Violet Evergarden movie release date set for September 2020: Volume 4 light novel leaves room for Violet Evergarden Season 2

Violet Evergarden movie poster

The Violet Evergarden movie release date has been officially confirmed to be coming up for Japan on September 18, 2020. It’s been a long time coming since the movie was postponed at one point due to the arson attack on Kyoto Animation, and then delayed a second time due to the 2020 SARS-COV-2 coronavirus pandemic. … Read more

Violet Evergarden Season 2 release date on Netflix: New 2020 movie set for September! Violet Evergarden ending for Major Gilbert explained [Manga/Light Novel Spoilers]

Violet in the Violet Evergarden anime

The release date for Netflix’s Violet Evergarden Season 2 might be coming much sooner than anyone expected. In fact, it could be argued that an anime sequel wasn’t expected at all. The anime’s story was based on the relatively short Violet Evergarden novel series, but anime studio Kyoto Animation is well known for stretching a … Read more

Kyoto Animation update: Studio thanks people around world for support, as computer data reportedly safe after fire

Kyoto Animation studio building set ablaze

The devastating fire at Kyoto Animation’s Studio 1 building that resulted in the death of 35 people and 33 injured was a huge tragedy. On Monday, the studio posted a message on its website thanking people around the world for their support, and promising that they would not give up in the face of the … Read more

Yasuhiro Takemoto’s death in Kyoto Animation fire/arson mass murder confirmed by family: DNA testing of victims took a week – KyoAni director made Violet Evergarden, Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, and many more anime [Updated]

Yasuhiro Takemoto

After a legendary Kyoto Animation Studio director went missing many anime fans on Twitter reported director Yasuhiro Takemoto dead in light of the KyoAni fire that’s claimed 34 lives. Now, it’s been confirmed by Takemoto’s family that he died during the tragic incident. On July 21, 2019, Kyoto Animation Studio released an official statement concerning … Read more

Yoshiji Kigami’s death in KyoAni fire feared by family after NHK names list of dead arson victims’ ages – Kyoto Animation Studio director/animator famous for Sound! Euphonium, Akira, and Grave of the Fireflies [Updated]

Yoshiji Kigami and a scene from KyoAni's Sound! Euphonium anime

Anime fans are fearing legendary Kyoto Animation director Yoshiji Kigami dead after a recent news report from NHK listed additional information about the unidentified victims of the KyoAni fire. On July 24, 2019, THR reported that Kigami’s family had not been able to contact him since the KyoAni arson attack took place. “I still have … Read more

Kyoto Animation Studio releases statement on KyoAni fire – President Ideaki Hatta desires to build park monument as tribute to the dead victims of the arson attack

Kyoto Animation logo

The Kyoto Animation Studio fire has devastated the Japanese animation studio. So far, 34 people have died in the KyoAni arson attack, with 34 people taken to the hospital due to their injuries. Anime fans have been eagerly awaiting official confirmation about who survived the fiery attack. Famous animators such as Yoshiji Kigami and Yasuhiro … Read more

Kyoto Animation GoFundMe ‘Help KyoAni Heal’ set up after deadly arson attack, surpasses $750k target in just 12 hours

Kyoto Animation studio building set ablaze

A GoFundMe page, titled Help KyoAni Heal, has been set up following news on Thursday morning of the deadly arson attack on Kyoto Animation studio in the Uji suburb of Kyoto Prefecture in Japan. Officials have confirmed that 33 people died in the attack, and 36 injured have been taken to the hospital. Some of … Read more

Kyoto Animation fire attack: 33 dead in KyoAni arson

Kyoto Animation studio building set ablaze

Kyoto Animation (KyoAni), a popular anime studio in Kyoto, Japan, was set ablaze early on Thursday morning, and according to Japanese media reports, officials have confirmed 33 people dead. Thirty-six people, some in critical condition, were also rushed to the hospital. #PrayForKyoani 33 Confirmed Dead. Guess I'll pay tribute by rewatching them all over again. … Read more

KyoAni fire/arson attack: Violet Evergarden movie and OVA, Free! 2020 movie release dates discussed by Shochiku in light of tragedy at Japanese animation studio

Violet Evergarden artwork

In response to the studio KyoAni fire, Japanese movie distributor Shochiku Inc. has issued a statement about the upcoming Violet Evergarden movie and OVA episode, as well as the Free! 2020 movie. According to a Yahoo Japan report, the release dates for all three projects produced by Kyoto Animation Studio are “not expected to be … Read more