Fullmetal Alchemist is the title of the hit anime series created by Hiromu Arakawa. It premiered in the monthly edition of the Shonen Jump magazine in August 2001, where it continued to be published until June 2010. Gaining immense popularity over these years, it has been adapted into graphic novel form and a popular TV series. Reaching western markets in 2005, the first manga was received with vigor, becoming the top-selling manga published that year. The series even has two full-length films to its title, both available in english releases. According to the last tally, the series has sold 64 million volumes in manga form and has been voted the most popular anime of all time in Japan. As a series, it has been nominated for six awards granted by the American Anime Awards committee, winning five.
Stylized after the european industrial revolution, the world of Fullmetal Alchemist centers around the adventures of two brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric. In a society where Alchemy is openly practiced as one of the most advanced scientific techniques known to the modern world, the story delves into the light and dark sides of this magic. After a failed attempt to bring their mother back to life using alchemy, the brothers search for the fabled philosophers stone that will grant them the power to restore their broken bodies. Along the way they meet an array of fellow alchemists, friends, allies and enemies. With a series as popular as this, there are several Fullmetal Alchemist costume options to pursue. Below we have compiled several options for popular characters.
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