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!
Despite Demon Slayer: Mugen Train releasing last year and being the highest-grossing film in Japanese film history, the overall Japanese box office takings for 2020 were the lowest in 20 years, with attendance at all-time lows as well due to the coronavirus pandemic. See the full rankings after the jump.
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!
Filmarks, Japan's largest film, drama, and anime review service operated by a Tokyo-based company Tsumiki, has announced the "Satisfaction Ranking of 2020" based on data within the service. According to the data, the most highly-rated film of 2020 was Kyoto Animation's Violet Evergarden The Movie, which received a 4.39 approval rating. Check out the rankings after the jump!