The official website for the Violet Evergarden franchise announced today that the award-winning Violet Evergarden: The Movie will get its Japanese home release on August 4 in three different editions, including in 4K and HDR–the first Kyoto Animation work to be released in the formats! Read on for more information!
After the Violet Evergarden Orchestra Concert was postponed in February due to the State of Emergency, it was revealed today that the concert will be moving from Saitama to Shibuya with an online viewing available for those who don't want to trek to Shibuya in August. Be moved by the music after the jump!
The winners of the 3rd annual Kyoto Digital Amusement Awards were revealed yesterday, with the team at Kyoto Animation behind Violet Evergarden: The Movie winning the grand prize. The Kyoto Digital Amusement awards were started in 2018 by the Kyoto prefectural government to help reward young creative talent in Kyoto prefecture. Learn more after the jump!
Young love means never having to say "I'm sorry for stabbing you with a sword made of my own blood," and this week "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog" is looking back at the supernatural mayhem and romantic comedy antics of the fall 2013 light novel to TV anime adaptation, Beyond the Boundary. Hit the jump to learn more.
While we may be seeing history being made for some animated films in Japanese theaters, let's not forget that Kyoto Animation's Violet Evergarden: The Movie continues to do well for the anime studio, even if the film has dropped off the box office top 10 in Japan. See how well the anime film is doing after the jump!
Oricon reported today that Violet Evergarden: the Movie had surpassed 2 billion yen at the Japanese box, making the film the second Kyoto Animation-produced anime movie to do so after A Silent Voice. After being in the top 10 for 11 weeks, Violet Evergarden finally dropped off the rankings, but still managed this week to pull off the impressive feat! Follow past the jump for more details!
Oricon reported today that Violet Evergarden: the Movie has grossed over 1.91 billion yen, which now makes it the second-highest-grossing anime film produced at Kyoani, overtaking K-On! the Movie's 1.9 billion yen gross. To commemorate this, previous theatrical benefits will be available again for a limited time. Send your letters past the jump!