Alphonse Elric, commonly known as Al by others), is the deuteragonist of the manga, as well as the original and Brotherhood anime series, Fullmetal Alchemist. The younger brother of Edward Elric, Alphonse is a young boy who lost his body, due to the failed Human Transmutation he did with his brother in order to bring their mother back from the dead. Still, Edward manages to attach his soul into a suit of armor. For that reason, they are determined to restore their original selfs through a series of events in each incarnation of the saga. Alphonse appears alongside with his brother in the second Heroes vs. Villains War where he fights the forces of evil, now backed by new allies and friends.