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Fullmetal Alchemist: Live-Action Film gets Release Date

Fans of Fullmetal Alchemist have been waiting with bated breath for more information about the upcoming live-action adaptation. Now, the wait is finally over.

With a post on their Twitter feed, a new picture was revealed featuring younger brother Alphonse Elric, and a Japanese release date of December 1st was also confirmed.

For those who aren’t very familiar with Fullmetal Alchemist, not to worry – you have plenty of time to get acquainted with the anime (which consists of 51 episodes), or you can read the original manga series of the same name before the film’s December debut.

It’s the story Alphonse and Edward Elric, two brothers who are faced with grief after a sudden tragedy befalls them. Believing the art of alchemy and finding the Philosopher’s Stone is the key to turning the tides, the brothers find themselves engulfed in a dangerous world of political games and genocide.

What do you guys think about the movie? Excited to finally be getting a release date? Let us know in the comment section.


The Live-action Fullmetal Alchemist film is scheduled for release in Japan on December 1st, 2017. No North American release dates have been announced yet.

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