Worldbuilding, Good Storytelling, and FMA: Brotherhood

Brandon R. Chinn
Jul 20, 2020 · 6 min read

I recently finished my Xth watch-through of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.

The Makings of Greatness

Released in the long-ago past of 2009, Brotherhood was crafted as more than a follow up to the early aughts adaptation of the famous manga by Hiromu Arakawa. Brotherhood aimed to be a show that more closely resembled the manga’s…