Black Butler (2008–2009)
"Kuroshitsuji" (original title)

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A young boy sells his soul to the devil in order to avenge his family's death and successfully lead their influential toy manufacturing company. The demon takes the form of a loyal butler who's always dressed in black.

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 Ciel (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Mei-rin (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
J. Michael Tatum ...
 Sebastian (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jason Liebrecht ...
 Finny (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
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A young boy sells his soul to the devil in order to avenge his family's death and successfully lead their influential toy manufacturing company. The demon takes the form of a loyal butler who's always dressed in black.

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J. Michael Tatum, who voices Sebastian Michaels, also voices as France from Hetalia. See more »

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A sneak peak of the next episode is shown after the end credits of each episode narrated by Sebastian. See more »

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Music Lyrics and Arrangement by Yuki Kajiura
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Amazingg
3 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is by far one of the best series! It has mystery, drama, romance, comic relief and involves the supernatural world. I would give it more than 10 stars if possible! Every character is complex. Every so often viewers will want to cry, laugh and get angry at Ciel and Sebastian. Some of the characters (Finny, Bard, Mey-Rin and Lizzy) not only add comic relief, but also have stories on their own that they tell. I will defiantly be watching the next season. Oh yes, and if you are interested in finding out more about what happens to our faithful butler, Sebastian, the Queen's watchdog, Ciel and the rest of his gangly crew, the manga version is really, really good as well. If you ever have a chance, watch this because you will not regret it. At first it might seem a little weird, but after the second or third episode viewers will be hooked on the show and will want to see more of the adventures of the amazing duo, the butler and his master, Ciel and Sebastian!


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