Anime Review - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection
An extension of the TV series, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection recounts four previously untold tales of the brothers Elric.
Totalling a paltry 60 minutes, don't expect a massive amount of depth from this release. What FMA fans DO get is a glimpse at the stories behind the stories and some answers to previously unexplored areas.
"Amazing secrets and startling facts are exposed for the first time in the Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection, a new assortment of stories set in never-before-seen corners of the FMA universe. Join Ed and Al as they chase rumors of successful human transmutation into a web of shocking family drama and lies. Sneak a glance at hidden sides of Winry and Hawkeye’s personalities. Survive the frigid north with a young Izumi Curtis as she fights to gain a deeper understanding of alchemy. Explore the legendary friendship shared by Mustang and Hughes and watch them grow from military school rivals into hardened brothers transformed by the horrors of the Ishvalan War. You thought you knew the whole story. You thought all the tales ere told. The Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection offers proof: You Were wrong."
Gosick, Star Driver) never fail to please with their stunning animation and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection is no exception.
Although not essential viewing, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA Collection is a fantastic addition to the collection of any FMA fan. That said, if you are completely new to the world of FMA you should get through the series first. If you haven't watched any FMA, Madman are releasing the complete collection of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood in October so you have no excuse!
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA collection is available now on Blu Ray and DVD from Madman. It is also available digitally through iTunes and from Bigpond Movies.