Alphonse Elric is the supporting protagonist of the Fullmetal alchemist series. He is the younger brother of Edward Elric, the Fullmetal Alchemist. Al is also the victim of the failed human transmutation experiment that resulted in Ed losing his right arm and left leg. Where as Al lost his entire body. Having lost his body Alphonse was alchemically bound to a large suit of steel armor by Edward (The payment for bringing Alphonse's soul back being Edwards right arm). Now, Al travels alongside his brother in search of the philosopher's stone to restore their bodies.