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Episode 42: Signs of a Counteroffensive (2009 series)

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Signs of a Counteroffensive
Series Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Episode number 42
Title Signs of a Counteroffensive
Japan airdate January 31, 2010
U.S.A. airdate February 4, 2010 (online stream)
April 24, 2011
Run time 0:24:40
Language Japanese/English
Subtitles English
Preceded by The Abyss
Followed by Bite of the Ant

May and Marcoh's efforts to decode the research of Scar's brother yield progress, but it might be too late to prevent catastrophe. Violence is spreading across the land, and it will soon reach the northern border.

Episode NotesEdit

  • The time span of Miles returning back to Briggs is a tad less clear in the anime when compared to the manga. In the episode, Miles just says "We did a thorough search of the rubble and could not find Edward Elric" implying that some kind of time had passed, but it's never directly stated. In the manga, however, he clearly states it has been 10 days since Edward's disappearance. This is vital as it also gives Kimblee 10 days to go and fetch the Drachman army, and makes it a bit more clear as to how he was able to bring them so quickly.
  • The Adult Swim airing of this episode cut out the post-episode bit of Zampano phoning Bradley about Marcoh's whereabouts, with the payoff happening next episode.

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