Fullmetal Alchemist Series
"You can't gain something without sacrificing something else of the equal value. This is the principle of the equivalent
The story takes place in an alternate world from ours in the early 1900's. Two young brothers, older Edward Elric and younger Alphonse Elric, live with their mother Trisha in the small village of Resembool. Their father left home when they were still very young, but Ed and Al inherited his passion for alchemy.
1909. On a fine day, Trisha dies of an unknown illness, leaving her two sons orphans. Ed blames his father for Trisha's death and wants to find a way to bring her back to life. At this time, Ed was 10, Al 9. When Edward finds out about flesh forging in an alchemy book that belonged to his father, he engages in an intense training with Al in order to be able to perform a human transmutation.
On February 1910, the Elric brothers cross the forbidden line trying to resurrect their mom. The attempt ends in a complete failure. In the process, Ed loses his left leg and Al his whole body. In a last try full of despair, Ed uses alchemy to restore his brother's spirit putting it in a suit of mail, at the further cost of his right arm. When Al wakes up in the armour, he suddenly realizes what happened and takes his unconscious injured brother to the neighbours, the Rockbells.
After that day, the two decide to embark on a journey to find the legendary Philosopher's Stone, rumoured to create anything from nothing, in hopes of getting back their original bodies.
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What more can I say except: I love the show. I love the story, the characters, the ending, everything about it. So, it should come as no surprise to people that I'm giving this show a 10. It had its problems, but for me, it's one of the few shows out here I actually consider a masterpiece, and I highly recommend it to everyone out there.
I'm a huge fan of FMA, and I loved both anime because (just like the manga), an episode could make you cry and then laugh without it feeling awkward. The story is so deep, and the bond between Ed and Al is one of the best depictions of a family I've ever seen. Those brothers live for each other, and I can't help but to admire them.
Brotherhood took some time to grow on me, though : I was always comparing the first anime and the "new one", but when I told to myself to appreciate each of them for their own qualities and to consider them as two different stories with the same premises, it became one of my favourites anime.renlilica rated 8.25:
One heck of an anime with all the alchemy, after watching the anime I started to clap my hands the way Ed does when he's
about to perform an alchemy, it really feels satisfying. Hehe! I really like Ed's funny side the way he gets annoyed
when he's called short, that's really humorous. I like envy from among the homunculus his ability to change faces is
really awesome and his homunculus form is a dragon is really awesome(but in brotherhood it's a disgusting creature.)
The plot is really nice and the tragic ending is nice too.
FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST from what was the anime of 2003 including the faithful anime adaptation of the manga in 2009, is a
masterpiece, really making an anime with that quality, humor, drama, soundtrack, twists the story is beautiful, also has
an end (that of 2009) which is quite nice and leaves one satisfied.
I saw everything including movies, short films, specials and OVAs.
Definitely one of the best anime I've ever seen, this series told me a great story. <333 Fullmetal Alchemist has some of the most interesting characters you'll see in an anime. This anime also has good ending. I was impressed by the great animation, awesome character designs, and interesting plot. The voice acting is really well done, and again FMA has a great soundtrack. I like pretty much every opening and ending theme of this series. I really recommend this, if you haven’t seen this series so far, you should give it a try ;)Alenas rated 9.75:
I honestly didn't expect much when I first started watching this but I quickly changed my mind - wonderful and believable story, lovable and realistic characters and a touch of alchemy and brotherly love. Awesomesauce.