[Image: Warner Bros. Japan. | Matome Naver]
Kotaku EastEast is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.

In Fullmetal Alchemist, the characters Edward Elric, Riza Hawkeye and Winry Rockbell all have blond hair. But in the upcoming live-action film, only two of them do. Winry, instead, has brown.

Here’s how Winry’s locks compare.

Advertisement

And how it looks in the movie:

Some fans seem baffled. Why only change one of the characters with blond hair to brown?

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Perhaps the filmmakers thought Winry having brown hair would be a way to make her stand out in the movie?


Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter