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kocham-trufle
I hope she's okay... Because if she wasn't Roy would be so aaangst all the time >.< And he's poor anyway, he lost one friend already, why would he lose Riza too?

Yeah, trip to Hokkaido would be very nice *evil laugh*
black~hayate
I am also optimistic about Riza. They did not show her "die" like they did with Alex, Winry and so on. She's in that black thing and that black thing is... I guess, father. I am pretty optimistic about the whole series anyway. I bet all of them, I mean really all... the Ishvalians and the Xerxes guys, everyone who got into philosophers stone, will live.
jacksparrow589
I think that Hoho (who has essentially said "Wait for me, Trisha, I'm coming for you just as soon as I die, but there's something I have to finish first") and Scar (who is just one big surprise full of many more surprises) will be the ones to make the trade that will bring the good guys out of this alive. I know that FMA usually defies being formulaic in terms of how things happen, but I still believe that we're going for some sort of semi-happy ending. With all the "foreshadowing" that's come true thus far, I'd say we've still got a fairly good shot at Roy surviving and making Amestris (or what's left of it) by and for the people, and he's seriously gonna need Riza at his side for that.
rzerox21xx
You know what would be cool, if they use something similar to what happened to the FMA1 shamabala movie with Roy but this time he does this after turning the country into a democracy, completeting his goal and seemling escape the death sentence by going somewhere isolated but bring Riza with him snice she too took part of the Ishbal genocide. He could do something similar to what he did to Maria Ross and fake both him and Riza death, and go to Xing which he discovered his true heritage snice he does look very xingese. It would make more sense than isolating himself in the shamabal movie. Oliver would take over as Fuerer after Roy. Roy and Riza can live the rest of their lives in peace and together with children perhaps and I guess only Ed, Al and some of the major characters would know their whereabouts. That sounds like a good fanfic idea, maybe someone can use this but I for sure know I can't do fanfics neither do I want to.
FailToImpress
QUOTE (Michiyo- @ Feb 7 2010, 01:44 PM) *
QUOTE (amestris_star @ Feb 7 2010, 02:32 PM) *
You know, out of all of people that are panicking... I'm one of the few that's kept quite calm about this... maybe it's because I was kinda of expecting it, coming from a calm 103.

I'm pretty positive all will be OK, especially for Roy and Riza smile.gif

Same here, I'm optimistic too. Everything will be okay, I'm sure Arakawa will surprise us with an epic ending. smile.gif


Am I really the only one who wants a sad ending? It would be kinda lame, after everything that's happened, for all to be happy and good. No matter which way you look at it, someone in this whole manga is going to have a sad ending.

Thalogens
QUOTE (FailToImpress @ Feb 7 2010, 06:46 PM) *
QUOTE (Michiyo- @ Feb 7 2010, 01:44 PM) *
QUOTE (amestris_star @ Feb 7 2010, 02:32 PM) *
You know, out of all of people that are panicking... I'm one of the few that's kept quite calm about this... maybe it's because I was kinda of expecting it, coming from a calm 103.

I'm pretty positive all will be OK, especially for Roy and Riza smile.gif

Same here, I'm optimistic too. Everything will be okay, I'm sure Arakawa will surprise us with an epic ending. smile.gif


Am I really the only one who wants a sad ending? It would be kinda lame, after everything that's happened, for all to be happy and good. No matter which way you look at it, someone in this whole manga is going to have a sad ending.


Sad for the sake of being sad? Thats lame in itself, in my oppinion. I understand havng realistically sad parts, you need that in all manga, otherwise it will all be generic happy-daisy-lalala stuff, but if everyone is just suddenly /dead/ then... its a little too depressing. You can still have a 'sad' ending without it resorting to a complete and utter annihilation of everything. In simpler words... bittersweet :3
Katya Martin
I think a lot of the series has been about "earning your happy ending." At this point, I think Roy and Riza have darn well earned theirs. I do not see the ending being all sugar and happiness (that goes against how everything's been) but I think people will have their share of happiness.

