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Episode 47: Messenger Of Darkness - Content Discussion Thread, Warning, possible spoilers for the first 47 episodes
post Mar 6 2010, 01:15 PM
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Talk-back/content discussion for English dubbed episode on Adult Swim starts on page 3. smile.gif

Please post the discussions on the content of episode 47 here.
This thread is declared as a Spoiler zone for the content of the first 47 episodes.

Screenshots: see Omni's post.

Full Screenshots: over at livejournal, provided by Moogledaime

Summary: Ed and his group go to see Hohenheim. He tells them about the Promised Day, and Ed tells Hohenheim Trisha's last words to him. As Ed and his group leave, they run into Al. However, after a warning from Lin, it is revealed that Al is being controlled by Pride. Pride first gets the upper hand, but Ed responds by blacking out the slums and taking away the light so that Pride cannot use his shadows. Heinkel uses this opportunity to find and attack Pride, but Ed, Greed, and Darius are then attacked by Gluttony. Greed, having a disadvantage in the dark, agrees to switch places with Lin, who uses his homunculus detection abilities to fight Gluttony. As Gluttony starts to use his full power, he is overwhelmed by the arrival of Lan Fan, who is now equipped with automail - provided by Wikipedia.

Extra Note: Please don't ask for links on where to watch this episode. Discussions on 'where to watch' belong in Where/How to Watch FMA Series 2. Don't post screencaps unless highlighting something important about the content of the episode.


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post Mar 7 2010, 01:06 PM
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QUOTE (mandymtt @ Mar 7 2010, 07:50 PM) *
sorry for being totally random- but where did you get the pics for your banner i love them!!!!!!! Sooo cute. A japanese site?

It's highly inappropriate to ask such questions in any unrelated topic, my advice is using PM for such things.

Now, about the episode:

I watched it with Polish subs and I don't know if they're 100% accurate, but I will base some my opinions on them.

-It was more static than I thought, but good nevertheless,
-"I want to go inside you",
-I see a lot of things are taken straight from the manga. Good. They finally learned, at the end,
-I like how Ed reacted to Hohenheim's story, even Hoho remarked that Ed was more shaken than Alphonse was. I see a tiny methamorphosis of their relations in here,
-Scene with Hohenheim crying was done better than in manga, less humorous content, more feelings attached. Ed looked guilty. ("So daddy really loved mommy after all. Huh."),
-"It's not that, he just surprised me" was nice too. Sorry, I'm such a sucker for Ed and Hohenheim relationship. I really wish they would come to terms at the end of the manga,
-"Tommorow, Trisha" - So that means Hohenheim really wants to die in the Promised Day. Meh, if he does, let it be something really heroic,
-The scene with Al is basically all manga with very tiny changes, which I don't mind,
-Grunman being Greedy? And I thought he was somewhat noble one,
-Yay for Ranfan.

Good episode.

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- Chiyo   Episode 47: Messenger Of Darkness - Content Discussion Thread   Mar 6 2010, 01:15 PM
- - penguintruth   My initial thoughts: - Ed's punch is lulz. -...   Mar 7 2010, 01:28 AM
- - Michiyo-   - Ed & Hohenheim reunion. And a punch. - And...   Mar 7 2010, 01:32 AM
- - Levive   I'm still amazed of how punctually shows start...   Mar 7 2010, 01:33 AM
- - Qashqai   Ranfan's comeback with music which was in one ...   Mar 7 2010, 01:48 AM
- - shanryelric   WOW at the episode. it's awesome!! my ...   Mar 7 2010, 01:59 AM
- - Chiyo   shanry - actually, that part in spoilers can be ex...   Mar 7 2010, 02:12 AM
- - Omni   Screenshots and Impressions: http://randomc.animeb...   Mar 7 2010, 02:39 AM
- - kuro-unagi   My thoughts: -Nice punch there. Ed -Hoho crying.....   Mar 7 2010, 02:51 AM
|- - mandymtt   (to avoid getting bashed again.. ) Really liked t...   Mar 7 2010, 11:50 AM
- - Mr. Deathy   Err episode was all around good but not quite as g...   Mar 7 2010, 09:03 AM
- - Vlyse   Not surprised at the animation quality of this epi...   Mar 7 2010, 10:35 AM
- - deet-tastic   I loved the episode. Lanfans return was made of ep...   Mar 7 2010, 04:01 PM
- - EveningAlchemist   And Pride is as creepy as ever, this time he's...   Mar 8 2010, 07:58 PM
- - beastPlushi   This weeks episode was good, but nothing made me g...   Mar 9 2010, 07:11 AM
- - IceSkadi   My thoughts: - I do really love the scene where P...   Mar 9 2010, 09:14 AM
- - Jealous Rogo   Few interesting notes for me personally this week....   Mar 9 2010, 10:02 AM
- - zonkiethegreat   All I can say is....GLUTTONY GOT PWNED. GO RAN FA...   Mar 9 2010, 11:27 AM
- - A Pierrot's Aria   Just finished watching the episode and I really en...   Mar 9 2010, 12:53 PM
- - Vicious74   "YOUR SOUL IS TOO WEAK!" Pride is a...   Mar 9 2010, 06:17 PM
- - deet-tastic   They kept my favorite Pride line in That pleased...   Mar 9 2010, 06:42 PM
- - MsLinn   I liked how they made the Ed/Hoho-papa-stuff more ...   Mar 11 2010, 12:00 PM
|- - Kaori Ayanami   QUOTE (MsLinn @ Mar 11 2010, 12:00 PM) So...   Mar 13 2010, 03:33 AM
- - Hagaren_4ever   QUOTE (deet-tastic @ Mar 9 2010, 08...   Mar 11 2010, 12:25 PM
|- - hawkflame   QUOTE (Hagaren_4ever @ Mar 11 2010, 02:25...   Mar 11 2010, 08:10 PM
- - sambam   RAN FAAAAAAAN. <333 Can't wait for the next...   Mar 11 2010, 12:41 PM
- - Broken Chouchou   Ed does have three limbs, he got four of them, onl...   Mar 11 2010, 12:48 PM
- - Radadinator   Holy freak did this episode kick arse. Animation w...   Mar 12 2010, 10:06 PM
- - Tezrath   Actually I think it is what Grumman is thinking th...   Mar 13 2010, 10:19 AM
- - Bag of Magic Food   That is confusing. It's like the screen equiv...   Mar 13 2010, 03:53 PM
- - Broken Chouchou   I'd say it's Miles' estimation of Grum...   Mar 13 2010, 05:37 PM
- - Michiyo-   Please add FMA:B English dubbed episode 47 (on CN ...   May 28 2011, 03:08 PM
- - Tombow   For anyone who missed this episode, it will be air...   Sep 8 2012, 05:05 AM
- - Tombow   For anyone who missed this episode, it will be air...   Oct 5 2013, 04:13 PM

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