Hopefully your finances are recharged after the holidays because Funimation has a bank-buster scheduled for May. Recently teased and recently announced collections of Free! season 1, Seven Deadly Sins and Gosick are joined by the live-action Black Butler, plenty of collections of recent titles, and the classic Speed Racer. Get the details after the jump.
Wishing for a glimpse of the new Black Butler movie currently running in Japan? Wish granted: we've got 30 seconds of footage comprised of three clips. Check them out for yourself after the jump!
Want a tiny Ciel Phantomhive of your very own? AmiAmi is releasing a Cu-poche figure -- Nendoroid-sized and fully poseable. The new Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic figure will be released this summer, but you can preorder yours now. Hit the jump to see more!
Following the four goods provided last fall, Japanese glasses and contact lenses company Nihon Optical will start offering three color contact lenses set inspired by Sebastian Michaelis and Ciel Phantomhive, as the second collaboration items with the franchise's latest feature film Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic. Check the details after the jump!
The new Black Butler anime movie, Book of the Atlantic, opens in Japan on January 21, 2017, with special "Black Butler CRUISING PARTY - That Butler Ships Out" preview screening this weekend aboard the Symphony Moderna luxury liner on Tokyo Bay. Leading into this, a new promo offered the latest look at the feature. Check it out after the jump.
According to the newest Oricon sales report for the week ended January 1, 2017, the 24th volume of Yana Toboso's dark fantasy manga series Kuroshitsuji/Black Butler, released on December 27, sold a very good 326,163 copies in its first week, becoming the top-selling manga in the last week of 2016 in Japan. Check the top 10 list after the jump.
In a bit of New Year's fun, to promote the Blue Exorcist Kyoto Arc tv anime, debuting January 6th, and the Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic anime movie, opening January 21st, Rin and Yukio Okumura, Sebastian Michaelis and Grell Sutcliff swapped outfits. More after the jump.