Kanji in Manga : Fullmetal Alchemist national alchemists’ alias (aka)

National alchemists in Fullmetal Alchemist are given their own alias. For example, Roy Mustung is as known as the Flame alchemist.

I’ll introduce Kanji characters used in their cool alias!

Kanji in Manga : Fullmetal Alchemist national alchemists’ alias (aka)

Edward Elric

Edward Elric, the Fullmetal Alchemist. We call his alias “Hagane no renkinjutsushi” in Japanese. NO means of, RENKINJUTSUSHI means alchemist.

HAGANE means steel.

I guess the word “fullmetal” is a coined English word for this manga.

Kanji in Manga : Fullmetal Alchemist national alchemists’ alias (aka)

Roy Mustung, the Flame Alchemist

Roy Mustung, the Flame Alchemist. We call his alias “Hono no renkinjutsushi” in Japanese.

Needless to say, HONO means flame.

Kanji in Manga : Fullmetal Alchemist national alchemists’ alias (aka)

Alex Louis Armstrong, the Strong Arm Alchemist

Alex Louis Armstrong, the Strong Arm Alchemist. We call his alias “Gouwan no renkinjutsushi” in Japanese.

The Kanji character GOU means strong, wild, brave and powerful. This is a very manly Kanji.

WAN means arm.

Kanji in Manga : Fullmetal Alchemist national alchemists’ alias (aka)

Solf J. Kimblee, the Crimson Alchemist

Solf J. Kimblee, the Crimson Alchemist. We call his alias “Guren no renkinjutsushi” in Japanese.

GUREN means crimson color, which describe burning flame in hell.