Review: Black Butler: Book of Murder
With Ciel and Sebastian’s adventures at the circus officially over, Black Butler powers on into its next arc; the Phantomhive Manor Murders – and yes, that’s as exciting as it sounds. This time around the genre is mystery, and in its two hour run time Book of Murder fuses together some classic tropes from the detective literature of the period with its own twisted humour and over the top antics.
Review: Black Butler: Book of Circus
Not all good things have to come to an end. Black Butler is one such thing, and the latest anime to suffer from a divergence in plot with its manga counterpart after overtaking the source material. Whilst this third series disregards over half of the currently aired episodes as ‘non-canon’, this risky move somehow pays off and Book of Circus proves itself to be the most compelling Black Butler story arc yet.
Review: Black Butler
Ciel Phantomhive is thirteen years old. He’s the head of a noble family, runs a toy manufacturing company, and lives in a massive mansion. Oh, and he’s also got a demon for a butler. As you’d imagine, life is pretty great for Ciel. Well, aside from the dubious ‘contract’ he made with butler Sebastian, and the unfortunate murder of both his parents. Still, on the plus side he’s got an awesome butler with an awesome catchphrase. You see he’s simply…