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Anime Profile: Black Butler

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Japanese Info
Black Butler Kuroshitsuji(黒執事) Black Butler
  26 TV episodes
  October 2, 2008
FUNimation Square-Enix, Aniplex, A-1 Pictures, Mainichi Broadcasting System
  Yana Toboso
  Toshiya Shinohara
Comedy, Fantasy, Paranormal Comedy, Fantasy, Paranormal
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
Angelina Durless/Madame Red Angelina Durless/Madame Red
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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
Angelina Durless/Madame Red Angelina Durless/Madame Red Tanaka Tanaka
Bard Bard William T. Spears William T. Spears
Ciel Phantomhive Ciel Phantomhive Agni Agni
Elizabeth Middleford Elizabeth Middleford Angela Angela
Finnian Finian Lau Rau
Grell Sutcliff Grell Sutcliff Lord West Lord West
Lan-mao Ran-mao Meena Meena
Mey-rin Meirin Queen Victoria Queen Victoria
Pluto Pluto Undertaker Undertaker
Prince Soma Prince Soma Viscount Druitt Viscount Druitt
Sebastian Michaelis Sebastian Michaelis    

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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