Created by Hiromu Arakawa and first published in Japan by Monthly Shonen Gangan in 2001. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is based on the most recent 2009 anime series of the same name.
The story of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood follows the adventures of the Elric brothers. These two young alchemists where cursed after an ill-fated attempt to bring their mother back from the dead during which Edward suffered the horrifying loss of a leg and arm while Alphonse'ssoul was ensnared in a medieval suit of armor. Their strong relationship and remarkable skills drove them to a new, battle-packed adventure on the trail of the philosopher's stone. Only the stone has the power to restore their bodies.
Known in Japan as Fullmetal Alchemist: Hagane no Renkinjutsushi, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is the second independent anime adaptation that was Developed by Bones. The brotherhood series follows the story of Edward and Alphonse , the two alchemist brothers. The first anime has its own original story, the Brotherhood series follows the story of the manga.