The Japanese novel series – Violet Evergarden was adapted in a series and later on in movies. Kana Akatsuki wrote the Novel. Akiko Takase did the illustration of the Novel. Violet Evergarden: The Movie is going to be released on Netflix. We’ve put together a small guide on where you’ll find it and when you’ll find it. Apart from that, what you will be getting yourself into and what to expect before watching it.
Violet Evergarden: The movie was written by Reiko Yoshida and was directed by Taichi Ishidate. The movie has received a high IMDb rating of 8.5. The movie won the Tokyo Anime Award in the category of Animation of the Year in Film Category.
The movie “Violet Evergarden: The Movie” is going to release on Netflix on October 13, 2021, as announced by the officials. The movie was initially released in the year 2020 but will now be available for streaming internationally from next month. It’s said that the English dubbing and Japanese dubbing will be available, so the wait is only till October 13. The trailer for the movie has been released, and one can watch it on YouTube.
The story revolves around Violet, who was initially in the military and worked there as a machine. She lost her major, whom she admired a lot in the war. After the end of the war, she was lost in this big world. Slowly she started moving on in her life and became a ghostwriter, which means she wrote on behalf of others. This movie focuses on how she then takes on a job writing for a sick boy and her discoveries.
Here is a list of the characters with their English and Japanese voice actors.
Yui Ishikawa voiced the character of Violet Evergarden in Japanese and Erika Harlacher in English. The character of Claudia Hodgins was voiced by Takehito Koyasu in Japanese and by Kyle McCarley in English. The character of Dietfried Bougainvillea was voiced by Hidenobu Kiuchi in Japanese and by Keith Silverstein in English. The character of Gilbert Bougainvillea is voiced by Daisuke Namikawa in Japanese and by Tony Azzolino in English.
The character of Benedict Blue is voiced by Koki Uchiyama in Japanese and by Ben Pronsky in English. The character of Iris Cannary was voiced by Haruka Tomatsu in Japanese and by Cherami Leigh in English. The voice actors in this movie are said to be the same as those who voiced the characters in the series released previously.
What Should You Know Before Watching?
The movie, ‘Violet Evergarden: The Movie’ cannot be watched as a stand-alone. This movie is connected to the series released in 2018, a lot of characters were introduced in the series, and hence the movie starts without a character introduction. New Viewers trying to watch the movie will get lost with no background knowledge of the characters.
Fans who have watched the movie reviewed it. Mostly all the reviews were positive, with just one or two negative reviews. The positive reviews were that it was an excellent end to the misery of violet, and it was satisfying to watch it. On the other hand, negative reviews came in that the end was rushed, and it cheapened the whole experience.