Kuroshitsuji manga

Kuroshitsuji
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Чёрный дворецкий 黑管家 黒執事 Black Butler Hắc quản gia (Vietnamese) Kuro Shitsuji
Vol.18 Ch.99
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Summary

From Yen Press:

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…

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Chapters(105)

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.99 : Vol 18

Nov 20, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.98 : Vol 18

Oct 19, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.97 : Vol 18

Sep 20, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.96.5 : Vol 18Book of Circus Side Story: That Butler, Friendly

Sep 2, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.96 : Vol 18

Aug 18, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.95 : Vol 18

Jul 19, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.94 : Vol 18

Jun 20, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Ch.93

May 20, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.93 : Vol 18That Butler, Descent

May 20, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.92 : Vol 18That Butler, Service

Apr 21, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.91

Mar 20, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.90 : That Butler, Leaving

Feb 18, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.89

Jan 20, 2014

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.88

Dec 20, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.87

Nov 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Vol.18 Ch.86 : That Butler

Oct 19, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.85

Sep 23, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.84

Aug 24, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.83

Jul 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.82

Jun 20, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Vol.17 Ch.81 : That Butler, Victory

May 19, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Vol.17 Ch.80 : That Butler, NIce Bowling

Apr 19, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.79 : : That Butler, Final Battle

Mar 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.78

Feb 28, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.77

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.78 : : That Butler, Chase

Feb 17, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.76

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.75

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.74

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.73

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.72

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.71

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.70

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.69

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.68

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.67

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.65

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.64

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.63 : The Butler Home-Made Turkey is the Best

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.62 : That butler, Growth

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.61

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.60 : That Butler, Unrest

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.59 : That Butler, Compromise

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.58 : That Butler, Strike

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.57 : That Butler, Struggle

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.56 : That Butler ,Guess

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.55 : That Butler ,In Vain

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.54 : That Butler, Unparalelled

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.53 : That Butler, Brawl

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.52 : That Butler, Sailing

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.51 : That Butler, Setting Sail

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.50 : That Butler, Burial

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.49 : That Butler, Eccentric

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.48 : That Butler, Solution

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.47 : That Butler, Contemplating

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.46 : That Butler, Unnecessary

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.45 : That Butler, Transfer

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.44 : That Butler, Wailing

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.43 : That Butler, Robust

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.42 : That Butler, Substituted The Lost Butler

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.41 : That Butler, Death

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.40 : That Butler, Confinement

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.39 : That Butler, Astonishment

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.38 : That Butler, Pitiful

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.37 : That Butler, Brand - New

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.36 : That Butler Accompanying

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.35 : That Butler, Accomplished

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.34 : That Butler, Composed

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.33 : That Butler, Confidence

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.32

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.31 : That Butler, Observing

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.30 : That Butler, Nutring

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.29 : That Butler, Scandalous

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.28 : That Butler, Negotiation

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.27 : His Butler, Gives a Performance

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.26

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.25

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.24

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.23

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.22

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.21.2

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.21.1

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.21

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.20 : That Butler, Idea

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.19

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.18 : That Butler, Shadow

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.17 : That Butler, Competing

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.16 : That Butler, Foreign

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.15 : That Butler, Freeloader

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.14

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.13.2

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.13.1

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.13

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.12 : That Butler, Retaliating

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.11 : That Butler, Recalling Memories

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.10

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.9

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.8

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.7

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.6 : Thah butler, gets going

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.5 : Thah butler, the busiest

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.4 : Thah butler, the greatest evil

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.3 : Thah butler, the strongest

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.2 : Thah butler, he's full of purpose

Jan 18, 2013

Kuroshitsuji Ch.1 : Vol. 1 Thah butler, so skillful

Jan 18, 2013
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2014-08-13 23:54
36Agree
It's sad how the mangaka wanted this be a yaoi but the editor was like lololol NOPE! but they still decided to troll us and add in little hints. ;~;
2014-08-01 18:03
10Agree
Best manga ever.
2014-08-01 05:03
I love this series so much.
2014-08-13 00:13
One of my favourites^^

795 Topics

  1. xxminixkittyx
    November 23, 2014 4:50 pm

    Well Shit! 0_o

  2. MichelleLL
    November 22, 2014 7:01 pm

    I'm just wondering guys if you know some Kuro Djs that has other couples like Harcourt and Redmond, etc. pleaseeee >...< ^_^_^

    • Caitrona November 25, 2014 7:09 pm

      Sorry, but the majority (and I do mean a majority) of them are SebaCiel. There are a few that aren't, like a ClaudexSebby, and maybe an AloisxCiel, but given that Yana ships SebaCiel, herself, the majority of the DJs for Kuro are centered around that couple. However, fanfiction wise you can find just about any couple. UndertakerxVincent for example.

