Episodes currently released are listed below.

Season 1 has been compiled into a total of nine DVD releases, which include bonuses such as additional drawings of the characters by Yana Toboso and extra episodes. All 24 episodes feature the theme song "Monochrome Kiss" for the opening, though two different animations accompany it; the first ran from episodes 1-16, while the second ran from episodes 17-24. There are two different ending songs: episodes 1-13 use "I'm Alive!," while episodes 14-24 use "Lacrimosa."

Season 2 is also compiled into a total of nine DVD releases. Its opening theme song, "SHIVER," has two different animations accompanying it; the first ran from episodes 25-32, while the second ran from 33-36. There are two different ending songs: episodes 25-31 and 33-35 use "Bird," while episodes 32 and 36 use "Kagayaku Sora no Shijima ni wa"—this is also the ending song for the 7th OVA.

Season 3 (Book of Circus), which picks up from where Season 1 diverged from the manga (Episode 15), has a total of 10 episodes.[1] Its opening theme is "ENAMEL" and ending is "Aoki Tsuki Michite."

Season 1

No. in series No. in season Title Japanese air date English air date
1 1
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"His Butler, Able"
その執事、有能, "Sono Shitsuji, Yūnō"
October 2, 2008 January 11, 2011
The Phantomhive household welcomes Damian, a business partner of Ciel Phantomhive.
2 2
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"His Butler, Strongest"
その執事、最強, "Sono Shitsuji, Saikyō"
October 10, 2008 January 12, 2011
When his master is kidnapped by the Italian mafia, Sebastian Michaelis sets forth to rescue him.
3 3
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"His Butler, Omnipotent"
その執事、万能, "Sono Shitsuji, Bannō"
October 17, 2008 January 13, 2011
Phantomhive Manor becomes livelier than ever when Grelle Sutcliff and Elizabeth Midford come to visit.
4 4
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"His Butler, Capricious"
その執事、酔狂, "Sono Shitsuji, Suikyō"
October 24, 2008 January 14, 2011
To find Jack the Ripper, Ciel and Sebastian go to London where they are joined by Angelina Dalles, Grelle, and Lau and have to attend a rather turbulent party.
5 5
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"His Butler, Chance Encounter"
その執事、邂逅, "Sono Shitsuji, Kaikō"
October 31, 2008 January 17, 2011
Ciel and Sebastian's investigation in the Jack the Ripper case comes to a surprising end.
6 6
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"His Butler, at the Funeral"
その執事、葬送, "Sono Shitsuji, Sōsō"
November 7, 2008 January 18, 2011
After Jack the Ripper's reign of terror was stopped, Ciel and Sebastian return to the countryside for a funeral.
7 7
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"His Butler, Merrymaking"
その執事、遊興, "Sono Shitsuji, Yūkō"
November 14, 2008 January 19, 2011
The Phantomhive household goes to Houndsworth to stop the illegal dog-baiting practiced there.
8 8
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"His Butler, Training"
その執事、調教, "Sono Shitsuji, Chōkyō"
November 21, 2008 January 20, 2011
Following a resident's death, the Phantomhive household try to find and catch the culprit: a Demon Hound.
9 9
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"His Butler, Phantom Image"
その執事、幻像, "Sono Shitsuji, Maboroshi Zō"
November 28, 2008 January 21, 2011
When Ciel obtains a special camera that shows the being most valued to the person photographed, he orders Finnian, Mey-Rin, and Baldroy to take a picture of Sebastian.
10 10
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"His Butler, on Ice"
その執事、氷上, "Sono Shitsuji, Hikami"
December 5, 2008 January 24, 2011
Ciel and Sebastian attend the Frozen Fair in London, and Fred Abberline seeks their assistance in finding a stolen ring.
11 11
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"His Butler, However You Please"
その執事、如何様, "Sono Shitsuji, Ikasama"
December 12, 2008 January 25, 2011
Elizabeth is kidnapped by the puppeteer Drossel Keinz.
12 12
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"His Butler, Forlorn"
その執事、寂寥, "Sono Shitsuji, Sekiryō"
December 19, 2008 January 26, 2011
Ciel and Sebastian go to rescue Elizabeth before it is time for Ciel's birthday party.
13 13
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"His Butler, Freeloader"
その執事、居候, "Sono Shitsuji, Isōrō"
December 26, 2008 January 27, 2011
Again, Ciel and Sebastian are called to London; this time to investigate the strange case of the Anglo-Indian Hangings.
14 14
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"His Butler, Supremely Talented"
その執事、異能, "Sono Shitsuji, Inō"
January 16, 2009 January 28, 2011
For the investigation, Sebastian has to represent Funtom Corporation at a Curry Fair.
15 15 "His Butler, Competing"
その執事、競争, "Sono Shitsuji, Kyōsō"
January 23, 2009 January 31, 2011
Even the Queen herself is present at the Curry Fair. However, chaos soon breaks out at the Fair when someone poisons the curry.
16 16 "His Butler, in an Isolated Castle"
その執事、孤城, "Sono Shitsuji, Koshiro"
January 30, 2009 February 1, 2011
Ciel wants to turn Ludlow Castle into a hotel, but before constructions can begin, he has to go ghost hunting.
17 17
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"His Butler, Offering"
その執事、奉納, "Sono Shitsuji, Hōnō"
February 6, 2009 February 2, 2011
Ciel and Sebastian are tasked to look further into a cult planning to overthrow the government.
18 18 "His Butler, Transmitted"
その執事、転送, "Sono Shitsuji, Tensō"
February 13, 2009 February 3, 2011
Ciel is kidnapped by a Fallen Angel and bought to the Grim Reapers' Library in order to be "purified."
19 19
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"His Butler, Imprisoned"
その執事、入牢, "Sono Shitsuji, Nyūrō"
February 20, 2009 February 4, 2011
While executing a task for the Queen, Ciel is framed for drug trafficking, resulting in him and Sebastian being taken into custody.
20 20 "His Butler, Escaping"
その執事、脱走, "Sono Shitsuji, Dassō"
February 27, 2009 February 7, 2011
Sebastian is tortured in the Tower of London while Ciel teams up with Fred to solve the case Queen Victoria tasked him with.
21 21 "His Butler, Engaging Servants"
その執事、雇傭, "Sono Shitsuji, Koyō"
March 6, 2009 February 8, 2011
As Ciel is distressed due to his last case, Mey-Rin, Baldroy, and Finnian decide to cheer him up.
22 22 "His Butler, Dissolution"
その執事、解消, "Sono Shitsuji, Kaishō"
March 13, 2009 February 9, 2011
To meet the Queen, Ciel and Sebastian head to the Exposition Universelle in Paris.
23 23
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"His Butler, Up in Flames"
その執事、炎上, "Sono Shitsuji, Enjō"
March 20, 2009 February 10, 2011
London is burning, and the Phantomhive household does its best to fight the fire and find the culprits behind it.
24 24
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"His Butler, Fluent"
その執事、滔滔, "Sono Shitsuji, Tōtō"
March 27, 2009 February 11, 2011
At Tower Bridge, Sebastian faces Ash/Angela.

