Fullmetal Alchemist

Episode 49: Filial Affection (2009 series)

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Filial Affection
Series Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Episode number 49
Title Filial Affection
Japan airdate March 21, 2010
U.S.A. airdate March 25, 2010 (online stream)
June 12, 2011
Run time 0:24:41
Language Japanese/English
Subtitles English
Preceded by The Oath in the Tunnel
Followed by Upheaval in Central

With his father’s help, Al takes incredible steps to contain the monstrous Pride. As the sun begins to rise on the Promised Day, the youngest Elric listens while the Homunculus ponders his very human mother.

Episode NotesEdit

  • This episode is adapted from content in Chapter 88: The Understanding Between Father and Son and Chapter 89: Soldiers' Return.
  • Peculiarly, Adult Swim did not air the post-ending segment of when Mustang and his group (including Mrs. Bradley) are surrounded by Central soldiers and presumably executed. Even though it's a continuous habit, they always made sure to include the segments that were vital to the story, but apparently neglected to realize that this cliffhanger is resolved right at the start of the following episode.

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