  3. Katty November 21, 2014 8:28 pm

    Now, I know the universe is telling me to read yaoi when it pops images like these just from a simple search for wallpaper: https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-YEn3B8sMswk/Ux8pJSnt0BI/AAAAAAAAAII/q-tDGS_B8l0/s106-p/CielXSebastian%2B3.jpg and http://i.ytimg.com/vi/0uKkRisgzZI/maxresdefault.jpg

    (Note, if you are sensitive to noise bleeds.. Try not to die, cause I know you are going to look anyway.)

    • Caitrona November 21, 2014 8:36 pm

      O////O *drools*.. I have found myself a new avatar!!! Delicious. I heard they had a doujinshi game for them, but never scene a screenshot.. Now I want to play it..!!

  4. KuroshitsujiHater November 21, 2014 1:45 pm

    To Jason & Katty Shut the fuck up!!!!!!!!!! We don't want you here! Katty you don't have to reply to every Comments here! You're just a Ms-I-Know-It-all-so-I-don't-take-any-other-opinion-cause-I'm-a-stuck-up-bitch! And if you don't want to hear about any Theory that doesn't suit your Stuck up Bitch Taste just PLEASE Stay Quiet or Go read on an other Reading Site! We don't force you to read all the comments here and be pissed.
    And to you dear Jason you just want to feel superior by having 'power' to report this Manga to the respective license holder! Don't be an Ass because I'm sure you've read a ton off other scanlated Mangas! And because of die-hard fans like you (I suppose) others are suffering!

    • LinkyDink November 21, 2014 8:00 pm

      Ooh, a troll. Hello troll, trying to cause a fight. I'm sorry to break it to you, but it ain't going to work. And you might want to get your insults right, it was Mari who reported the manga, not Jason. Jason just threatened to do so. Katty also doesn't reply to every single post. I haven't seen her (or him) post in a few days. Apart from the link to the new chapter, and a reply from yesterday. They haven't spoken much, so nice try. The only person who shouldn't be here, is you mister troll. So, kindly check yourself at the door. We don't want anymore trouble makers like you here. Bye, bye.

    • Caitrona November 21, 2014 8:03 pm

      Now LinkyDink, don't toy with the troll. When a troll sees they get a reactions they just latch on and try to stir more trouble. It's best to ignore the trolls, for when they are deprived of their attention, they go away.

    • PinkyPie November 21, 2014 8:07 pm

      Hell, even their name says KuroshitsujiHater, what more do you need to show that they are an insta troll.

    • LinkyDink November 21, 2014 8:13 pm

      You're both right, but I can't help but play a little with the trolls.

    • MOI? November 21, 2014 8:14 pm

      now, now. everybody should just chill and listen to Bob Marley. he makes the world a better, fluffy place. don't believe me? go on, try it aaah i already feel chillaxed (@_@)/

      "Don't worry about a thing,
      'Cause every little thing gonna be all right."

      "Rise up this mornin',
      Smile with the risin' sun,
      Three little birds
      Each by my doorstep
      Singin' sweet songs
      Of melodies pure and true,
      Sayin', ("This is my message to you-ou-ou: ")

    • Caitrona November 21, 2014 8:34 pm

      MOI?'s right. Let's listen to some feel good music and relax cause "
      I keep cruising
      Can't stop, won't stop moving
      It's like I got this music
      In my mind, saying it's gonna be alright
      Cause the players gonna play, play, play
      And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate
      Baby I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake
      Shake it off
      Heartbreakers gonna break, break, break
      And the fakers gonna fake, fake, fake
      Baby I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake
      Shake it off, Shake it off"

      Gotta love the new Swift song. I've never heard of Bob Marley, sorry Moi. I'll look him up though.

    • MOI? November 21, 2014 9:08 pm
      MOI?'s right. Let's listen to some feel good music and relax cause "
      I keep cruising
      Can't stop, won't stop moving
      It's like I got this music
      In my mind, saying it's gonna be alright
      Cause t... @Caitrona

      aww yeah! you got it!!! do yourself an eternal favor and do so! look him up!!! and then... then... we can all chill to the sound of his music!!! and... spiiiiiin "(/*=*)/" until we get dizzy ( +.+)!!! and... spread the chill-ness around the world!!! uff uff ( =.=)" ***worn out... "(*=* ) now, let's do it agaaaaain!!!

