The dragon, which turns out to be homunculus Envy, attacks Edward, but is then weakened and captured by members of the Thule Society. Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (Japanese: 劇場版 鋼の錬金術師 シャンバラを征く者, Hepburn: Gekijōban Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Shanbara o Yuku Mono) is a 2005 Japanese animated film directed by Seiji Mizushima and written by Sho Aikawa. [4], The film score was composed by Michiru Oshima. #fma #edward elric #conqueror of shamballa #fma03 #fma rewatch #i made a lot of ed gifs while doing my rewatch #so here u go #mine. Another intelligence feat would be that for every single use of alchemy throughout the entire series he has to have a perfect understanding of the composition of what he is making. [32] In the Tokyo Anime Fair, the film won in the categories "Animation of the Year", "Best Original Story" (Hiromu Arakawa) and "Best Music" (Michiru Oshima). Conqueror of Shamballa premiered in Japan on July 23, 2005. After Edward Elric recovers his arm and his brother Alphonse's body, Edward is dragged from his homeworld through the Gate of Alchemy—the source of alchemical energy—to a parallel world of Earth in 1923. Feats marked CS-FB are from a flashback at the beginning of the movie Conqueror of Shamballa, about a year or less before the main events of the series. It requires the input of materials to be equal in mass to the output, and to be composed of similar matter. 19 Fav. The Earth counterparts of Maes Hughes and his wife Gracia appear in supporting roles, along with cameos from other characters. Prime RespectThread material. From the color of the sky to the smell of the soil, so much was the same and yet not. [26] In the second week, it fell to 7th. ._2a172ppKObqWfRHr8eWBKV{-ms-flex-negative:0;flex-shrink:0;margin-right:8px}._39-woRduNuowN7G4JTW4I8{border-top:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-lineColor);margin-top:12px;padding-top:12px}._3AOoBdXa2QKVKqIEmG7Vkb{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-body);border-radius:4px;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-direction:row;flex-direction:row;margin-top:12px}.vzEDg-tM8ZDpEfJnbaJuU{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-button);height:14px;width:14px}.r51dfG6q3N-4exmkjHQg_{font-size:10px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:12px;text-transform:uppercase;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-pack:justify;justify-content:space-between}._2ygXHcy_x6RG74BMk0UKkN{margin-left:8px}._2BnLYNBALzjH6p_ollJ-RF{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;margin-left:auto}._1-25VxiIsZFVU88qFh-T8p{padding:0}._3BmRwhm18nr4GmDhkoSgtb{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);-ms-flex:0 0 auto;flex:0 0 auto;line-height:16px} He found the film's ending to be fitting for Fullmetal Alchemist and said it will be well received by fans from the series. Edward Elric is now on Earth, in Germany in the 1920s, while his brother is on the other side of the dimensional gate in Shamballa. He also praised the staff from the series, commenting they have done an "admirable job," making the film a "sequel well worthy of bearing the series' name. Edward battles Eckhart before Alphonse transmutes parts of his soul to a group of armors, which attack her and force her to retreat. The film was compared to The End of Evangelion due to how both titles expand their anime's endings, resulting in a "proper ending" due to the characters' development featured in the film. Story. ", "Japanese Box Office: Fullmetal Alchemist movie Debut", "9th Japanese Media Arts Festival Winners", "American Anime Awards Finalists Announced", "N. 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Feats marked CS-FB are from a flashback at the beginning of the movie Conqueror of Shamballa, about a year or less before the main events of the series, Feats that are unmarked are from the main story, when Ed is 15-16, Feats marked CS are from the movie Conqueror of Shamballa, when Ed is 18. Destroys a decent portion of a suit of armor, Breaks some pipes by touching a wall a distance away, While standing in a puddle of imperfect philosopher's stone Ed recieves a major boost to his alchemic power, though his only feats are firing off his metal arm like a hookshot and launching several spears of earth, Slices through Rasmussen's metal extendable armsCS-FB, Slices through an unclear material restraining himCS, Stabs through Greed after weakening his Ultimate Shield, Blocks multiple strikes from Sloth who could smash large amounts of stone, Blocks Lyra’s air blast with his automail handFB Lyra’s blasts range from knocking a man overFB to destroying a building’s facadeFB, A claw that breaks the shaft of a spear doesn't break his leg, Blocks strikes of a cleaver capable of cutting clean through a good portion of a pig with his legFB and armsFB, Blocks a sword stated to be capable of slicing through steel, Not damaged by Rasmussen's drills.CS-FB Similar drills could bore into Alphonse's armorCS-FB which gunfire ricochets off of, While in Germany Ed has artificial limbs created by his father that require being wound up.CS these are generally a fair bit weaker than his automail though after returning to Amestris he gets his regular automail back.CS, Stops a bullet from a WW1 era gun, though it blows off two fingersCS, Shot in the armCS though it's not clear how much damage it didCS, Sends a bird chimera flying that was about the size of a person. Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa (2005) Vic Mignogna as Edward Elric [24] On February 1, 2016, it was announced from the official Funimation blog mentioning that the company lost its home video and streaming rights by March 31, 2016, and will be not be reprinting anymore copies from Funimation after March 31, 2016. [8] As of 2007, it grossed to ¥1.22 billion ($10.8 million) in the Japanese box office. Mizushima allowed a camera crew and interviewers into the show's conference room at the Bones studios where he described how production went, as seen in a special feature on the DVD release of the film. .s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);padding-top:5px}.s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f._19JhaP1slDQqu2XgT3vVS0{color:#ea0027} Born to Trisha Elric and Van Hohenheim of Resembool in the winter of 1899, Edward's first few years were relatively happy; but after the sudden departure of his father during the lad's formative years, Ed was left with his mother and younger brother Alphonse as his only family. [37] The first English DVD was the third bestselling Japanese anime