Mizuishi is known for the musical ‘The Prince of Tennis’ 2nd season’ s second role, and in recent years he is appeared in the TV drama ‘GARO(牙狼)’ series, the movie ‘MUKOKU(武曲）’.
In this work, he was selected in the audition for Ed’s brother role played by Yosuke Yamada(山田涼介) .
Directer Fumihiko Sori‘s (曽利文彦) Comment
Mizuishi was selected as an actor for motion capture of CG Al at first, but gradually it revealed that he fits this roll and play it like stand-in. Once I filmed the scene that Al and Ed scrap with each other and in this scene they seem to be a real brother interacting with each other. Before filming, I supposed that the voice actor of Al was not Mizuishi but another person. As the Filming going on, his acting show itself so wonderful. Then I decided to choose Mizuishi as the voice actor of Al in addition to Motion capture actor. So Mizusawa won this voice actor roll by his efforts. Rie Kugimiya(釘宮理恵), Al’s voice actor of the animation version, agreed with my decision. She praised Mizuishi’s Al greatly, when she watched this movie in advance. so I and Mizuishi were so pleased that we could jump into the sky and I am satisfied with my judgment was not wrong.
Edward and Alphonse Elric live in the rural town of Resembool with their mother Trisha and their father Van Hohenheim, the latter having left home for an unknown reason. When Trisha dies of the plague, the brothers perform the forbidden alchemic technique of human transmutation in an attempt to resurrect her. Consequently, the transmutation backfires and in law with equivalent exchange, Edward’s left leg and Alphonse’s entire body are destroyed. Edward sacrifices his right arm to rescue Alphonse’s soul, binding it to a suit of armor with a blood seal. Edward is invited by Roy Mustang to become a State Alchemist to research a way to restore Alphonse’s body. Edward passes the State Alchemist exams, becoming the Fullmetal Alchemist, the title based on his prosthetic automail limbs and use of alchemy involving metal materials.