This is a short summary page for characters from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its anime adaptation Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Note : For the page about the characters from the first anime, see Characters. Fullmetal Alchemist Anime. A colonel in the military, stationed in East City at the start of the story. Known as the Flame Alchemist , he seeks to become the Fuhrer so he can fix the country and spread his ideals to the people.