When all's said and done, I think some people will wake up and some won't, but I think if Riza's currently "dead" she won't be that way, and she and Roy will have a decent ending.
RoyxRizaFan
I have faith in Arakawa! I don't think anyone's dead, or that any of this can't be reversed. It happened to suddenly, after such a long time, and killing off so many characters would go against the theme througthout Arakawa's story: to keep hope, and that if you fight for what's right, you'll get it in the end.

I'm not saying everyone's going to live and skip over rainbows and all of that, but I don't think it's going to be like this, with Amestris just being wiped out completely. If so, what was the point of giving Fuu and Buccaneer dramatic deaths last year?

Anyhow, back on topic. As for Riza, I don't think she'd dead at all, because she wasn't shown dying like the others. It seems like she's been pulled inside of Father, meaning she's probably close by. Which probably isn't a good thing for her, or the others with her, but we'll see what happens.

After killing Hughes, making Roy go insane temporarily, making him watch Riza's throat slit and think she was dead, and then losing his eyesight, I hiiiiiiiiighly doubt Riza's going to die. Arakawa cannot, if she is even HALF as epic as I know she is, cannot let Roy go emo like he did in CoS!!!!!!!!! ('cept this time he'd have two eyepatches instead of one *is shot repetitively* I'm sorry Roy, bad joke...as usual...)
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rzerox21xx
I did some request or giving ideas for romantic swimsuit pics of the fma couples based on the marvel swimsuit pics on marvel couples. a few really good artist did it which is awesome. here's the latest one.




inspiration source

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2472/376937..._3c6aab14d9.jpg

scarleth jade does some good work especially royai, here's her page.

http://scarleth-jade.deviantart.com/

I think I posted these in the royai and edwin thread but I hope you dont mind.



kocham trufle gallery which is mostly royai art which is great.
http://kocham-trufle.deviantart.com/

Tower of pieces work of both Royai and Edwin



her gallery

http://tower-of-peace.deviantart.com/


oxygen
Maybe they could defeat Father using Alchestry ? Lately, I had a strange vision of Roy who dies and meets Riza before the gate, and they go in together *sob sob* I have to be postivie! Arakawa can't end this like that.
FailToImpress
QUOTE (DoxyWings @ Feb 7 2010, 07:43 PM) *
Sad for the sake of being sad? Thats lame in itself, in my oppinion. I understand havng realistically sad parts, you need that in all manga, otherwise it will all be generic happy-daisy-lalala stuff, but if everyone is just suddenly /dead/ then... its a little too depressing. You can still have a 'sad' ending without it resorting to a complete and utter annihilation of everything. In simpler words... bittersweet :3


No no no, I never said I wanted everyone to die, that would just be silly. I don't mean sad for the sake of being sad, and I wasn't talking about Roy and Riza exclusively, I'm just talking in general. Just to clarify. wink.gif
I mean look at the movie, both Ed and Al have their bodies back, but Ed's stuck in another would without his brother. To me, that's a sad ending. This is the sort of thing I'm hoping for. I really should have specified when I said lol.
SneakyRuler
QUOTE (oxygen @ Feb 8 2010, 05:19 PM) *
Lately, I had a strange vision of Roy who dies and meets Riza before the gate, and they go in together *sob sob* I have to be postivie! Arakawa can't end this like that.


Don't be afraid, that's not gonna happen wink.gif Everybody has their own gate so it's imposible (unless they do human transmutation together... OK, that can still happen)

I kinda liked how anime1 ended but only because I was certain for some reason that Ed and Al WILL meet again. (But I was creeped by Hohenheim so simultaneausly I was mad at Ed for taking to him after what he's done)

Everybody pictures 'happy ending' differently. For example my father, to whom I'm showing Brotherhood recently claims that he'll stop watching if Xiao Mei is killed. So, for him, happy ending is Xiao Mei alive laugh.gif
I fell in love with FMA for the somehow nostalgic air of bittersweet feeling it has around it but I don't think I'd dislike if everyone lived. Even if they lived there's no way they'd be running around singing with birds in a magical kingdom.

