Name: Fullmetal Alchemist
Alter Ego: Edward Elric
First Appearance: Monthly Shonen Gangan (Aug. 2001): "The Two Alchemists"
Creators: Hiromu Arakawa
Super? (Has Super Powers/Special Abilities/Technology): Yes
Number of Appearances: 120
Comic Book Appearances: 23
TV, Film Appearances: 95
Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 2
Edward is an atheist and shows intolerance toward religion during most of his youth. He has said that alchemists are "about as close to God as you can get."
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