Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 5: Hana Yori Dango

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VIZ Media LLC, Jan 10, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
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Accompanied by their bodyguard, Alex Louis Armstrong, our heroes seek out their closest childhood friend, Winry Rockbell, to fix their battered "auto-mail" bodyparts. Soon their quest for the Philosopher's Stone takes them to the great central library, where the Stone's formula may be hidden...if the mysterious figure named Lust doesn't get there first! But the secret of the Philosopher's Stone may be even more frightening than the beings who guard it...

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Following chapter nine, the plot continues smoothly. - Goodreads
I just really like the manga style illustrations. - Goodreads
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User Review  - kornelas1 - LibraryThing

“Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is Alchemy’s first law of Equivalent Exchange.” The story follows the ... Read full review

Review: Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 05 (Fullmetal Alchemist #5)

User Review  - Peter Purushothaman - Goodreads

After the last volume it was good to see some happiness and comedy in this volume. Ed and Al take their friend Winry to Rush Valley which is considered the "automail mechanic's mecha" on their way to ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

"Born in Hokkaido (northern Japan), Hiromu Arakawa first attracted national attention in 1999 with her award-winning manga Stray Dog. Her series Fullmetal Alchemist debuted in 2001 in Square Enix's monthly manga anthology Shonen Gangan. "

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