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Fullmetal Alchemist Turns 20! Author Reveals First Glimpse for New Manga

Hiromu Arakawa’s Fullmetal Alchemist is one of the most popular mangas of all time. The series has maintained its top spot on several online charts worldwide. With the series celebrating its 20th anniversary of serialization, there are all sorts of things lined up, much to fans’ delight.

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The Fullmetal Alchemist Exhibition had begun back in 2017 with a huge success. But unfortunately, the 2020 iteration of the event had to be canceled due to obvious reasons. 

The event is all set to make its comeback this winter and it’s going to be better than ever.

The “Fullmetal Alchemist Exhibition RETURNS” event will take place at Ikebukuro Sunshine City, Tokyo in December 2021 and in Spring 2022 in Osaka.

The key visual for the exhibition is a new illustration of the original artwork for the Fullmetal Alchemist manga.

The key visual of “Fullmetal Alchemist Exhibition RETURNS”, which was released for the first time today, is drawn by Hiromu Arakawa.

 This is a new 2021 version of the illustration of the “Fullmetal Alchemist” serialization 20 years ago, with the same composition.

 It will be exhibited at the venue so please look forward to it.

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Details regarding a special Fullmetal Alchemist project will be released in the August Issue of Shonen Gangan.

The author is also releasing her previously unreleased one-shot “Blind Alchemist” along with the first volumes of “Hero Tales” and “Stray Dog” for free on the Gangan online app

That is not all, the author has also revealed the first visual for her next manga in Shonen Gangan Magazine. The series is expected to begin serialization later this year.

[Special news]

#HiromuArakawa, The long-awaited latest work will be serialized in Shonen Gangan !!!

Follow-up news will be announced on Shonen Gangan magazine, Gangan official website, and Twitter! Stay tuned !!

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The visual shows a character in an old medieval outfit with a scarf carrying a bow and arrows. The supposed main character bears an uncanny resemblance to Risa Hawkeye from Fullmetal Alchemist.

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The background shows a man with two beasts on either side. There is also a small girl being imprisoned behind wooden bars. Given that and the overall feel of the visual, the series is likely to take place in a feudal Japan setting.

With everything locked and loaded, Fullmetal Alchemist fans are going to be seriously occupied for quite some time, not that anyone is complaining.

About Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist is a manga-based anime written by Hiromu Arakawa. It was first published in Monthly Shonen Gangan. The story is about two brothers, Edward and Alphonse.

Both of them gifted with the powers of alchemy. While trying to bring their mother back to life, they fail and are left with severely damaged bodies. They then begin their quest for the philosopher’s stone, which is the only thing that would save them.

Source: Square Enix Official Website, Shonen Gangan Official Twitter

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