    • Caitrona November 25, 2014 7:07 pm

      Sorry for the late reply Moi, busy weekend. You're right though, Bob Marley is quite relaxing. Not my type of music, but still relaxing.

  5. Meowmeow_91 November 21, 2014 6:53 am

    Awesome turn of events. Love this anime alot.♡♡ please update soon.

  6. Zena November 21, 2014 3:47 am

    Yana wrote on her blog that the surprise for the 100th chapter will be an official character popularity poll and some special goods designed by her.
    So she probably didn't mean that there was going to be a surprise in the actual chapter. Either way, it's going to be awesome like always :)

    Also, if anyone is interested in the Sebastian dakimakura aha, it'll be shipped on February 6th:
    http://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/pn/pd/1301121/

    • Caitrona November 21, 2014 8:04 pm

      I want that damn Sebby pillow. I'd so sleep on his unbutton sided.. And a popularity poll. Who wants to bet that either Ciel or Sebastian will be in first place?

  7. Anonymous November 21, 2014 1:27 am

    Can anyone else see Ciel as the seme, and Sebastian as the uke. I mean like when Ciel grows up, he'll be older and taller than Sebastian...it would be cute.

    • yoo November 21, 2014 2:08 am

      Mmmmmmmm no... sebastian is to sexy to be a uke

    • lolkika
      November 21, 2014 2:22 am

      Sebastian is a demon, there's no way Ciel can outgrown him

    • Caitrona November 21, 2014 8:05 pm

      That's true. Sebby's the dominate male, however, I don't see Ciel giving up without a fight. He may be a dominate Uke sometimes riding Sebastian like a horse.

    • lolkika
      November 21, 2014 11:26 pm
      That's true. Sebby's the dominate male, however, I don't see Ciel giving up without a fight. He may be a dominate Uke sometimes riding Sebastian like a horse. @Caitrona

      true

  8. NarutoYaoiROCK
    November 20, 2014 11:30 pm

    I'm surprise Sebby becomes more sexy than before!! kyaaa~

  9. andy November 20, 2014 9:37 pm

    Elizabeth would not like this... I wished sebastian and ciel would just hook up.

  10. blabla November 20, 2014 9:07 pm

    Just imagining that this could have been yaoi...my fan girl side is giggling

  11. Dreamer November 20, 2014 4:47 pm

    Women can be really scary and dangerous o.O

  12. Mr.Rikukiteki November 20, 2014 3:38 pm

    hoho this was amazing ^^

  13. MOI? November 20, 2014 3:10 pm

    Nazi party showed up LOL -the part where Sebastian says 'i can stand some gas', the context was just too funny :'))

    • LinkyDink November 20, 2014 6:29 pm

      Nazi parties don't exist until Hitler takes power, right now they are just the regular German military. I find it a little offensive that people call Germans Nazi's right out of the blue. (I'm part German does that make me a Nazi?)

      Yes, that was funny. LOL. Sebastian and gas.. Hah!

    • MOI? November 20, 2014 7:16 pm
      Nazi parties don't exist until Hitler takes power, right now they are just the regular German military. I find it a little offensive that people call Germans Nazi's right out of the blue. (I'm part German does ... @LinkyDink

      i don't know when Nazi party was formed, to tell the truth -it might be formed before and reformed to fit Hittler's plans (da-da-daaaa **ominous sound) -it's just that their stance and attitude (?) reminded me of them. so sorry, i didn't mean to insult any fellow human beings!!! :))

    • tokidoki
      November 20, 2014 8:32 pm
      i don't know when Nazi party was formed, to tell the truth -it might be formed before and reformed to fit Hittler's plans (da-da-daaaa **ominous sound) -it's just that their stance and attitude (?) reminded me ... @MOI?

      The German Workers Party, which is the predecessor to the the eventual creation of the Nazi party, was formed in 1919, as a way to draw workers away from the tenets of communism. Adolf Hitler became the leader of the party in 1921 and the party rose to power in 1933 when Hitler was appointed as the Chancellor of Germany. The party slowly became radicalized and began to preach about an Aryan Master race. So the soldiers in this chapter can not be Nazis. Uniforms and such for the Nazi sympathizers did not appear until later in the development of the Third Reich. (Also, Queen Victoria died in 1901)

    • MOI? November 20, 2014 8:40 pm
      The German Workers Party, which is the predecessor to the the eventual creation of the Nazi party, was formed in 1919, as a way to draw workers away from the tenets of communism. Adolf Hitler became the leader ... tokidoki

      (*o*) ooooh good to know :)) -wait! but like i said, it's not the uniform or anything else, just... like, you know the attitude or something? ( ._.)"

