Madman Releases Fullmetal Alchemist Movie

Jan 30th 2007

FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST FINALE

Science Vs. Alchemy. Two Worlds Collide. Fullmetal Alchemist concludes with FMA the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa, available on DVD this Feb from Madman.

MELBOURNE, Wednesday, 24 January 2007 –
Munich, 1923. Two years have passed since Ed Elric's sacrifice ripped him out of his world and into ours, separating him from his younger brother, Alphonse. In that time, his research into rocketry has allied him with Alphons Heiderich, who oddly resembles his brother. When Ed saves a quiet Gypsy girl with the power to read minds, he is pulled into a plot by the Thule Society and the burgeoning Nazi Party that could drag both worlds into war!

Conqueror of Shamballa is one of the most anticipated anime feature releases for 2007. The FMA phenomenon comes to a close in this majestic swan song; a heartfelt tale, packed with action and intrigue.

The biggest multimedia phenomenon to hit Japan since the .hack project, Fullmetal Alchemist was originally conceived by creator Hiromu Arakawa and Square Enix (Final Fantasy) spanning the anime series by Studio BONES (Wolf's Rain, Eureka Seven), the manga series (available from Madman Entertainment), video games across several platforms and tonnes of merchandise, toys, apparel and licensed consumer products.

FMA the Movie will be available in two formats - A standard edition and a strictly limited edition with deluxe packaging and exclusive extras.

SPECIAL EDITION DVD EXTRAS
  • Interviews with Japanese cast and crew
  • Three audio commentaries
  • Extended trailer
  • 64 page hardback book
  • Ten 5x7 portrait cards
  • Limited edition packaging
  • "The Making of Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie" featurette*
  • Japanese theatrical and TV trailers*
  • Production art image gallery*
* Also appears on the "Standard" edition

WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
"...an exciting, fascinating and heart-warming story. Very highly recommended." - Anime on DVD

RELEASE INFORMATION
Release Date: Wednesday, 7th February 2007
Rating: M – Moderate Animated Violence
SRP: $49.95 (Limited Edition), $29.95 (Standard Edition)

Catalogue URLs:
Limited Edition Catalogue
Standard Edition

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