Black Butler Season 4 Announcement, Release Date, & Trailer

During Anime Expo 2023, Crunchyroll announced that Black Butler season 4 is in production. Here is all the information we have so far.

Fans of the popular anime series “Black Butler,” also known as “Kuroshitsuji,” have been eagerly awaiting news about the highly anticipated Season 4.

The dark fantasy series, based on the manga by Yana Toboso, has captivated audiences around the world with its intricate storyline, compelling characters, and gothic atmosphere.

The last season of “Black Butler” aired in 2017, leaving fans hungry for more adventures featuring the demon butler Sebastian Michaelis and his young master Ciel Phantomhive.

The series follows the exploits of Ciel as he navigates the treacherous underworld of Victorian England, seeking vengeance for his parents’ murder and unraveling the mysteries surrounding his family’s dark past.

With its unique blend of supernatural elements, historical setting, and intriguing plot twists, “Black Butler” has garnered a dedicated fan base worldwide.

Black Butler Season 4 Announcement

Nine years after the final episode, Black Butler season 4 is officially announced by Crunchyroll during the Anime Expo 2023. The series is set to make a return in 2024, although the exact release date is yet to be disclosed.

Here is a teaser visual of Season 4 by CloverWorks.


The upcoming season has been taken from A-1 Pictures and is under production in CloverWorks. Both studios are famous for their anime productions. The new season is produced by Aniplex, while Crunchyroll has acquired international streaming rights.

Some other anime series that got renewed are Tokyo Revengers Season 3, To Your Eternity Season 3, and Spy x Family.

Black Butler Season 4 Release Date 

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During Crunchyroll’s Anime Expo 2023 panel, Black Butler season 4 was announced, but there is no official announcement regarding its release date. 

The new season is under production and is set to premiere in 2024. Even though there is no release date announced, we can confirm that the show is not a reboot, but a continuation of the previous seasons. 

The upcoming season will be based on the new content from the manga and will be much like its previous seasons. It will also be able to stream on Crunchyroll.

The new season is directed by Kenjirō Okada for CloverWorks, while character design is taken up by Yumi Shimizu, who previously worked on the 2008 Black Butler anime series.

Ryo Kawasaki is in charge of composing the music, and Daisuke Ono and Maaya Sakamoto are reprising their roles as Sebastian Michaelis, and Ciel Phantomhive.

Black Butler Season 4 Trailer 

To tease the fans, a teaser trailer has been released for season 4 of Black Butler. You can watch it here:

While waiting for Season 4, fans can immerse themselves in the existing content of “Black Butler.” They can rewatch the previous seasons, delve into the manga series to discover the untold adventures of Ciel and Sebastian, or explore the vibrant fandom community that engages in discussions, fan art, and fan fiction.

How to Watch Black Butler in Order

For those who are new to Black Butler, here is how you can watch the series and movies in order before the new season drops in 2024:

  • Black Butler Season 1
  • Black Butler Season 2
  • Black Butler Season 3: Book of Circus
  • Black Butler: Book of Murder (Movie Part I)
  • Black Butler: Book of Murder (Movie Part II)
  • Black Butler Season 2


Fans are excited to know that after nine years Black Butler Season 4 is finally confirmed and is set to release in 2024. The news about the renewal of Black Butler was given by Crunchyroll at Anime Expo 2023. The show is currently under production and will be available to watch on Crunchyroll.

As for the release date of season 4 of Black Butler, nothing is confirmed, so stay tuned as we will keep you updated here regarding any developments.

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