    • tokidoki
      November 20, 2014 10:16 pm
      (*o*) ooooh good to know :)) -wait! but like i said, it's not the uniform or anything else, just... like, you know the attitude or something? ( ._.)" @MOI?

      They do look proud, but posture when in any military is vital! LOL

    • MOI? November 20, 2014 10:49 pm
      They do look proud, but posture when in any military is vital! LOL tokidoki

      Ok ok good point XD that's why i'd never survive in the military LOL

    • tokidoki
      November 20, 2014 11:36 pm
      Ok ok good point XD that's why i'd never survive in the military LOL @MOI?

      I had lots of family and friends in both cadets and the military to draw examples from. LOL - your uniform must be precise and crisp (in fact my cousin's shirt actually fell apart at the creases that he ironed and starched into it), all brass/metal ornaments must be polished and your leather boots had to have a mirror shine - literally you had to be able to see your reflection. Pride in representation of country is drilled into you, from how you stand to how you march (Imagine the Buckingham Palace guards who stand for hours without even cracking an expression ... he he he)

    • Caitrona November 21, 2014 12:30 am

      Imagine Sebastian in a Nazi uniform, or any military uniform in fact. Now that would be One Hell of a Sexy Soldier.

    • MOI? November 21, 2014 2:12 am
      Imagine Sebastian in a Nazi uniform, or any military uniform in fact. Now that would be One Hell of a Sexy Soldier. @Caitrona

      :-L.... erm yeah... i have a fetish for military uniforms and leather boots... boots are awesome... siiiigh

    • Caitrona November 21, 2014 8:11 pm

      Like this: http://www.zerochan.net/1296534

      I know that it is wrong, but I just love him in that outfit. (This is not Sebby, but someone just as sexy to me as him.)

  14. Anonymous November 20, 2014 2:32 am

    OH HOW I LOVE THIS MANGA AND THE DRAWINGS..... AAAAAAAYIIIEIIYAAAHOO!!!

  15. Ren November 20, 2014 2:28 am

    Ciel.....! I love you!!!!!!!!!! Sebby's wearing a mussel... he still looks pretty badass!

  16. Habaek November 20, 2014 1:52 am

    i hate everyone in that village! that's a horrible revelation for the poor girl.
    it just pisses me off
    i don't know how explain or describe my feelings

    • Sasugay November 20, 2014 3:46 am

      I still believe in Wolfram!!

    • Habaek November 20, 2014 2:01 pm
      I still believe in Wolfram!! @Sasugay

      i think wolfram out of them all still cares for the little girl. he's the closest to sullivan so i hope he'll protect her. it's just i hate how the entire village including her mother lied to her for YEARS. she honestly thought she was doing a good thing by making the ultimate magic but no, it's not. it's a very very bad thing

    • Habaek November 20, 2014 2:05 pm
      i think wolfram out of them all still cares for the little girl. he's the closest to sullivan so i hope he'll protect her. it's just i hate how the entire village including her mother lied to her for YEARS. she... @Habaek

      wait i think i just messed up the name. i normally called her the green witch.
      i think it was sieg-something
      my brain is dead right now if you haven't noticed

    • lolkika
      November 19, 2014 8:58 pm

      Thanks Katty! I was waiting for it since yesterday. Sebastian is going crazy!!! I can hardly get enough of this trill, is it bad if I read it over?
      I've read it countless time already.

    • Katty November 20, 2014 6:25 pm

      No, I don't think it is. I've done the same thing ^^! You're welcome. I normally check the other sites for updates seeing as this one can be slow to get the chapter.

  17. Zena November 18, 2014 9:35 pm

    Actually, can someone explain me the symbolics? I mean, like find some panels and tell me what they're all about. Because if you're going to tell me it being all symbolical makes sense, it's cool, please go all the way with that, maybe I'll have a change of heart :)
    Also, explaining how they're related to his supposed mental disorders would be nice, but I guess you can skip that for the moment.

