The official website of Fullmetal Alchemist Complete Edition unveiled a new teaser trailer for the second part of the two-part sequel live-action film, titled Fullmetal Alchemist: Final Transmutation, on Thursday, June 2, 2022.
The trailer hints at each character’s final battle and the end of the journey of the Elric brothers, with a premiere date of June 24.
The first part, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Avenger Scar was released on May 20, 2022.
The film opened in 349 theaters across Japan, grossing 72 million yen (563,510 USD). It ranked ninth on its opening weekend. The film soon dropped out of the top ten at the box office in its second weekend.
Ryōsuke Yamada as Edward Elric, Atomu Mizuishi as Alphonse Elric (voice and motion capture), Tsubasa Honda as Winry Rockbell, Dean Fujioka as Roy Mustang, Misako Renbutsu as Riza Hawkeye, Kanata Hongou as Envy, Ryuta Sato as Maes Hughes, and Shinji Uchiyama as Gluttony reprises their roles from the 2017 live-action film.
Other cast members include:
- Mackenyu Arata as Scar
- Yuina Kuroshima as Lan Fan
- Keisuke Watanabe as Ling Yao
- Yuki Yamada as Solf J. Kimblee
- Hiroshi Tachi as King Bradley
- Kōji Yamamoto as Alex Louis Armstrong
- Chiaki Kuriyama as Olivier Mira Armstrong
- Seiyō Uchino as Van Hohenheim
- Yukie Nakama as Trisha Elric
- Jun Fubuki as Pinako Rockbell
- Naohito Fujiki as Yuriy Rockbell
- Kaoru Okunuki as Sarah Rockbell
- Kokoro Terada as Selim Bradley
- Long Meng Rou as May Chang
- Haruhi Ryо̄ga as Izumi Curtis
Fumihiko Sori is in charge of both the films.
The films commemorate the 20th anniversary of Hiromu Arakawa‘s original Fullmetal Alchemist manga.
Arakawa’s Fullmetal Alchemist was serialized in Square Enix’s Monthly Shōnen Gangan shōnen manga anthology magazine between July 2001 and June 2010; the publisher later collected the individual chapters into twenty-seven tankōbon volumes.
Bones Studio adapted the manga into two television series and two films. There are light novels of the same name as well. A live-action film based on the series released in 2017.
Arakawa‘s latest manga series Yomi no Tsugai started serialization in the January issue of Monthly Shonen Gangan which was released on Dec 10, 2021. The mangaka returned to the industry after 10 years.