News Kuroshitsuji II to Debut in July with New Butler, Master
posted on 2010-02-01 10:11 EST
The official website of the Kuroshitsuji anime has confirmed on Monday that the Kuroshitsuji II sequel will premiere in July with a new butler and a new master. The new cast of Takahiro Sakurai as the butler Claude Faustus and Nana Mizuki as the master Alois Trancy was revealed during "Sono Shitsuji, Kyōsō ~Akai Valentine~," Sunday's event for purchasers of the seventh and eighth DVD volumes of the first series.
The second season was announced during the "Sono Shitsuji, Shūshō ~Saigo no Bansan o Anata to Tomo ni~" event last June. Yana Toboso draws the original Kuroshitsuji manga about Sebastian Michaelis, an impeccable butler who can carry out practically any task his 12-year-old master Ciel requires of him — partly because he is a demon. Neither Sunday's event nor the official website have announced whether Sebastian or Ciel will appear in the second season. According to a notice for Sunday's event, Toboso personally drew the new characters of the second series.
Image © Yana Toboso/Square Enix, Joō no Banken, MBS
Update: Second image and more background information added.
Erratum: Claude's surname should be Faustus. Thanks, CutieTess.
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