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I honestly don’t know what to make of this first episode. It clearly seemed like Alois and Claude were the new duo for this series, and it almost clearly seemed like I wouldn’t be watching this show at all. Claude is pretty much a quieter, more serious Sebastian and lacks any of his charisma and coolness. At the same time, Alois is a complete sadistic freak, and literally pokes his maid’s eye out. I was rather surprised by how suddenly the guy went from playful to a total serial killer type.
The appearance of Sebastian and Ciel did shock, amuse and keep me interested though. So Ciel’s alive? What about what happened at the end of Season 1? Ciel clearly completed his contract with Sebastian. It seems like he was in some sleepy state, and the Phantomhive Ring is going to revive him?
I think, if anything, this episode has me interested in the second clearly because I have no idea what’s going on. Is this before Ciel died? Is this a remake? Did Sebastian decide to let Ciel live? Or is this a total revamp and remake? The ending theme clearly features Ciel and Sebastian, so I really don’t know what to make of this.
This was an interesting first episode, and it remains to be seen whether this series will be worth following. The new characters are definitely not all that awesome, and I much prefer Ciel and his group over the freakish Alois. We’ll have to see whether the anime producers simply trolled us as far as a new master and butler goes, or if Ciel is going to be more of a side character.
Seems like this is going to be a Ciel centered episode? Maybe the whole Alois and Claude thing was just a gimmick to kick off the season?
~Blogged By Setsuken