Violet Evergarden is an anime based on a light novel of the same name, written by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase. It won the hearts of many quickly after its initial release and has often appeared as a favorite in its genre on many public anime lists. Aside from the main anime series, a sequel feature-length anime movie, titled Violet Evergarden: The Movie, was also released on September 18, 2020, in Japan to big success, winning several awards.
The Western – i.e., English – edition of the movie first premiered in Australia and New Zealand in late 2020, with an American release following suit on March 30, 2021. The British market saw the movie premiere on July 1, 2021. The home edition of the movie was released in Japan on October 13, 2021, the same day that Netflix started to stream the movie internationally. In the United Kingdom, the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray editions of the film were released on August 29, 2022, while a special 4K UHD, the Blu-ray collector’s edition, and the Blu-ray standard edition were released in December of that same year.
As for the American release of the movie, Crunchyroll finally revealed in February 2023 that a limited edition 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray box would be released on May 30, 2023. Each set will exclusively include a special collector’s box, 12 unique art cards, and a filler box designed to fit into the Violet Evergarden The Complete Series limited edition set. The content of the editions is as follows:
Violet Evergarden the Movie – Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD Box Set
While writing about other people’s emotions, she may have neglected her own. Violet Evergarden, the child soldier turned Auto Memory Doll, writes letters that evoke the words her clients can’t. But when a terminally ill boy requests her services for his family, her own feelings about love and loss resurface. Now she must confront her past and the death of the Major.
- Violet Evergarden the Movie – Limited Edition Box Set Exclusives
- Special Collectors Box
- 12 Unique Art Cards
- Filler Box designed to fit into the Violet Evergarden The Complete Series Limited Edition Set
- Violet Evergarden the Movie – Limited Edition Special Features
- Promo Videos & Trailers
The movie and all the other titles soon to be released by Crunchyroll are now available for pre-order and can be streamed on Crunchyroll. You can visit the Crunchyroll Store for more home video offerings and information on various available and future releases.