Hey there Anime fans! The time has come, and now, you can watch the live-action ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ on Netflix.
The movie adapts the anime with a story which revolves around a world with alchemy which is a powerful and respected practice.
The heroes are Edward Elric and Alphonse, who after their failed attempt at Transmutation miss limbs (Ed) and Al’s soul being bound to an armor, lest it be lost. Ed and Al set off on a journey to master Alchemy and finally retrieve the Philosopher’s Stone. They then discover the plans of an evil organization, Homunculi.
The Fullmetal Alchemist movie has been very well-received in Japan and has positive reviews. This has prompted talk that there may even be a sequel on its way. There has also been a divide in opinion as a few viewers loved this film but the critics did not enjoy it as much.
The Netflix debut is a huge big step for the popular streaming service for breaking into the anime genre. In the past one year, Netflix had premiered a Death Note adaptation and pushed other anime like Naruto and One-Punch Man. They are now dropping a slew of original series like Devilman Crybaby.