Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood (2009– )
"Hagane no renkinjutsushi" (original title)

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Two brothers lose their mother to an incurable disease. With the power of "alchemy", they use taboo knowledge to resurrect her. The process fails, and as a toll for using this type of ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Iemasa Kayumi ...
 Narration / ... (62 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Edward Elric (61 episodes, 2009-2010)
Romi Pak ...
 Edward Elric (60 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kent Williams ...
 The Narrator / ... (60 episodes, 2009-2010)
Rie Kugimiya ...
 Alphonse Elric / ... (58 episodes, 2009-2010)
Maxey Whitehead ...
 Alphonse Elric (57 episodes, 2009-2010)
Shin'ichirô Miki ...
 Roy Mustang (46 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 Roy Mustang (46 episodes, 2009-2010)
Colleen Clinkenbeard ...
 Riza Hawkeye / ... (41 episodes, 2009-2010)
Fumiko Orikasa ...
 Riza Hawkeye (40 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kenta Miyake ...
 Scar (37 episodes, 2009-2010)
J. Michael Tatum ...
 Scar (37 episodes, 2009-2010)
Yuki Hayashi ...
 Denny Brosh / ... (36 episodes, 2009-2010)
Megumi Takamoto ...
 Winry Rockbell (31 episodes, 2009-2010)
Caitlin Glass ...
 Winry Rockbell (31 episodes, 2009-2010)
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 May Chang / ... (30 episodes, 2009-2010)
Mai Goto ...
 May Chang (28 episodes, 2009-2010)
Hidekatsu Shibata ...
 King Bradley (27 episodes, 2009-2010)
Ed Blaylock ...
 Fuhrer King Bradley / ... (26 episodes, 2009-2010)
Mamoru Miyano ...
 Ling Yao (25 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kenji Utsumi ...
 Louis Armstrong / ... (25 episodes, 2009-2010)
Christopher Sabat ...
 Alex Louis Armstrong / ... (25 episodes, 2009-2010)
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Two brothers lose their mother to an incurable disease. With the power of "alchemy", they use taboo knowledge to resurrect her. The process fails, and as a toll for using this type of alchemy, the older brother, Edward Elric loses his left leg while the younger brother, Alphonse Elric loses his entire body. To save his brother, Edward sacrifices his right arm and is able to affix his brother's soul to a suit of armor. With the help of a family friend, Edward receives metal limbs - "automail" - to replace his lost ones. With that, Edward vows to search for the Philosopher's Stone to return the brothers to their original bodies, even if it means becoming a "State Alchemist", one who uses his/her alchemy for the military. Written by Anonymous

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There are some characters in this anime who's backdrops were not presented in any episode, but were present in the first FMA Anime. (Which does not entirely follow the story of the original Manga.) For example the character, Yoki was introduced in FMA: Brotherhood after he had already met the Elric Brothers in the first anime. His story is briefly elaborated on when he re-encounters them here. The main reason for this was to avoid too much repetition as these characters' backgrounds were already used before in the first series. See more »

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Followed by Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos (2011) See more »

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Lyrics by Kaname Kawabata
Music by Jonas Myrin, Peter Kvint and Kôtarô Egami
Arrangement by Yûsuke Itagaki
(Fourth opening theme, episodes #39-50)
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The Best Anime Ever
20 July 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood, I think is the best anime ever made.

First of all the the voice cast were chosen to perfection every voice portrays the character as who the were meant to be.

Secondly The Storyline was so well written compared to the first series. story flows wonderfully as we witness the journey the characters take and the many twists and turns that occur.

Characterization was also excellent. once again I will mention the voices but also the way characters interact with the complex guidelines of the world they inhabit.

And lastly the animation is very fluid no cheap faraway shots where the characters are talking but not moving which is used commonly(see Neon Genesis Evangalion).

I will finish by saying that if you are going to watch one anime in the entirety of your life time Choose Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood.


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