“Fullmetal Alchemist” live action update: new still for Alphonse Elric revealed

The official website for the upcoming Fullmetal Alchemist live action movie announced its premiere date as December 1 2017.  Also, a still featuring the CG Alphonse Elric, younger brother to main protagonist Edward Elric, has been revealed.  Innovative techniques that are new to the Japanese film industry has been employed in order to create the final look for this fully CG character.  Click the Read More to see Alphonse!!

「鋼の錬金術師」

A glimpse of Alphonse can be seen in the first trailer as well as a far shot in the first official poster.  However, through this new still,  more intricate details of the armor can be seen at a closer view.

The CG used in Japanese films, particularly live action adaptations of anime/manga, has been scrutinized as being generally bad or simply unattractive.  What do you think of the CG used to create Alphonse?

(via natalie)

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  • Comments

    • byebicycle

      huh.. this actually doesn’t look so bad? though i guess i’d need to see it in motion before i can really judge.

    • Himi Tsu

      This looks really awesome! Can’t wait!

      I still remember the time when I thought that their winter 2017 really meant winter and not fall 2017 :(

    • PigeonPop

      I’m honestly more concerned with who will voice Al more than the CG.

      • norul no-rule

        perhaps another jyani’s?? like koro in sensei….

        • kat

          it would be hilarious if it was nino again

    • light

      I didn’t mind that much the idea of a live action before, but now that i’m rewatching the anime i’m not so sure…I wonder if the interactions with Al will work well.

    • Karen Khoo

      WOW the CG looks cool!