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Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist

TBS 2003

Two young brothers are raised as alchemists, but when they are severely injured trying to perform a forbidden act, they begin searching for the one thing that can save them; the fabled philosopher's stone.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist - S1E7

#1 - Night of the Chimera's Cry


Season 1 - Episode 7

Now that Edward is an official State Alchemist, the brothers can begin their quest to restore their bodies. However, something about Tucker's chimera experiments begin to trouble Ed. As he investigates, Ed begins to see a sinister side to alchemy. Now he and Al must stop a friend from committing the unthinkable.

The episode was rated from 196 votes.

Fullmetal Alchemist - S1E25

#2 - Words of Farewell


Season 1 - Episode 25

Ed announces that he and Al have decided to stop searching for the Philosopher's Stone. Boarding a train headed South, they leave Central to visit their old teacher. Meanwhile, Hughes has discovered the truth behind the Fifth Laboratory -- a truth that could topple the Government.

The episode was rated from 146 votes.

Fullmetal Alchemist - S1E42

#3 - His Name is Unknown


Season 1 - Episode 42

Al’s body has been transmuted into a bomb by Kimblee just before his death, and Scar, in a fit of compassion, prepares Al to be saved by turning him into the Philosopher’s Stone. Scar sacrifices his right arm, melding it with Al, and making Al a container waiting for the army’s invasion of the city. Ed manages to fight off the two homunculi and with Ryla and Rose, they escape, but Ed knows he has to go back, and returns to the city. Mustang, using information gathered by Armstrong in his mock service of Archer, goes down to Tucker’s research room to put a stop to the madness. They are beset by chimeras and though they have little trouble fighting them off, Archer gets away. Before anyone can stop him, he sends the army into Lior. There Scar sacrifices himself to transmute the army into Al’s body, making him the Philosopher’s Stone.

The episode was rated from 134 votes.

Fullmetal Alchemist - S1E50

#4 - Death


Season 1 - Episode 50

Ed now joins his father on the other side of the gate which seems to be a lot like our world but what will Ed do there and how will he get back to the world he knows?

The episode was rated from 134 votes.

Fullmetal Alchemist - S1E51

#5 - Laws and Promises


Season 1 - Episode 51

It is the very end, what will become of Ed and Al? Will the dark plot of the villians finally be realized? It all comes down to the wire in the final instalment of the FMA anime.

The episode was rated from 145 votes.

Fullmetal Alchemist - S1E40
#6 - The Scar
Season 1 - Episode 40

Ed confronts Scar in Lior and learns his objective for being in the city. When arguing against the plan doesn't work, Ed finds himself battling Scar yet again. In the midst of the battle, though, they are interrupted by Lust and Gluttony. After stopping them, they are again interrupted by two more people from Ed's past who persuade Ed to listen to Scar's story. Meanwhile, Marta and Al are captured by Kimbley and taken back to Regional Headquarters.

The episode was rated from 129 votes.
Fullmetal Alchemist - S1E41
#7 - Holy Mother
Season 1 - Episode 41

At the brink of another civil war, Scar justifies his intentions for Lior to Ed. However, after learning from Lyra what Scar intends to do to the Military, he sends an urgent message to Mustang to stay out of the city. Meanwhile, back at Regional Headquarters, Al ponders Martel's warning as the Military gets ready for battle.

The episode was rated from 128 votes.
Fullmetal Alchemist - S1E15
#8 - The Ishbal Massacre
Season 1 - Episode 15

As the Strong Arm Alchemist holds off Scar, he realizes that the killer is from Ishbal. Meanwhile, as Ed, Al and Doctor Marcoh make their way through the village, the Doctor recounts the Ishbal Rebellion and how he and the other State Alchemist were ordered to level the entire city using the Red Stones. The events still haunt Marcoh, Mustang, and Armstrong to this day.

The episode was rated from 161 votes.
Fullmetal Alchemist - S1E3
#9 - Mother
Season 1 - Episode 3

Ed and Al grew up at a time when their country was at war. While news from the front devastated friends and neighbors, their mother was a pillar of strength. She made them feel safe in an uncertain time, and encouraged their gifts of Alchemy. When she died, Ed and Al were determined to bring her back. They believed they had nothing left to lose, but they didn't know how wrong they were.

The episode was rated from 276 votes.
Fullmetal Alchemist - S1E22
#10 - Created Human
Season 1 - Episode 22

Ed reaches the heart of the Fifth Laboratory and learns that it was used as a biological research facility for the military. There, he is nearly fooled into doing an unspeakable act. He manages to escape, but then discovers that Envy has taken Al hostage. Meanwhile, Hughes has ordered Armstrong and the others to find out what is going on in the Laboratory.

The episode was rated from 151 votes.

Last updated: sep 06, 2021



@rjmendus This is stupid. Because you think that the one show is better than the other one, doesn't mean that nobody should watch this show. Like, I consider Love Live way better than the K-On!, but I never told anyone to not watch K-On!. They both are really cute, heart-warming anime and deserve to be viewed. So is it with this show. I really like it and so does a lot of people.


Not as good as Fullmetal Alchemis Brotherhood, but very, very creative.


please guys, don't watch this. its a waste of time. trust me brotherhood is way way way better than this! I've seen both so trust me!


I cried at the end of the first one but the movie is a continual of the show so i have to watch it but brotherhood was happier


One of the best anime I have watched. I think it is on par with avatar The Last Airbender and attack on Titan.


Fullmetal Alchemist is a great Sci-Fi Thriller anime of all time


I solemnly can say that it is almost as good as Avatar... Just in love with everything this show provides...


I'm surprised at seeing so much good comments, honestly. I'm at the 45th episode and... well, it's just not that good. Fullmetal Alchemist was my 1st manga serie and I love it so much but I just don't really find the same spirit in this anime? It's not that bad per se but it's deeply lacking if you compare it to the manga, especially with the character of Winry : it's like they totally forgot that she's also a badass. It's really frustrating. I wouldn't say that it's a bad anime though. I really like the pacing and the show focus a lot on the relationship between Elric brothers which is definitely a good thing. The animation is also really satisfying. Anyway, I'm going to watch Brotherhood soon and I hope I'll be more contented ~


Amazing one of the best series I have ever seen especially the song : brajita brothers :))


Amazing one of the best series I have ever seen especially the song : brajita brothers :))

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