February 12th, 2006

FMA (brothers winter), Fullmetal Alchemist

The moral universe of Fullmetal Alchemist

Since about the midpoint of the series, I've been contemplating the different moral viewpoints being offered in Fullmetal Alchemist. I've mentioned some of this in comments before, but I wanted to update it slightly and put it in all in one place (because, hey, I haven't written enough about anime this weekend).

Unfortunately, I'm very tired, and this feels like it's coming out flat and obvious and not at all interesting; but if I don't finish this tonight, I won't for ages. If it sucks, I'm sorry for inflicting it on you all.

Enormous, enjoyment-destroying spoilers up through episode 40. If you spoil me for episodes after 40, I will kill you with my brain.

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