Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (Japanese: 鋼の錬金術師 "FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST") is a Japanese anime television series adapted from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga of the same by Hiromu Arakawa. Produced by Japanese animation studio Studio Bones, the series is directed by Yasuhiro Irie and written by Hiroshi Ōnogi.
As a result of HBO Max's partership with Crunchyroll, this was one of seventeen starting-anime for the service, alongside In/Spectre and Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-(Director’s Cut).
HBO Max streamed the full series in both an English dubbed and English subtitled format from May 27th, 2020 to the present.
Disregard for life-and-death and the alchemy’s laws ripped half of young alchemist Edward Elric’s limbs from his body and left his brother Alphonse’s soul clinging to a suit of armor. To restore what was lost, the brothers seek the Philosopher’s Stone and a journey ensues.
- Edward Elric
- Alphonse Elric
- Winry Rockbell
- Roy Mustang
- The series is simatenously streaming on other popular streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.
- Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is the second anime television series based on Fullmetal Alchemist, the first being 2003's Fullmetal Alchemist.
- The series was first licensed in North America by Funimation and was broadcast on Adult Swim nighttime programming block, from February 2010 to September 2011.
- Funimation lost the rights to the series in March 2016 and the series was then transferred to Aniplex of America.