With the Violet Evergarden the Movie was originally planned for a January 10th, 2020 date before being updated to an April 24th, 2020 debut, it shouldn’t be a surprise that a new delayed has been announced. With the growing number of cases of COVID-19 in Japan and more theaters shutting down and plans being made for a greater drawdown, Kyoto Animation has pulled their theatrical release plans for this project. It’s expected to get a new date later once things reopen in full but they have not provided any guidance on that yet.
Taichi Ishidate directed the TV series and film with Akiko Takase serving as the character designer and chief animation director. Reiko Yoshida worked on the series composition for the show and the screenplay for the film.
The Japanese cast includes Takehito Koyasu as Claudia Hoggins, Daisuke Namikawa as Gilbert Bougainvillea, Aya Endou as Cattleya Baudelaire, Kouki Uchiyama as Benedict Blue, Haruka Tomatsu as Iris Canary, and Minori Chihara as Erica Brown.
The theme song for the film will be “WILL” by TRUE. For the TV series, TRUE performed the opening theme “Sincerely” for it and Chihara performed the ending theme song “Michishirube.”
The light novel came from writer Kana Akatsuki and had illustrations by Akiko Takase.
Plot Concept: “Auto Memories Doll.” It’s already been a long time since that name was first popularized. It’s a machine that Dr. Orlando created that talks in a natural voice. At first, he only made it to help out his loving wife, but before long they spread out into the world. and companies were made to lend them out. “I’m Violet Evergarden, the Auto Memories Doll who will rush to provide service anywhere you wish.“ That translucent voice comes from a robotic beautiful girl with blonde hair and blue eyes like she came out of a storybook.