Black Butler, Volume 1

Black Butler, Volume 1

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by Yana Toboso
     
 

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Just a stone's throw from London lies the manor house of the illustrious Phantomhive earldom and its master, one Ciel Phantomhive. Earl Phantomhive is a giant in the world of commerce, Queen Victoria's faithful servant...and a slip of a twelve-year-old boy. Fortunately, his loyal butler, Sebastian, is ever at his side, ready to carry out the young master's wishes.

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Just a stone's throw from London lies the manor house of the illustrious Phantomhive earldom and its master, one Ciel Phantomhive. Earl Phantomhive is a giant in the world of commerce, Queen Victoria's faithful servant...and a slip of a twelve-year-old boy. Fortunately, his loyal butler, Sebastian, is ever at his side, ready to carry out the young master's wishes. And whether Sebastian is called to save a dinner party gone awry or probe the dark secrets of London's underbelly, there apparently is nothing Sebastian cannot do. In fact, one might even say Sebastian is too good to be true...or at least, too good to be human...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316080842
Publisher:
Orbit
Publication date:
01/26/2010
Series:
Black Butler Series, #1
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
22,410
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

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Meet the Author

Yana Toboso is the creator of the wildly popular series BLACK BUTLER which is currently serialized in Square Enix's magazine MONTHLY GFantasy. Her previous work was a single volume entitled RUST BLASTER.

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Black Butler, Volume 1 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 81 reviews.
V_1 More than 1 year ago
BEST MANGA EVER!!!!!!!!!! Black Butler is dark, violent, beautiful, funny, sweet, and does not have a happy ending. I LOVE Ciel. He is my dream boy and I'm not afraiud to admit it. It is the perfect manga. I have the deepest respect for Yana Toboso.The anime is just as amazing too if not more. STAY SEXY SABASTIAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;P
Ciel_Phantomhive More than 1 year ago
This is an amazing book, the art is beautiful, the characters are brilliant, but my favorite part, is the plot! I had watched the Anima series first, so I know what Sebastian is... But I love this! I can't wait to buy book 2! :D
animefreak963 More than 1 year ago
Ok so you have to read this force yourself past the first volume, or else youll be missing out big time
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this manga and the anime too. Sebastian is HOOTTTT!!!!!! He is just awesome. Ciel is cute and a bit of a brat but still kool. I love the none happy ending.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
YES I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR THEM TO PUT THIS ON NOOK YES THIS IS GREAT THANK YOU!!!! Awesome manga, I highly recommend it!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the anime, and I lovev this manga!
AliceinChainsFanatic More than 1 year ago
I absolutely adore the Victorian era, butlers, and hot anime guys. This series has all of that. I watched the anime first, and I was sure that the manga couldn't live up to it, but boy was I surprised!The manga is every bit as good as the anime if not better. READ IT.
Yurick More than 1 year ago
This manga series is simply fantastic! It was my first manga series, and I must admit to myself I was a little scared to start reading manga. My fears were I had spent money on something I wouldn't like. If you are anything like me than you probably feel the same way. But I would fear not in that this manga is simply amazing, giving rise to a wonderful story. Of course, if you aren't one for dark themed things I strongly suggest going and finding another manga. This series can have some very dark moments. I also would like to impart that if you are under 15 years of age you should not read this. It isn't for young minds and I highly suggest going and looking for something else. However the quality of the simply the essence of greatness. I highly recommend it. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There is an ounce of truth in every lie. Though you shouldn't make the mistake of believeing the lie itself.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I JUST LOVE BLACK BUTLER ITS ONE OF MY FAVORITES OF ALL TIME! IM DOING A REPORT ON THIS BOOK!  
NessaPie23 More than 1 year ago
Loved the Anime but I love the Manga even more!!!!!!!!!!!!! Black Butler is so beautifully drawn (consistently through out the manga) and so well written it's so easy to fall in love with this manga and it's so easy to breeze through reading it in only a day! There is some differences from this volume to the anime but not a whole lot, however I have heard that as you continue to read the manga it is totally different then the anime where most anime follow the manga to the letter. Either way it is truly exceptional and I think everyone new to manga or a seasoned veteran should pick it up to read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I heard of Black Butler, so I was like "Hey, why not try it out?!" I did, and OMGOSH! I fell in love with the books, anime, characters, and everything else about this! It's dark (the way I like it), and has an original plot with amazing characters. The first volume may be a little boring, but push past it. You'll be glad you did! I can't wait until the volume 15 comes out!
evenstarr More than 1 year ago
It is a great story. The characters are a wonderful mix and the art is beautiful. It gets even better as the story progresses through the next volumes. Definitely recommend reading.
Anna_Phantomhive More than 1 year ago
Black butler is the best series ever!!!!!!!!! (after Artemis Fowl) if you have not already you should watch the anime series. :)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is my all-time favorite manga. It's very well-written and intriguing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great Manga. I love Sebastian character ~?~
Animegirl15 More than 1 year ago
I LOVE CIEL MY FAV ANIME/MANGA GOTTA READ IT!
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OMG! I love the entire series! Im even watching the first season right now! What id give to be a maid in the Phantomhive Manor!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an amazing manga. I am in LOVE with Ciel.
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