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Anime Profile: Black Butler

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Title
Black Butler Kuroshitsuji(黒執事) Black Butler
Released
  26 TV episodes
Dates
  October 2, 2008
Company
FUNimation Square-Enix, Aniplex, A-1 Pictures, Mainichi Broadcasting System
Creator
  Yana Toboso
Director
  Toshiya Shinohara
Genre
Comedy, Fantasy, Paranormal Comedy, Fantasy, Paranormal
Related
Black Butler Kuroshitsuji
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Black Butler II Kuroshitsuji II
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Black Butler: Book of Circus Kuroshitsuji: Sakasu no Sho
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Black Butler: Book of Murder Kuroshitsuji: Satsujin no Sho
Characters
Agni Agni
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Last I checked, this anime was available on DVD at Amazon.

Anime Characters: Black Butler

English Name
Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Agni Agni Sebastian Michaelis Sebastian Michaelis
Angelina Durless/Madame Red Angelina Durless/Madame Red Tanaka Tanaka
Bard Bard William T. Spears William T. Spears
Ciel Phantomhive Ciel Phantomhive Angela Angela
Elizabeth Middleford Elizabeth Middleford Lau Rau
Finnian Finian Lord West Lord West
Grell Sutcliff Grell Sutcliff Meena Meena
Lan-mao Ran-mao Queen Victoria Queen Victoria
Mey-rin Meirin Undertaker Undertaker
Pluto Pluto Viscount Druitt Viscount Druitt
Prince Soma Prince Soma    

Anime Description: Black Butler

Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler) is a wonderful anime, full of dark, eccentric and amusing characters, adapted from the original manga, written by Yana Toboso.

Ciel Phantomhive, heir to the Phantomhive household, signs a contract with a demon, who becomes his gracious, courteous and talented butler, Sebastian Michaels. So Sebastian Michaelis is now a butler serving the 12 year old head of the Phantomhive family, and strangely has perfect knowledge, skills, and talent at everything. He does anything that his master wants and carries out his tasks with perfection due to the fact that he is a demon and the pentacle symbol in Ciel's right eye is a contract that binds him to his master's will.

Despite Ciel's young age, his intentions drive him to use his royal relatives and servants as his chess pieces, only to realize his goal through using Sebastian.

Throughout the series, Ciel finds himself meeting very interesting characters, ranging from psychotic shinigamis to lonely princes and much more, using his contract with Sebastian to help him along the way.

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