He was extremely racist toward other ethnic groups, and was the self proclaimed leader of the "Aryan Race", a race of Caucasians he considered to be the supreme ethnic group in the world. The planning of the Second World War started when Adolf Hitler joined the secret society called the Thule Society in 1919. It was in this group that he found the perverted beliefs that were later to lead him in his control of the German government.
Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood is now available on Hulu again in both subbed and dubbed format. However, Funimation no longer has the rights to the original Fullmetal Alchemist anime, and as such is no longer available for streaming and was removed from Funimation's website as well as Hulu and Netflix.
On this day, Funimation announced that their license for Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and Fullmetal Alchemist The Movie – Conqueror of Shamballa would be expiring soon. Funimation licenses these rights for a limited time, after which they revert to the original Japanese license holder.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood: expires March 31, 2016
Fullmetal Alchemist The Movie – Conqueror of Shamballa: expires March 31, 2016
After these dates, these titles will be removed from their streaming service on Funimation.com, and other streaming services (such as Hulu.com) and they will not be reprinting any more home video products. - Source
Besides Fullmetal Alchemist, he was also the voice of Sengoku in the English Dub of One Piece and also worked as a weekday evening announcer for WRR 101 and also appeared in stage plays for children as historical figures as part of a living history program and as a boom operator to create sound effects for films that were made in the United States and Europe.
12 December 2016
On this day it has been announced on Anime News Network that the manga distributor "Yen Press" which has been in charge of the release for the Fullmetal Alchemist manga's "digital releases" since 2014, will also allow for the series to be purchased on the comics website "ComiXology" as well which distributes comics from numerous different companies including "Viz Media" which handles the "physical releases" of the FMA Manga.
08 October 2014
Michiyoshi Minamisawa, the president of the talent agency 81 Produce, announced on Wednesday that voice actor Iemasa Kayumi passed away on September 30 while undergoing medical treatment. He was 81 and would turn 82 on October 30th.
Kayumi’s numerous roles include Paragus in Dragon Ball Z movie 8: The Legendary Super Saiyan, Kurotowa in Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Oslo Vislar in Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva, Free Planets Alliance High Council Chairman Joan Rebello in Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Lepka in Conan, the Boy in Future, James Black in Detective Conan: Dimensional Sniper, Ernst Von Bähbem in RahXephon, Cobra Nefertari in One Piece, Eisuke Hayamizu in Glass Mask (2005), Nanakamado-Hakase in Pocket Monsters: Diamond & Pearl, Father and the Narrator in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and Dr. Schrader in Darker than Black. Most recently, he played Dullan in the final episodes of Space Dandy Season 2. Argurably his best known role in video games was Slayer in the Guilty Gear franchise and recently voiced Khalia Chival VI from Final Fantasy Type-0. In foreign works, he was the voice of Frank Sinatra, Yves Montand, James Garner, and Donald Sutherland in Japanese dubs. He also voiced Bill in the Kill Bill films, Saruman in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and Magneto in the X-Men film franchise.
05 August 2013
The Dallas Voice news website is reporting on Thursday that stage actor and voice actor Jerry Russell passed away on Wednesday night surrounded by his family. Russell was 77. Russell’s anime voice acting work includes Tim Marcoh in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, General Froi Tiedoll in D.Gray-man, Ohji in Casshern Sins, Papa in Funimation's dub of Initial D, Kogan Iwamoto in Shigurui, Aroldo Eklund in Spice and Wolf II, Saburota Negishi in Princess Jellyfish, and Lamies in Shakugan no Shana III (Final), among others. His latest work with Funimation included Grandpa Nirasaki in Wolf Children, and Chen Guoming in Jormungand.
Russell had checked in to a hospital last week for a surgical procedure, but developed complications after getting pneumonia. Aside from his voice acting work, Russell was also the founder of Fort Worth’s Stage West Theatre. Russell is also the father of Texas Senator Wendy Davis.
13 June 2013
It is reported that veteran voice actor Kenji Utsumi passed away at 15:01 today (June 13th) due to cancerous peritonitis, age 75. He debuted as a voice actor in 1963 and has appeared in many roles, the most famous being Senbei Norimaki in "Dr. Slump", Raoh in "Hokuto no Ken" and more recently Alex Louis Armstrong from all animes and movies of "Fullmetal Alchemist" franchise. He also served as voice actor in dubbing of foreign movies and as narrator in TV programs. He is survived by his wife, Michiko Nomura, a voice actress.
19 March 2013
The Supermodel Mizuki Yamamoto (22 years old) wanted to marry Edward Elric when she was little. Thus, Hiromu Arakawa, author of Fullmetal Alchemist, made a beautiful dedication to the supermodel, who was moved to tears in the show "Meringue no Kimochi".
26 March 2011
Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine has announced that Hiromu Arakawa's next title and first weekly manga project "Gin no Saji" (Silver Spoon) will begin circulation in their April 6th issue. It has been revealed that the story will be set in a high school of Japan's Hokkaido prefecture. Read more on ANN here.
The September issue of Square Enix's Monthly Shonen Gangan magazine is announcing on Thursday that Hiromu Arakawa is drawing a new special Fullmetal Alchemist side story manga in the next issue on September 11.
10 June 2010
Chapter 108 (Final Chapter) of Fullmetal Alchemist manga released
10 May 2010
Chapter 107 of Fullmetal Alchemist manga released
9 April 2010
Chapter 106 of Fullmetal Alchemist manga released
14 March 2010
Chapter 105 of Fullmetal Alchemist manga released
9 February 2010
Chapter 104 of Fullmetal Alchemist manga released
11 January 2010
Chapter 103 of Fullmetal Alchemist manga released
11 December 2009
Chapter 102 of Fullmetal Alchemist manga released
10 November 2009
Chapter 101 of Fullmetal Alchemist manga released
12 December 2008
New chapter of the Fullmetal Alchemist manga released.