New Trailer for “Black Butler” Introduces the Members of Perfect Four
Black Butler is a great anime that balances dark and comedic themes with perfection. It’s been thirteen years since the last season of the anime aired, and fans were begging for the next season. The wishes of everybody finally came true when this anime was renewed for a fourth season.
The recent Aniplex 2023 livestream event revealed much information about various anime, and Black Butler was one of them. Here are all the details about this anime revealed during the livestream.
The Aniplex Online Fest 2023 livestream event revealed a new key visual on Sunday for Black Butler: Public School Arc. The anime will premiere in 2024, and Crunchyroll previously stated it licensed the anime for streaming worldwide except in Japan.
The official teaser trailer showed a glimpse of all the characters and their new designs in the show.
The new visual introduced four new characters for the arc. The group of these new characters is called The ‘Perfect Four,’ or P4, who will add depth and complexity to the storyline by playing significant roles in the upcoming narrative.
The P4 members include Edgar Redmond (Red House), Lawrence Bluewer (Blue House), Herman Greenhill (Green House), and Gregory Violet (Purple House).
The story of the Public School Arc was also revealed during the event. This new arc will focus on the level of Ciel as he receives a letter from Queen Victoria telling him that several students at Weston College, one of England’s top public schools, have seemingly disappeared, including a relative of hers named Derick.”
Now, Sebastian and Ciel decide to infiltrate Weston College to uncover the truth behind the students’ disappearances. How they manage to solve the mystery forms the crux of the story.
The Public School Arc is known for its elaborate plotline and excellent character development. This arc blends its supernatural elements with a Victorian aesthetic and grips the audience.
Kenjiro Okada of March Comes in Like a Lion fame will be directing the anime at Studio Cloverworks. We can expect a loyal adaptation from these staff members. It will be a visual spectacle to watch. Let’s wait patiently until then and probably rewatch the earlier seasons of the anime.
About Black Butler
Black Butler anime is directed by Toshiya Shinohara and produced by A-1 Pictures. The anime has been adapted from the manga of the same name, written and illustrated by Yana Toboso.
Black Butler is a story about Ciel Phantomhive, who is known as “The Queen’s Guard Dog” for taking care of the troublesome issues that take place behind the Queen’s back.
He is accompanied by Sebastian, a demon in disguise as a butler. Sebastian has signed a contract with Ciel for his vengeance against those who did injustice to him.
This is a story that plays the tune of mystery, demon, and comedy in perfect harmony.