But I DON'T want to see Riza die. I really don't want to. I'd be OK with Ed dying, but not Riza. I found it around chapter 100 when I was seriously depressed for a whole month thinking 'If she's killed of I won't read that stupid stuff anymore! Lalalalala!' (I knew I would read it even if it happened but still...)
Thalogens
QUOTE (FailToImpress @ Feb 8 2010, 09:10 PM) *
No no no, I never said I wanted everyone to die, that would just be silly. I don't mean sad for the sake of being sad, and I wasn't talking about Roy and Riza exclusively, I'm just talking in general. Just to clarify. wink.gif
I mean look at the movie, both Ed and Al have their bodies back, but Ed's stuck in another would without his brother. To me, that's a sad ending. This is the sort of thing I'm hoping for. I really should have specified when I said lol.


Ohh, I see, thanks for clearing that up, and sorry if I misinterpreted you.

And personally, I sort of like the idea of Roy and Riza meeting up and 'moving on'. For me, its either they both die, or neither of them die. Like Romeo and Juliet, it appeals to me in my morbid-romantic side. But then again, I also like the idea (/scene) of one of them crying over the others body whilst confessing their undying love (sort of like the end of anime1). I might write a fanfic of something like that but I lack any motivation and I only write once in a blue moon.
Forsaken Love
nuuuuuuuuu! both roy and riza muuuuust live! Allthough I agree I'd rather have them both die than one but if they died at seperate times you could still have the crying over the others body scene XD but nuuuuu! lulz I personally don't see any story progression that can be gained from killing either of them, allthough in the light of some plot twist I guess this could change, but for the moment id say it wouldnt add anythin >_< and yeh, i really want em both to live
Thalogens
Oh yeah, don't get me wrong, I would much rather see them both live than die. And hmm, I didn't think of them dieing at different times...
Yahh, Roy still needs to be an awesome Fuhrer - Ed still owes him 520 cens, remember? Arakawa wouldn't put that in and then just have him die. Orrrrr, it could be that they DO die, and there'll be an emotional angsty prologue-y scene with Ed visiting Roy's grave and complaining that he never managed to repay his debt.

Although I think its crazy trying to predict any of Arakawa's genius, she probably has a million different oucomes that will satisfy everyone.
Forsaken Love
omg! that would be so sad if ed did that by roy's grave ;___; *sheds tear* i dont want that to happen! He has to become Fuhrer!!! haha fma is a story in which im really hoping for a happy and fufilling ending, and allthough I think some good guys should die to make the story more realistic, I want the main goals of the story to be achieved and I think Roy becoming fuher is one of them as its been known to be his goal since near the begining, as for Riza I just can't see one alive without the other xD
hand-made-city
Ohhh gosh, finally got around to finishing this... (with no background.. sleep.gif) but here is the Roy/Riza/Hayate picture that was requested.

http://hand-made-city.deviantart.com/art/H...-Kiss-153432577
jacksparrow589
^Cute! happy.gif

Hmmmm... My happy ending for FMA definitely involves a living Roy and Riza, but I know that if one or both is/are killed, it will be for a reason. I just really hope that doesn't happen. And, like DoxyWings has said, we can't forget the 520 cenz promise!

