His Butler, Capricious

His Butler, Capricious is an anime episode of Black Butler that was released on 10/23/2008
"Sono Shitsuji, Suikyou" (その執事、酔狂)
"Sono Shitsuji, Suikyou" (その執事、酔狂)
Lau, Grell and Madame Red
Lau, Grell and Madame Red

Ciel and Sebastian head out in a carriage to another mansion Ciel has in London, there Madam Red, Grell, and Lau are looking for tea. They talk about how another prostitute was murdered in an odd, supernatural way. The murderer is known as Jack the Ripper in the newspapers. Lau asks if Ciel will visit the crime scene. Ciel just says he is there to calm the Queen's distress. They go to the crime scene and Sir. Randall refuses Ciel any information about the murders.

At Undertaker's Shop
At Undertaker's Shop

Then they go to Undertaker, a funeral director and he requires laughing as payment for information. Lau and Madam red try to make Undertaker to laugh but to no avail. Sebastian asks everyone to go outside and not peek in. Screams of laughter are heard within and now he's willing to talk. Undertaker starts saying that the "customers" have a little missing like a uterus and further discusses that the killer won't stop until he is stopped.

Sebastian leaving the moving carriage
Sebastian leaving the moving carriage

In the carriage ride, the group discusses other factors about the killer like his precise, medical cutting. Sebastian says he'll look for suspects and leaves the moving carriage.

Sebastian reading the suspect list.
Sebastian reading the suspect list.

When the group arrives to the house, they see Sebastian greeting them. He shows his research and narrows the list to one suspect: Aleister Chamber Viscount of Druitt family. It's rumored that he is involved with black magic and rituals in secret parties.

Ciel and Viscount Druitt
Ciel and Viscount Druitt

When they arrive to the party, Ciel in a disguise as Madame Red's niece and Sebastian is disguised as Ciel's personal tutor. There they encounter Elizabeth which Ciel is not happy to see as if she sees him it will be a disgrace to his family name, then they find Viscount Druitt and both of them dance toward him.

Lau and Sebastian doing a magic show.
Lau and Sebastian doing a magic show.

Sebastian leaves Ciel alone so he can chat with the Viscount, Ciel tries to get information and he tell the Viscount that "she" is bored of parties and dances, that's when Aleister got the idea and starts seducing him. As Sebastian gives a magic trick diversion, to entertain the guests so one can interfere with Ciel's plan, Ciel and Viscount leave to another room where Ciel starts losing consciousness because of a sweet scent.

Ciel being captive by the Viscount
Ciel being captive by the Viscount

He regains conciousness and is in a cage for rituals and others are watching. Viscount talks about an underground auction for different parts. Ciel uses his Faustian mark in his eye to call Sebastian over. Sebastian knocks everyone out when he arrives. Ciel says the Jack the Ripper case was anticlimatic and they both leave.

The scene cuts to Madam Red and Lau reading the newspaper as it spouts that Jack the Ripper strikes again.

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Ciel Phantomhive ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Maaya Sakamoto ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Sebastian Michaelis ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Daisuke Ono ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Elizabeth Middleford ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yukari Tamura ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Madame Red ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Romi Paku ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Lydia Mackay ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (English)
Undertaker ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Junichi Suwabe ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
John Swasey ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (English)
Lau ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Koji Yusa ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Grell Sutcliffe ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Jun Fukuyama ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Daniel Fredrick ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (English)
Aleister Chamber ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Tatsuhisa Suzuki ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Fred Abberline ( x ) ( x ) ( x )


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Toshiya Shinohara Director
Mari Okada Series Composition
Minako Shiba Character Artist/Designer
Ian Sinclair ADR Director (English) Ian Sinclair is a US voice actor for the FUNimation company.
Taku Iwasaki Music Taku Iwasaki is a Japanese composer known for Jazz-sounding scores.


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