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Release Date:
5 April 2009 (Japan) See more »
Plot:
Two brothers lose their mother to an incurable disease. With the power of "alchemy", they use taboo knowledge to resurrect her... See more »
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An amazing story, and a must-see for any anime viewer. See more (41 total) »

Cast

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Iemasa Kayumi ... Narration / ... (62 episodes, 2009-2010)

Vic Mignogna ... 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)

Travis Willingham ... 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)

Monica Rial ... 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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Series Directed by
Yasuhiro Irie (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Tsutomu Yabuki (5 episodes, 2009)
Kiyomitsu Sato (4 episodes, 2009)
Hiroshi Iketomi (3 episodes, 2009)
Keiko Oyamada (3 episodes, 2009)
Ikurô Satô (3 episodes, 2009)
Takahiro Ikezoe (2 episodes, 2009)
Masahiro Sonoda (2 episodes, 2009)
Masao Ôkubo (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Writing credits
Hiromu Arakawa (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Hiroshi Ônogi (24 episodes, 2009-2010)
Michihiro Tsuchiya (14 episodes, 2009-2010)
Shotaro Suga (11 episodes, 2009-2010)
Seishi Minakami (8 episodes, 2009-2010)
Yoneki Tsumura (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Blair Rowan (3 episodes, 2009-2010)
John Burgmeier (2 episodes, 2009-2010)

Series Produced by
Justin Cook .... producer: FUNimation (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Gen Fukunaga .... executive producer: FUNimation (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Carly Hunter .... producer: FUNimation (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Nobuyuki Kurashige .... producer (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Hirô Maruyama .... producer (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Mike McFarland .... line producer: FUNimation (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Noritomo Yonai .... producer (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Ryo Ôyama .... producer (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Original Music by
Akira Senju (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Cinematography by
Mayuko Furumoto (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Yoshiyuki Takei (26 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Film Editing by
Takeshi Sadamatsu (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Art Direction by
Takeshi Satou (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Art Department
Shinji Aramaki .... design: transmutation circle / designer: army training camp (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kazushige Kanehira .... art designer (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Hiroki Kanno .... character design (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Satoko Nakao .... color setting / color design and inspection: opening staff (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Toi8 .... design: lane (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Yasuhiro Irie .... storyboard artist: opening staff / storyboard artist (16 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kenshiro Morii .... storyboard artist: ending staff (14 episodes, 2009)
So-shi .... storyboard artist: ending staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Iwao Teraoka .... storyboard artist (8 episodes, 2009-2010)
Shinji Ishihira .... storyboard artist (8 episodes, 2009)
Minoru Ôhara .... storyboard artist (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Yoshimitsu Ôhashi .... storyboard artist (7 episodes, 2009-2010)
Hitoshi Nanba .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2009-2010)
Tsutomu Yabuki .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2009-2010)
Masao Ôkubo .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2009)
Takahiro Ikezoe .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2009-2010)
Nobuo Tomizawa .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2009-2010)
Michio Fukuda .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2009)
Shin Misawa .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2009)
Katsumi Teratô .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2009)
Masahiro Andô .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Sound Department
Adrian Cook .... sound re-recording mixer (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Shizuo Kurahashi .... sound effects (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Masafumi Mima .... sound director (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Mike McFarland .... adr director / assistant adr director (56 episodes, 2009-2010)
Caitlin Glass .... adr director (15 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Niki Cooper .... post production assistant (58 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Mayuko Furumoto .... photography: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Yoshiyuki Takei .... photography: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Animation Department
Hidenori Fukuoka .... key animator (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Yoshimichi Kameda .... key animator / key animator: opening staff (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Souichiro Sako .... key animator (38 episodes, 2009-2010)
Naomi Kaneda .... key animator: opening staff / key animator (26 episodes, 2009)
Shigeru Kimishima .... key animator (26 episodes, 2010)
Miyuki Abe .... inbetween checker: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Tetsuro Aoki .... key animator: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Hiroyuki Horiuchi .... key animator: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Takahiro Ikezoe .... key animator: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Yasuhiro Irie .... director: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Satoshi Ishino .... key animator: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Hiroki Kanno .... animation director: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Toshihiro Kawamoto .... key animator: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Hiroaki Magari .... key animator: ending staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Kenshiro Morii .... director: ending staff / key animator: ending staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Tomokatsu Nagasaku .... key animator: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Madoka Ozawa .... key animator: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Hajime Shimomura .... key animator: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
So-shi .... director: ending staff / key animator: ending staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Haruo Sotozaki .... key animator: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Masako Tashiro .... key animator: opening staff (14 episodes, 2009)
Jun Shibata .... action animation director (14 episodes, 2010)
Hisao Yokobori .... key animator (3 episodes, 2009-2010)
Yukiko Ban .... key animator (2 episodes, 2009)
Yoshinobu Michihata .... key animator (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Editorial Department
Ashley Rosse .... video editor (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Music Department
Hirohito Shinohara .... music producer (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
 
Series Other crew
Masahiko Minami .... planning (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Yûji Shimomura .... supervisor (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Kôji Taguchi .... planning (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Seiji Takeda .... planning (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Hiroshi Ônogi .... series composition (64 episodes, 2009-2010)
Hideo Katsumata .... planning (50 episodes, 2009-2010)
Masuo Ueda .... planning (14 episodes, 2009)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Hagane no renkinjutsushi" - Japan (original title)
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Runtime:
Japan:24 min (64 episodes)
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Australia:M (some episodes) | Australia:MA (some episodes) | Canada:G (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | New Zealand:R13 | New Zealand:M (volume 1) | South Korea:15 | South Korea:18 (original version) | UK:15 | USA:TV-14
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Isaac is a new, original character, not present in the FMA manga or the previous animated productions. He was expressly created for this new anime, and he was designed by 'Hiromu Arawawa' herself (the original creator).See more »
Movie Connections:
Remake of "Fullmetal Alchemist" (2003)See more »
Soundtrack:
RAY OF LIGHTSee more »

FAQ

Is this a continuation of the events of the Shambalia Movie?
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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
An amazing story, and a must-see for any anime viewer., 23 March 2012
Author: I B from Mars

Brotherhood is a welcome addition to the Fullmetal Alchemist franchise, fully covering the storyline of the manga by Hiromu Arakawa. It's a wholly satisfying series which manages to stay engaging throughout its 64 episode run. Even though it follows the storyline of the manga very closely there are a few changes present. But the story is so impressive that it doesn't really matter if there are a few missteps. There are only ten instrumental music pieces by Akira Senju in the entire series, however, some of them are very effective. The opening and closing themes are catchy rock and pop songs which remind one of the first anime. So, is Brotherhood better than the first series? The answer is yes. The first series was emotionally satisfying though it contained a lot of filler. The second season was, for the most part, disappointing. Even the first season unnecessarily extended the manga's chapters, however, there was clearly originality there and the direction was noticeably good. The film Conqueror Of Shamballa was bad, no question about it. In fact the film was such a disappointment for me that I didn't want to watch Fullmetal Alchemist again. But later I picked up the manga, read it, and was amazed by the story and artwork. There are good reasons why the manga became such a big success. The animation in Brotherhood is an improvement. There are underlying political messages in the story that remind one of the United States. In conclusion, Brotherhood is a must-see anime, and after seeing it I don't feel like watching the first Fullmetal Alchemist anime again. I'm not a fan of anime and manga but Hiromu Arakawa's work is one of several which have to be seen.

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