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Credit: Kyoto Animation – Violet Evergarden

Anime Expo 2017 will be hosting the World Premiere of the anime adaptation of Violet Evergarden, along with a Q&A by Director Taichi Ishidate, Lead Voice Actress Yui Ishikawa, and Opening Theme Singer TRUE!

Violet Evergarden is a highly-anticipated anime project by Kyoto Animation based on the novel with the same name by author Kana Akatsuki and illustrator Akiko Takase’s. The Violet Evergarden novel won the grand prize in the fifth Kyoto Animation Award program’s novel category in 2014. The win marked the first time that any work won a grand prize in any of the contest’s three categories (novel, scenario, and manga).

Please make sure you check the Event Details below. This is NOT a non-ticketed event, so please see the Program Room Policies if you want information about room entry and how to line up for the event.

Date: Sunday, July 2


Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM


Room: LACCMain Events (Hall B)

The general novel synopsis is below:

The story revolves around Auto Memory Dolls; dolls initially created by a scientist to assist his blind wife write her novels, and later rented out to other people who needed their services. While the initial function of these Auto Memory Dolls is only to generate voices into text, a second group of people created a company that rented out beautiful talented women who, while having the same function as the original Auto Memory Dolls, also can perform military-related tasks

What do you think of this news? Are you excited to check out the World Premiere of Violet Evergarden? Let us known in the comments below.

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Sarah Musnicky

Sarah is a freelance writer and self-described workaholic. She loves fantasy and sci fi and will admit having dual loyalties between Star Trek and Star Wars as well as Marvel and DC. When she's not being socially awkward, she is in a corner obsessing over dragons, cute things, and a need to master all languages on the planet. She would like to be a professional blanket burrito when she reaches the peak of maturation.

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