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Episode 59: Lost Light - Content Discussion Thread, Warning, possible spoilers for the first 59 episodes
post May 29 2010, 10:51 AM
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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: Roy ultimately refuses to perform a human transmutation, disappointing the gold-toothed doctor. One of the chimera disables the doctor as May arrives and helps take on the Fuhrer candidates. Roy, Scar, and May fight the Fuhrer candidates, and Roy makes it to Riza. May spots the liquid vial of Philosopher's Stone the doctor dropped, but decides to help Riza instead, using retanjutsu to stop her bleeding. Fuhrer King Bradley arrives, having swam through a drainpipe after falling into the moat. Then Pride arrives. Wrath springs into action, using his swords to nail Roy down into the doctor's alchemy array. Pride uses the gold-toothed doctor and the alchemy circle to force Roy to be a sacrifice. May notices that the source of the weirdness she's been sensing is beneath them, and Scar uses his arm to create a hole. Roy is sent through the Gate and ends up in Father's lair, where Ed discovers his sight has been taken from him. Above, Scar engages in combat with Wrath. May decends to Father's lair and notices that Alphonse hasn't regained consciousness. At the Gate, Alphonse meets his human body, but is dismayed at how malnourished it is. He decides to return without his body, but promises to return. In Father's lair, Alphonse regains consciousness. Father is happy that he has all five sacrifices now. - © Penguintruth, taken with permission from his blog.


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post May 31 2010, 06:58 PM
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QUOTE (ShadowCat17 @ May 31 2010, 01:45 PM) *
Is it just me or do they *always* seem to upscale the art/animation whenever Wrath has a scene? If only they would spend a little more time making sure Roy doesn't look so wonky most of the time

TRUE. Wrath demands high quality animation or he'll cut you. His battles are always fast paced and intense, so I can see why they would up the animation; otherwise, it just look cheap, and no one ever wants a cheaply animated battle scene- especially one with Wrath.

I loved this ep. I thought it was a fun one to watch. Thoughts:

-Oh, this must be the "cliffhanger without meaning" we're all talking about. I agree. Though I did kinda see it coming since before the chapter came out.
-Run Roy!!! Run! Save her! Oh, he totally blew that guy up that was in his way. If a guy blew someone up just to get to me, I'd be in, like, insta-love, or something.
-Although, I believe everyone else has already established how "Awwww" the hug was, I just have to say this: <3 THE HUGGGG!!!! <3 And the dialog exchanged between them was sweet. wink.gif
-May, I started liking your character because of this scene where you saved Riza over getting the PS. I just thought you should know that.
-What? More subtle Royai? Thanks, Wrath, for getting to Roy tighten his grip on Riza. tongue.gif
-OHSHI- Wrath totally just used Roy as a skateboard there. And his hands must've HURT. Agh!
-Bye, Roy. :'(
-Scar v. Wrath is looking mighty intense in spite of the fact that it's just the beginning of their battle and there was a long stare-off between the two, not that it's bad or anything. I'm really looking forward to this.
-Roy being blind... It was alright. It could've been better, it could've been worse. I don't know how it could've improved, but I just know there was something missing or something keeping that scene from being amazing.
-Al's scene: I wanted to feel more emotion, like I was desperately trying to find it, but it didn't give me the shivers like it did in the manga, even though it was well played. :/

