Black Butler: Public School Arc Anime Confirms April 2024 Premiere

    Two new key visuals revealed.

    Aniplex confirms that Black Butler: Public School Arc will premiere in April 2024, and two new key visuals depicting Sebastian Michaelis and Ciel Phantomhive were revealed. The Japanese TV networks that will air the anime have also been confirmed.

    Yana Toboso’s Black Butler manga series began in 2006, and 33 volumes have been released to date. Nearly 10 years of waiting after the original anime series, fans will be able to watch a whole new season of Black Butler weekly. 

    Everything We Know About the Black Butler: Public School Arc Anime

    The official website for Black Butler: Public School Arc confirms the anime will premiere in April 2024 on Tokyo MX, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, BS11, MBS, and other TV networks in Japan. Crunchyroll will stream the anime worldwide with the exception being Japan. Exact release timing will be revealed at a later date. In the meantime, check out key visuals for characters Ciel Phantomhive and Sebastian Michaelis: 

    Ciel Phantomhive
    ©Yana Toboso/SQUARE ENIX, Project Black Butler
    Sebastian Michaelis
    ©Yana Toboso/SQUARE ENIX, Project Black Butler


    The upcoming season of Black Butler will continue the original anime’s story, adapting the manga’s Public School arc. The new season will feature several returning members of the cast and crew, as well as some newcomers. The cast and staff includes: 


    • Sebastian Michaelis: Daisuke Ono
    • Ciel Phantomhive: Maaya Sakamoto


    • Original Author: Yana Toboso
    • Director: Kenjiro Okada
    • Head Writer: Hiroyuki Yoshino
    • Character Design: Yumi Shimizu
    • Music: Ryo Kawasaki
    • Animation Production: CloverWorks

    Lastly, here’s an overview of the anime series, via Crunchyroll:

    Ciel Phantomhive is the most powerful boy in all of England, but he bears the scars of unspeakable suffering. Forced to watch as his beloved parents were brutally murdered, Ciel was subsequently abducted and violently tortured. Desperate to end his suffering, the boy traded his own soul for a chance at vengeance, casting his lot with the one person on whom he could depend: Sebastian, a demon Butler summoned from the very pits of hell. Together, they’ll prowl the darkest alleys of London on a mission to snuff out those who would do evil.

    Soul Kiwami
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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack:

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