Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Filler List + Cannon List

Fullmetal alchemist, also known as “Hepburn,” is a Japanese magma series written by Hiromu Arakawa.

Arakawa decided to make a simple but and historical story that why she created characters according to her desire.

Fullmetal Alchemist consists of a Steampunk world that is primely styled after the European industrial revolution.

However, serialized in 2001 by Square Enix Monthly Shonen Gangan shonen manga magazine after collecting separate chapters from twenty-seven volumes. Then Viz Media published the manga in North America.

An alchemist was the best manga series because of its sold-out seventy million volumes across the world.

Furthermore, Arakawa received various awards due to her mind-blowing manga series. Her first award was the best science fiction comic in 2011.

Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Filler Episodes:

1, 27

Fullmetal Alchemist Manga Canon Episodes:

2-3, 5-8, 10-12, 15-26, 28-64

Mixed Canon/Filler Episodes:

4, 9, 13-14

Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Episode List:

# Title Type Airdate
1 Fullmetal Alchemist FILLER 2009-04-05
2 The First Day MANGA CANON 2009-04-12
3 City of Heresy MANGA CANON 2009-04-19
4 An Alchemist’s Anguish MIXED CANON/FILLER 2009-04-26
5 Rain of Sorrows MANGA CANON 2009-05-03
6 Road of Hope MANGA CANON 2009-05-10
7 Hidden Truths MANGA CANON 2009-05-17
8 The Fifth Laboratory MANGA CANON 2009-05-24
9 Created Feelings MIXED CANON/FILLER 2009-05-31
10 Separate Destinations MANGA CANON 2009-06-07
11 Miracle at Rush Valley MANGA CANON 2009-06-14
12 One is All, All is One MANGA CANON 2009-06-21
13 Beasts of Dublith MIXED CANON/FILLER 2009-06-28
14 Those Who Lurk Underground MIXED CANON/FILLER 2009-07-05
15 Envoy From the East MANGA CANON 2009-07-12
16 Footsteps of a Comrade-in-Arms MANGA CANON 2009-07-19
17 Cold Flame MANGA CANON 2009-07-26
18 The Arrogant Palm of a Small Human MANGA CANON 2009-08-02
19 Death of the Undying MANGA CANON 2009-08-09
20 Father Before the Grave MANGA CANON 2009-08-16
21 Advance of the Fool MANGA CANON 2009-08-30
22 Backs in the Distance MANGA CANON 2009-09-06
23 Girl on the Battlefield MANGA CANON 2009-09-13
24 Inside the Belly MANGA CANON 2009-09-20
25 Doorway of Darkness MANGA CANON 2009-09-27
26 Reunion MANGA CANON 2009-10-04
27 Interlude Party FILLER 2009-10-11
28 Father MANGA CANON 2009-10-18
29 Struggle of the Fool MANGA CANON 2009-10-25
30 The Ishvalan War of Extermination MANGA CANON 2009-11-01
31 The 520 Cens Promise MANGA CANON 2009-11-08
32 The Fuhrer’s Son MANGA CANON 2009-11-15
33 The Northern Wall of Briggs MANGA CANON 2009-11-22
34 Ice Queen MANGA CANON 2009-11-29
35 The Shape of This Country MANGA CANON 2009-12-06
36 Family Portrait MANGA CANON 2009-12-13
37 The First Homunculus MANGA CANON 2009-12-20
38 Conflict at Baschool MANGA CANON 2009-12-27
39 Daydream MANGA CANON 2010-01-10
40 Homunculus (The Dwarf in the Flask) MANGA CANON 2010-01-17
41 The Abyss MANGA CANON 2010-01-24
42 Signs of a Counteroffensive MANGA CANON 2010-01-31
43 Bite of the Ant MANGA CANON 2010-02-07
44 Revving at Full Throttle MANGA CANON 2010-02-14
45 The Promised Day MANGA CANON 2010-02-21
46 Looming Shadows MANGA CANON 2010-02-28
47 Emissary of Darkness MANGA CANON 2010-03-07
48 The Oath in the Tunnel MANGA CANON 2010-03-14
49 Filial Affection MANGA CANON 2010-03-21
50 Upheaval in Central MANGA CANON 2010-03-28
51 The Immortal Legion MANGA CANON 2010-04-04
52 Combined Strength MANGA CANON 2010-04-11
53 Flame of Vengeance MANGA CANON 2010-04-18
54 Beyond the Inferno MANGA CANON 2010-04-25
55 The Adults’ Way of Life MANGA CANON 2010-05-02
56 The Return of the Fuhrer MANGA CANON 2010-05-09
57 Eternal Leave MANGA CANON 2010-05-16
58 Sacrifices MANGA CANON 2010-05-23
59 Lost Light MANGA CANON 2010-05-30
60 Eye of Heaven, Gateway of Earth MANGA CANON 2010-06-06
61 He Who Would Swallow God MANGA CANON 2010-06-13
62 A Fierce Counterattack MANGA CANON 2010-06-20
63 The Other Side of the Gateway MANGA CANON 2010-06-27
64 Journey’s End MANGA CANON 2010-07-04

