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Characters: Black Butler Manga Only

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     Frances Middleford 
"Have you no faith in our swords?"

  • Action Mom: A genius at the sword, Frances met and caught her husband's eye after defeating him in a fencing match. Despite being older and having birthed two children, her strength is not to be underestimated. She takes on the zombies abroad the Campania and helps to protect the passengers, sword in hand, floor-length dress hardly a hindrance.
  • The Dreaded: Played for Laughs, but also straight. Frances is a known badass and has a reputation for being a harridan, sure, but she's also one of the few people who could conceivably uncover Sebastian and Ciel's secret through sheer intellect.
  • Kicking Ass in All Her Finery: During the Campania arc, Frances is decked out in a typical, opulent Victorian dress, but it does little to hamper her skill with the sword.
  • Lady of War
  • Mama Bear: Goes hand-in-hand with her Action Mom status.
    • Almighty Mom: Displays shades of this. And just adds to her already copious amounts of Badass in that not only can she easily put Ciel in his place, she can make Sebastian break out in a cold sweat.

     Arthur 
"It's just a pretentious bit of writing done outside of my own specialty."

     Charles Grey 
"Wow! Double guns are so cool! But, I win at close combat."

Voiced by: Ryōhei Kimura

     Charles Phipps 
"All that matters is her majesty the queen's will."

Voiced by: Tomoaki Maeno

     John Brown 
"I am done talking... but it seems the queen has something to say."

     Students & Staffs of Weston High 

Edgar Redmond

  • Absurdly Powerful Student Council: The P4.
  • Ambiguously Bi: He certainly enjoys dancing with the female guests, but his interactions with Ciel are pretty suspect. (Not that this is anything new.)
  • Appeal To Tradition
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He participated in the murder of Derrick Arden and the Vice-Principal, restraining the Vice-Principal so Greenhill can kill him, using Undertaker to resurrect and hide the bodies, and acting as Greenhill's Secret Keeper.
  • Bishōnen
  • Broken Pedestal: He was absolutely devastated to find that Derrick was bullying several students and stealing their work to maintain his popularity with the school.
  • Colourful Theme Naming: His last name is the color of the Scarlet Fox dorm.
  • Deal with the Devil: He makes a contract with Undertaker to resurrect the murdered students and Vice-Principal to cover up Greenhill's crimes and protect the school. In return, Undertaker gets to fool around as its Principal.
  • Dumb Blonde: Certainly seems the least intelligent Prefect. But it turns out he was the only one of the four Prefects to notice a poem sent to them was in fact a message written in code calling them to witness the brutal bullying Derrick Arden and his cohorts inflicted on other students.
  • Disappointed In You: His reaction to Maurice Cole's Engineered Public Confession.
  • Generation Xerox: Ciel has seen those gold locks, gold eyelashes and Ambiguously Bi Casanova act somewhere... Oh wait a minute, he's Viscount Druitt's nephew!?
  • Fate Worse than Death: He's expelled for his actions. Considering his loyalty to Weston, this is a big deal.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: He's blond, and he's quite nice.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: He evidently didn't think too much about how Maurice Cole could have possibly done the work that he did in so little time, and with such soft hands.
    • Ciel also easily wraps him around his little finger.
    • And before them, there was Derrick Arden, essentially another Maurice Cole with that Bitch in Sheep's Clothing act cranked Up to Eleven, who doesn't stop at stealing other students' works but also traumatizes them with bullying.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: How he felt about murdering Derrick, his group of friends, and the Vice-Principal.
  • Nice Guy: The friendliest of the prefects
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Averted. While he does have red eyes, it's only to identify himself as a member of the Scarlet Fox dorm, and he's the most nicest guy in the school.
  • Secret Keeper: Of Greenhill's murder rampage on Derrick Arden and his colleagues, as well as Vice-Principal Agares
  • Sherlock Scan: No one but him noticed that the poem was written in blue ink in some part, thereby enabling him alone to break the code.
  • Smarter Than You Look: Aside noticing the parts written in blue ink, he was acknowledged enough to decode a hidden message written inside a poem.
  • Something about a Rose: His house's symbol.
  • Spoiled Sweet: Despite his wealthy background, he hardly acts like a spoiled brat, and is cordial to Ciel.
  • Taking the Heat: He offers to do this so Greenhill can be protected from going to jail for multiple murder after killing Derrick Arden, the Vice-Principal, and several other students.
  • The Beautiful Elite: His house's secondary theme. Obviously those with Blue Blood must be beautiful.
  • The Casanova: He seems to be very popular with the ladies, including a few of Lawrence's sisters.
  • The Proud Elite: His entire house's theme.
  • True Companions: All of the P4 is revealed to be this, to the point of covering up multiple murders.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The prefects were willing to do anything, including multiple-murder, to protect the school.

