07/08/2006. Contributed by Jessica Martin
Fullmetal Alchemist Conqueror of Shamballa won the Best Animated Film award at this year's Fantasia International Film Festival.
"This is outstanding news for an outstanding movie," said Gen Fukunaga, president and CEO of FUNimation Entertainment. "The Fullmetal Alchemist series is very popular in the United States and for the movie to win such a significant award at the Fantasia International Film Festival demonstrates the highest level of artistic quality that fans have come to appreciate from Fullmetal Alchemist."
Fullmetal Alchemist - The Movie - Conqueror of Shamballa is the conclusion of the Fullmetal Alchemist anime series. Taking place two years after the finale of the series, Fullmetal Alchemist - The Movie - Conqueror of Shamballa again joins the adventures of Edward and Alphonse Elric, this time in alternate worlds. One world is dominated by science and one is dominated by alchemy, but both are headed for war.
The Elric brothers search for a way to reunite and to stop a terrible battle.
The film is to be available theatrically at limited engagements in the USA on August 25th 2006.
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