Fullmetal Alchemist, Ao no Exorcist Recommendations
Although nearly everything about Ao no Futsumashi (a.k.a. Ao no Exorcist) and Fullmetal Alchemist is completely different, there is something about Ao no Futsumashi that makes it feel like the next Fullmetal Alchemist (in terms of greatness). Despite all their differences (concept, story, world mechanics, plot, etc...), there are some very notable parallels within the format of the two mangas.
Both mangas have a smooth way of floating through it's more comical moments and underlying drama without seeming false. All characters, from both series, were drawn with great care and detail, thus making every character have it's own unique look. Each chapter has a
The protagonists in both are a pair of brothers with special abilities. Both are paired with a girl that helps them, with some small romantic scenes. The mother of the protagonists died when they were young, the father is a supernatural being (Satan in Ao no Exorcist, an Homunculus in Fullmetal) and both have a military/policiacal background. Both are shounen mangas by female mangakas.