According to Sony Music Japanâ€™s website, the Fullmetal Alchemist movie will be released in Japanese theaters the second half of Summer 2005. A Mainichi Shimbum report is saying that the movie takes place two years after the end of the TV series. The script will be written by Aikawa Shou, and the director will be Mizushima Seiji, who is also directing the TV series. A more detailed announcement will be available on July 12 in Shonen Hanhan. In other Full Metal Alchemist news, Japanese retailer Animate just put up a pre-order for a replica of Edward Elricâ€™s automail arm. Sold out within a day, the arm measures 70cm from shoulder to fingertip. It will hit shelves on July 30, 2004 and will retail for 14,700 yen.