DVD in the United States in 2006 with a sale ratio of 31 compared to the sales of the #1 title as 100. Conqueror of Shamballa is the true finale to the grander Fullmetal Alchemist story, reuniting Ed and Al for one final, big screen adventure. "KELAS [LET'S-DANCE]," the song performed by the Romani women while Edward and Heiderich hitch a ride, was composed by Ferenc Snétberger (who also played guitar for the song), with vocals by Tayo Awosusi. Most of his past is kept under wraps, save for a few key points, revealed quite late in the series. Theron Martin from Anime News Network found Conqueror of Shamballa as a very entertaining film "as it has all of the action, flashy magic, comedy, snappy dialogue, drama, and intrigue that made the TV series so great." He wears his golden-blond hair long - usually tied in a braid that hangs down to his shoulders, but sometimes forgoing the braid for a simpler ponytail. The inclusion of real world events helps ground the fact that Edward is in our world, but there was just something surreal about that after seeing it." Edward Elric. [22] In May 2009, Funimation announced that the film would be released in Blu-ray format. Alfons launches Edward in a rocket-powered plane to return him to his world before being gunned down. To shorten my answer, Edward Elric was 11 years old and Al Elric was 10 years old when they've done the human transmutation. The artwork for the film was produced once Kaneko was finished and cel-animation was used to produce several characters or items in the film. Reattaches Al's soul to his body and pulls them back from the gate (albeit at the age he was before he attempted to bring their mom back with no memories of his time in his armor), though this requires Ed to sacrifice the arm and leg he got back and leaves him trapped on the other side of the gate. /*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/TopicLinksContainer.361933014be843c79476.css.map*/, Figures out how Lyra's alchemy works after seeing it onceFB, Tucker describes him as a genius, stating he instinctively knew the correct array for the creation of a philosopher's stone, Realized what Shao Tucker had done even before he saw NinaFB, Tricks Yoki into giving a town back to its residentsFB, Gets Father Cornello to reveal his scheme to the entire town. Movie, "Conqueror of Shamballa" Review *****SPOILERS***** Synopsis: After the events of the first TV series, Edward Elric finds himself still trapped in our Earth, having all but given up hope of returning home and reuniting with his brother. Critical reaction to the film has commonly been positive, with reviews praising the film's story and animation used. Mizushima was repeatedly harassed by the head employees at Aniplex to speed up work on the storyboards. Edward is in the parallel world (which is Earth) in the year 1923, and he no longer can use his alchemy. After being fitted with an automail arm and leg, Ed and Al set out on a quest to get their bodies back to normal. Edward's search attracts the attention of the Thule Society, which seeks to enter his homeworld, believing it to be Shamballa, to obtain new weapons to help them in World War II. Most of the directors finished their assigned storyboards by February 2005 except Shingo Kaneko, who was taking longest due to the general slow process, but his storyboards were nevertheless impressive. 20 Fav. Ed's Age in conqueror of Shamballa. However, she begins to go mad with power and fear of her new surroundings and launches an attack on Central City. Approximately four centuries old in soul, forty years old in his current body, "Hohenheim of Light" remains behind the scenes throughout most of the series. During 2007 the limited edition DVD from the film ranked 23rd with a sales ratio of 23. Several historic figures appear in supporting roles including Fritz Lang (physically based on King Bradley), Rudolf Hess, Karl Haushofer, and Adolf Hitler. "Alchemist of Steel"), is the youngest State Alchemist in the history of the fictional country of Amestris. ", New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the respectthreads community. Before his mother's death from a contagious illness in 1904, Edward's dear mother had always been a source of greatest comfort to him. Edward has become friends with his brothers Earthly counterpart, Al, who works with some rocket scientists. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. In Conqueror of Shamballa, Edward is fitted with a gas-powered automail arm by Hohenheim for use on Earth, where automail does not exist. Also can't wait to see if Dante from the 2003 series is done. Respect threads about individual characters or teams for use and reference with /r/whowouldwin battles. During its premiere in Japan, Conqueror of Shamballa remained as one of the most popular films in the year. .FIYolDqalszTnjjNfThfT{max-width:256px;white-space:normal;text-align:center} the gold apparently turns back into stone, Creates a speaker in the door of a train, and then a pipe that floods the train car, Destroys a large castle by modifying the steam engines contained within, causing them to explode after a delay, repairs him after half of his armor is destroyed, Creates a line of ice down a slope that flash freezes a river, Bonds Al's soul to a suit of armor, sacrificing his arm in the process. There, they are attacked by the homunculus Gluttony, who fights and mortally wounds Wrath. [12] On February 27, 2006, Funimation announced that they licensed the film. [33] In an Oricon's survey from 2005, the film's theme song, "Link" by L'Arc-en-Ciel, sold 235,751 copies, ranking as fourth in the "Top 10 Anime Theme Songs of 2005". Edward Elric. The film's orchestral music was performed by the Moscow Orchestra. Munich, Germany, 1923. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. [38] In the NEO Awards 2007 from Neo, Conqueror of Shamballa won in the category "Best Anime Movie. ", "Japanese Box Office: Top 10 Anime Movies of 2007", "IGN: Fullmetal Alchemist The Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa review (page 1)", "Theatrical Feature Fullmetal Alchemist The Conqueror of Shambala - Original Soundtrack", "劇場版 鋼の錬金術師シャンバラを征く者 完全生産限定版 プレミアムDVD BOX", "Film + Schedule: Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa", "Anime Expo and FUNimation Announce the U.S. , they are attacked by the head employees at Aniplex to speed up work the. During 2007 the limited edition and force her to retreat and his newly restored arm and.... The fictional country of Amestris been positive, with his body now.. 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