The Best “Fullmetal Alchemist Watch Order” to Follow!

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Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood are anime shows that set a benchmark in the history of anime as masterpieces. Personally, I love Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood more than any other anime, and that goes without saying: it is the most rated anime of all time.

Some people might get confused on how to watch it, or are any of them skippable. Well, we’ve got your back, and in this article, we’ll elaborate you the perfect Fullmetal Alchemist watch order that can help you to get rid of your confusion.

Fullmetal Alchemist Watch Order!

1. Fullmetal Alchemist

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You might’ve heard people say that watch Brotherhood straight up, and then you’re fine. Of course, you’d be fine if it was any other typical anime.

It is a Shounen masterpiece, and if you want to view it with the ultimate experience, you need to start with this one. It gives you a perfect introduction to the characters, and the ending leaves you speechless.

2. Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shamballa

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I wouldn’t say this one is a must-watch, but if you’re thirsting for more Alchemy fights and concepts, then you should probably watch this one.

It is a pretty good movie, and it also won the Best Animation Film Award in 2005 at Mainichi Film Awards. So, you might as well give it a shot.

3. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

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Now, this is what you can a genuine and true masterpiece! Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood needs to be watched after Fullmetal Alchemist. It’s not a sequel, but once you view it in this order, you’ll thank me for sure.

Although the story seems familiar in the beginning, it takes a whole different turn in the midway. So, make sure to follow our Fullmetal Alchemist watch order before you jump into it.


  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Premium OVA Collection
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Specials
  • Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos

Fullmetal Alchemist Manga Order!

There aren’t any other Fullmetal Alchemist manga besides the one with 27 Volumes. So, you can just start it from the chapter 1 and it gets you through the storyline without any troubles.

A Quick Review on Fullmetal Alchemist!

If I had to pick a favorite anime from the ones I’ve watched till now, I’d pick Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood. But if you want me to pick one from either from Fullmetal Alchemist and Brotherhood, I can’t.

Both of the series are splendid in their own ways, and you should watch both of them. I know you can also watch Brotherhood directly, but we want you to get a premium experience as we did.

With a perfect story, characters, and action sequences, there won’t be a moment that you’ll be bored. If you’re thinking of watching it, you shouldn’t probably read this and watch it right away!

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How to watch Fullmetal Alchemist anime in order?

    You can watch it in this order to get a premium experience: Fullmetal Alchemist> Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shamballa> Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.

  • Should I watch Fullmetal Alchemist before watching FMAB?

    Although most people say it isn’t necessary, I strongly disagree. To witness this masterpiece in the most efficient way, you should watch Fullmetal Alchemist before getting into FMAB.

A Word from Us!

There you go. The easiest and most accurate way you can binge-watch Fullmetal Alchemist. If you’re thinking of watching any other movies related to it, we recommend trying two movies we suggested above.

So, in a nutshell, you can just watch the Fullmetal Alchemist movie and later on jump into Brotherhood. I think these are more than enough to fill you in for a few days.

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