Shortly after promotional material began a round of early circulation on Japanese anime blogs, plans were officially announced for a 2017 Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic anime movie. The follow-up will adapt the Ship Voyage Arc from volumes 11-14 of Yana Toboso's manga, in which Ciel and Sebastian set out for Campania to investigate illegal human experiments aiming to revive the dead. More after the jump.
FUNimation has announced that they will be releasing Black Butler: Book of Circus, the third season of the adaptation of Yana Toboso's supernatural manga, on April 19th, then the two-part OVA Book of Murder on May 17th. Along with previewing the former's limited edition Blu-ray/DVD set packaging, they've announced the English dub casts for the two. Get a look after the jump.
Following Ciel Phantomhive released in October, Osaka-based company Vodaless has started accepting pre-orders for its second limited production ball-jointed cast doll from the Black Butler: Book of Circus anime, Sebastian Michaelis, for an August 2016 release. Check the details after the jump.
Black Butler is a series with plenty of decadence strewn across its episodes, so it makes total sense that there should be a special cafe dedicated to it. Hit the jump to see what's on offer!
For their 2015 Halloween celebration Japanese rock duo VAMPS' HYDE showed up in a costume inspired by Black Butler's Ciel Phantomhive. Well, like many Japanese social media readers, Black Butler noticed, and for their Halloween pic, manga author Yana Toboso helped with a bit of a cross tribute. This was posted with message wishing fans a fun, safe holiday.
As announced at New York Comic Con, this week begins Yen Press' simul-publication of Yana Toboso's manga series Black Butler, a title that they have been publishing in collected form since 2010, and which was also featured in their Yen+ magazine. New chapters will be offered as they are released each month, starting with chapter 109 – available today from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, iBooks, and Kobo at $1.99 for the 22-page eBook.
The official Twitter account for the anime version of Yana Toboso's supernatural manga Black Butler has announced that a new anime film for the series is in production. Hit the jump to learn more.