Lawrence Bluer

  • Absurdly Powerful Student Council: The P4.
  • Appeal To Tradition
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He participated in the murder of Derrick Arden and the Vice-Principal, restraining the Vice-Principal so Greenhill can kill him, and becoming Greenhill's Secret Keeper.
  • Colourful Theme Naming: His last name is the color of the Sapphire Owl dorm.
  • Cry Cute: After becoming a prefect, Lawrence steps foot in the Swan Gazebo's lawn for the first time and is so overwhelmed that he cries out of sheer joy.
  • Determined Defeatist: Sapphire Owl had lost so many cricket tournaments in the past that Bluer became convinced that studying is all he and his students are good at. Thanks to Ciel, though, he decided to take another shot at winning anyway.
  • Do Not Call Me Paul: He dislikes being called by his first name, Lawrence, because it's against the rules. Since it's not an official rule though, the others, especially Redmond, do it anyway.
  • Fate Worse than Death: He's expelled for his actions. Considering his loyalty to Weston, this is a big deal.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: How he felt about murdering Derrick, his group of friends, and the Vice-Principal. He even tells Ciel this, but Ciel isn't convinced in the slightest.
  • Massively Numbered Siblings: Seven sisters; three older and four younger ones; he's the only son in his family. To say Ciel and Harcourt are surprised would be understating it...
  • Nerd Glasses: Poor eyesight seems to be a stereotypical trait of the Sapphire Owl (which is considered the House of Intelligence, so to speak)
  • Nerds Are Virgins: When Redmond jokes about the number of women that hang around Bluer, Bluer reveals that his "women" are actually his seven sisters, and he is the only man in the family. Almost everyone is mortified to hear this.
  • Peek-a-Bangs
  • Principles Zealot: Out of the P4, he follows the rules more closely and faithfully.
  • Scary Shiny Glasses: Bluer gets these a couple of times in the manga, most notably when he makes an astounding bowl against Greenhill in the cricket match, and later when he and the other prefects confess to murdering Derrick Arden to protect the integrity of their school when they discovered that he was bulling other students and using their talents to make himself appear perfect- and the vice principal was not only aware, but allowing it.
  • Secret Keeper: Of Greenhill's murder rampage on Derrick Arden and his colleagues, as well as Vice-Principal Agares
  • The Smart Guy: Comes with the territory.
  • True Companions: All of the P4 is revealed to be this, to the point of covering up multiple murders.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The prefects were willing to do anything, including multiple-murder, to protect the school.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: His hair appears to be a gray-blue color.

Gregory Violet

  • Absurdly Powerful Student Council: The P4.
  • Ambiguously Evil: Aside from a very sinister appearance and liberally using satanic imagery in a manga where demons are very real, all the missing students were last seen in the Violet Fox Dorm. Gregory is the Prefect of Violet Fox. Hmm.
  • Appeal To Tradition
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He participated in the murder of Derrick Arden, his group of friends, and the Vice-Principal by blocking the doorway when Derrick's friends try to escape and becoming Greenhill's Secret Keeper.
  • Black Cloak: A standard part of the Violet Fox uniform.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: He mixes a drink composed of several random cocktails, and during the cricket tournament he drew the house crest of the Violet Fox dorm on the entire playing field.
    • However, it's not just him, but possibly the entire Violet Fox dorm is a Cloudcuckoolander, since they are notorious for being rather unusual and housing "eccentrics".
  • Colourful Theme Naming: His last name is the color of the Violet Fox dorm.
  • Dark Is Edgy
  • Deadpan Snarker: Has shades of this.
  • Drink Order: Gregory mixes a dozen random cocktails together and drinks them all. Says a lot about the guy.
  • Excessive Goth Eyeshadow
  • Fate Worse than Death: He's expelled for his actions. Considering his loyalty to Weston, this is a big deal.
  • Goth
  • Guyliner
  • He's Dead, Jim: After Greenhill clubs Derrick in the head, Violet puts a hand over the boy's mouth and notices that he's not breathing.
  • Hypocrite: Calls Ciel "weird" for working like a butler despite his Earl status, while he makes a drink by mixing several cocktails and blowing bubbles into it.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: How he felt about murdering Derrick, his group of friends, and the Vice-Principal.
  • In the Hood: This also applies to all the students living in Violet Fox, as it is actually required to wear a cloak.
  • Loners Are Freaks: He and the Violet Fox students are viewed as this by the other dorms.
  • Mad Artist: Though just how mad remains to be seen. In one instance, he drew a creepy drawing of Ciel about to be attacked by the Jabberwocky.
    • Reclusive Artist: He'd rather draw and paint than socialize, and dislikes his job as a prefect because it prevents him from focusing on his art.
  • Multicolored Hair: It seems to be black and white.
  • No Social Skills: Well, he spends so much time drawing that he (and all of the Violet Fox students) had no time to develop his social skills, not that he wanted to. Though he is on fairly good terms with the other P4.
  • Secret Keeper: Of Greenhill's murder rampage on Derrick Arden and his colleagues, as well as Vice-Principal Agares
  • The Quiet One: He's the least talkative of the P4.
  • Troll: Demands that Greenhill strike a very complicated pose, then draws everything but Greenhill. When Greenhill finally loses patience and relaxes, Gregory laments that he ruined his masterpiece.
  • True Companions: All of the P4 is revealed to be this, to the point of covering up multiple murders.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The prefects were willing to do anything, including multiple-murder, to protect the school.

