Preceding the release of the live-action movie “Hagane No Renkinjutsu-shi(Full metal Alchemist)” a.k.a Hagaren starring Ryosuke Yamada as a Edward Elric, Dean Fujioka as a Roy Mustang, and Tsubasa Honda as a Winry Rockbell, the film-distributing agency has announced that they will distribute a volume 0 of the Full metal Alchemist’s manga comic.
The trailer of live-action version of Full metal Alchemist
Hagaren is a story about alchemists. Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric are brothers who can use alchemy outstandingly though they’re still children. After their father’s disappearance, they lost their mother because of a serious disease. They tried to revitalize the mother with alchemy but they failed. And the alchemy of human transmutation is prohibited due to the dangerousness, because there’s a rule named “Equivalent exchange“. Eventually, Edward lost his leg and Alphonse lost his whole body as a compensation of the “Equivalent exchange”. Edward somehow succeeded to transfer Alphonse’s soul to empty armor after the failure. One day, Roy Mustang visited to the brother’s place and scout them in the army. The brothers decided to join the army for finding a clue to regain their leg and body.
Hagaren is a very popular manga comics not only in Japan but all over the world. It’s originated in manga comics written by Hiromu Arakawa. She also wrote popular manga comics like “Silver Spoon”, “Noble Farmer” and “The Heroic Legend of Arslan”. The animation version of Hagaren has been created twice, and also it has become animation films, games and novels due to the popularity.
In this coming December 2017, finally, the live-action version of Hagaren will be shown over 190 countries all over the world. It’s not released as of now, but the reputations of the trailer are almost preferable ones. As a gift for viewers, the film-distributing agency decided to give vol.0 of Hagaren’s manga comic for a limited amount, which is written newly by Hiromu Arakawa, isn’t sold ever. It describes a story about just after Edward became a certificated alchemist after joining the army, and it’s related to the story of the live-action movie. After the comic gets out of stock, the original poster calendar will be distributed as a alternative.