Violet Evergarden
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Violet Evergarden

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Japanese: ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン


Volumes: 2
Chapters: 13
Status: Finished
Published: Dec 25, 2015 to Dec 26, 2016
Genres: Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy
Serialization: None
Authors: Akatsuki, Kana (Story), Takase, Akiko (Art)


Score: 8.631 (scored by 59205,920 users)
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Ranked: #842
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Popularity: #655
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Volumes: /2
Chapters: /13


"Auto-Memories Dolls" were created with the purpose of recording one's speech and emotions. First invented by Dr. Orland to bring happiness to his wife, such dolls are now being loaned by companies after knowledge of his work became public. Moved by the work of the Auto-Memories Dolls, a woman named Violet Evergarden decides to take up their duties. Beautiful, with golden hair and crystal-blue eyes, she quickly becomes the most popular doll, leaving all her clients delighted by her company.

Violet Evergarden is a compilation of heartwarming short stories revolving around the life of the graceful Auto-Memories Doll as she serves her different clients.

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Violet Evergarden won the grand prize in the 5th Kyoto Animation Award program's novel category in 2014.

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Dec 30, 2017
After reading this 3 times, I decided to update this review a bit.

Before I start, if you're wanting to know more from watching the anime, I'll tell you this: the anime has done what the novel hasn't and vice versa. Basically, reading the novel won't guarantee what you want to know.

Even though my expectations were very high before I read this, it still managed to surprise me in every single chapter (not necessarily in a good way). This novel has the power to play with your emotions to such extent that you end up thinking about what you read for weeks, let alone days. The ...
Dec 11, 2017
Not a single review? Well, I'll be the first.

TL:DR for no one who wants to read the full thing. Story 8, Character 10, Enjoyment 10. Not much art to really judge but seems standard but not relevant. Overall 9. Maybe a 10 after a re-read. Sorry if it seems all-over the place. I'm kinda terrible at reviews.


Story, 8:
In the beginning, there's not much of a story. Violet usually just goes around helping different people as she is an Auto-Memories Doll. To keep it simple, they are personalized secretaries for those who cannot write for themselves. They are tasked with going anywhere ...
Feb 27, 2018
Mixed Feelings
Warning: This review may or may not contain spoilers but I will try to conceal any spoilers as much as I can.

1. Characters:

As characters aside from Violet herself changed each chapter, I would like to describe them as major characters that helped Violet in her adventure throughout her lifetime. The reason I have such thought are due to them being the main focus of the story in each chapter instead of Violet and they are being developed more than her. Violet, in the other hand, mostly serve as a person who helped connect between those who love and those who are being loved. As all ...

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'Violet Evergarden' Anime in Production by Kyoto Animation

'Violet Evergarden' Anime in Production by Kyoto Animation

Kyoto Animation has uploaded a commercial video on its official website and YouTube channel on Friday. At the end of the video, the studio formally announced that more

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