I think that if they go they'll go fighting tooth and nail to the very last, and we couldn't ask for more. But we can ask all we want for a happy ending, so pleasepleaseplease let it happen! *turns puppy eyes in the general direction of Japan*
shanryelric
NO NO NO RIZA CAN'T DIE!!!!! T.T i love Roy's expressions in chapter 100 and 101. looks relly mad.

the idea bout ed beside roy's grave and talking talking talking would be.. great and not great. it's going to be bitter sweet :3 huooo angsty, angsty. but i dont think that is how the series gonna end. i'm optimist it's going to be happy ending, it should be. well and the idea about some good guys death is good too, but who's gonna die? not riza, not roy, not ed or al, or winry... i think.
everybody's happy end for FMA is different. yes, that's true too, but mostly pepole want happy end right? o.O
about riza and roy enters the same gate,,, even if u do a human transmutation together -just like ed and al-, u wont see the same gate. everybody's gate is different (wonder how's mine).
both COS and manga's roy lost his eyesight, T.T i dont really like the emo roy in COS because it is so nt his personality, and an emo roy couldnt be like that <-- what i think. and also a bit disappointed how COS end, BONES studio said that they'll make massive royai in COS movie, but the didn't =='' huh.
angelofsarcasm89
I much prefer Roy and Riza living happily ever after together over dying together. But I'm also someone that can't imagine one of them without the other. As for them meeting up at the gate and moving on together, it might be possible. After all, Roy's did have her tattoo symbol on it.
FailToImpress
QUOTE (DoxyWings @ Feb 8 2010, 10:09 PM) *
Ohh, I see, thanks for clearing that up, and sorry if I misinterpreted you.


It's alright! I really ought to explain myself better lol. tongue.gif
RoyxRizaFan
I drew a picture of Roy and Riza for Valentine's Day! I wanted to write a fan fiction, too, but I don't know if I'll have time *crosses fingers*

http://royxrizafan.deviantart.com/art/RoyA...ntine-153390704

As for the two of them dying, I can't really say, but my gut feeling tells me it's not going to happen. I especially don't see Riza dying, because of everything Roy went through. He needs someone to help him around after losing his sight, and who better than Riza, who loves him no matter what? As for Roy dying, he's gone through too much and made too many promises along the way that he has to own up to. Doxy's theory is sad, and definitely moving, but because it's Arakawa, I'm not sure if I see it happening. She wants her characters to be happy, especially the ones that have worked so hard, and killing Roy or Riza would be cruel and, it appears, pointless at this point. They've survived so much and got so far, so I just don't see it happening.

SneakyRuler
@hand-made-city: Hayate kiss! How can Roy be disappointed? laugh.gif

@RoyxRizaFan: I like Roy's expression there! How come royai Valentine day's art is sooo unromantic? wink.gif

That reminds me, Japanese people get from Arakawa-sensei a Valentine gift in the form of chpater 104! (OK, 2/12 and 2/14 is too days apart but still... killing every living soul in Amestris? On Valentine's Day? I'm pretty sure my Valentine's Day will be much better)
shanryelric
oh that's really cute of her i think. 104 for 14 february huh? hahahaha, can't wait for the next chapter, begging for more royai.
i can't predict what will happen next o.O i wish there's a pretty angsty royai.. even just a bit T.T huhu
zonkiethegreat
I don't think Roy or RIza will die. If Riza were to die, it would have been when they slit her throat. I don't think Arakawa will be like

"SYKE! Just Kidding!" And then... "OOPS! I did it again!" cursing.gif blowup.gif
FMAobsessed
@RoyxRizafan: I like your Valentine's Day fanart. If Riza doesn't want to be Roy's valentine then I will volunteer for that. LOL!

I seriously hope that Roy and Riza don't die in the end. I hope that a lot of characters don't die, but chapter 104 definately has me uncertain. But I feel like I don't want one to survive and the other to die. I just want them together alive or together dead. But honestly my opinions change on Roy and Riza's ending.
Thalogens
I'd hate for them to die, but then again, I would hate it even more if one of them survives without the other. Plus, if Roy dies - Riza might just go after him, she's said it before, the same day even (woah, we've had more than 10 months spent on one day). But I'm really looking forward to them spending the rest of their lives together, and if Arakawa doesn't perform well... Imma go cow hunting.
Katya Martin
I don't actually think Riza would go after him. I think that after the fight with Lust, she changed her mind about dying, and later on when she said she would kill herself, it was because she would have had to kill him. That would hit her infinitely worse than if he died still fighting for the right side.

