Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime developed by Bones Studios, written by Yasuhiro Irie and written by Hiroshi Onogi,
It is the second animation based on Fullmetal Alchemist manga which is written by Hiromu Arakawa.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood premiered on 5/4/2009 and finished on 4/7/2010 which contained 74 episodes. At variance with the first animation which published in 2003, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood exactly follows the manga’s story line
In addition to the two anime series, a film was released in the summer of 2011, the film, contrary to many rumors, is animated
and not live-action,it appears to take place in the middle of Episode 16 of the series and it involves movie-only characters and
an original story, including what appears to be a werewolf-like chimera.
Also several video games and a trading card game have been released, along with other merchandise.
Edward and Alphonse Elric are two brothers live with their mother Trisha and their father Van Hohenheim, their father left home
for an unknow reason. When Trisha dies, the brothers used the forbidden alchemic technique of human transmulation to resurrect
their mother. Badly, the transmutation backfires and in law with equivalent exchange,Alphonse’s entire body and Edward’s left leg
are destroyed. Edward used his right arm to rescue Alphonse’s soul, matching it to a suit of armour with a blood seal.
Edward is invited by Roy Mustang to become a State Alchemist to research a way to get back Alphonse’s body. Edward succeeds,
becoming the Fullmetal Alchemist, the title based on his prosthetic automail limbs and use of alchemy involving metal materials.
After 3 years and searching for the Philosopher’s Stone which could help them to achieve their goals, they met the Homunculus
which are monsters created by the Father who is a fully artificial being created by an alchemical operation.The other seven
Homunculi are tangible embodiments of his partly human nature’s vices, and therefore extensions of himself. He did this in an
attempt to become the ultimate being by attempting (perhaps partially failing) purging himself of the seven “sins” which he
believed make humans imperfect, and the 7 deadly sins are:
Those Homunculus try to obstruct the Elrics to let The Father be the perfect creature or make him the god of their universe.
The anime brings us a new story, an attractive and a perfect story that makes you excited to finish the whole anime in one day
and every episode displays new characters and new events.
In my personal opinion the story is deeper than being an adventure of two brothers, it shapes many things from our reality and history, and that what makes it a special anime.