Violet Evergarden: The Movie‘s newest trailer has revealed how emotional the film be. The promotional video released on Kyoto Animation’s official website for the anime movie reveals an emotional retrouvaille between Violet and her beloved Gilbert Bougainvillea. However, also revealed that Gilbert is not the same person Violet remembers. Perhaps war has taken a toll on him.
Violet Evergarden: The Movie is scheduled to open in Japan on September 18. The anime film was slated to premiere on April 6 but Kyoto Animation delayed due to the spread of the CoronaVirus. Singer TRUE will once again perform Violet anime’s theme song “WILL.”
The anime is based on the Violet Evergarden light novel by author Kana Akatsuki and illustrator Akiko Takase. The novel was serialized in KA Esuma Bunko imprint from December 25, 2015, to March 23, 2018. The show first season premiered on Netflix in January 2018.