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#1 Ryu

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Posted 11 January 2018 - 07:00 PM

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Title: VIOLET EVERGARDEN
Japanese: ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン
Airing dates: 10/1/2018 (TV series 14 episodes) and 11/1/2018 (Netflix streaming)
Genres: Drama, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Military, Steampunk
Original creator: Kana Akatsuki
Director: Taichi Ishidate
Series director: Haruka Fujita
Written by: Reiko Yoshida
Music by: Evan Call
Character designer and chief animation director: Akiko Takase
Art director: Mikiko Watanabe
Sound director: Yōta Tsuruoka
Director of photography: Kōhei Funamoto
Animation check by: Hiroko Kuroda
3D art by: Jōji Unoguchi
3D graphics by: Tetsuro Umetsu
Special effects: Rina Miura
Accessory setting by: Hiroyuki Takahashi and Minoru Ōta
Prop design by: Mikiko Watanabe
Color design by: Yūka Yoneda
Editing by: Kengo Shigemura
Producers: Kazusuna Umeda, Shin'ichirō Hatta and Shin'ichi Nakamura
Executive producers: Masayuki Nishide, Shunji Inoue, Yōko Furukawa and Yōko Hatta
Music producer: Shigeru Saitō
Planning producer: Hideaki Hatta
Studio: Kyoto Animation
Network: Tokyo MX, TVA, ABC, BS11, HTB
Opening theme: "Sincerely" by True
Ending theme: "Michishirube (みちしるべ / Guidepost)" by Minori Chihara
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Main cast: Violet Evergarden (ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン) voiced by Yui Ishikawa (JP) and Erika Harlacher (EN)
Claudia Hodgins (クラウディア・ホッジンズ) voiced by Takehito Koyasu (JP) and Kyle McCarley (EN)
Gilbert Bougainvillea (ギルベルト・ブーゲンビリア) voiced by Daisuke Namikawa (JP) and Tony Azzolino (EN)
Benedict Bleu (ベネディクト・ブルー) voiced by Kōki Uchiyama (JP) and Ben Pronsky (EN)
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Auto Memory dolls: Cattleya Baudelaire (カトレア・ボードレール) voiced by Aya Endō (JP) and Reba Buhr (EN)
Erica Brown (エリカ・ブラウン) voiced by Minori Chihara (JP) and Christine Marie Cabanos (EN)
Iris Cannary (アイリス・カナリー) voiced by Haruka Tomatsu (JP) and Cherami Leigh (EN)
Supporting cast: Tiffany Evergarden (ティファニー・エヴァーガーデン) voiced by Toshiko Sawada
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Nerine (ネリネ) voiced by Aya Saitō (JP) and Johanna Luis (EN)
Oliver (オリバー) voiced by Naoya Nosaka
Lilian (リリアン) voiced by Rie Hikisaka
Lux Sibyl (ラックス・シビュラ)
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Synopsis: There are words Violet heard on the battlefield, which she cannot forget. These words were given to her by someone she holds dear, more than anyone else. She does not yet know their meaning. A certain point in time, in the continent of Telesis. The great war which divided the continent into North and South has ended after four years, and the people are welcoming a new generation. Violet Evergarden, a young girl formerly known as "the weapon," has left the battlefield to start a new life at CH Postal Service. There, she is deeply moved by the work of "Auto Memories Dolls," who carry people's thoughts and convert them into words. Violet begins her journey as an Auto Memories Doll, and comes face to face with various people's emotions and differing shapes of love. All the while searching for the meaning of those words.

Violet Evergarden does indeed sound like a KyoAni project.. :) either it works or it doesn't, so many aren't very different... at least the concept is here.

i think ep'1 stands out of their many series, which are comedy or fanservice :o
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3. Kujira no Kora wa Sajou ni Utau - 9/10 (airing) B+
4. Himouto! Umaru-chan R - 9/10 (airing) A+
5. Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara - 9/10 (airing) B
6. Shingeki no Kyojin: Lost Girls - 8/10 (ongoing) B-
7. UQ Holder!: Mahou Sensei Negima! 2 - 8/10 (airing) B+
8. Ballroom e Youkoso - 8/10 (airing) B
9. Shoukoku no Altair - 8/10 (airing) B+
10. Fate/Apocrypha - 7/10 (airing) C-
11. Blend S - 7/10 (airing) A+
12. Imouto sae Ireba Ii. - 7/10 (airing) B
13. Mahou Tsukai no Yome - 7/10 (week break) B-
14. Emiya-san Chi no Kyou no Gohan - 6/10 (ongoing) A
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16. Dragon Ball Super - 6/10 (week break) A+
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Posted 16 January 2018 - 02:07 AM

Auto Memories Dolls... sounds familiar of course.... seen that trope used often, but it's often done well... sort of reminds me of that Planetarian: Hoshi no Hito 'doll' or robot etc... I really liked that one, too bad KYOTO didn't flush it out more than the other two side stories... I forget it they were animated or just manga'd, but there was definite potential there.






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