Violet Evergarden First Trailer and Premiere in January 2018

Violet Evergarden Anime

The first ever trailer for the highly anticipated anime Violet Evergarden from Kyoto Animation had been revealed together with the announcement of its premiere in January 2018. In addition, KyoAni also announced that the anime will air simultaneously worldwide which is simply fascinating and truly awesome, isn’t it?

Violet Evergarden anime will also have its world premiere on July 2, 2017 at Anime Expo 2017 in Los Angeles. Present in the event will be Taichi Ishidate, the anime’s director together with lead voice actress Yui Ishikawa, and TRUE which is the performer for the anime’s opening theme song.

Violet Evergarden Anime GIF
The anime is a highly anticipated project from Kyoto Animation as it was adapted from a novel with the same title written by Kana Akatsuki and illustrator Akiko Takase. The novel won the prestigious grand prize in the fifth Kyoto Animation Award in the novel category way back 2014. It’s the first time that any work won a grand prize in any of the contest’s three categories which are novel, scenario, and manga.

Violet Evergarden First Trailer

Among the staff for Violet Evergarden are Taichi Ishidate who previously worked on Beyond the Boundary Movie: I’ll Be There). Joining him is Reiko Yoshida from A Silent Voice, and Akiko Takase, the original novel’s illustrator who will provide the character designs. The first cast member for the anime is Yui Ishikawa who also voiced Mikasa from Attack on Titan.

Violet Evergarden Anime Story

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. 

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