Like I said, fun episode to watch. I enjoyed it. A lot sure did happen in this episode. o_o
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- Chiyo   Episode 59: Lost Light - Content Discussion Thread   May 29 2010, 10:51 AM
- - Michiyo-   - Shocked Dr Goldtooth is shocked. - Here comes th...   May 30 2010, 01:40 AM
- - Gimpyhair   - I loved most of royai scenes: Riza's voice a...   May 30 2010, 01:42 AM
- - penguintruth   My initial thoughts: - A cliffhanger in FMA not p...   May 30 2010, 01:44 AM
|- - Bag of Magic Food   QUOTE (penguintruth @ May 30 2010, 03:44 ...   May 30 2010, 02:58 AM
||- - Claudius   QUOTE (Bag of Magic Food @ May 30 2010, 01...   May 30 2010, 03:32 AM
|- - His Name is Unknown   QUOTE (penguintruth @ May 30 2010, 04:44 ...   May 30 2010, 02:33 PM
|- - Claudius   QUOTE (His Name is Unknown @ May 30 2010, 01...   May 31 2010, 05:08 AM
- - amestris_star   http://randomc.net/2010/05/30/fullmetal-al...broth...   May 30 2010, 02:55 AM
- - deet-tastic   Been waiting for this episode for forever. My tho...   May 30 2010, 08:13 AM
|- - TheSentinel   QUOTE (deet-tastic @ May 30 2010, 11...   May 30 2010, 08:46 AM
- - EveningAlchemist   Longer post, awesome episode. This episode ooz...   May 30 2010, 08:52 AM
- - deet-tastic   QUOTE (TheSentinel @ May 30 2010, 09:46 A...   May 30 2010, 09:14 AM
|- - His Name is Unknown   Wrath fan here: Really, almost everything about F...   May 30 2010, 12:42 PM
- - deet-tastic   ^everything you just said. Wrath was animated s...   May 30 2010, 01:23 PM
- - penguintruth   My point about it not paying off, much in the way ...   May 30 2010, 03:16 PM
|- - His Name is Unknown   QUOTE (penguintruth @ May 30 2010, 06:16 ...   May 30 2010, 06:36 PM
|- - allykatty1   QUOTE (His Name is Unknown @ May 30 2010, 05...   Jun 1 2010, 03:21 AM
|- - Claudius   QUOTE (allykatty1 @ Jun 1 2010, 02:21 AM)...   Jun 1 2010, 09:05 AM
|- - allykatty1   QUOTE (Claudius @ Jun 1 2010, 08:05 AM) Q...   Jun 2 2010, 02:06 AM
|- - penguintruth   QUOTE (Claudius @ Jun 1 2010, 12:05 PM) Q...   Jun 4 2010, 04:01 PM
- - deet-tastic   ^ I'm about to start re-reading the whole mang...   May 30 2010, 08:40 PM
- - cherry-chan. :D   Overall, I'd say this was a great episode. I w...   May 30 2010, 11:11 PM
- - Vagrant   Art and animation looked awesome to me. Except for...   May 31 2010, 01:18 AM
- - deet-tastic   ^probably poor translation. My friend read one whe...   May 31 2010, 01:51 AM
- - Chiyo   It has been a while since I voiced my thoughts on ...   May 31 2010, 05:01 AM
- - ShadowCat17   btw, never, ever watch the Guguru subs. The reason...   May 31 2010, 11:45 AM
|- - TheSentinel   QUOTE (ShadowCat17 @ May 31 2010, 02:45 P...   May 31 2010, 05:42 PM
- - FailToImpress   QUOTE (ShadowCat17 @ May 31 2010, 07:45 P...   May 31 2010, 01:48 PM
- - Hyperthia   I loved this episode so much The HUG! Like......   May 31 2010, 02:49 PM
- - deet-tastic   ^ 102 pretty much DID just come out That's wh...   May 31 2010, 04:22 PM
- - Vlyse   Err plothole? Or maybe Scar just hasn't figure...   May 31 2010, 06:09 PM
- - Kaori Ayanami   Eclipse just released this episode. At last. T^T Y...   May 31 2010, 06:15 PM
- - Trakonda   I've must been watching one too many Youtube P...   May 31 2010, 06:54 PM
- - zonkiethegreat   ^^ YES! I agree...Roy's sudden blindness r...   May 31 2010, 07:59 PM
- - Bag of Magic Food   "Clearly going blind" in the opening? I...   May 31 2010, 08:57 PM
- - Aazadan   I liked the shot of Mustangs gate, much clearer th...   May 31 2010, 10:45 PM
- - Flamez_Freak   pretty good episode....with great animation and de...   Jun 1 2010, 12:13 AM
- - Broken Chouchou   Decent episode. While I thought some parts were gr...   Jun 1 2010, 04:24 AM
- - _Jelly   Speaking of Scar and Wrath's stare off... HAH...   Jun 1 2010, 05:23 AM
- - Broken Chouchou   I don't think the lack of emotion comes from k...   Jun 1 2010, 05:42 AM
|- - Flamez_Freak   QUOTE (Broken Chouchou @ Jun 1 2010, 07:1...   Jun 1 2010, 12:07 PM
- - deet-tastic   That's what I've been trying to understand...   Jun 1 2010, 10:31 AM
|- - Bag of Magic Food   QUOTE (deet-tastic @ Jun 1 2010, 12...   Jun 1 2010, 11:14 AM
- - Forsaken Love   I LOVED this episode. So much royai! <3 *_*...   Jun 1 2010, 10:39 AM
- - deet-tastic   ^I rarely say anything outload when watching stuff...   Jun 1 2010, 03:16 PM
- - Kasumisty   I liked this episode. While quality may be not to...   Jun 2 2010, 09:08 AM
- - Radadinator   Man, this episode was just like a series of Crowni...   Jun 4 2010, 12:39 PM
- - Fawfulhasfury   For people criticizing the Scar Vs. Wrath stare-of...   Jun 4 2010, 01:17 PM
- - kateyliz12   - Question about Al's body in Episode 59, Warn...   Jul 28 2011, 12:30 PM
|- - JPPCouto   QUOTE (kateyliz12 @ Jul 28 2011, 08:30 PM...   Aug 1 2011, 05:24 AM
- - A Pierrot's Aria   Welcome to the board, kateyliz12!! There...   Jul 28 2011, 02:14 PM
- - F3aRô   Al didn't take his body back due to he wanted ...   Jul 28 2011, 05:05 PM
- - Vlyse   The "going back will bring despair and ruin...   Aug 1 2011, 04:05 AM
- - Michiyo-   Please add FMA:B English dubbed episode 59 (on CN ...   Aug 20 2011, 01:23 PM
- - Tombow   For anyone who missed this episode, it will be on ...   Nov 3 2012, 06:24 PM
- - Tombow   For anyone who missed this episode, it will be on ...   Jan 4 2014, 06:10 PM

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