Whispers abound in the alleys of anime forums, as news unfurls about the much-anticipated return of Yana Toboso's gothic masterpiece. The spectacle entitled "Black Butler: Public School Edition" (Kuroshitsuji: Kishuku Gakkou-hen) promises fans a riveting saga of aristocratic drama on April 13th's grand premiere in Japan.

Avid followers should brace for more than a mere dozen journeys into darkness, as the narrative arc spans four robust volumes of the original manga. Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, has bequeathed upon young Ciel Phantomhive a daunting task: unravel the mystery behind Derrick Arden's absence and those of his peers from the storied halls of Weston College.

Voice Cast of Illustrious Icons

  • Voicing the ever-impeccable butler, Sebastian Michaelis, is Daisuke Ono.
  • The enigmatic master, Ciel Phantomhive, comes to life through Maaya Sakamoto.
  • Adding hues to Gregory Violet, Tatsumaru Tachibana captures his essence.
  • Junya Enoki imbues Lawrence Bluer with youth and vigor.
  • The charismatic Edgar Redmond finds his voice in Toshiki Watanabe.
  • Portraying Herman Greenhill, Shunsuke Takeuchi completes the ensemble.

Celebrated Creatives Convene

  • Helming the project, Kenjiro Okada brings his diverse directing palette to CloverWorks.
  • Script weaving is adeptly handled by Hiroyuki Yoshino, who ensures each line resonates.
  • Yumi Shimizu's artistic vision will animate characters so vivid, they leap off the screen.
  • Composing the score, Ryo Kawasaki promises an auditory feast that haunts and delights.

Black Butler: A Synopsis Entwined in Shadows

In the cobwebbed corners of Victorian England dwells Ciel Phantomhive, titled the "Queen's Watchdog" for his role in quelling the unsavory. His butler, Sebastian Michaelis, serves with preternatural finesse. Together, they navigate a world riddled with malice, their dark dealings casting long shadows.

Darkness once seized young Ciel, birthing a pact with Sebastian, a demon. In return for vengeance against his malefactors, Ciel's own soul is pledged as Sebastian's ultimate repast. This bond between master and servant intertwines fate with the supernatural, a story of loyalty and hunger for the soul-stirring climax.

Source: Comic Natalie

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