    Basically, if you can work with those (not saying they're all troublesome, but just to get the whole thing):
    Ch.34 p13-14, 17
    http://www.mangago.com/read-manga/kuroshitsuji/an/kuroshitsuji-chapter-34.html/13/
    Ch.54 p21-24
    http://www.mangago.com/read-manga/kuroshitsuji/an/kuroshitsuji-chapter-54.html/21/
    Ch.62 p3
    http://www.mangago.com/read-manga/kuroshitsuji/an/kuroshitsuji-chapter-62.html
    Ch.90 p14, 16-17, 20-22
    http://www.mangago.com/read-manga/kuroshitsuji/an/v18/c090/1.html/pg-14
    Ch.91 p27
    http://www.mangago.com/read-manga/kuroshitsuji/an/v18/c091/1.html/pg-27/
    Ch.92 p9
    http://www.mangago.com/read-manga/kuroshitsuji/an/v18/c092/pg-9/
    Ch.95 p4, 7

    Ch.34
    p13 Ciel is INSIDE the cage and we see through his perspecitve how his innocence is taken away, pushed down on the altar, reaching out for help and finally gets stabbed.
    p14 "It doesn't matter who! (...) Please save US!" (Ciel)
    p17 "You're outside the cage right now, My Lord" (Sebastian) -> implies that Ciel was inside the cage when Sebastian was summoned

    Ch.54
    p21-24 The one who's dragged out of the cage is his innocence and Ciel is inside the cage reaching his hand out to his innocence.
    p22-23 "No it's not the same. I'm outside of the cage"/"CIEL ISN’T HERE ANYMORE" (Ciel)

    Ch.62
    p3 Ciel is INSIDE of the cage
    p3 "You have given a big sacrifice."/"You have paid the price to cross the river" (Sebastian) -> sacrifice/price = Ciel's innocence
    P3 "I want power (...) to take revenge on the ones who did this to US!!"

    Ch.90
    p14 "We can't have you dying on us now" (kidnappers) -> *PLURAL used in original language
    p16 "I'll protect you" (Innocence) / "I still had you." (Ciel)
    p17 "Don't take him away!"/"CIEL!!!" (Ciel) -> The one who's pushed down on the altar is handgagged which means that he can not scream. So the one who's screaming "Ciel!!" on the last panel is the boy who is inside the cage (Ciel).
    p20-21 "Ciel...?" (Ciel hesitates) -> Mey-Rin calls Ciel "Young Master Ciel"
    p22 "Ciel! I don't want pain anymore!" -> Ciel is confused and mistakes Finny for his innocence.

    Ch.91
    p27 "I'm not worth protecting. Not me...but rather..."

    Ch.92
    p9 "Sebastian? NO, I don't want him here!! He did ... to CIEL!!"

    Ch.93
    in Ciel's dream two Ciels are playing chess

    Ch.95
    p4 "Why do you seek revenge with the power you gained by sacrificing me / at my sacrifice" (Ciel’s innocence) (comprehensible translation problem; can be interpreted both ways, so the last part was omitted)
    p7 "Did you want me to forgive you?" (Ciel's innocence)

    • misekatte November 18, 2014 9:50 pm

      The main one that comes to mind for me is the chess game, where Ciel is playing against himself. It - to me - represents his emotions battling his intelligence and logic - two halves of a whole. Does that make any sense, or I am just reaching? I could be reading too much into it. I don't recall in clear detail any other scene, without have to go back into the manga, but I have to get ready for work so I need to sign off for now. Ta! (hope that example helps)

    • LinkyDink November 18, 2014 10:17 pm

      https://thelegendarymiko.wordpress.com/2014/07/18/kuroshitsuji-black-butler-chapter-95/ Points out some symbolism. And I do believe Katty gave you some facebook posts that mentions it. Oh, and Yana being fans of work such as Edgar Allen Poe, Oscar Wilde (I think that's his name) and the Count of Monte Cristo as well as other psychological works too, yeah, the symbolism isn't to hard to find for those who are of the symbolic nature.

    • Zena November 18, 2014 10:39 pm
      https://thelegendarymiko.wordpress.com/2014/07/18/kuroshitsuji-black-butler-chapter-95/ Points out some symbolism. And I do believe Katty gave you some facebook posts that mentions it. Oh, and Yana being fans ... @LinkyDink

      Ah, the fact that she's a fan of them is something interesting to point out :0. Say that before :P

      Though I know nothing of them, I never thought much of litterature in general, the English litterature might be more interesting though so I'll check it out when I have the time.

      Really, the only thing I got was people being really vague about the innocence thing and tried to say it was the true one because the twin one didn't make sense to them aha. At least that's what I gathered from all that aha.

      Yeah, well after reading some of the scary angry things against the twin theory that she quoted, I wasn't too excited to read whathever else she linked to me.

