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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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 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 23)

Brina Palencia ... Ciel (24 episodes, 2008-2009)

Monica Rial ... 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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Series Directed by
Toshiya Shinohara (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Yana Toboso (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mari Okada (5 episodes, 2008-2009)

Series Original Music by
Taku Iwasaki (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Minako Shiba .... character designer (22 episodes, 2008-2009)
Toshiya Shinohara .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Series Sound Department
Stephen Hoff .... adr recordist (6 episodes, 2009)
Series Animation Department
Minako Shiba .... animation director: opening and ending animation / character designer (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
Series Music Department
Becca .... theme song: performed by (1 episode, 2008)

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Also Known As:
"Kuroshitsuji" - Japan (original title)
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Try it out for yourself...I loved it!, 26 June 2014
Author: sarahhankins247 from United States

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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