But I don't think Arakawa will leave either of them alone. They've both nearly died enough times that killing either of them now would just be... well, not bad writing necessarily, but it doesn't seem like the way Arakawa normally writes.
shanryelric
agree. after what they do, their story, and others, Arakawa Sensei wouldn't just kill them both or do something like that i think.
jacksparrow589
Yeah, I'm pretty firmly convinced that they'll be together in the end, one way or another. It's the uncertainty there that scares me.

But Katya definitely brought up a good point, and it's one of the things I love about Royai and its angst factor--it would kill Riza to have to kill Roy because he had given into his darker urges. The idea astounds me, but at the same time it reminds me just how much they care for each other.
RoyxRizaFan
I'm glad you guys liked my fan art!

I wrote a fan fic as well. I was determined to write one XD

"Forty Two Roses" - Roy wants to show Riza how much he appreciates her, but can't afford more than one rose. RoyAi fluffy Valentine's Day fic

http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5742324/1/Forty_Two_Roses
RoyxRizaFan
I made a RoyAi fanart, and a fan fic for Valentine's Day!


http://royxrizafan.deviantart.com/art/RoyA...ntine-153390704

"Forty Two Roses" - Roy wants to show Riza how much he appreciates her, but can't afford more than one rose. RoyAi fluffy Valentine's Day fic
http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5742324/1/Forty_Two_Roses
angelofsarcasm89
Howdy everybody! I've had this idea bouncing around in my head for awhile now, so I figured Valentine's day is as good a time as any to finally write it down. It's just a short little thing, but it makes me happy.
Don't worry, there's no spoilers for anything.


Any Time

She can't see the clock in the dark, but she knows she's been laying awake for hours trying to get comfortable. He, however, has been sleeping like a log, impervious to her tossing and turning. She lets out a frustrated sigh and rolls over again when she feels an arm wrap around her.

"You should sleep; it's late." Of course, an earthquake wouldn't wake him up, but one little sound would snap him out of the deepest sleep.

"I'm trying," she says, her body automatically twisting to press against his. "Sparky's restless tonight," she explains as she feels a kick against her stomach.

She can practically feel him smirking at her as he kisses the back of her neck.

When they'd made the announcement months ago, Havoc had joked about the baby being a spark to Roy's flame and the nickname had stuck. At least it stopped their bickering about the gender. Roy was sure that they were having a girl, while Riza's intuition had her convinced that she was carrying their son. They found it was a much better way to refer to the baby than just saying "it" every time.

Now, his arms are wrapped snugly around what remains of her waist and he's murmuring quietly in her ear, just nonsense about how he's going to make pancakes for breakfast and they'll take Black Hayate out for a long walk, and from the foot of the bed the dog's ears perk up slightly upon hearing his name.

He slips his hand under her nightshirt--actually one of his old dress shirts, as her belly had grown much too large for her own pajamas months ago--and lays his palm against her skin. He rubs her bare stomach, feeling the baby move and kick back with energy.

"She's strong," he remarks.

"Yes, he is," she agrees, her tone warning him not to start that again.

He shrugs and continues massaging her belly, humming a lullaby as he does so. Gradually, she feels Sparky calm down and stop attacking her body, allowing her to finally relax and grow drowsy. She turns her head over her shoulder to give him a long, deep kiss before she drifts off.

"Thank you," she says quietly.

