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Book Review: Black Butler by Yana Toboso, Translated by Tomo Kimura (Volume 1)

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Genre: Manga / Graphic Novel
Series: Black Butler, Volume 1
Rating: 5/5
Recommend to Others?: Yes

 

Summary (via Goodreads):
In the Victorian ages of London The Earl of the Phantomhive house, Ciel Phantomhive, needs to get his revenge on those who had humiliated him and destroyed what he loved. Not being able to do it alone he sells his soul to a demon he names Sebastian Michaelis. Now working as his butler, Sebastian must help the Earl Phantomhive in this suspenseful, exciting, thriller manga.

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My Review:
I had heard about this series for a long time but never really took an interest in it until of late. So when I was at the library a couple weeks ago and saw all of the manga on the shelves I decided to give it a try. I would have preferred to watch the anime first but that happening. I really like this manga. I love each character – the main characters are so charming, especially Sebastian and Ciel! I love all the humor throughout – I laughed a lot. And I was completely surprised at every turn. Where the rest of this series goes who knows, but I’m looking forward to seeing where it takes me.

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