The hero of the series
Ciel is the hero of the manga Black Butler and the animated series which is the adaptation. Ciel is a young English aristocrat of the 19th century living in a strange manor near London with his butler Sebastian. We soon learn that Sebastian is a demon to whom Ciel has sold his soul in exchange for his life as he was about to die and for his help in his revenge. Ciel is also in the service of Queen Victoria to solve crimes and mysteries. Despite his young age (12), he is very intelligent and often ahead of Scotland Yard.