Genres: drama, fantasy, science fiction
Themes: living dolls, military, steampunk, tragic past, war
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: 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. 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 but she searches to find it.
Number of Episodes: 12
Violet Evergarden I: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll (movie)
Plot Summary: The Drossel royal family pulls strings to have Violet tutor Isabella York, a student at a prestigious girls’ school, for her upcoming debut. Isabella may have a well-connected father but as Violet befriends her she discovers the debutante has an unhappy past of poverty and separation. With Benedict’s help and with the emotional power of letters Violet sets out to reconnect Isabella with her past.
Running time: 90 minutes
Ending Theme: “Amy” by Minori Chihara
Violet Evergarden: The Movie
Plot Summary: Violet Evergarden tutors a young lady at a private women’s academy, but still grieves for the only person who ever brought her happiness.
Running time: 91 minutes
Violet Evergarden (OAV) - Vintage: 2018-04-07