Joined: 3-January 05
From: USA! USA!!
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I first saw the commercials while watching the ROD ova on cartoon network and I was like "Ooooh...shiny" and then the episode came on some days later (I think). At first, it kind of fraeked me out because of the scary ressurected mother scene, but later I was okay.
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Joined: 20-March 05
From: A dusty corner of the stable
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I was sitting in my basement at night, and I was really bored. I started flipping through channels and got to Cartoon Network, and obviously Adult Swim was on. It was episode seven (I think) "The Night The Chimera Cries" and it was the part where Ed was beating the crap out of Tucker. I kept watching and finally caught on that Tucker had used his daughter to make the chimera.
Well, I was really weirded out and so I didn't watch it for a long time. Then I saw the episode "Flame Vs. Fullmetal" and decided that I liked it. I went on the Internet and found out the storyline, and now I'm totally obsessed!
(Also, a funny thing is that for a long time I thought Hughes was Tucker, and I kept thinking, "What the flip, why isn't he dead or in jail?")
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Joined: 17-April 05
From: the other side
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I was going between Adult Swim and some other channel one dreary night. When I was on AS, it showed Lust on this balcony thingy. It looked so boring because she was just talking on and on so I flipped to the previous channel. Then, my friend mentioned it to me like a week or so later and he said it was really good. So the next Saturday, I watched it and instantly fell in love.
Adult Swim, of course. I'm always interested in the animes. I wasn't sure what to make of the previews but after the first show I was hooked. Their bravery after what happened to them and the alchemy. It is like magic and who doesn't like the mystery of magic? The beginning theme song caught me as well as the ending, I wait to hear those, the same way I wait to see the show. I've been checking out all the websites I can and trying to learn about the show without spoiling it for myself. The only other show I've done this for is Inuyasha and I LOVE!! Inuyasha.
I'm the only person I know who loves this stuff, so I'm glad I've joined the forum so I can share my thoughts and feelings about anime.
Joined: 18-April 05
From: I'm resting on a tree branch under the shade, fantacizing about being in an rpg type adventure, or living in an anime
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uh.. I was watching tv, and I saw the commercial. Ed was on the roof of the train, and he yelled "HAAAA!!!" and clips from the show totally told me to watch it. "Fullmetal-alchemist. Premieres Novemer something at midnight" and ended with thumbs up from Ed.
I just had to watch it, and I was addicted before I saw one episode. unfortunately I missed some episodes. T_T
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Joined: 20-April 05
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I just caught episode three by chance on night. When I saw two little kids trying to bring their mom back to life and creating only a hideous mass of twisted organs with a horrible deathmask of anguish I said to myself, "Yep, this is my kind of show."
Joined: 27-March 05
Member No.: 10,556
i was searching for full metal panic, and i downloaded ep like 14 of FMA on accident, and it was a great episode, i think it was the Rush Valley. anyways, from there, i dled all the episodes i had missed and continued following the series from there.
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Joined: 28-May 04
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Hmm . . . haven't posted in this thread yet.
I used to be a gamer first and anime fan second, but now with the emergence of FMA in my life, that distinction has disappeared. I watched a lot of anime when I was young, mainly because that's really all they showed in Hong Kong that was directed towards children. Cantonese dubs, on the whole, aren't ALL bad, but I prefer the original Japanese even now.
I am also a bit of a Squaresoft fan, and I heard about the FMA game that they were producing and decided to check it out (and at that time, it didn't look too bad). Being the video game musician that I am, I searched for, found, and downloaded the FMA soundtrack, thinking it was the one from the game. It apparently wasn't, but I remember falling in love with the song "Brothers" almost instantly, and I sought to find out just what the FMA anime would be about.
Around the same time last year, there was an anime convention that I went to (the first con I've ever been to, since it was close), and they had a showing of FMA there. They showed the first three episodes, but I was already hooked after the end of the first one (good music, nice storyline, great concepts).
And that is how I got into anime again. Before FMA, I barely knew anything about anime. All the terminology people use when talking about it anyway. Now though, I'm proud to say that I do know a lot about the subject, even if I haven't been an aficionado for as long as some of you here.
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