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Top 10 Anime like Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood You Should Watch Right Now

If you are here for recommendations on anime like Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, you are in the right place.

But honestly, there is no other anime that can replicate the consistency in story progression and intricacies of a human being like Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.

Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB

However, some anime take quite a few elements of Fullmetal Alchemist to the next level.

Animated by Studio Bones, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is about the story of two brothers who learn the law of Equivalent Exchange after one of them loses his body while the other loses his arm trying to bring their mother back from the dead.

Following which they embark on a journey to find the stone that defies the law of equivalent exchange.

Without any further ado, let’s dive right into the list of top 10 anime like Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood.

10. Trigun

Trigun - Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB
  • Release Date – April 1998
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 26
  • Studio – Madhouse

Known as “The Humanoid Typhoon” Vash the Stampede is feared as the calamity that brings destruction to the land he sets foot on.

In reality, he is a kind-hearted guy who doesn’t like violence at all.

However, no one’s gonna believe a man with a whopping 60 billion bounty on his head.

Following him on his journey are two insurance agents who soon realize the evil Vash is fighting against with his life on the line.

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9. D.Gray-man

D Gray Man - Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB
  • Release Date – October 2006
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 2
  • Episodes – 116
  • Studio – TMS Entertainment

If someone prays to get back their lost ones, the Millennium Earl exploits those prayers by trapping the souls of the dead into Akuma.

Akuma is a weapon that can be made only by the dead souls.

The only way to save them is by exorcising them with “Innocence”, an Anti-Akuma weapon.

With Innocence in one arm and a cursed eye to see the souls, Allen Walker and his fellow exorcists of Black Order have to save earth from the hand of the Millennium Earl.

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8. Penguindrum

Penguindrum - Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB
  • Release Date – July 2011
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 24
  • Studio – Brain’s Base

Kanba and Shouma are twin brothers whose lives revolve around their little sister Himari.

Sadly enough Himari’s already poor health keeps declining.

One day after getting permission to leave the hospital, Himari was taken to an aquarium by her twin brothers.

Unfortunately, she collapses there but soon gets revived by a penguin hat from a nearby shop.

In exchange for saving their sister, an unknown entity inside Himari’s body asks them to find the mysterious “Penguindrum” to keep their sister safe.

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7. Monster

Monster - Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB
  • Release Date – April 2004
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 74
  • Studio – Madhouse

After saving a famous performer instead of the life of a poor immigrant worker has left Dr. Kenzou Tenma with extreme guilt.

Though he is praised by the higher-ups, the next time he chooses to save the life of a child named Johan Liebert instead of the town’s mayor.

Little did he know that his life will change forever as he was convicted for the murder of the hospital director.

Though he was released due to zero evidence, he found himself haunted by the monster whom he saved nine years ago.

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6. Made in Abyss

Made in Abyss - Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB
  • Release Date – July 2017
  • Status – Season 2 Upcoming
  • Seasons – 2
  • Episodes – 13
  • Studio – Kinema Citrus

No one knows what’s at the deep end of the abyss except a few individuals known as White Whistles, who are the most renowned Divers.

Riko is the daughter of a White Whistle named Lyza.

Wanting to become just like her mother, she wants to dive deep into the abyss but she isn’t allowed.

However, soon encountering a robot with no memories, Riko’s fate took a turn.

She along with the robot now named Reg, journeys to the depths of the abyss without knowing the harsh reality.

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5. Mo Dao Zu Shi

Mo Dao ZU Shi - Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB
  • Release Date – July 2018
  • Status – Season 3 Upcoming
  • Seasons – 3
  • Episodes – 23
  • Studio – B.CMAY PICTURES

Being the founder of the Demonic Sect, Wei Wuxian was hated by millions.

Following which he was betrayed by a close ally and was soon killed by an alliance of all-powerful clans.

A few years later he was reincarnated in a lunatic’s body and meets his former classmate Kan Wangji.

Soon clans began to be plagued by supernatural mysteries.

To solve that these two men embark on a journey to unravel those mysteries.

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4. From the New World

From the New World - Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB
  • Release Date – September 2012
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 25
  • Studio – A-1 Pictures

Sage Academy is a special school for physics, where only the ones with awakened powers can get in.

Saki Watanabe is a 12-year-old girl who has recently awakened psychic powers and joins her childhood friends in Sega Academy.

As someone curious about everything around her, Saki questions the fate of those who can’t keep up with the powers.

Unaware of the hidden truths of the society, Saki soon finds herself in unimaginable turmoil.

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3. Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Puella Magi Madoka Magica - Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB
  • Release Date – January 2011
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 12
  • Studio – Shaft

Everything was normal for Madoka and Sayaka until they met Kyuubey and the new transfer student Homura.

The cat-looking Kyuubey offers Madoka and Sayaka to fulfill one of their wishes, in exchange they have to become a magical girl.

And starts a story of hope and despair when they don’t take Akemi’s warning about the consequences of being a magical girl.

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2. Dororo

Dororo - Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB
  • Release Date – January 2019
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 24
  • Studio – Tezuka Productions, MAPPA

Samurai Lord Daigo Kagemitsu exchanged the life of his newborn to the twelve demons for his growth and prosperity of the land.

The newborn with no eyes, ears, limbs, or skin lives but is soon disposed of. Luckily he was found by a man named Jukai who has expertise in medicine and prosthetics.

Jukai gave “Hyakkimaru” a chance to regain his missing organs by providing him with prosthetics that will help him to defeat the twelve demons.

On the way, Hyakkimaru finds his partner in Dororo, an orphan boy who joins him in his deadly adventure.

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1. Baccano!

Baccano - Top 10 Anime like FullMetal Alchemist Brotherhood FMAB
  • Release Date – July 2007
  • Status – Completed
  • Seasons – 1
  • Episodes – 13
  • Studio – Brain’s Base

To find the invaluable missing bottle of the immortality elixir, scientist Szilard and his aide Ennis have begun their search.

On the other hand, a mafia war has broken out.

And thus people with different ambitions board the Flying Pussyfoot train not knowing the tragedy that’s waiting for them.

Amongst them are sweet and kind-hearted thieves Issac and Miria who have no idea what they have gotten into.

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A few other anime similar to Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood:

Code Geass, Fire Force, Xam’d: Lost Memories.

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