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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 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Monica Rial ...  Mei-rin 25 episodes, 2008-2009
J. Michael Tatum ...  Sebastian Michaelis 25 episodes, 2008-2009
Gloria Ansell Gloria Ansell ...  Ciel Phantomhive 24 episodes, 2008-2009
Jason Liebrecht ...  Finny 18 episodes, 2008-2009
Ian Sinclair ...  Baldroy / ... 17 episodes, 2008-2009
R. Bruce Elliott ...  Tanaka 15 episodes, 2008-2009
Jerry Jewell ...  Lau / ... 15 episodes, 2008-2009
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Storyline

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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Japan

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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

Referenced in Hyper Japan 2017 (2017) See more »

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Monochrome Kiss
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Performed by Sid
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Amazingg
3 June 2011 | by hkbolenSee 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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