Season 2

No. in series No. in season Title Japanese air date English air date
25 1
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"Clawed Butler"
クロ執事, "KURO Shitsuji"
July 2, 2010
The Trancy household welcomes an odd stranger.
26 2
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"Solo Butler"
単執事, "Soro Shitsuji"
July 9, 2010
Elizabeth takes Ciel on a trip to find the white stag.
27 3
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"Wench Butler"
女郎執事, "Mero Shitsuji"
July 15, 2010
Ciel and Sebastian investigate a case about people who are mysteriously burned to death.
28 4
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"Terrorist Butler"
テロ執事, "TERO Shitsuji"
July 22, 2010
Ciel and Sebastian try to catch a criminal on a train.
29 5
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"Beacon Butler"
"狼煙執事, Noro Shitsuji"
July 29, 2010
The Trancy household holds a costume party.
30 6
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"Bedewed Butler"
夜露執事, "Yotsuyu Shitsuji"
August 6, 2010
The party continues.
31 7
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"Deathly Butler"
殺執事, "Koro Shitsuji"
August 13, 2010
Again, Ciel is invited to a party at Trancy Manor.
32 8
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"Divulging Butler"
吐露執事, "Toro Shitsuji"
August 20, 2010
Alois' past is revealed.
33 9
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"Hollow Butler"
虚執事, "Uro Shitsuji"
August 27, 2010
Ciel is accused of attacking people in the middle of the night and sent to a mental institution.
34 10
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"Zero Butler"
零執事, "Zero Shitsuji"
September 3, 2010
Sebastian tries to get back Ciel from the Trancy household.
35 11
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"Crossroads Butler"
岐路執事, "Kiro Shitsuji"
September 10, 2010
Claude and Sebastian have to journey through a maze Alois created.
36 12
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"Black Butler"
黒執事, "Kuro Shitsuji"
September 17, 2010
Sebastian and Claude fight on the Island of Death.

