Kuroshitsuji: His Butler, Show Business

Alt titles: Black Butler: His Butler, Performer

DVD Special (1 ep x 27 min)
3.949 out of 5 from 5,122 votes
Rank #895

To celebrate their third anniversary, the Funtom Toy Company has hired a theatre group to stage a play for poor children. However, the ship carrying the troupe has an accident, and with no other choice Ciel orders Sebastian to ensure that the play is a success. As the perfect butler, Sebastian decides that oneself should perform any given act of charity, so he rounds up those that he knows and the rehearsals begin. With a haphazard cast of Indian royalty who can’t stop eating curry, Chinese mafia receiving "pleasurable" massages and an outlandish shinigami crashing the party, Sebastian really has his work cut out for him this time, even if he is one hell of a butler.

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lelouchllover's avatar by lelouchllover on Apr 27, 2011
Score: 7.5/10

This OVA works as a comical side story. You still have to watch the first Black Butler series in order to understand it. There is just a simple story. As a charity action, the Funtom company group decided to perform a play for orphans: Hamlet. But the Phantomhive lead didn't preview that he'll have to play in it. The animation is the same than the series one. No point to add. The sound is the same, with the... read more

FullmetalCowboy24's avatar by FullmetalCowboy24 on Apr 19, 2013
Score: 7.5/10

Critic's Log - Earthdate: April, 19, 2013. Supplemental Review: Black Butler (Kuroshitsuji): His Butler, Performer. The world is a stage and we are all merely players. Those that don't participate in the drama can simply sit back and watch and they can even evaluate after the performance is over if they want. What am I getting at? Here's my supplemental review of Black Butler. This is about the OVA... read more

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