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Episode 58: Sacrifices - Content Discussion Thread, Warning, possible spoilers for the first 58 episodes
post May 22 2010, 12:12 PM
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Talk-back/content discussion for English dubbed episode on Adult Swim starts on page 4. smile.gif

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Summary: Edward finds himself going through the same experience he had when he saw the Gate of Truth as the gold-toothed doctor's array is activated. Greed and Wrath fight fiercely, until they end up hanging from a high spot. Ranfan grabs Greed's hand. Briggs soldiers shoot Bradley and he drops into the water below. Helped up by Ranfan, Ling is devestated that Fu is already dead. Central soldier open fire on him. Ling lets Greed come out in full-force by a dying Buccaneer's request and takes on Central soldiers. Buccaneer dies with a smile on his face. Olivier is informed of the status at the front gate of Central HQ, and decides to continue down the stairs into the basement. In the depths of Central, Edward and Izumi materialize in Father's lair, where he has disabled Hohenheim. Father is disappointed that a fifth sacrifice has yet to be prepared. The gold-toothed doctor has Riza Hawkeye seriously injured in hopes Roy will peform a human transmutation, and he seems to give in. - © Penguintruth, taken with permission from his blog.


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post May 23 2010, 10:29 AM
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I have seen excellence.
Holy crap. What an amazing episode.

I want to start by saying that this episode had sentimental value to me. This is where the manga was at when I started Fullmetal Alchemist. I started Fullmetal with it's first 2 chapters, but for whatever reasons, I went to brotherhood after reading those. Within a week I had caught up to Brotherhood (episode 33) and then I read the rest of the manga, up to chapter 101.
So to finaly see this chapter, animated like this. It's like I've come full-circle.

Okay, opinion time.
I rarely get teary-eyed when watching or doing anything. Lings amazing VA made me tear up. When he was calling out for someone to use his philosophers stone. I did get teary. It was an amazing performance.
Watching Greed kick central's butt and wipe them on the floor was so satisfying. I loved that they used the "epic music" for this scene. They really do only use that piece in the epic moments.
My complaint's with this episode was the lack of showing any fighting between Mustang, Scar, Hawkeye and the failed fuhrers. They only focused on the Doc's face. Made me kinda mad. But it's forgivable.
I didn't like that they didn't show Riza's eyes as her neck was being cut. I always liked that manga panel.
Mustangs screams didn't sound... legit enough for me. I know what his VA is capable of, and it didn't sound as powerful as it should have been I thought. (it was still excellent though)

It was an interesting part to end the episode.
And what's up with Bones and their previews? They ruined that Bradley makes an epic entrance.
(but holy mother did you see the last part of the preview) I was laughing in a sort of maniacal way with a big grin on my face. I'm so freaking excited for next week.


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post May 23 2010, 10:38 AM
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QUOTE (deet-tastic @ May 23 2010, 01:29 PM) *
It was an interesting part to end the episode.
And what's up with Bones and their previews? They ruined that Bradley makes an epic entrance.
(but holy mother did you see the last part of the preview) I was laughing in a sort of maniacal way with a big grin on my face. I'm so freaking excited for next week.

I know, right? Especially since Bones removed that manga panel of Bradley coming to his sense underwater and finding the drainage pipe escape route. Those who had no previous experience with Arakawa's version of the story might have actually thought Bradley met his end there (even though I wished the direction had made it seem a bit more final, but w/e).

