For the first time since 2017, Kyoto Animation put on their bi-yearly Thanks Event – which thanks fans for their support of the studio. Though due to various circumstances, instead of putting on an exhibition, KyoAni put on a music festival, highlighting music from their entire past catalog. Our Japan correspondent was there to see it and cry his eyes out in the meantime. Read the report after the jump!
Following the Violet Evergarden compilation film that was shown on Japanese TV last week, last night the "Side Story" film was broadcast for the first time on TV in Japan, causing the series as a whole to once again trend worldwide at number one as well as heap even more praise from beloved game creator Hideo Kojima. Read what he said after the jump!
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When he's not making absolutely buckwild video games, Hideo Kojima is taking in as many movies as possible. He's apparently most recently seen Violet Evergarden, and it affected him enough (in the good way) to get a hat tip on his Twitter. See what he had to say after the jump!
It has been confirmed that a special compilation of the Violet Evergarden TV anime produced by Kyoto Animation will be broadcast on Nihon Television Network's "Friday Roadshow" on October 29, 2021. The TV series' director Taichi Ishidate serves as supervisor. Hit the jump for more details including his message.
Voice actor Yui Ishikawa, known for voicing Mikasa in Attack on Titan and Violet in Violet Evergarden, announced today in celebration of her birthday that she will be marrying her longtime boyfriend. Ishikawa released a statement on her Twitter account revealing that her boyfriend is not someone in the entertainment industry and is a private person. More details after the jump!