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This page lists the deviations and differences that occurred during the transition from the manga to the anime adaptation.

Season 1

Volume 1
Season 1 poster

His Butler, Able

Changes observed in His Butler, Able.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Strongest

Changes observed in His Butler, Strongest.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Omnipotent

Changes observed in His Butler, Omnipotent.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Capricious

Changes observed in His Butler, Capricious.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Chance Encounter

Changes observed in His Butler, Chance Encounter.
Manga Anime


His Butler, at the Funeral

Changes observed in His Butler, at the Funeral.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Merrymaking

Changes observed in His Butler, Merrymaking.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Training

Changes observed in His Butler, Training.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Phantom Image

Changes observed in His Butler, Phantom Image.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, on Ice

Changes observed in His Butler, on Ice.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, However You Please

Changes observed in His Butler, However You Please.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Forlorn

Changes observed in His Butler, Forlorn.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Freeloader

Changes observed in His Butler, Freeloader.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Supremely Talented

Changes observed in His Butler, Supremely Talented.
Manga Anime
Soma meets Mina and learns the truth about her "disappearance" after the curry contest.[1] Soma encounters Mina and finds out the truth before the start of the contest.


His Butler, Competing

Changes observed in His Butler, Competing.
Manga Anime


His Butler, in an Isolated Castle

Changes observed in His Butler, in an Isolated Castle.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Offering

Changes observed in His Butler, Offering.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Transmitted

Changes observed in His Butler, Transmitted.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Imprisoned

Changes observed in His Butler, Imprisoned.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Escaping

Changes observed in His Butler, Escaping.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Engaging Servants

Changes observed in His Butler, Engaging Servants.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Dissolution

Changes observed in His Butler, Dissolution.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Up in Flames

Changes observed in His Butler, Up in Flames.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


His Butler, Fluent

Changes observed in His Butler, Fluent.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the episode happened in the manga. Anime-only episode and content; not canon.


Season 2

Volume 1
Season 2 poster
Changes observed in the entirety of Kuroshitsuji II.
Manga Anime
Nothing from the second season happened in the manga. Anime-only season; not canon.


Book of Circus (Season 3)

Volume 6
BoC poster

His Butler, Presenting

Changes observed in His Butler, Presenting.
Manga Anime
John Brown secretly slips Noah's Ark Circus tickets into Ciel Phantomhive's pockets, shortly after the Curry Fair.[2] Charles Grey, Charles Phipps, and John Brown mistakenly think Lau is a Phantomhive Household servant, and give him the tickets along with Queen Victoria's letter, and he delivers them to Ciel.[3]


His Butler, Taking the Stage

Changes observed in His Butler, Taking the Stage.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Hired

Changes observed in His Butler, Hired.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Colleague

Changes observed in His Butler, Colleague.
Manga Anime
No such scene in the manga. Further details on how the Noah's Ark Circus first-string members kidnap children are shown in the anime, where after impressing a certain little girl with circus tricks, they lure her into a carriage that will supposedly take her to "dreamland." Several Scotland Yard officers attempt to rescue her but are killed by the circus members. Ronald Knox collects the deceased officers' souls after they depart.[4]


His Butler, Taking Flight

Changes observed in His Butler, Taking Flight.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Liaison

Changes observed in His Butler, Liaison.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Careful Tending

Changes observed in His Butler, Careful Tending.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Sneering

Changes observed in His Butler, Sneering.
Manga Anime
William T. Spears collects Joker's soul, Ronald Knox informs him that Grelle Sutcliff is tasked with the mission to collect souls at Phantomhive Manor.[5] Grelle's release from confinement is actually shown. Ronald has retrieved Grelle's Death Scythe after asking a girl from the General Affairs department. Grelle promises to repay him by working hard on his job and then sets off to the Phantomhive Manor to collect the souls.[6]


His Butler, Serene

Changes observed in His Butler, Serene.
Manga Anime


His Butler, Fulfilling His Duty

Changes observed in His Butler, Fulfilling His Duty.
Manga Anime


Book of Murder (OVA)

Volume 9
BoM poster 3
Changes observed in Book of Murder — Part 1.
Manga Anime
Changes observed in Book of Murder — Part 2.
Manga Anime


Book of the Atlantic (movie)

Volume 11
BotA Key Visual
Changes observed in Book of the Atlantic.
Manga Anime


References

  1. Kuroshitsuji manga; Chapter 22, pages 3-11
  2. Kuroshitsuji manga; Chapter 22, pages 30-33
  3. Kuroshitsuji anime; Episode 37
  4. Kuroshitsuji anime; Episode 40
  5. Kuroshitsuji manga; Chapter 35, page 15
  6. Kuroshitsuji anime; Episode 44

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