Fullmetal Alchemist ( Hagane no Renkinjutsushi, 鋼の錬金術師 ). Is the story of the famous alchemist Edward Elric – also known as the Fullmetal Alchemist – who almost lost his little brother, Alphonse, in an accident. Edward managed to contain his brother’s soul in a large suit of armor. While he did manage to save his brother’s life, he had to pay a great price himself.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is a re-telling of the story from the manga point of view.
To get back what they’ve lost, the brothers embark on a journey to find the Philosophers Stone that is said to amplify the powers of an alchemist enormously. For in this world, there exists people with special abilities to manipulate objects and transform one object into another. This process does come with a cost though, the basic law of alchemy states that to gain something you have to sacrifice something of the same value. The people who are able to perform such a feat are known as – Alchemists.
Bones produced the new series with Yasuhiro Irie as director and Hiroshi Ōnogi as writer. The voice actors Romi Park and Rie Kugimiya reprised their roles as main characters Edward and Alphonse Elric respectively. The voice actor for Roy Mustang has changed to Miki Shinichiro. Just thought you guys would like to know, Miki Shinichiro is also the voice actor for Urahara Kisuke from Bleach!