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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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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Brice Armstrong, Dameon Clarke, Lauren Goode, and Scott McNeil were the only voice actors to not reprise their original roles or provide any voice work for this series English dub. See more »

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

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Lyrics by Miho Fukuhara
Music by Miho Fukuhara and Hiroo Yamaguchi
Arrangement by Hyoue Yasuhara
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Better than the earlier version of Fullmetal Alchemist
8 November 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I have seen both versions of Fullmetal Alchemist (Brotherhood) and both are good to watch. In the first version (Fullmetal Alchemist), the first half of the series is really good. The fight between Edward Elric and Roy Mustang & the State Alchemist test taken by Edward Elric are notable ones. In second half, the story takes lots of twists and turns and I find it is not as impressive as the first half.

The second version (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood) definitely strike the target. In the first half, the characters were explained and moves in normal pace. In second half, the story takes it fast pace with more action. The action, comedy and sentiment were properly mixed. The decisions/resolutions taken by the Elric brothers were clearly justified. The action sequences are good compared to the other version. All characters had their importance in the series, especially I liked Armstrong siblings.

I have seen many anime series and I think Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood series is the best in overall. So I give 10 out of 10.

Suggestion: If you don't know what is Alchemism, then please watch episode 2 and then watch episode 1.


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