Violet Evergarden Gaiden: Eien to Jidou Shuki Ningyou

Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll

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Synonyms: Violet Evergarden Side Story: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll
Japanese: ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン 外伝 -永遠と自動手記人形-
English: Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll
German: Violet Evergarden und das Band der Freundschaft
Spanish: Violet Evergarden Gaiden: La Eternidad y la Muñeca de Recuerdos Automáticos
French: Violet Evergarden: Eternité et la Poupée de Souvenirs Automatiques
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 6, 2019
Producers: Shochiku, ABC Animation
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Kyoto Animation
Source: Light novel
Genres: DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 1 hr. 31 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.411 (scored by 235170235,170 users)
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Ranked: #1682
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Popularity: #542
Members: 401,666
Favorites: 1,488

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Isabella, the daughter of the noble York family, is enrolled in an all-girls academy to be groomed into a dame worthy of nobility. However, she has given up on her future, seeing the prestigious school as nothing more than a prison from the outside world. Her family notices her struggling in her lessons and decides to hire Violet Evergarden to personally tutor her under the guise of a handmaiden.

At first, Isabella treats Violet coldly. Violet seems to be able to do everything perfectly, leading Isabella to assume that she was born with a silver spoon. After some time together, Isabella begins to realize that Violet has had her own struggles and starts to open up to her. Isabella soon reveals that she has lost contact with her beloved younger sister, Taylor Bartlett, whom she yearns to see again.

Having experienced the power of words through her past clientele, Violet asks if Isabella wishes to write a letter to Taylor. Will Violet be able to help Isabella convey her feelings to her long-lost sister?

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Aug 6, 2019
First things first,
Thank you so much KyoAni for the World Premiere Screening on AnimagiC, Germany.

Simply put, the story is like a very long version of a typical Violet Evergarden Episode, where this time Violet considers someone as her first real friend.

Animation is like every KyoAni movie breath taking and in comparison to the TV-series, there is slightly no difference. As for the soundtrack, there is some old very recognized ones as well as some new tracks. Main and support characters are presented or mentioned, with also a lot of references from the TV-Series.

Overall, very good story, animation and soundtracks.

Dec 11, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Minor spoilers to the film and SAO within the review
NOTE: I have not read the light novels of the film or the TV show and this is entirely based on what the anime has to offer.

When I had first watched Violet Evergarden, the series had left a hole in my heart for being a sad, happy, and vibrant story of Violet’s trouble adjusting to the post-war era, becoming an ‘Auto Memory Doll’ to understand what her Major meant when he said: “I love you”. The side story: ‘Eternity and the Auto Memories Doll’ follows that journey, of Violet’s growth in the series, but what I ...
Jul 15, 2020
violet Evergarden is maybe the only anime that I rated 10 in myanimelist , which makes it harder for me to accept that this movie is also called violet Evergarden .


first of all the art is amazing as usual , it was the only thing that saved the movie . the sound is good too .

now , let's talk about what was bad .

this story mustn't be a movie , you can call it an OVA or anything but not a movie . usually in movies there is the first part where you get to know the main characters , understand the world ...

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