The action anime series FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST BROTHERHOOD explores epic themes of hubris, personal transformation, and spiritual quests through the tragic story of two grievously wounded siblings. While attempting to resurrect their dead mother through the forbidden art of alchemy, brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric suffer a terrible accident that severs two of Edward's limbs and traps Alphonse within a suit of armor. In a desperate bid at healing their injuries, Eric joins the state army with the hope that his travels will help him discover the fabled Philosopher's Stone, a mythic artifact with the power to restore life. FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST BROTHERHOOD chronicles the brothers' dangerous journeys through an innovative blend of action, science-fiction, and drama. This release includes episodes 40-52.