...it seems to be the fate of the failed fuhrer candidates to be left in the scrapheap; first forsaken by their country, then by their maker, now even the animators are giving them the cold shoulder. At least we got to see one of them being all hardcore and slitting Riza's throat...oh... wait dry.gif
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- Chiyo   Episode 58: Sacrifices - Content Discussion Thread   May 22 2010, 12:12 PM
- - Vlyse   -That filler Central soldier finally did something...   May 23 2010, 01:26 AM
- - Michiyo-   - Quick start of the episode. Keyhole’s lagging is...   May 23 2010, 01:30 AM
- - hand-made-city   This was my first time watching it with Keyhole...   May 23 2010, 01:32 AM
- - His Name is Unknown   Aw man, this episode got keyholed for me.... Firs...   May 23 2010, 01:38 AM
- - penguintruth   My initial thoughts: - Bradley just doesn't q...   May 23 2010, 01:40 AM
- - Vlyse   I believe the next episode will have Masahiro Ando...   May 23 2010, 01:42 AM
- - Michiyo-   Screenshots from Random Curiosity: http://randomc....   May 23 2010, 02:49 AM
- - Chiyo   Flamez_Freak & _Jelly, since you might have mi...   May 23 2010, 03:46 AM
- - _Jelly   QUOTE (Chiyo @ May 23 2010, 08:46 PM) Fla...   May 23 2010, 04:32 AM
- - rzerox21xx   Great episode and good nodd to Dante.. For some re...   May 23 2010, 04:40 AM
|- - Bag of Magic Food   QUOTE (rzerox21xx @ May 23 2010, 06:40 AM...   May 23 2010, 09:23 AM
- - Broken Chouchou   QUOTE (_Jelly @ May 23 2010, 01:32 PM) LO...   May 23 2010, 05:04 AM
|- - penguintruth   QUOTE (Broken Chouchou @ May 23 2010, 08...   May 23 2010, 05:10 AM
- - _Jelly   Oh yeah speaking of Greed, wasnt his shirt always ...   May 23 2010, 05:19 AM
- - Broken Chouchou   QUOTE (penguintruth @ May 23 2010, 02:10 ...   May 23 2010, 05:29 AM
- - Tian Ai   QUOTE Tell me about it, that's one heavy flow....   May 23 2010, 05:34 AM
- - Gimpyhair   I expected much more for Riza-badly-injured scene ...   May 23 2010, 07:18 AM
- - Mr. Deathy   I think the omission of the actual slit of Riza...   May 23 2010, 08:10 AM
- - Gregory House   My thoughts: I strongly believe that showing Riz...   May 23 2010, 08:38 AM
- - His Name is Unknown   Alright, I recently had a chance to view this epis...   May 23 2010, 10:18 AM
|- - Flamez_Freak   Well . I see that my previous post has been delete...   May 23 2010, 10:58 AM
- - ShadowCat17   Really? I actually thought the last episode was be...   May 23 2010, 11:51 AM
- - deet-tastic   ^there's always hope that the English VA Travi...   May 23 2010, 12:37 PM
- - Hagaren_4ever   I always thought of FMA brotherhood as a bit more ...   May 23 2010, 01:45 PM
- - FailToImpress   ^I totally agree with you about Riza still somehow...   May 23 2010, 02:22 PM
- - theanimalmafia   -I'm not the only one who got little teary-eye...   May 23 2010, 03:18 PM
- - deet-tastic   I'd like to point out the brilliant detail in ...   May 23 2010, 04:48 PM
- - Hagaren_4ever   ^Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that I liked that pa...   May 23 2010, 08:04 PM
- - deet-tastic   I giggled at crotch face hoho And my translation ...   May 23 2010, 09:43 PM
- - Flamez_Freak   Thats exactly why i wanted riza to die , or at lea...   May 24 2010, 03:45 AM
- - Vagrant   Ugh. The ridiculous cargo elevator scenes (that st...   May 24 2010, 04:21 AM
- - Hagaren_4ever   QUOTE (Flamez_Freak @ May 24 2010, 06:45 ...   May 24 2010, 04:31 AM
|- - Flamez_Freak   QUOTE (Hagaren_4ever @ May 24 2010, 06:01...   May 24 2010, 05:23 AM
- - Forsaken Love   This has gotta be one of my favourite episodes of ...   May 24 2010, 04:32 AM
- - Hagaren_4ever   Oops, double post, here let me fix it. Okay, I ac...   May 24 2010, 04:33 AM
- - Broken Chouchou   Ling is what, 15, 16? I always figured Lan Fan to ...   May 24 2010, 05:22 AM
- - cherry-chan. :D   I say this is a good episode. Better than last wee...   May 24 2010, 07:34 AM
- - Katya Martin   I actually thought the last scene with Hawkeye was...   May 24 2010, 08:43 AM
- - Flamez_Freak   Barring one wonky facial expression (roy) , this e...   May 25 2010, 07:21 AM
- - Radadinator   Forget Riza. What about Buccaneer? Bradley slashed...   Jun 4 2010, 12:06 PM
- - MsLinn   Sorry to bump this up but I've saved all episo...   Jul 10 2010, 12:02 PM
- - Michiyo-   Please add FMA:B English dubbed episode 58 (on CN ...   Aug 13 2011, 01:58 PM
- - Tombow   For anyone who missed this episode, it will be on ...   Oct 27 2012, 02:49 PM
- - Tombow   For anyone who missed this episode, it will be on ...   Dec 21 2013, 04:48 PM

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