Season 3

No. in series No. in season Title Japanese air date English air date
37 1
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"His Butler, Presenting"
その執事、披露, "Sono Shitsuji, Hirō"
July 11, 2014
Ciel is visited by Cedric Brandel.
38 2 "His Butler, Taking the Stage"
その執事、壇上, "Sono Shitsuji, Danjō"
July 18, 2014
Ciel and Sebastian head to London to investigate a case involving missing children and a dubious circus.
39 3
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"His Butler, Hired"
その執事、採用, "Sono Shitsuji, Saiyō"
July 25, 2014
Ciel and Sebastian join the circus.
40 4 "His Butler, Colleague"
その執事、同僚, "Sono Shitsuji, Dōryō"
August 1, 2014
Ciel and Sebastian try to settle into their new life as circus members.
41 5
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"His Butler, Taking Flight"
その執事、飛翔, "Sono Shitsuji, Hishō"
August 8, 2014
While Sebastian performs in one of the circus shows with William T. Spears, Ciel goes to search through the tents of the first-string members.
42 6 "His Butler, Liaison"
その執事、交渉, "Sono Shitsuji, Kōshō"
August 15, 2014
Ciel is bedridden with a cold, and Sebastian tries to find out "Father"'s true identity from Beast.
43 7 "His Butler, Careful Tending"
その執事、撫養, "Sono Shitsuji, Buyō"
August 22, 2014
Kelvin and Joker prepare everything for Ciel's anticipated "visit," and Beast, Dagger, Jumbo, Wendy, and Peter get ready to attack Phantomhive Manor.
44 8
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"His Butler, Sneering"
その執事、嘲笑, "Sono Shitsuji, Chōshō"
August 29, 2014
The Grim Reapers head out, and Ciel learns why Kelvin is so obsessed of him.
45 9 "His Butler, Serene"
その執事、従容, "Sono Shitsuji, Shōyō"
September 5, 2014
Baldroy, Mey-Rin, and Finnian get rid of the rest of the circus members who attacked Phantomhive Manor.
46 10 "His Butler, Fulfilling His Duty"
その執事、随行, "Sono Shitsuji, Zuikō"
September 12, 2014
The case comes to an end.


Main article: OVAs
No. Title Japanese air date English air date
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"His Butler, Performer"
その執事、興行, "Sono Shitsuji, Kōgyō"
September 30, 2009
The Funtom Corporation puts on a play for orphans. The actors get delayed and the Kuroshitsuji cast must take over their parts.
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"Ciel in Wonderland"
October 27, 2010
Ciel Phantomhive accidentally falls down the rabbit hole and enters a Kuroshitsuji version of Lewis Carrol's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
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"Welcome to the Phantomhive's"
November 24, 2010
A mysterious woman is brought to Phantomhive Manor by Elizabeth Midford and is shown around.
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"The Making of Kuroshitsuji II"
January 26, 2011
A behind the scenes look at how Kuroshitsuji II was made.
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"Ciel in Wonderland – Part 2"
February 23, 2011
A continuation of Ciel in Wonderland.
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"The Story of Will the Reaper"
April 27, 2011
William T. Spears and Grelle Sutcliff are showing new recruits around and reminisce about the past.
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"The Threads of the Spider's Story"
May 25, 2011
A look at what life was like at Trancy Manor before the events of Kuroshitsuji II.

Theatrical Films

No. Title Japanese air date English air date
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Kuroshitsuji: Book of the Atlantic
劇場版「黒執事 Book of the Atlantic,
"Gekijō-ban Kuroshitsuji: Book of the Atlantic"
January 21, 2017 June 12, 2017
Ciel, Sebastian, and Snake board the luxury liner Campania to investigate the mysterious Aurora Society.

Japanese DVD Gallery

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3


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Kuroshitsuji Plot
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