      I don't really have the time to go through it right now, not sure it's going to answer all my doubts but I'll think about it.

    • Anonymous November 18, 2014 11:00 pm

      I think it makes sense that all of that was in his mind only. Like a war between what he once was (the innocent one) and what he has become now (the one who wants revenge.) I mean he went to a very traumatic experience and as an aristocrat he hasn't lived much in hardship. Being thrown in a situation where he was starved and then sacrificed on an altar was so far beyond what he normally experience that something might have snapped.

      But well, what's really interesting to me is how Ciel's innocence came up to the fore during that situation. After all he has done as the Queen's dog and the steps he has taken to gain his revenge, at his core he was still that scared child.

    • Caitriona November 19, 2014 8:21 pm

      Very nice analysis Anonymous. I too believe that. It's like he tried to run from the past, but finally it caught him where he cannot run, and finally he faced what he couldn't before. Oh I love the symbolism from other literature works too. She even gave a hint of Harry Potter in the P4 arc. I got to adore a mangaka that loves literature. (She's also a major Disney and DreamWorks fan too.)

    • Zena November 20, 2014 3:06 pm

      Actually, I guess I could somewhat see it happen. There's still things that bug me:

      - Ciel actually acts rather innocently while in the mustard gas' effects. So it wasn't sacrificed. It's still there, even though he puts up a facade all the time.

      - The four fresh graves, then three recentered graves with flowers on them
      - Joker said "The Earl along with his children were killed"
      - Ciel's "bipolarity" at the party, with one of Vincent's side always hidden
      - How he calls his innocence "Ciel" all the time, says "Ciel isn't here anymore", and then goes around insisting that he's Ciel Phantomhive.

      - When Mey-Rin calls him Young master Ciel, he seems to not realize she's talking about him, he responds with "Ciel...?"
      - He really does seem to call Finny Ciel, when he says "Ciel! I don't want pain anymore!"
      - His innocence says "Did you want me to forgive you?". He implies that maybe he could feel that way about his "innocence", which sounds rather wierd. By the way, he doesn't look very innocent.

      I guess I'll just look into both of them for the chapters to come.

  18. Zena November 18, 2014 2:09 am

    Trying to work with the One Ciel theory! Though I'll still mention the twin one as reference, I really want to figure out why people think the One Ciel one makes sense, because I feel I really might be missing something.

    Anyway, what do you think about the meaning each sentences had in chapter 92? Here I was trying to figure them up with both theories, but some might add more especially to the One Ciel one since you might know better than me.

    With the power you gained by sacrificing me, because you made that choice, many people were sacrificed.

    So this is in response of the split personality / imaginary friend / self-projection's / brother / twin / wathever else you can come up with sacrifice.

    p7 "Did you want me to forgive you?"->
    OC: Ciel feels responsible for his split personality / imaginary friend / self-projection's sacrifice
    TC: YM feels responsible for his brother's death

    p7 "Did you want to leave your weak self behind?"->
    OC: Ciel was a weak child before and wanted to sacrifice his split personality / imaginary friend / self-projection's to be stronger to take revenge.
    TC: YM was the weak one hence admired Ciel's strong and cheerful nature (maybe that's why he took on Ciel's identity)

    p7 "Did you want everything to be yours?"->
    OC: By sacrificing his split personality / imaginary friend / self-projection's, Ciel could have everything for himself (?)
    TC: referring to the fact that YM wouldn't have inherited all the things he owns now (title, fiance, mansion, etc) if Ciel were alive

    • tokidoki
      November 18, 2014 3:02 am

      Hmmm...I think there is only one Ciel, personally. I could be wrong, but to me, the times when it seems like there is more than one, for instance in the chess scene, I think it is Tobaso sensei's way of representing a dichotomy in Ciel's personality. It is representing the fact that he can be a little cold and uncaring, but also times when he is quite emotional. Anyhoo that is just what it seems like to me.

    • Zena November 18, 2014 3:32 am
      Hmmm...I think there is only one Ciel, personally. I could be wrong, but to me, the times when it seems like there is more than one, for instance in the chess scene, I think it is Tobaso sensei's way of represe... tokidoki

      Yeah, I do see it. There's just things there and there that feel off to me.
      Like I'm still trying to figure out why would the cultists (and Ciel, but that's a wierd unexplained part either way, he didn't seem too happy about it) want a part of his personality to be sacrificed (however that works), and then Ciel would feel remorse about it? It just doesn't make too much sense to me...