"Any time, love," he whispers back as he watches her eyes close.
Michiyo-
I found more videos from the Wii game, and this one has that Riza fanservice scene that I posted last month:
http://www.nicozon.net/watch/sm9713022
I took a screenshot, so here’s the pic in a better quality: biggrin.gif

FailToImpress
^ lol, emphasis on the legs, perhaps? tongue.gif

Anyone seen the dub yet? Love Travis, he seems to have changed the voice a bit from last time which I think will serve well in later episodes. Not too sure about Riza yet, she sounds very different to me but she did only have one line in this episode so I'll give it time. wink.gif
hand-made-city
Of course there's emphasis on the legs. Roy is a thigh-man! XD

Anyway, I saw the dub!!! Travis is using a deeper voice than I remember... Colleen only had one line, but it sounded fine and I'm not overly worried about her performance anyway. Still can't wait for dubbed episode 19 thouuuuugh. I'm gonna end up holding my breath through the whole episode. o_o
The_Twilight_Trinity
QUOTE (hand-made-city @ Feb 14 2010, 12:59 PM) *
Still can't wait for dubbed episode 19 thouuuuugh. I'm gonna end up holding my breath through the whole episode. o_o


Oooh. Yeah, me too. I really hope that Colleen can convey Riza's intense emotions in that episode. I have faith, but unfortunately, one can't tell much from just thatone line. I liked Travis's Roy (both this time and last time around) and I think he'll be able to do a great job in the future. But it's a shame Colleen only had one line in this episode because there isn't much to be said about it (although from that short line, I kind of agree with FailToImpress that she sounded slightly different). Hopefully we'll have a better idea after the "There's someone I need to protect" scene that we should see next week. Or is that the third episode? I can't remember....

angelofsarcasm89
I liked the dub. I absolutely adore Travis. These last couple of manga chapters, I've been thinking about how I can't wait to hear him when they're finally animated and dubbed. tongue.gif

I did notice a change in Colleen's Riza. I think she was putting more emotion into it. That bodes well for stuff like episode 19.
FailToImpress
QUOTE (angelofsarcasm89 @ Feb 14 2010, 08:25 PM) *
I liked the dub. I absolutely adore Travis. These last couple of manga chapters, I've been thinking about how I can't wait to hear him when they're finally animated and dubbed. tongue.gif


My thoughts exactly. biggrin.gif I think Travis has noticed the change in Roy's character this time around, and that's a good thing. The same could be said for Riza to an extent.
angelofsarcasm89
QUOTE (FMAobsessed @ Feb 14 2010, 10:37 PM) *
I was pleased with Travis and Colleen's perfomance in the first episode. Although Colleen did only have like one line. But they did fine in the first series, and since they are actors I believe they will get better with each episode. Also for those who did watch the dub, were you upset that Riza's lipsynching was cut from the opening? I guess she isn't angsty enough to be shown doing it.

Also has anyone ever wondered why Riza's father never taught her alchemy? Do you think it is because she never wanted to learn, or her father thought it was too dangerous for her to learn? Or do you have your own theories.

I was disappointed that they cut lipsynching Riza. And chibi Roy and Riza from the ending. dry.gif

I always thought that alchemy was more of a natural talent than a learned skill. Like, you could study it and learn everything as much as you want, but only some people have the ability to actually pull it off. It's somewhat uncommon, but not really rare. Thus, Riza just didn't have the ability to master it like her father and Roy did.
StormGoddess
Riza's lypsynching was cut? OMGWHHHYYY?

About Riza not learning alchemy, erm, I honestly thought it was because she took care of everything since her mother was already gone, and so she had no time learning alchemy. If he thought it was dangerous for her he wouldn't draw that tattoo on her back. But oh well, that theory was pretty simple and boring. There's probably more reason for it.


Gah, sorry I feel like my English is pretty messed up today huh.gif
FailToImpress
QUOTE (FMAobsessed @ Feb 15 2010, 04:37 AM) *
Also has anyone ever wondered why Riza's father never taught her alchemy? Do you think it is because she never wanted to learn, or her father thought it was too dangerous for her to learn? Or do you have your own theories.


