New Black Butler: Book Of Atlantic Clip Turns Ciel Blonde

Fans may know what Ciel would look like blonde thanks to Alois Trancy's uncanny looks, but Black Butler wasn't satisfied with the doppleganger. No, the series chose to put fans out of their curious misery with its latest feature film, and a new clip shows Ciel Phantomhive with white-blonde hair.

In the video, which can be seen above, fans meet up with Ciel as the young heir lurks around his demonic butler Sebastian. The pair have infiltrated a cruise liner catering to a strange society tied to occult activities, and Ciel's disguise necessitated he go blonde. Sebastian minds plenty of humor in his master's discomfort, but no one takes more pleasure than the Undertaker. The older man's finds the blonde makeover delightful, and the Undertaker isn't afraid to make those feelings known to Ciel.

You can read the clip's caption below:

"Ciel and Sebastian's latest adventure takes them to the luxury liner Campania, where they meet some familiar faces from past escapades…"

Black Butler: Book of The Atlantic is the latest installment to the Black Butler franchise. Funimation describes the film below,

"All aboard to the next great adventure for Ciel and his demonic butler, Sebastian! After hearing rumors of a peculiar society bringing people back from the dead, the two board the luxury liner Campania on her maiden voyage to investigate. Incognito amongst the mysterious Aurora Society, they find familiar faces and a sight they can't believe—a woman raised from the dead! But surprise quickly turns to dread when the shambling corpse attacks.

With more questions than answers, Ciel and Sebastian are up against not just one flesh-hungry corpse, but hundreds. Worse yet, the flamboyant reaper Grell and his new partner, Ronald Knox, stand in their way. Time is running out to solve this mystery, and if the demonic duo doesn't act fast, they'll be treading some seriously rough waters. Who could be behind this daring necromancy—and are they ready to find out?"

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The film was directed by Noriyuki Abe at A-1 Pictures, and the script was written by Hiroyuki Yoshino. Minako Shiba was in charge of character design and served as chief animation director. Music was composed by Yasunori Mitsuda, and all of the staff members returned from the earlier animes. A-1 Pictures and Shiba have been involved in the Black Butler franchise ever since the first anime. The theme song for the film, "Glass Eye" is performed by SID. New and returning cast for the film includes the following:

Daisuke Ono as Sebastian Michaelis

Maaya Sakamoto as Ciel Phantomhive

Yukari Tamura as Elizabeth Midford

Junichi Suwabe as Undertaker

Jun Fukuyama as Grelle Sutcliff

Kenn as Ronald Knox

Noriaki Sugiyama as William T. Spears

Takuma Terashima as Snake

Hiroki Touchi as Baldroy

Yuuki Kaji as Finnian

Emiri Katō as Mey-Rin

Ryohei Kimura as Charles Grey

Tomoaki Maeno as Charles Phipps

Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Viscount of Druitt

Seiichirō Yamashita as Edward Midford

Kaito Ishikawa as Ryan Stoker

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Atsuko Tanaka as Francis Midford

Jouji Nakata as Alexis Midford