Anime Expo 2017 Announces Violet Evergarden World Premiere

What You Need to Know:

  • Anime Expo have announced the world premiere of Violet Evergarden, along with a Q&A by Director Taichi Ishidate, Lead Voice Actress Yui Ishikawa, and Opening Theme Singer TRUE for Anime Expo 2017!
  • Violet Evergarden is a highly-anticipated anime project by Kyoto Animation based on the novel with the same name by author Kana Akatsuki and illustrator Akiko Takase's. The Violet Evergarden novel won the grand prize in the fifth Kyoto Animation Award program's novel category in 2014. The win marked the first time that any work won a grand prize in any of the contest's three categories (novel, scenario, and manga).
  • The event will take place on Sunday, July 2 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM at LACC\Main Events (Hall B). Check out the trailer and the synopsis below!

There are words Violet heard on the battlefield, which she cannot forget. These words were given to her by someone she holds dear, more than anyone else. She does not yet know their meaning.

A certain point in time, in the continent of Telesis. The great war which divided the continent into North and South has ended after four years, and the people are welcoming a new generation.

Violet Evergarden, a young girl formerly known as “the weapon”, has left the battlefield to start a new life at CH Postal Service. There, she is deeply moved by the work of “Auto Memories Dolls”, who carry people’s thoughts and convert them into words.

Violet begins her journey as an Auto Memories Doll, and comes face to face with various people’s emotions and differing shapes of love. All the while searching for the meaning of those words.

Violet Evergarden Synopsis


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This series looks most excellent. I'm expecting a lot from KyoAni and Violet Evergarden.

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The art looks soooo pretty and the story sounds really interesting! People going to Anime Expo are so lucky to get to see it first!

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