Mouryou no Hako is a 2008 anime based on the 1995 novel by Natushiko Kyogoku. It was produced by studio madhouse with all character designs
(Note: In this post, I’m only talking about FMA: Brotherhood and not the older Full Metal Alchemist. Nevertheless, I abbreviate the show as FMA herein.
Topics include faith, friendship, courage, trust, human psychology, bleakness of the world, existentialism, and life’s meaning.