I think there's a few reasons... Her father probably didn't want her learning it for starters, knowing that it was too dangerous. It's not that he felt she couldn't handle it, but that he didn't want the information in her hands if it all went wrong. She is is daughter, I imagine any father would prevent their child knowing such information. He might've been a bit stubborn but I think he loved her enough not to burden her with it all (not the tattoo on its own, the knowledge of how to use it also)... the tattoo is another question.

It could also be that Riza wasn't all that interested in alchemy, and I think that's a plausible enough reason on its own. Especially if she's had to deal with her father concentrating on it during her growing up, it consumed him so much that she wanted nothing to do with it because it has, in a way, taken her father from her. That said, with the tattoo, she still knew that she had to pass it on to someone. It was still important enough to her because she knew how much it meant to her father. There may have been resentment toward him for doing that to her, naturally, but I know Riza is smart enough to see the bigger picture, and she obviously trusted Roy.

Those are some of my thoughts, anyway... parts of that could be totally made up but that's how I interpret the whole story.
spectator
trusting someone is really a daunting task. Imagine that Roy didn't become who he is right now but instead lost himself or turn into someone like Kimbley during the Ishbal war. I think Roy can still be Roy is accounted to Hughes's support. Although Riza seems to regret that she has given Roy the deadly knowledge, I bet that she is glad that the one who learned the knowledge is Roy, not someone else.

OMG! Will my dream of Roy and Riza living happily ever after come true at all, after this month's despairing chapter?
Hagaren_4ever
I found this really cool video on Youtube dedicated to Riza:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VC4CyKCyMM

It's to the song "Russian Roulette" by Rihanna
jacksparrow589
I noticed Riza's lip-synch being cut! At first I was like, "Whaaaaa?" And then I saw that they'd cut the ending, too, and it made me sad, but it makes sense... sort of. And, being that Travis and Colleen are still doing the voices, they sound just fine! I kinda think Travis's voice sounds just a little higher this time around, but that could very well just be me...

And yeah, I've speculated a lot about why Riza didn't learn alchemy, and I don't think we'll ever know for sure. I think danger may have played some part, but she just doesn't seem like the alchemist type. A lot of alchemists are incredibly ambitious, and while Riza's got hopes and dreams just like everyone else, I don't think she's the sort to "play God" as much as any of the alchemists. (Armstrong being the one possible exception to my "playing God" generalizaition, but he's... Armstrong--what more can I say?)
ramencat
I think Riza is alive and well. She was in the big black ball thing, and everyone else that we've seen in there is fine. Besides, I don't think the series is going to end with everyone in Amestris dead. That would just defeat the purpose of all the careful plot twists and character developlment that Arakawa has spent time on. And... well, Roy and Riza will probably get an ending that isn't completley tragic. I mean, they've suffered so much already... Arakawa isn't THAT mean... right?
A Pierrot's Aria
I think that they'll both live through it, however, there could be an element of tragedy if Roy were to remain blind. Whilst it would be a shame that he won't be able to see the changes he wants to make to the country, I think if he were to make changes even though he's blind with the help of Riza, it would further accentuate the deep bond they have with each other.
RoyxRizaFan
I have no doubt that somehow, someway, the two of them would ensure that Roy keeps his promises and follows his dream, even if he remains blind, I just feel bad because it doesn't seem right, since he never willingly went through the gate. I suppose not everything is fair, though, perhaps that is the message? Having to deal with things you didn't see coming.

Oh man that wasn't supposed to be a pun. Poor, poor Roy I feel terrible...

I didn't watch the entire dub, so I didn't see Riza's line, but Travis did better than I expected (not that he isn't a good actor - he's one of the best, it's just that his voice is SO deep that I wasn't sure what to expect). So I was happy with what I've heard so far.

angelofsarcasm89
For anyone who didn't catch the dub on Saturday, Adult Swim puts the episodes up on Wednesday on their website.

Call it wishful thinking, but I can't imagine things getting any worse for Roy and Riza. They've already had to deal with so much, it just wouldn't be fair. Yeah, I know life isn't always fair and things can always get worse, but come on woman, have a heart!
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