As a creator of shonen (boy’s) manga, Hiromu Arakawa is a woman working in a male-dominated industry. … So, let’s kick back for an in-depth examination of important and sometimes subversive aspects of how Arakawa represents women in her two major works, Fullmetal Alchemist and Silver Spoon.
Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, or FMAB, is the second adaptation of the original FMA anime series but is more faithful to the original manga. … Brotherhood is longer than the original FMA with 64 episodes. Unlike the original anime series, the main character Alphonse in the Brotherhood is voiced by a girl.