Tag Archives: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

My Anime Dungeons and Dragons Party

So, there’s this trend going round a couple Facebook groups I belong to. The idea is to assemble a dream crew as a Dungeons & Dragons party. Some people have used characters from books, some from movies, some even from … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #406: Too Much Thinking

“What’s the point in overthinking things?” – Winry Rockbell, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA #2, “Simple People” When Winry says this, it’s part of a conversation with her friend, Edward. Ed asked why she got her ears pierced, and she explains … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #404: The Virtue of Wanting More

“You humans think greed is just for money and power, but everyone wants something they don’t have.” – Greed, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 46, “Looming Shadows” When Greed says this, he is speaking to the titular character, the Fullmetal Alchemist … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #400: We Are Human

“We know the truth. We know we’re not devils. We know we’re not gods. We’re human. We’re only human!” – Edward Elric, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 4, “An Alchemist’s Anguish” When Ed says this, he is speaking with the voice … Continue reading

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Some Non-Combative Magic Systems in Anime

War is the natural state of Man. That was observed by Thomas Hobbes, and he was referring to how the absence of government leaves every man in the world fighting a war against every other man in the world. Conflict … Continue reading

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The Poetic Deaths of the Homunculi in FMA: Brotherhood

Two words: poetic death. In the whole of storytelling, there are very few things that are truly more satisfying than seeing a villain get their just deserts in a truly poetic manner. Of course, the most common idea is simply … Continue reading

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My Top Twelve Favorite Anime

In three days, I will hit my fifth blogging anniversary. Approximately one thousand, eight hundred, and twenty-two days ago (if my math is right), the second post I ever did on this humble blog of mine approached the idea of … Continue reading

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5 Happy Anime Moments

Let the good times roll! 😀 No story is entirely complete, I think, without adding a bit of happiness to it. Even if it’s a tragedy, it needs to be seasoned with happy moments. That is what makes us care, … Continue reading

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5 Funny Anime Moments

I have made you cry, and now I shall make you laugh! Hahaha! 😀 I have said before, laughter is good, even essential, for the soul. 🙂 Anime is good at moments of anger, and moments of sorrow, but also … Continue reading

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5 Angry Anime Moments

If there is one thing that I think we can all understand, it’s the overwhelming fury of righteous anger. When we are threatened, when what, and who, we love has been taken from us, when we see the evil of … Continue reading

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