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'Violet Evergarden' Blu-Ray/DVD Volume 1 Released

By Eknoorpreet Singh | April 5, 2018


Violet Evergarden | Kyoto Animation | Anime Project | Blu-ray/DVD

The Volume 1 Blu-Ray/DVD of the anime 'Violet Evergarden' has been released. The news was shared by the official twitter account of the anime.

The Volume 1 release contains the first three episodes of the anime. The price for the Blu-ray is 9,200 yen (main unit) + tax (BD main disc + BD special disc) while the DVD is priced at 8,200 yen (main unit) + tax (DVD main disc + DVD special disc).

According to the official website, the release ill include the following benefits:

  • Character design Takase Kakiko draws down one piece BOX specification · Special sleeve case (special stamp paste + postmark stamp specification) · 50P all color booklet
  • Character introduction
  • Introduction of each story
  • Setting introduction & commentary
  • Worldview Commentary (Takaaki Suzuki (World View Setting))
  • Staff round table
  • Containment introduction
  • Original work · Contributed by Akayasaka · Taichi Ishida's initial image board card set (10 sheets) · WEB end card picture postcard (1st episode, 2nd story, 3rd story) · Special event ticket priority sale application ticket

Recently, the anime also released information about the Blu-ray/DVD release of Volume 4, which will include an unaired episode and take place between episodes 4 and 5. It will go on sale July 4th.

The anime has also been in news because of the announcement of a 'completely new' project, reportedly under development; further details to be announced at a later date.

Violet Evergarden is based on the light novel of the same name, with story by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase. The anime is a 14-episode telelvision series produced by Kyoto Animation. The light novel went on to win the grand prize in the fifth Kyoto Animation Award's novel category in 2014, the first ever work to win a grand prize in any of the three categories (novel, scenario, and manga).

Here's the plot of the anime according to MAL:

The Great War finally came to an end after four long years of conflict; fractured in two, the continent of Telesis slowly began to flourish once again. Caught up in the bloodshed was Violet Evergarden, a young girl raised for the sole purpose of decimating enemy lines. Hospitalized and maimed in a bloody skirmish during the War's final leg, she was left with only words from the person she held dearest, but with no understanding of their meaning.

Recovering from her wounds, Violet starts a new life working at CH Postal Services after a falling out with her new intended guardian family. There, she witnesses by pure chance the work of an "Auto Memory Doll," amanuenses that transcribe people's thoughts and feelings into words on paper. Moved by the notion, Violet begins work as an Auto Memory Doll, a trade that will take her on an adventure, one that will reshape the lives of her clients and hopefully lead to self-discovery.

Further Read: 'Violet Evergarden' Reveals Volume 4 Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date, Confirmed : New 'Violet Evergarden' Anime Project is Green-Lit

Source : 'Violet Evergarden' Official Website

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