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Black Butler 

Kuroshitsuji (original title)
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A young boy sells his soul to a demon 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 and is required to protect, serve and arrive whenever summoned by his young master Ciel.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael C. Pizzuto ...  Drossel Keinz (2010) 36 episodes, 2008-2010
Daisuke Ono ...  Sebastian Michaelis / ... 31 episodes, 2008-2010
Brina Palencia ...  Ciel 24 episodes, 2008-2009
Monica Rial ...  Mei-rin 24 episodes, 2008-2009
J. Michael Tatum ...  Sebastian Michaelis 24 episodes, 2008-2009
Jason Liebrecht ...  Finny 17 episodes, 2008-2009
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A young boy sells his soul to a demon 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 and is required to protect, serve and arrive whenever summoned by his young master Ciel.

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Japanese | English

Release Date:

2 October 2008 (Japan) See more »

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Trivia

The original idea of Black Butler was for it to be a romance between Sebastian and Ciel, however, the producers thought the idea would cause the series to go bust so they made changes to the script and storyline. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Sebastian: I'm simply one hell of a butler.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Version of Lycoris That Blazes the Earth (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Alive
(1st Ending Theme)
Performed by Becca
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I can honestly say this is in the top three animes on netflix
10 August 2012 | by nicademis32See all my reviews

OK, this is not cowboy bebop of FLCL (which I am not that big of a fan) but it is a very good show. The story flows, it slowly lets pieces of the mysteries go, and best of all it actually has a decent ending.

I am pretty picky about my anime. For the life of me I cannot understand the love for Trigun, except Nicholas Wolfwood. Most animes ruin it with the ending. This one is really good. I agree it starts out pretty bad but then so does Hellsing OVA and it turns really good really fast. It has a darker feel toward the end reminiscent of Fullmetal alchemists. If you want the standard hero shows up has a minor problem then overcomes the bad guy with some special power. This is not your show. If you want a solid story with some of the cutsie stuff that ends well, has really decent lessons, and great side character stories then I say give it a try. The second half is not quite as good but then ending makes it well worth the time.Plus there is no way to not like Sebastian since he is "One hell of a butler"


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