Interesting Videos

No that my love of “Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood” has been firmly established, a couple of analysis videos.

First, this video comparing the original “Fullmetal Alchemist” anime to “Brotherhood”:

I agree with all of this, more or less. Originally I would have just said I didn’t really like the original show, but I’ve come around on it somewhat. Still, I can’t help but think that “Brotherhood” is clearly superior, and once we reach the first meeting with Greed it starts to kick into a new level. By the time we reach the incredible episode when Mustang takes on Lust – one of my favorite episodes of television ever – it’s clear that “Brotherhood” is the superior show.

Also, it’s Olivier Armstrong.

Second, this superb analysis of the philosophical themes of the series:

Third, this analysis of Solf J. Kimblee (seriously, there’s a lot of great stuff!):

There is more, but these three videos are fantastic and a good start for fans!

A warning: Don’t watch the videos until you finish the series. Spoilers abound.