Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic



  • Aniplex released a new trailer for the upcoming 2017 anime film, Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic. The film will open in Japan on January 21, 2017. "The movie covers the Ship Voyage arc from volumes 11-14 of Yana Toboso's manga." Yen Press publishes the manga in North America. I haven't seen any of this series yet myself, but after watching the promo, it definitely looks worth checking out!

    Trailer: - Follow the link to watch the trailer on Daily Motion.
    http://dai.ly/x4nrbo7

    "Noriyuki Abe is directing the anime at A-1 Pictures, and Hiroyuki Yoshino is writing the script. Minako Shiba is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. Yasunori Mitsuda is composing the music. All are returning from the earlier Book of Circus and Book of Murder anime, and A-1 Pictures and Shiba have been invovled in the franchise since the first Black Butler anime."

    Aniplex also released a new key visual depicting two of the main characters.

    Crew
    Original: Yana Toboso (published in "G Fantasy" from Square Enix)
    Director: Noriyuki Abe (Black Butler: Book of Circus/Murder, recently Heroic Legend of Arslan, Divine Gate)
    Screenplay: Hiroyuki Yoshino (Code Geass)
    Character design/Chief Animation Director: Minako Shiba (all the previous Black Butler anime)
    Music: Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Trigger)
    Production: A-1 Pictures
    Distributor: Aniplex

    Cast
    Sebastian Michaelis: Daisuke Ono
    Ciel Phantomhive: Maaya Sakamoto
    Elizabeth Ethel Cordelia Midford: Yukari Tamura
    Undertaker: Junichi Suwabe
    Grell Sutcliff: Jun Fukuyama
    Ronald Knox: KENN
    William · T · Spears: Noriaki Sugiyama
    Snake: Takuma Terashima
    Baldroy: Hiroki Tōchi
    Finnian: Yuki Kaji
    Mey-Rin: Emiri Katō
    and more

    Sources: (http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/02/17-1/black-butler-book-of-the-atlantic-anime-movie-announced), (http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/08/08/black-butler-book-of-the-atlantic-teaser-hypes-january-21-opening), (http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2016-08-08/black-butler-book-of-the-atlantic-film-teaser-video-reveals-january-premiere/.105149)


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