KyoAni Announces "Violet Evergarden" Anime With Commercial

"Beyond the Boundary" director helms animated promo for 5th Kyoto Animation Award winner

Kyoto Animation is continuing their path of creating anime based on light novels that they recognized with their annual prize and published with news that an adaptation of Violet Evergarden (written by Kana Akatsuki, KA esuma bunko),  grand prize winner of the 5th Kyoto Animation Award, has been greenlit. The announcement was presented with an animated commercial.


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CM production staff

Story Board / Director: Taichi Ishidate (Beyond the Boundary)
Character Design / Animation Director: Akiko Takase 
Keyframe Drawing: Nami Iwasaki, Fumio Tada, Kohei Okamura, Shinpei Sawa, Nobuaki Maruki, Tatsuya Sato, Miku Kadowaki 
In-Between Animation Check: Hiroko Kuroda 
Color Design: Yuka Yoneda 
Special Effects: Rina Miura 
Background Art: Mikiko Watanabe 
3D Art: Joji Unoguchi 
Director of Digital Composite: Kohei Funamoto 
3D Computer Graphics: Tetsuro Umetsu 


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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