Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an animated series based on the Fullmetal series of Japanese manga series. It follows the story of Billy Clafoil, who had been found alive as a child with the power to use metal objects without using his fingers, but instead he uses his mind to do amazing things with his thoughts alone. He is told that he has such ability because he was born with the potential to do so, but whatever reason behind it, he still has a long way to go before he can master this craft. One of the greatest things about Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is that it tackles serious topics like the origin of life and God, dealing with the occult, and even dealing with psychological problems.
The Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Series continues the Fullmetal story where the protagonist, Billy, had to save the world after another alchemist’s creations killed his parents and brother. He then goes on to find his own way in the world, joining the Shiganshina family who owns a renowned fortune with the help of his friend Shinigamis (lit. “smiths”), his childhood friend Andal, a scholar, and his older brother Verta, who had the ability to utilize the three elements of metal, wood, fire and water respectively to create objects out of cloth. However, the brothers soon find out that their power can’t be controlled by just mere thought alone, and that they also need the assistance of someone or something to help them complete their mission.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Series is an absolutely hilarious animated comedy that follows Billy Clafoil throughout his adventures. It follows the storyline of Billy and his friends traversing the different stages in order to solve crimes and save the world. Most of the episodes of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Series focuses on Billy’s friends and their adventures, while some shows were created to highlight a different character’s story. However, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Series contains completely original stories, wherein no two episodes are exactly alike. For this reason, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Series is one of the most watched and loved anime series worldwide.