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Born in Hokkaido (northern Japan), Hiromu Arakawa first attracted national attention in 1999 with her award-winning manga Stray Dog. Her series Fullmetal Alchemist debuted in 2001 in Square Enix's monthly manga anthology Shonen Gangan.

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Product Details

  • Series: Fullmetal Alchemist
  • Paperback: 12000 pages
  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC; Box edition (November 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1421541955
  • ISBN-13: 978-1421541952
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 5.4 x 16.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #41,230 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Born in Hokkaido (northern Japan), Hiromu Arakawa first attracted national attention in 1999 with her award-winning manga STRAY DOG. Her series FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST debuted in 2001 in Square Enix's monthly manga anthology Shonen Gangan.

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136 of 136 people found the following review helpful By Corbin Trexler on November 8, 2011
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I titled my review this because the box set is completely awesome, and it's at least $60 cheaper than the other sites I browsed (at the time of release). It's certainly cheaper than buying all 27 volumes individually!

What you get, and comments about each:
(If I seem to nitpick, then sorry, but I like to be extremely specific and thorough, letting you know precisely what I received.)
I. All 27 Volumes of the Fullmetal Alchemist Manga in Paperback
--1. These aren't new editions or anything, they're the same versions you can already purchase individually from VizMedia, but all in one set for one heck of a price! The set also includes Volume 27, which has yet to be relased by itself. (UPDATE 1/8/12: IN THE COMMENTS, SOMEONE HAS INFORMED ME THAT THE TRANSLATIONS AND IMAGES ARE A LITTLE DIFFERENT IN SOME PLACES COMPARED TO THE INDIVIDUAL COPIES YOU CAN PURCHASE FROM THE SAME PUBLISHER. I HAD NO IDEA, AND I APOLOGIZE IF THIS MISLED ANYONE!)
--2. Three or four of my books had EXTREMELY tiny, extra pieces of the cover hanging off of the corners on the spines of the books. It's kind of annoying just knowing they're there, but I'm guessing it's normal for paperbacks. But believe me, it's probably not even worth mentioning.
--3. The first 3 books have holographic covers, and the rest do not.
--4. They're right-to-left style, to preserve the orientation of Arakawa's original artwork. I'm an American and have been reading left-to-right my entire life, but I, personally, haven't had an issue with this. I THOUGHT I would, but I simply haven't.

II. A 2-Sided Poster
--1. Both sides can be viewed on this product's homepage in the photo section.
--2. It's folded in fourths, so there's creases. I have mine hung up though and it looks good to me.
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55 of 61 people found the following review helpful By Christian Matthew on November 3, 2011
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Fullmetal Alchemist is arguably one of the most well developed stories since the beginning of time. Everything about the series is perfect. This box set, though nice, is not.

The boxing is perfect. It's colorful, durable, and just looks and feels awesome. It has a handle to let you pick up and carry its heavy self around. It also has a velcro cover that you can open to reveal all the books hidden inside, and seal em back in once you're done. The box is just awesome overall. The only bad side to it, is that the velcrow that holds the flap comes off fairly easy, and you'll probably have to hot glue it to the box to keep it from coming off. Now to the manga.

This is the point where I became slightly disappointed in the package. The mangas are new edition prints for the most part, but Viz did not fix the few translation/other errors from previous issues. By translation issues, I mean translating some of the character names wrong (In one manga it's spelled Dr. Knox, in another other it's Dr. Knocks ect...) The prints decided to use Ishbal as the translation for Ishval too (I was hoping they'd fix this translation in the boxset because Ishval is the correct translation). Besides name inconsistencies, some names are butchered. Xerxes in the manga is a mess of a word that's something like Cselcesse now. There are a decent amount of typos in the manga too, which I can't understand how they still exist in the newest prints. Randomly words will be missing, and blank space will take their place. The words are for the most part easy to predict, so you basically know what should be there, but that's not very professional. Also, there's a time where Edward calls Alphonse Ed. Don't they read the translations before they ship em haha?
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By sunwriter on December 27, 2011
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I've been a fan of the Fullmetal Alchemist series for years now. I loved both animes, the movie, the games, and especially the manga.

This box set is a great bargain for any fans of the series. The box it comes in is beautiful and holds all the books nicely. It's sturdy and even has a handle for easy carrying. And not only do you get the entire series, you get a bonus novel and poster as well. That makes it even more of a bargain!

At 27 volumes and the sticker price of $9.99 a volume, you're looking at a total cost of $269.73. Considering Amazon currently has it listed for $135.82, you're saving $133.91 and that's not factoring in the nice carry case box, novel, and bonus poster either.

Not matter how you look at it, this box set really is a great bargain and well worth it for any anime/manga fans!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Sergio on December 14, 2011
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I just started to get into Anime and Manga a year ago, and one of the first series I saw was Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and instantly became one of my all-time favorite series so I decided to check the Manga.

Fullmetal Alchemist is an epic story filled with great plot, characters and excitement, sometimes the comedy can be a bit "childish" and happens at the most inopportune moments but it all depends on your type of humor.

This collection retains the japanese style of reading right to left as it's supposed to be. It took me almost an hour to finish each book so it's really a great value, you'll get hours of enjoyment. The books are of nice quality although they don't contain any color pages, everything is in black and white (some pages look as if they were done in color originally, but I'm not sure). Every book and every page included was in top-notch condition. I have not read the Extra Novel yet.

The box itself is very nice, it holds all the 27 books + extra novel in place and it looks very durable. A small poster is included as an extra too.

Overall this is a great series, and this complete collection is a great value. Highly Recommended.
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