Herman Greenhill

  • Absurdly Powerful Student Council: The P4.
  • Appeal To Tradition
  • Batter Up: Greenhill used a cricket bat to kill Derrick Arden to protect Weston High's traditions from being sullied, along with the Vice-Principal for ignoring Derrick's behavior. He also murdered Derrick's friends to remove any witnesses this way.
  • Berserker Tears: While murdering Derrick Arden, he starts shedding tears out of sheer rage.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He clubbed Derrick Arden to death in a rage for dishonoring Weston High's tradition and also murdered Vice-Principal Agares for being in league with Arden. He also murdered Derrick's friends to remove any witnesses to the crime.
  • The Big Guy: Among the P4. He's the strongest, most athletic, and physically the largest of the group.
  • Carry a Big Stick: He's often seen carrying around a cricket bat on his shoulder. Turns out he used it to murder Derrick Arden, the Vice-Principal, and several other students to protect Weston High.
  • Colourful Theme Naming: His last name is the color of the Green Lion dorm.
  • Covert Pervert: While playing cricket, he's more distracted by Lau's scantily-clad women (displaying the Victorian equivalent of naked breasts) then any other player.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: It was hinted during the Weston High arc that Greenhill did something horrible in the past, so he had to have two other prefects accompany him in case it happens again. It's later revealed to be second-degree murder, which was done for the sake of Weston High. While he regrets it, he believes that he had no choice.
  • Fate Worse than Death: He's expelled for his actions. Considering his loyalty to Weston, this is a big deal.
  • I Did What I Had to Do: How he felt about murdering Derrick, his group of friends, and the Vice-Principal.
  • Improvised Weapon: Greenhill's cricket bat, which he used to commit multiple murder in order to protect Weston High.
  • Lovable Jock: He's one of the best sportsman in the school, but that does not make him a jerk.
  • Man Bites Man: He was a victim of this when he got his right arm bitten by a Bizzare Doll form of Derrick Arden during the Midnight Tea Party.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: His response to killing Derrick, several other students, and the Vice-Principal.
  • Shaming the Mob: During the cricket tournament, the crowd accuses Ciel and the Sapphire Owl dorm of poor sportsmanship. Greenhill rightly calls them out on their bullshit and defends Ciel's actions on the basis that aiming for someone's face requires a lot of practice and the use of such underhanded tactics is a sign that Bluer and his students are very serious about winning the cricket tournament this year.
  • Sympathetic Murderer: Killing a bully and a corrupt teacher to thwart an potential undesirable Prefect's candidacy is pretty extreme, but given the other murderous lunatics in this series, he does come close.
  • Serious Business: Almost everything he does.
  • Unstoppable Rage: After learning that Derrick was a sadistic bully who bribed the Vice-Principal and realizing that his becoming a prefect would ruin Weston High's reputation, Greenhill simply snaps and proceeds to murder both Derrick and the Vice-Principal in cold blood. When he calms down, however, he realizes the gravity of what he just did and freaks out.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The prefects were willing to do anything, including multiple-murder, to protect the school.
  • You Wouldn't Like Me When I'm Angry: Derrick Arden and Vice-Principal Agares learned it the hard way.

Maurice Cole

Cheslock

Clayton

Edward Middleford

  • Big Brother Instinct/Knight Templar Big Brother: He adores his little sister and he wants protect her... but he overstates the most of the time.
  • Broken Pedestal: His expression when he discovers that the prefects he looked up committed multiple murder. Hearing the truth robs him of the satisfaction of enjoying the same privileges his predecessors once had.
  • Cool Big Bro: Lizzie thinks so, to his great satisfaction.
  • Covert Pervert: While playing cricket, he gets distracted by Lau's scantily-clad women (displaying the Victorian equivalent of naked breasts).
  • Determinator: He is not a genious so he doubles his efforts to learn from those more talented than him.
  • My Sister Is Not A Slut: When Cheslock taunts Ciel about if he has kissed Lizzie or not, Edward states that his sister would never do such things.
  • My Sister Is Off Limits: He loudly opposes Lizzie and Cielīs Arranged Marriage.
  • Secret Keeper: Became this to prevent a scandal if he were to reveal the true deaths of the missing students and Vice-Principal and their fates.
  • You Are in Command Now: After Greenhill's expulsion

