Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic Anime Film Streams 3 Short Clips
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official Twitter account for the Kuroshitsuji: Book of the Atlantic (Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic) anime film began streaming three 10-second clips from the film on Monday. The three clips will only be available to view for a limited time, and commemorate the film's success so far.
The film opened in Japan on January 21.
The film's new and returning cast includes:
- Daisuke Ono as Sebastian Michaelis
- Maaya Sakamoto as Ciel Phantomhive
- Yukari Tamura as Elizabeth Midford
- Junichi Suwabe as Undertaker
- Jun Fukuyama as Grelle Sutcliff
- Kenn as Ronald Knox
- Noriaki Sugiyama as William T. Spears
- Takuma Terashima as Snake
- Hiroki Touchi as Baldroy
- Yuuki Kaji as Finnian
- Emiri Katō as Mey-Rin
- Ryohei Kimura as Charles Grey
- Tomoaki Maeno as Charles Phipps
- Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Viscount of Druitt
- Seiichirō Yamashita as Edward Midford
- Kaito Ishikawa as Ryan Stoker
- Atsuko Tanaka as Francis Midford
- Jouji Nakata as Alexis Midford
The film adapts the "Gōka Kyakusen" (luxury liner) arc, which appeared in the 11th through 14th volumes of Yana Toboso's original Black Butler manga. The story is set on the luxury liner Campania and centers around secrets to resurrecting the dead.
Noriyuki Abe directed the anime at A-1 Pictures, and Hiroyuki Yoshino wrote the script. Minako Shiba designed the characters and served as chief animation director. Yasunori Mitsuda composed the music. The staff members all returned from the earlier Book of Circus and Book of Murder anime, and A-1 Pictures and Shiba have been involved in the franchise since the first Black Butler anime.