How many of you know about Sebastian Michaelis? Well, if you do then you are a fan of Black Butler, and if no, then you must watch the series on Netflix. Black Butler is a Japanese cartoon series that received lots of love from its fans since the release of its first episode released. Till now, a total of 3 seasons of the series has been released.
The Japanese series has been licensed by Yes Press in North America. Published in Yen Plus from 2009 to July 2010, the anime series was also licensed by Funimation. Later when Funimation lost the rights to the first two series, both seasons were adopted by Aniplex of America. As per records, the series has sold over 28 million copies across the globe.
Before the anime, the series was a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Yana Toboso. Its first publication was done on the square Enix’s Shonen Manga magazine Monthly Gangan fantasy in 2006. As of today, the publication of the series is still active in the magazine.
The story belongs to the Thriller, Dark Comedy, and Dark Fantasy genre. All three seasons of the anime are produced by A-1 Pictures.
After gaining immense popularity in three seasons, is there any possibility for the release of the fourth season? Will it be aired on Netflix or not? Well, the fans are eagerly waiting for the story to continue in the next season. Till now, there is no official announcement if the series will release or not, and if it will be aired what would the exact date.
Black Butler Season 4: Release Date
The series has been a great hit till now and the fans are eagerly waiting for the next season. After the third season, it seems like the series has been on hold or ended. Season 3 was released in 2014 and after that, the producers have not yet established the next season of the series.
When the finale of season 3 aired, the fans were curious if Netflix would bring back the next season of the show or not. As per the sources, the producers had not made any announcement regarding the show, therefore the chances are high for the return of the show. If the series will be continued, the possibility is the upcoming season will be released in 2021.
As there is no official announcement of the show, many fans are worried about the release of next season. It is possible the series might be delayed due to the current COVID-19 situation. As it has affected many platforms, it could be the possible reason for the delay. Black Butler has been a highly enjoyed show by its fans, so there is the possibility of the return of their favorite show soon.
Black Butler: Cast
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In the Black Butler anime series, all the characters are well designed to have an enhanced storyline. The best thing about the characters in the anime is the presence of mannerism in every character. Above all this is the perfect way of voice acting is done. One of the main reasons for the popularity of the season is the perfectly synced character and voices.
The best part of the series is yet to come. It is all about the flashbacks. The story moves from one place to another to make the anime a treat to watch for the fans of the show. As for characters, possible, there will not be any change in the roles. Here is the list of all the characters in the series.
- Sebastian Michaelis
- Ciel Phantomhive
- Alois Trancy
- Claude Faustus
- Grell Sutcliff
Black Butler: Plot
The series is based on a Japanese manga series with the same name as the show. Similar to the manga series, Black Butler is set in the Victorian era in Great Britain. The story revolves around the life of a 13-year-old boy, Ciel Phantomhive.
After the Phantomhive manor was attacked by unidentified perpetrators and was set ablaze, Ciel acquired this position after his 10th birthday. Amidst all the chaos, Ciel realized that his parents, Vincent and Rachel Phantomhive are dead along with Sebastian, their family dog. On the same night, he was kidnapped and sold into slavery by the attackers.
After being sold into slavery, Ciel finds himself in the hands of a sadistic, demon-worshipping cult. There he faced endless mental, physical and sexual abuse at the hands of his captors. He was also head branded with a mark known as “mark of the beast”.
One night, while the sacrificial ceremony to summon the demon was going on, instead of forming a contract with cult members, the demon says that he was summoned by Ciel. Therefore, he only wants to form a contract with him, killing all the other cult members.
To showcase the contract formed, the demon places a contract symbol on Ciel’s right eye and reveals that he will be consuming his soul as a payment for helping him in achieving his goals. Later Ciel names him Sebastian Michaelis, in the memory of his lost dog. Both of them were now ready to take revenge on those who brought down the House of Phantomhive.
Later, they return back to society and Ciel takes over the position of his late father position as the queen’s watchdog and the story continues.
Black Butler: Crew and Latest Updates
The famous series is one of the most trending shows on Netflix with 7.8 stars rating on IMDB. The storyline of the Black Butler is the same as the Japanese manga series with the same title.
As there is a large number of fans waiting for the next season, there are high chances for the launch of the next season. However, it is difficult to say anything without any official information at the producers’ end. Also, if the show comes back, there are chances to see some major twists in the plot. The fans of Black Butler are missing the show and expect some good news about the release of next season.