*Episode Preview from FMA-2 official JP site: (Translation by Tombow, with tentative episode title till we see official sub on Funimation.com) Episode 14: "Those Who Lurk Underground" Ed's fight against Greed gets a new help when Izumi bursts in the scene. But, soon after the whole situation changes when the military soldiers lead by King Bradley himself brake in to exterminate Greed and his company. Greed grabs Al and tries to escape, but Bradley stands in their way, blocking Greed's escape, and overwhelms Greed with his fierce attacks despite Greed being homunculus. During the fight, Greed discovers an unbelievable mark on Bradley's eye...
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- HUGE improvement from the last episode - Bradley and Armstrong appeared out of nowhere, but t hardly mattered - Some (mostly) well-animated brutality helped the episode along - Scene where Alphonse remembers seeing the Truth is creepy, well done - Poor Martel... the first series let her stay around for a while! ;_; - Extra scene with Bradley visiting Izumi was weird. Get away from her, you monster! - Greed's demise was certainly well handled, but forgive me for continuing to prefer his death in the first series - BIG SLOTH! So... tiresome... to work up... enthusiasm... - FATHER!!! Somehow I expected him to sound a tad different, though. I wonder who voices him. - SELIM! So adorable.
Next episode: My least favorite character in anything ever, Ling, comes in. Gurgh, he fills me with rage, I hate him so much.
Anyway, the episode pacified me for now. More detailed thoughts later.
Fullmetal Alchemist is over! Thank you, Hiromu Arakawa! ;_;
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Thanks, penguintruth! Yap, those commercials are interesting!
QUOTE (thunderbreak @ Jul 5 2009, 04:37 AM)
where do u watch them.so fast?(i didnt get to watch until i think 2morow)
@thunderbreak - We have an info thread to help finding out how/where to watch the series. Please check out the streaming info and other viewing info for the FMA:Brother hood anime on Where/how to watch FMA:Brotherhood anime thread (the compilation of the info is on the first post of the thread.)
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Initial impressions of ep 14:
-the fights is Wooow perfect & awesome !!!!! -Woow Bradly is too Strong !! -Yaaay Ed in new clothes -the part of Alphonse & the Truth is wonderful. -Greed T____T Noooo. -Martel death is not that good. - don't like Father voice >.< . - Looool , Envy is Coooool !
generally excellent , scary episode with a lot of bloods !! -^__^-
Next episode: Wooooooooow I really can't wait new OP/En songs !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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a lot was missed out again this episode, but it was certainly a BIG imporvement on lasts week. I liked the scene where Al saw the truth! That was awesome. I thought Greed's death was carried out well too, I'm assuming they got rid of the cross because they will be selling this to America and the manga cross got censored (I think thats just stupid tbh, you gotta be preeeeeeety sensitve to get upset by that little detail) apart from that yayz for no censoring.
Only major critisism, I didn't like Father's voice at all, that was not how I imagined it in the slightest T_T I guess I'll get used to it but meh I don't see how that will suit his flask-honumculus form in the slightest, maybe they'll use a different voice for that? anyways there were a few things that were a bit annoying due to the scene skipping but all in all a pretty exciting ep so im happy, yaaaaaaaaay LING LING LING!!! I can't wait next week to see him
Well, this ep. was better than the previous one, but still not perfect. The pacing was a bit fast in the first 10 minutes, but then it slowed down. The fight scenes were awesome, I liked the animation, the creators did a good job.
I guess I have to wait for the subs to understand the sudden appearance of Bradley and Armstrong before Devil's Nest. It just didn't make sense now.
There were some extra scenes like Roy in Central and Bradley visiting Izumi. But I really missed the Armstrong-Sig friendship.
And we've got to see some new, manga-only material in this ep. I liked the part when Al recovered his memories about the Truth. Greed's death was well-made, too. Oh, and Sloth made his appearance! However I didn't like Father's voice. It just doesn't suit him, he should have a deeper voice. Selim's voice was okay. He looked so adorable.
Next week starts the 2nd season! I can't wait for ep. 15 and the new OP/ED!
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Hmmm, let's start from good things...Fights, yes, epic fight is epic and since something like this managed for me to be epic (well fight is fight but usually -for me- fight is starting to be epic when there are ones of my fav characters in it) so I can't wait for the Lust fight and so...Scene with Al and Truth, wow, I'm speechless...The moment when Martel was screaming when Bradley was killing others, god, it was amazing, I really felt like crying. Selim...Urgh, I hate him, really and his voice...I wonder how his VA is going to play when...Eh, you know, don't you?
From bad things...I don't like Father's voice! Yes, I mean no, it's just wrong~! -.-
Now, the most important thing since I'm royai fangirl, OMIGODBARRYINTHENEXTEPISODE~! Uh, well, I can't wait for that. Yes, kkg22104 is right, I don't know about others but I'm more than happy x] Oh, yes Lin is also going to appear in the next episode plus new OP/ED~! So~now waiting for the subs.
BTW, why do you keep calling him LING since it should be LIN? I mean this is how it should be translated so...why?
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I personally think this was an awesome episode and Greed's death scene was really cool. Selim was soo adorable!!! I love his voice. Though I never expected Father to have a voice like that...I thought it'd be kinda deeper. Al's flashback thingy was cool too.
Can't wait till the next episode, the new opening and xing characters will appear!!
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Comparing with the last two episodes, which were more or less, to put it nicely, crap, this was pretty good. Granted that my japanese skills don't exceed much farther than "konnichiwa" and "domo", but you just get a feel that this episode was better structured storywise, even after only watching the RAW.
As always (almost, ayway), animation was made of pure [All hail lord Xenu]-kicking awesomness. The battle scenes were smooth and fluent, and it's nice to see that they didn't cut back on the gore.
My only complaints after watching the raw would have to be that this whole Greed-arc happened way too fast, a little too fast for me to really get engaged in the events and characters. I feel like there's barely any time for the tension to build up before we reach the peak and everything culminates in something that is supposed to feel completely epic, but don't, for me at least. Its like the big wave washes over you before you've even had time to get excited.
But still, it was a lot better than the previous episode, in which they didn't even get the chronology right, if they intend to follow the manga at least.
And regarding ol' Daddy-o's voice, didn't anyone else notice it was the same VA who's been commentating on the recaps and previews since.. the start of this series? Surprised that no one at least mentioned it.. but maybe it was so obvious that nobody thought there'd be any need to? Then now I'm gonna fel stupid, for sure xD A little creepy though, if that's how they intend it to be. Having Father narrating the events of the Elric brothers lives, I mean. The old creep D:<
(Oh, and no, I agree with that this voice doesn't suit him. At all.)
Sig and ava by Forsaken Love :3 Bye bye, Edward Elric :(