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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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
Performed by Kalafina
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Try it out for yourself...I loved it!
26 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show was and still is my all-time favorite anime, but it's not for everyone. It all depends on the person, so if you really want to know if it is good or bad, watch it for yourself and don't take someone's word for it (you might be missing out on something great!) This show will woo you if you give it the chance to! I must admit, I started the show and after the first 5 minutes, I turned it off because I was unimpressed. Later, I decided to give it another go. Best decision of my life. The characters, mainly Sebastian and Ciel, were really intriguing and had this captivating dynamic which made every situation, from funny to dramatic, entertaining. This is one of those shows that gets better as you watch and the ending is desirable. Watch at least the first 3 or 4 episodes before passing judgment!


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