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Disclaimer: I have not seen the anime nor read the manga of black butler and will be judging this movie purely on it's stand alone quality, although I am aware of and will reference some of the changes that were made. I will also try to keep this review spoiler free ^_^
So lets get started!
As with many Japanese film adaptations that reach western audiences, characters do not always emerge with their genders intact, a notable example of this would be Ashitaka and his daughter Yoko from the cult classic RING. Black Butler is no exception to this rule as our 12 year old male protagonist 'Ciel' is replaced by 17 year old Kiyoharu, (edit: apparently a distant relative of Ciel, i don't know) who is merely posing as a boy in order to inherit her family estate, as tradition inhibits her from doing so otherwise. Our other main character Sebastian, seems to have been left unchanged (as far as I can tell) He's a dem