The log jam on Black Butler is not only over. Not only are multiple companies releasing figures, we're now starting to see figures besides Sebastian and Ciel! Kotobukiya is certainly stepping up, with Sebastian scheduled for April, Ciel scheduled for May and now Grell Sutcliffe scheduled for August. The 1/8th Book of Circus ARTFX J went on sale this weekend with the 24.5cm figure selling for 12,420yen. Get a look after the jump.
Animate's ACOS cosplay label has launched their latest Black Butler custome items. Pre-orders are now being offered for Book of Circus print leggings with inspired by Ciel's tights, Beast's prosthetics and Doll's garters. These sell for 3240yen, accompanied by mini-hats in Ciel, Sebastian, Joker and Doll motifs, selling for the same price. Get a look after jump
For some reason, while bishoujo characters typically get elongated body pillows, bishonen often get "L" shaped dream cushions. Such is the with Kotobukiya's new Black Butler - Book of Circus Ciel and Sebastian duo. Pre-sale is now available on Kotobukiya's site at 4860 yen each ahead of July release. More after the jump.
Yen Press had a killer week in the New York Times' latest manga best seller listing. Volume 1 of Attack on Titan managed the #3 slot and volume 2 of the No Regrets Levi prequel got the #4 slot but beyond that, the top was all about Yen Press debuts. Volume 1 of Akame Ga Kill! premiered at #1, Black Butler vol. 19 hit #2 and Sword Art Online: Progressive vol.1 was at #5.
Character goods maker Movic is set to warm up winter with cute guys. Fans looking to stay in can cuddle with a Black Butler - Book of Circus hug pillow cover, shipping in February for 9,000yen. And, for fans looking to go out, there are Haikyu!! Shōyō Hinata scarf (3000yen) and Kageyama and Hinata hats (1,850yen each). Get a look after the jump.
Following Madoka with Homura from Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Inaho and Slaine from Aldnoah.Zero, anime character cake store Anime Sugar has started accepting pre-orders for the special limited Christmas cake featuring Ciel with Sebastian from Black Butler: Book of Circus. Check the product photos after the jump.
At summer's Wonder Festival, Kotobukiya showed that they were joining with other character goods makers in breaking the drought in Black Butler figures with ARTFX J statues of Sebastian Michaelis and Ciel Phantomhive. The latter is now available for pre-order. The 1/8th statue stands 18cm, selling for 11,880yen ahead of a March release. Get a look after the jump.