and fears that are uncovered. This book holds one of the tur...
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