2 live-action films ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ have set their official release dates in Japan
Alphonse (Atomu Mizuishi) and Edward (Ryōsuke Yamada) return to fight Scar in the sequel Fullmetal Alchemist.
The live-action sequel to 2017’s ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ has been officially announced along with the trailer. Warner Bros Japan’s official Twitter account also announced on Wednesday March 15, 2022 that ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ will get 2 sequel films which will premiere on May 20, 2022 and June 24, 2022 respectively for release in Japan.
The first film, ‘Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Kanketsu-hen – Fukushūsha Scar’ or international title ‘Fullmetal Alchemist: Final Chapter – The Avenger Scar’ is scheduled to open on May 20, 2022 and follows Edward’s battle with the character Scar.
The second film titled ‘Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Kanketsu-hen – Saigo no Rensei’ or ‘Fullmetal Alchemist: Final Chapter – The Last Transmutation’ landed 1 month later on June 24, 2022 and depicts the final battle of the story.
The trailer, which has been circulating for about a week, aired Romi Park’s rendition of Edward Elric’s character. The films will also feature a returning cast from the first live-action film .
In these 2 films Ryōsuke Yamada (Hei! Say! JUMP member) who played in the live action ‘Assassination Classroom’ as Nagisa returns as Edward Elric. Atomu Mizuishi will play Alphonse Elric (voice and motion capture),
Tsubasa Honda, who played a role in the live-action ‘Blue Spring Ride’ as Futaba, will also return as Winry Rockbell. Don’t forget the hero in the first Roy Mustang film, which is still filled by Dean Fujioka.
Scar’s new role will star Mackenyu Arata. Lan Fan played by Yuina Kuroshima, Ling Yao by Keisuke Watanabe, Kimblee by Yuki Yamada, King Bradley by Hiroshi Tachi, and several other important roles
In addition to the stars, Fumihiko Sori, the director of the first film, will return to direct these 2 new films. The films commemorate the 20th anniversary on July 12, 2021 of Hiromu Arakawa’s original ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ manga. Cinemas in Japan hinted at the project with a visual featuring Scar in its new poster.
The first live-action film opened the Tokyo International Film Festival in October 2017 for its world premiere, before opening in Japan in December 2017. It also screened in Japan on IMAX and 4DX screens. The film topped the Japanese box office in its first weekend. Netflix premiered the film in February 2018.
The new poster for the second film can be seen below. Regarding International and Indonesian broadcast dates, Cilers wait for further news on Cineverse