Black Butler S4 trailer has Sebastian pouring tea for Ciel and stating “I am one hell of a butler”

The Black Butler, Season 4 trailer is simple but oh so effective and nostalgic

The last season of the anime series Black Butler finished airing in September, 2014 and, with just a couple of OVAs and the Black Butler: Book of the Atlantic movie in 2017, it has been close to a decade since a new Black Butler series came out.

That is now about to change with the next in the series — Black Butler, Season 4 — being announced at Anime Expo earlier this month.

Black Butler, Season 4 will carry on from where Season 3 left off and follow the still ongoing manga quite closely.

Along with the announcement of a new season, the first Black Butler, Season 4 trailer was also released alongside the season’s first, and quite striking, key visual.

 

First Black Butler, Season 4 key visual

First Black Butler, Season 4 trailer ushers in nostalgia

The just-released first trailer for the upcoming new season is simple, but quite nostalgic as it simply has Sebastian Michaelis pouring┬áCiel Phantomhive a cup of tea, and then pronouncing “I am merely one hell of a butler”.

Yep, we all know that already and, oh how we have missed it.

Black Butler, Season 4 is being directed by Kenjirou Okada (March Comes In Like a Lion) with Hiroyuki Yoshino as Head Writer, and with character designs by Yumi Shimizu (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax!).

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This time, Clover Works is in charge of anime production.

Crunchyroll has already been confirmed to be streaming the anime outside Japan, with a premiere date sometime in 2024 currently expected.

Watch the just released short Black Butler, Season 4 trailer below, and then get as excited as I am, as this one is one of my all-time faves.

 

Michelle Topham