“Black Butler” Creator Shares A Birthday Tribute To Ciel Phantomhive

Happy birthday to Black Butler’s Earl Ciel Phantomhive (DOB: 12/14/1875). In honor of the big day, manga author Yana Toboso took some time out her to busy schedule to share a tribute to the character. 



Character designs for the latest round of cast additions to the Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic anime movie were also previewed. 



Edward Midford: Seiichiro Yamashita (Buntaro, Girls Beyond the Wasteland)


Francis Midford: Atsuko Tanaka (Motoko Kusanagi, Ghost in the Shell)

Alexis Midford: Jouji Nakata (Alucard, Hellsing)

Ryan Stoker: Kaito Ishikawa (Genos, One Punch Man)


Previous cast additions include

 Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic include:


  • Ryohei Kimura as Charles Grey.
  • Tomoaki Maeno as Charles Phips.
  • And Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Viscount Druitt.




Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.