Theme and Characters

The entire story was set into a fabricated universe where alchemy is the latest scientific technique. The story revolved around two brothers, “Edward” and “Alphonse Elric,” wondering about getting a philosopher stone. Both the brother lived with their parents in Rasembool.

Later, father Van Hohenheim left them for no reason while the mother dies with a disease.

Edward and Alphonse completed their alchemy training and tried to bring their mom back via alchemy techniques.

They wanted to restore their bodies after a catastrophic unsuccessful attempt to get their mother back to life through alchemy. According to alchemy technology, it’s possible to bypass Equivalent Exchange’s Law by using a shiny red, enigmatic substance called Philosophers stone.

Here is the list of characters in the Fullmetal Alchemist series.

  1. Alphonse Elric
  2. Edward Elric
  3. Roy Mustang
  4. Fuhrer King Bradley
  5. Winry Rockball
  6. Hohenheim
  7. Riza Hawkeye
  8. Yuriy Rockball
  9. Scar
  10. Solf J. Kimblee
  11. Zampano
  12. Heymans Breda
  13. Lan Fan
  14. Yoki
  15. Tim March
  16. Selim Bradley
  17. JEAN Havoc
  18. May Chang
  19. Maria Ross
  20. Nina Tucker

Fullmetal Alchemist Anime History

Later, Bone studio animated the whole series into two anime Television series. The first one, named “Fullmetal Alchemist,” was released in 2003, while the other one was in a more depth story according to manga called “Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood,” which was released in 2009.

Most of the video games were based on Fullmetal Alchemist have been released, and their storyline features original characters. Furthermore, in 2017, its live-action film was released. Moreover, “The Sacred Star of Milos” in 2011 and “Conqueror of Shamballa” in 2005 are also other anime television series.

Episodes of Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood

The first episode, named fundamental alchemist, aired in 2009, while the last episode, called journey end, was aired in 2010. Arakawa smartly covers the dark aspects of society like corruption, wars, and genocide in all episodes.

Though the story becomes complex as its progress, that’s why the public shows a critical response; they appreciate the strong female lead. The entire series is split into 64 episodes that started in 2009 and are still streaming on various television platforms.

The whole series is based upon two alchemist brothers’ experiences searching for a philosopher stone for some reason.


Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Filler List

The alchemist series was started in 2009 and still streaming on various televisions, channels, apps, and Netflix. As we already discussed, the whole number of episodes is 64, and only 2 of them are fillers that make 3% of the total Fullmetal alchemist brotherhood series.

Let us tell you the vitality of fillers in anime.

Fillers are scenes or story in an anime that was not included in the manga. They seem dull because of low quality and slow down the story.

But in an Anime filler provides detailed information about the story or the characters, we can say no anime without fillers.

If you want to watch a couple of episodes in a short time, then you can skip fillers; otherwise, don’t miss them. In the Alchemist series, we found 3% fillers in the whole anime.

The first episode has fillers aired in 2009, but you can’t skip it as the episode introduces characters and the imaginary world. Moreover, episode 27 interlude party contains fillers.

To Sum Up

Typically, people wonder how many episodes of Fullmetal Alchemist brotherhood. We discussed the list of FMA brotherhood episodes in this article. Although you can skip the first episode of this series as it’s a filler one.

If you don’t watch them, you are still able to understand the entire story. Most anime lovers love to watch the filler episodes as these episodes demonstrate the characters in detail, but they are irrelevant to the story. It’s entirely up to you to watch or skip the filler episodes.

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