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Episode 63: The Other Side of the Gateway (2009 series)

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The Other Side of the Gateway
Series Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Episode number 63
Title The Other Side of the Gateway
Japan airdate June 27, 2010
U.S.A. airdate July 1, 2010 (online stream)
September 18, 2011
Run time 0:24:14
Language Japanese/English
Subtitles English
Preceded by A Fierce Counterattack
Followed by Final Episode: Journey's End

When the battle ends, the one known as Father meets his final fate beyond the Gateway. When the one known as Fullmetal enters the sacred space, he finds only the promise of a new beginning.

Episode NotesEdit

  • This episode is adapted from content in Chapter 108: Journey's End.
  • The symbol which appears in the background of this episode's title card is the Sephirothic engraving on Edward Elric's Gate.
  • This episode airs without a musical opening sequence, but Rain is played at the end of the episode as the credits roll over scenes of Van Hohenheim's life.
  • Due to this episode being created from storyboards and not the actual manga pages (this episode was animated before the chapter was officially released), several scenes and locations are slightly different from the manga versions. An example would be when Al is finally brought back with everyone around him, the entire area is in ruins in the manga, but in the anime, the majority of the building is still intact. This also explains why many characters change their clothes, while in the manga, they stay in them until a new day has passed.
  • In the English version, Truth's response of approval to Ed's sacrifice comes out in a fusion-type mix of Ed and Al's voices, somewhat similarly to how Truth takes on the affected voice of whoever it speaks to in the Japanese version.

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