What Is Scar’s Real Name in Full Metal Alchemist

What Is Scar’s Real Name in Full Metal Alchemist

Here's everything you need to know about what Scar’s real name is in Full Metal Alchemist.

The question of what is Scar’s real name in Full Metal Alchemist is something that plagues the minds of many. So why not end this discussion altogether by simply revealing the real name of Scar? For the uninitiated, Scar also known as Scarred Man is one of the characters from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and is introduced as a villain who hunts down alchemists working for the state military of Amestris. Despite being such an important character, we never get to learn about what his real name is. Here’s what you need to know.

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Scar’s Real Name in Full Metal Alchemist

As of Chapter 108, Scar officially has no name in Full Metal Alchemist, so his real name still remains a mystery. He stated that after dying twice, he no longer exists and it is unclear if his name will ever be revealed. Series creator Hiromu Arakawa had initially planned on revealing Scar’s name before the manga series concludes (in the “extras” at the end of volume 15, Arakawa stated that she has a name for Scar, but it’s a secret). 

Toying around with this mystery in the non-canon 4-Koma Theater it is jokingly said that Scar’s real name is Jugemu-jugemu Gokōnosurikire Kaijarisuigyo-no Suigyōmatsu Unraimatsu Fūraimatsu Kūnerutokoroni-sumutokoro Yaburakōjino-burakōji Paipopaipo-paiponoshūringan Shūringanno-gūrindai Gūrindaino-ponpokopīno-ponpokonāno Chōkyūmeino-chōsuke, derived from the Japanese folktale “Jugemu.” 

King Bradley’s Real Name in Full Metal Alchemist

The joke also reveals that King Bradley, another character whose real name is also an enigma, shares the same name. In the dubbed versions, this is switched to Percival Ramchee Gregory Nicolai Jacques Scozer Leonardo Gabriel Socrates Ming Victor Nostradomus Alistair Predisha Vladimir Stiegler Rasputin Boromir Walla Walla Shadiga Alexander Oliver Abelard Arnesto Zippy Zappy Angel Eyes.

Arakawa gave birth to the character Scar in order to represent the continuous encounter that happened between people from Hokkaido and the Ainu. Thus, she considers Scar as a complex character as his contempt spanned from the Ishval’s civil war.

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