As promised, I separated this blogpost from its anime counterpart since it has a whole lot of explaining to do when it comes to the characters they've been putting into the film. If you haven't gotten a clue as to which anime I'm talking about, it's this one:
|I think the anime is still better though... <--__<--|
As you've noticed, "Ciel" looks like a girl, 'cuz his anime version can't get any effeminate enough...
|Yet another unrealistic expectation of |
Although Ayame Goriki (who plays Ciel) really is a girl in real life, and I'm not going to spoil the film on how they're going to play that one out. Just in case you haven't watched the movie yet.
Other than the gender-bender twist, you'd also want to keep in mind that the film is set in modern day Japan, and it's kinda confusing that we get to see recurring characters from the anime version that's set in Victorian England. Unless of course they're descended from them, which wasn't exactly explained in the film.
Though if you're not too picky with the details part, and probably just miss the dynamics of Ciel and Sebastian (since the fanfics just aren't enough anymore), this movie's for you!
The film itself has the same style that the anime has, with the right amount of mystery mixed with bloody thrills. I'd even go as far as saying that this movie should have had a sequel, just so we'd get to explore the dynamics Sebastian has with his new