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The Art of Fullmetal Alchemist (Fullmetal Alchemist: Art & Companion Books)

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Translated faithfully from the Japanese edition, this coffee table book contains all the Fullmetal Alchemist color artwork by manga artist Hiromu Arakawa from 2001 to 2003. The Art of Fullmetal Alchemist contains over 90 pages of gorgeous painted illustrations, including all the title pages as printed in color in the Japanese magazine Shonen Gangan; Japanese tankobon (grap ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by VIZ Media
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Parka
Mar 11, 2009 Parka rated it it was amazing
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This VIZ Media version is a simple hard covered book that reads from right to left, just like how you would read a manga. It features original illustrations from Hiromu Arakawa.

This art pieces are from the manga series instead of the TV series. The collection starts from 2001 to 2003. At the end of the book are character designs for the PS2 game Hagane no Renkinjutshi: Tobenai Tenshi (Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel).

There are lots of full page illustrat
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Feather Mista
Lendo lendo, pero lejos de gustarme tanto como un tomo promedio de la serie. Las ilustraciones elegidas tampoco me llegaron tanto, ni los comentarios de Arakawa me parecieron tan simpáticos esta vez. El tomo 2, sin embargo, me pareció mucho mejor.
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A very good Fiction manga, has a chance to grasp your attention and make you read it again. I liked it a lot though.
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Oct 28, 2014 Scott Roberts rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga
The book cover looks awesome.
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the best manga ever
Indah Threez Lestari
Apr 21, 2010 Indah Threez Lestari rated it it was amazing
Shelves: manga
Amazing artwork!!!

I love the pictures of Ed & Al, but I love the pictures of my favorite character Colonel Roy Mustang better.
Krys
Apr 22, 2008 Krys rated it liked it
For the die-hard fans only, or aspiring Mang-ka only. No story, just the art . . . it's an Art Book, silly!
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Jealous of her mad art skillz
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Associated names :
荒川弘美 (real name)
ARAKAWA Hiromi

Name (in native language) : 荒川弘

Zodiac : Taurus

Blood type : A

Her self-portrait is usually that of a bespectacled cow, as she was born and raised on a dairy farm in Hokkaido with three older sisters and a younger brother. She worked as a farmer for 8 years before moving to Tokyo.

Arakawa thought about being a manga artist "since [she] was little" and du
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Art & Companion Books (9 books)
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