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Kuroshitsuji (Manga)

Kuroshitsuji

Alternative Titles

English: Black Butler
Synonyms: Dark Butler, Kuroshitsuzi, Kuro Shitsuji
Japanese: 黒執事

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Sep 16, 2006 to ?
Authors: Toboso, Yana (Story & Art)
Serialization: GFantasy

Statistics

Score: 8.601 (scored by 23976 users)
Ranked: #872
Popularity: #16
Members: 48,165
Favorites: 7,747
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

In Victorian era Europe, a young boy loses everything he once held near and dear to a vicious plot. In his moment of death, he strikes a deal with a demon: his soul, in exchange for revenge. Ciel Phantomhive is now the head of the Phantomhive corporation, handling all business affairs as well as the underground work for the Queen of England. His new partner is a demon butler, Sebastian Michaelis, whose prowess as a butler is only surpassed by his strength as a demon.

The story follows the two along with their other servants, as they work to unravel the plot behind Ciel's parents' murder, and the horrendous tragedies that befell Ciel in the month directly after.

Related Manga

Other: Kuroshitsuji Anthology Comic: Nijishitsuji
Adaptation: Kuroshitsuji: Book of Circus, Kuroshitsuji, Kuroshitsuji: Book of Murder

Characters

 Sebastian
Michaelis, Sebastian
Main
 Ciel
Phantomhive, Ciel
Main
 Undertaker
Undertaker
Supporting
 Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria
Supporting
 Peter
Peter
Supporting
 Lau
Lau
Supporting
 Wendy
Wendy
Supporting



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Feb 14, 2010
Ri-chan
At first this series annoyed me to hell. Not because I'd read it, mind you. But because every time I'm go to check for some freaking updates there would be Kuroshitsuji at the top of the list, taunting me and singing "na-na-na-na you don't read me!". The obvious solution would be to read it but I was stubborn and the title looked like a shounen which i was not in the mood for.

Finally I gave in and clicked the link on onemanga, which gave me the most misleading synopsis I'd ever read. It went:

"To what extent must a housekeeper do things to be acceptable? One read more
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Jan 5, 2009
jazmin_s
Story (8/10):
“Aku made shitsuji desu / I am a butler to the core”

Kuroshitsuji takes place in Victorian era London and starts us off in the manor house of Ciel Phantomhive, the twelve year old head of the prominent noble English family. Assisting this young capitalist is Sebastian Michaelis, everyone’s ideal butler, who wishes for nothing more than to fulfill his young master’s every need. Now you may ask – what kind of reader am I, to be so easily marveled by an aristocrat and a merely simple butler? Well, I am obliged to highlight the fact that Sebastian is merely no ordinary butler, and as read more
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User Recommendations

Both stories have similarity, between the Contractor and the Demon. They also have similar style and era. Characters wear Victorian-dress and Gothic style. The main characters have same deep conflict regarding their past times.
Both of these manga have a master/servant in the front in center. Also both the master and servant are pretty remarkable. There is also the old English feeling and the sense of dark political secrets and a hint of the mystical.

Art style is also similar.

Kuro Shitsuji has a smidge more humor and Godchild has more gore.

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