Joanne Harcourt

  • Break the Cutie: Where to start? In his first appearance, he's been a victim of Maurice Cole's trickery, and is therefore a social pariah. When Cole is exposed, Harcourt becomes Redmond's new fag and all starts to get better... but it doesn't last. In the cricket game he's grossly humiliated because of Ciel's trick. Later, he discovers that the prefects killed several students and the Vice Principal, meets face to face with the Bizarre Dolls, is almost killed by them, and then has to become a Secret Keeper. The poor guy can't catch a break.
  • Cry Cute
  • Gender-Blender Name
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold
  • Potty Emergency: Joanne, Redmond's fag had...ahem...quite the troubles to leave the cricket field after eating meat pie filled with super strong laxatives.
    • Later on, he wet his pants while escaping the zombies at the midnight tea party.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Averted. Like Redmond, the eyes are only to show that he's a part of the Scarlet Fox dorm. And he happens to be a very kind person.
  • Secret Keeper: Becomes this to prevent a scandal if he were to reveal the true deaths of the missing students and Vice-Principal and their fates.
  • Self-Deprecation: He claims that he's only good at reading and nothing else.

Mc Millan

  • Cheerful Child
  • Children Are Innocent: The only character who ends the Weston College Arc with his innocence intact.
  • Fanboy: He acts like one when he discovers that Cielīs dad was responsible for the "Blue Miracle". He is also this to the P4, even gushing over the newly elected prefects after the previous ones are expelled for murder.
  • Meganekko: Rare male version.
  • Nice Guy: Heīs friendly with Ciel all along and helps him to expose Maurice Cole.
  • The Short Guy with Glasses: He's as tall as Ciel, and he's a student of the Sapphire Owl dorm.
  • Youthful Freckles

Johan Agares

  • The Alcoholic: Implied. Derrick Arden bribed him with a whiskey bottle
  • Ambiguously Human
  • Appeal To Tradition
  • Asshole Victim: He continuously took bribes from Derrick and in return he overlooked his horrendous behavior for four years. When the P4 caught Derrick and his friends bullying other students, Agares instead let Derrick off the hook and punished the P4 for being out late at night. Knowing what would happen if they continued to run the school unchecked, Greenhill took the initiative and murdered Agares along with Derrick.
  • Dead All Along
  • The Klutz: Never fails to fall off a staircase
  • Made of Iron: He shrugs off falling down a staircase.
  • Names to Run Away From Really Fast: Agares is the name of a demon from the Ars Goetia.
  • Our Zombies Are Different: Undertaker's experiments have created a new type. These zombies can function as people, provided that they have enough "episodes" (their own projections of their futures). Agares had enough episodes to function as a normal human being, at least for awhile.

Derrick Arden

  • The Ace: Derrick was a bright and talented student; he was the captain of his cricket team, a master embroider, always got high marks, and wrote beautiful poetry. He was well-loved by the students, teachers, and the P4. However...
    • Broken Ace: He stole his "talents" to maintain this reputation, along with bullying the other students and bribing the Vice-Principal to overlook their behavior for four years. When Greenhill realized that his becoming prefect would allow Derrick to abuse that power, sullying the school's reputation, he murdered him.
  • Alpha Bitch: Basically Maurice Cole, except eviler.
  • Asshole Victim: He and his friends bullied many other students to steal their work and make himself shine before the P4. He showed no signs of remorse when the P4 found out about this, since he'd bought off the Vice-Principal, and was finally murdered by Greenhill. Even though the P4 was expelled for their crimes, no one shed a tear for Derrick's death.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: He was basically The Ace of Weston High and the favorite of the prefects, but in reality he was a cruel bully who stole other students' works to make himself look good. So when the P4 found out, they murdered him to protect the traditions of the school.
  • Blonde Guys Are Evil: He even makes Maurice Cole look like a saint by comparison.
  • The Bully: An even worse one than Maurice Cole.
  • Chekhov M.I.A.: His disappearance is what sets off the Weston High arc.
  • Dead All Along
  • Dies Wide Open: After being clubbed in the head by Greenhill.
  • Man Bites Man: He bites Greenhill in the arm shortly after appearing as a Bizzare Doll raised by Undertaker.
  • Our Zombies Are Different: Raised by Undertaker. He came back as a Bizzare Doll.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Connections!: He has a distant family relation to the Queen, and this makes him think that he's entitled to commit despicable acts as he please in school. This eventually got him killed.

     Sieglinde Sullivan 
"I'm the lord of this forest."

     Wolfram 

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