    • tokidoki
      November 18, 2014 3:50 am

      I could just be drawn that way to represent his loss of innocence. Symbolic drawings have often been done this way. When I did my art degree, we had an assignment where we had to paint various aspects of our personality (using only an image of our face) all in one painting. (needed at least five aspects for the assignment) It was a freaky looking artwork when done, but pretty standard in the art world.

    • Zena November 18, 2014 4:15 am
      I could just be drawn that way to represent his loss of innocence. Symbolic drawings have often been done this way. When I did my art degree, we had an assignment where we had to paint various aspects of our pe... tokidoki

      Well yeah, but putting in too much confusing symbolic things would be pretty intense when it comes to shonen manga designed for teenagers, no? They're not dumb, but they sure don't all have art degrees, so it's far from being standard.

      So he may have wanted his innocence to forgive him? It didn't look innocent at all, if anything the one who looked innocent at that time was the usual Ciel.

    • tokidoki
      November 18, 2014 5:55 am

      Actually, you are giving them too little credit. When I took a bunch of kindergarten kids on a tour of an art gallery full of highly symbolic and abstract sculptures, they got exactly what the artist was trying to convey. Adults tend to be the ones who close their minds to imagination. I did the same tour with a bunch of adults and thy could not understand the sculptures. It was a real eye opener. Kids are better able to suspend expectations and let imagination an creativity free. My theory here is actually based on that very premise. I am not nay-saying the twin theory, though, merely offering the opinion of a trained artist. *wink*

    • Zena November 18, 2014 10:59 am
      Actually, you are giving them too little credit. When I took a bunch of kindergarten kids on a tour of an art gallery full of highly symbolic and abstract sculptures, they got exactly what the artist was trying... tokidoki

      Well, some years ago I was one... And let me tell you I didn't think much about this manga, neither did my friends, we were just what the heck is going on. We weren't stupid kids either, I even myself became an artist (computer, also need to draw and sculpt) and let me tell you I'm not too bad at all :P. It's just that when we open a manga we don't expect that sort of thing, I'm not assuming I'm going to have a art gallery experience. I really never ever heard one of my friends back in highschool come up with the symbolical thing, they just assumed it would be explained later.

      Even in Japan the general idea is that there's a twin, that's what they felt she was trying to convey. Not saying it's totally impossible, but it sure isn't the first thing to come to mind, and seriously, neither do the twin theory aside from the original book though (how much it is evident in the first read though I don't know).

      Comparatively, the twin theory can explain pretty much everything by one simple reason. The way I see it, this is a story about Ciel being a liar, they seem to insist heavily on that anyway. If his lies will come to light and he'll have to live with them, if he dies with them, if he dies but they come to light afterwards, that I don't have a clue. It'll most likely come up at the end of the story.

      He's piling them up that's for sure though.

      Ch.50
      p25 "If you stick to a "lie", it'll eventually become "truth". And anyway, you will devour everything at the end, won't you?" (YM)

      I mean, that's his way of thinking, so it doesn't seem too far off at all. If anything, it fits all too well.

      I think that how you see it depends on if you think it was supposed to be complicated, or just clever. Not saying I'm right about that though, it's just a feeling I have.

      I just have a hard time to think that mental illnesses like bipolarity and whatever else, symbolical memories and I don't remember what else is what she's going for. Is she going for a Final Fantasy VII V2? And I still don't know what the heck the three characters meant, which was the point of this post aha. I'd just like to see everything about it in one place, without mentionning that in the translation Madam Red said there was only one (it just irks me since it isn't true), because it's just confusing me as of now.

      Sorry for rambling ^^'

    • Jason November 18, 2014 7:57 pm

      Dumb Zena the bitch is at it again. At least this time they are willing to listen to other people besides their own ramblings.

      Tokidoki makes sense, symbolism art is quite something, and Yana having an art degree she is bound to know how to do this. Listen to the art major.

