CloverWorks announced that the new season for the Black Butler anime series, Black Butler: Public School Arc, will premiere in April 2024. This season was announced in July 2023 with celebratory illustrations.
Speaking of, new key art of Ciel and Sebastian has been unveiled as mobile wallpapers following this news. This development also commemorates the birthday of protagonist Ciel Phantomhive.
The series follows Ciel Phantomhive, who makes a contract with a demon named Sebastian, all for the sake of enacting vengeance on those who killed his parents and tortured him in his younger days. However, Sebastian, now Ciel’s butler, is promised Ciel’s soul in exchange for his services.
This new season, adapted from the manga, follows Ciel investigating Weston College after the son of the queen’s cousin refuses to come home.
This new anime series announcement follows the Book of Murder OVA and the Book of Atlantic film adaptations of the original manga by Square Enix and Yen Press.
The following staff has been confirmed:
- Director: Kenjiro Okada
- Head Writer: Hiroyuki Yoshino
- Character Design: Yumi Shimizu
- Music: Ryo Kawasaki
You can view the anime’s new key illustrations depicting Ciel and Sebastian as mobile wallpapers below:
In case you missed it, you can view the latest Black Butler: Public School Arc trailer via Crunchyroll below:
Further, the initial teaser trailer is viewable below:
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