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Violet Evergarden: The Movie Delayed – 2020 Release Date, News & Trailer

Violet Evergarden is a coming of age anime drama TV series. It is based on a light novel series written by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase.

When Kyoto Animation published the novel series, it was presumed that the same would have an anime adaptation too. And after a few years, it happened. The series debuted in January 2018.

1. Violet Evergarden: The Movie Release Date

Initially, the movie was to be released in January but due to the deadly arson attack on the animation studio on July 18 2019, it was later rescheduled for a release on April 24, 2021.

Now, the upcoming Violet Evergarden movie has been delayed again due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

In an announcement published on the official website, the producers apologized to those looking forward to the movie, also stating that the decision was made in light of the current global pandemic.

2. Expected Storyline/Plot

The movie is supposedly the sequel to the first season although there are few sources that claim that it would be a completely different work.

violet evergarden movie updates

There isn’t much to infer from the trailer apart from the fact that Violet has now come a bit closer to understand what love is. There are a few speculations going on about Major Gilbert being alive too.

3. Where To Watch?

For now, the movie is only going to be released domestically i.e in Japan. Although you can watch Violet Evergarden on Netflix. It owns the global streaming rights of the anime. So it’s highly unlikely that one would find it elsewhere.

Watch Violet Evergarden on:

The first season and a special episode are available on the platform. The movie ‘Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll’ will be available from April 2 on Netflix.

4. Key Visuals

There are two key visuals –

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violet evergarden release date

5. Teasers & Trailers

A trailer for the movie was released.

The trailer depicts Violet in a search for Gilbert, whose words she hasn’t forgotten yet. She refuses to forget about him and will confess what she feels for him.

『劇場版 ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン』本予告 2020年9月18日(金)公開
『劇場版 ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン』本予告第2弾 2020年9月18日(金)公開

The trailer starts with a stray piece of paper or a letter flying due to the wind.

A monologue by Violet accompanies the pleasant trailer. Her various emotions are exhibited through the short clip.

6. Cast and Staff

The staff of the film includes:

PositionStaffOther Works
DirectorTaichi IshidateBeyond the Boundary: I’LL BE HERE: Past
Series CompositionReiko YoshidaBlue Exorcist
Music CompositionEvan CallJosee, the Tiger, and the Fish
Character DesignAkiko TakaseViolet Evergarden

About Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden is a Japanese light novel series written by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase.

In the aftermath of a great war, Violet Evergarden, a young female ex-soldier, gets a job at a writer’s agency and goes on the hectic assignment of creating letters that can connect people. “I want to know what love is” And this is how her journey started.

It’s a journey of words, words that hold power to influence the perspective of a person about the world.

Finding the right words for loved ones isn’t easy, and Violet learns that through several encounters with different people who all have a story to tell. A story of love. Many stories of love.

Originally Written By Epic Dope

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