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 Notes

  • 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.
  • In the manga, Father only lost and arm and leg to Greed's kamikaze attack; however, in this episode, his entire body is turned to graphite. This was likely to make it more believable for a human to punch a hole through him, as it wouldn't make much sense for someone being able to punch a hole through a body that was fundamentally human.

External Links

Watch this episode at

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.