A few times, he held panels at conventions to clear up misinterpreted Fan Dumb rumors about him. It became a full hour of fans awwing.
During a panel at Animinneapolis 2012 he briefly related a few stories about people who, for various reasons, have lost limbs and had him autograph their prosthetic. They all proceeded to tell him how much watching Fullmetal Alchemist helped them deal with the trauma of losing their limbs, and thanked him for his work in the show. He started to tear up a little bit while talking about this.