    • misekatte November 18, 2014 9:00 pm
      Well, some years ago I was one... And let me tell you I didn't think much about this manga, neither did my friends, we were just what the heck is going on. We weren't stupid kids either, I even myself became an... Zena

      I have a mom who is an artist (self taught mind you) but partly because of that, we (my family) have been going to art exhibits since before we ever started school. Many art galleries have docents - who will take you on a quick guided tour and will help explain the various art genres. One experience I had, we had to imagine ourselves in the artwork, what it smelled like, what it tasted like, what we might hear or feel if we touched something. when we started in school, museum and art trips continued - not often, but we did get that exposure. And there are a number of mangas that do have some symbolism in them. That being said, Kuroshitsuji is not really a manga that is meant for small children, some of the references just seem a little too obscure. I believe the audience being aimed for is high school students, who would have had at least some exposure to symbolism through literature classes. I know that I was reading Poe and Shakespeare in high school, and I think I have seen examples of manga where high school students in Japan are exposed to similar literature, so using symbolism is not that out there. Ramble complete {LOL}

    • Zena November 18, 2014 9:29 pm
      I have a mom who is an artist (self taught mind you) but partly because of that, we (my family) have been going to art exhibits since before we ever started school. Many art galleries have docents - who will ta... misekatte

      Myeah, alright, I'll say symbolism in manga can make sense. It's just rare that it would affect the story this much.
      I love my Shaft animes, there's visual symbolism everywhere, but quite frankly it doesn't affect the story, and you sort of expect it. So you you can try to see what the artist meant to do, it's pretty fun, but it won't change the anime's story.
      I did have my share of symbolism-filled french books to read back in high school (no Shakespear or whoever Poe is though). You could basically invent anything and it would pass; hence why I think you can just imagine symbolism everywhere.
      But yeah, I'm a little more open-minded about it :P

    • Zena November 18, 2014 9:45 pm
      Dumb Zena the bitch is at it again. At least this time they are willing to listen to other people besides their own ramblings.

      Tokidoki makes sense, symbolism art is quite something, and Yana having an ... @Jason

      Actually, does Yana have a art degree? Many mangakas come from mangaka school programs, or are self-taught. I'm just wondering where you got that info :)

    • misekatte November 18, 2014 9:45 pm
      Myeah, alright, I'll say symbolism in manga can make sense. It's just rare that it would affect the story this much.
      I love my Shaft animes, there's visual symbolism everywhere, but quite frankly it doesn't ... Zena

      OMG, you have never read any Edgar Allen Poe? He is the father of modern horror writing, he is deeply creepy and wonderful. Highly recommend him! And in high school I had to read no fewer than four of Shakespeare's plays: Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Midsummer Night's Dream and Henry the IV, plus a number of his poems. I think the scariest boo I read was Neville Shute's On the Beach - an apocalyptic nuclear tale of caution. I think the thing that got me looking at things differently was the fact that we also studied song lyrics, American Pie by Don McLean and the Sounds of Silence by Simon and Garfunkel - both pretty symbolic, but American Pie is so stuffed full of symbolism and allegory it's not even funny, we actually had two weeks worth of class discussions on it. LOL. *wink*

    • Zena November 18, 2014 9:58 pm
      OMG, you have never read any Edgar Allen Poe? He is the father of modern horror writing, he is deeply creepy and wonderful. Highly recommend him! And in high school I had to read no fewer than four of Shakespea... misekatte

      Lol, here they're pretty intense with wanting to protect the French language and litterature, so that was about the only thing they made us read aha.
      One of these days I'll have to try them though, thanks for the suggestions 8)

      I remember reading The Metamorphosis. I just realized it was german xD.
      Talk about symbolism in that novel O.o I never could tell what was really happening, the guy woke up as a giant insect, but maybe he wasn't really and it was just intense symbolism, anyway it was pretty heavy :P

    • Hanne November 18, 2014 11:59 pm
      Actually, does Yana have a art degree? Many mangakas come from mangaka school programs, or are self-taught. I'm just wondering where you got that info :) Zena

      I looked for any information on her training, but there is little information (and no biographies exist at the moment). However, even if she just took art in high school, at least in the classes I took, various genres of art are discussed as part of the curriculum, and it usually includes art history as well, otherwise, where would young artists get a start on their influences? My friend used to watch art shows on tv - watching landscape painters do their thing - and that is how she started with art, but all she ever paints is landscape paintings (not that this is a bad thing). I wanted to try drawing cartoons and found a book of how-to on anime characters and how to build them, but I think I need lessons in anatomy or life drawing first, because all my proportions seem wrong - that and I just don't draw that well. All artists require some sort of training, because it is not just talent but a skill.

    • Hanne November 19, 2014 12:01 am
      Lol, here they're pretty intense with wanting to protect the French language and litterature, so that was about the only thing they made us read aha.
      One of these days I'll have to try them though, thanks fo... Zena

      You must live in Quebec, hello fellow Canadian! I live in the prairies myself. Metamorphoses - incidentally - is chock full of symbolism and is a difficult read. Kudos for trying to get through it. *winks*

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