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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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Series cast summary:
...  Drossel Keinz (2010) 36 episodes, 2008-2010
...  Sebastian Michaelis / ... 31 episodes, 2008-2010
...  Ciel 24 episodes, 2008-2009
...  Mei-rin 24 episodes, 2008-2009
...  Sebastian Michaelis 24 episodes, 2008-2009
...  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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Trivia

Much of Seasons 1 and 3 (especially the latter) are based off that from the manga the series is based off from. Season 2 has an entirely separate from the source material. 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 »

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unbareable...
18 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

If you wanna suffer through days of brain-dead plot-holes obnoxiously annoying characters and writing that seems to hint arrogance in its-self, go on and watch this... the only good thing about this i can possibly find is the beautiful, but then again very typical anime art that reminds me a lot of D.Grey-man but lacks that series variety...

If you wanna watch a tired master-slave philosophy, clumsily disguised sadomasochism and hints to pedophilia have fun. There are amazing anime series and its hard to say, how they turn out in the end, since many series tend to change drastically over their course. But after now 12 episodes i can't take anymore of this nonsense. Weak and childish humor mixed with "blend-away-gore" which worsens this desperate attempt to make something that is dull and mainstream look somehow classy... It's a big mass of nobility pandering for little princesses, who replaced pink for black in hopes of sticking out of the crowd just the same way... Tim Burton á la stupid.


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