Twelfth printing, August 2018. "A compilatgion of the graphic novel volumes 1-3". Book reads from right to left in the traditional Japanese format. Translated from the Japanese.
"When two brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, dabbled in the powers of alchemy to grant their dearest wish, one of them lost an arm and a leg...and the other became nothing but a soul locked into a body of living iron. Now they are agents of the government, slaves of the military-alchemical complex, using their powers to obey orders...even to kill. But their powers aren't unique. The world crawls with evil alchemists. And in pursuit of the ultimate alchemical treasure, the Philosopher's Stone, their enemies are even more ruthless than they are...".