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Violet Evergarden – 13 (END)

「自動手記人形と「愛してる」」 (Jidou Shuki Ningyou to `Itoshiteru’)
“Auto-Memoir Doll and ‘I Love You’”

It’s not a groundbreaking ending, but it is neat. And neat is good.

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April 5, 2018 at 4:24 am Comments (33)

Violet Evergarden – 12

No episode title means no letters, and no letters means… uh oh.

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March 29, 2018 at 10:46 am Comments (12)

Violet Evergarden – 11

「「もう、誰も死なせたくない」」 (‘Mou, Dare mo Shina Setakuni)
“‘I Don’t Want Anyone Else to Die’”

It is rare enough that an anime improves on its source that I think we should hold up those that at least try.

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March 22, 2018 at 8:26 am Comments (35)

Violet Evergarden – 10

「「愛する人は ずっと見守っている」」 (‘Aisuruhito wa Zutto Mimamotteiru’)
“Loved Ones Will Always Watch Over You”

You’re not playing fair, Violet Evergarden.

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March 15, 2018 at 7:11 am Comments (39)

Violet Evergarden – 09

「「ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン」」 (‘Vuaioretto Evuaagaaden’)
“‘Violet Evergarden’”

A title drop always requires a measure of confidence. Here, it’s not misplaced.

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March 8, 2018 at 5:56 am Comments (41)

Violet Evergarden – 08

These episodes without titles are messing up my formatting.

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March 1, 2018 at 7:49 am Comments (38)

Violet Evergarden – 07

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What manner of demon would force a man to write sober?

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February 22, 2018 at 7:32 am Comments (47)

Violet Evergarden – 06

「「どこかの星空の下で」」 (`Doko ka no Hoshizora no Shita de’)
“‘Somewhere, Under a Starry Sky’”

Oh, but the clouds were very pretty. Still plenty to like.

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February 15, 2018 at 7:54 am Comments (19)

Violet Evergarden – 05

「「人を結ぶ手紙を書くのか?」」 (‘Hito o Musubu Tegami o Kaku no ka?’)
“You Write Letters That Brings People Together?”

Please don’t arrange your political marriage over Twitter.

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February 8, 2018 at 9:01 am Comments (32)

Violet Evergarden – 04

「「君は道具ではなく、その名が似合う人になるんだ」」 (‘Kimi wa Dougude wa Naku, Sono na ga Niau ni Narunda.’)
“You Won’t Be a Tool, but a Person Worthy of That Name.”

In the language of flowers, a violet means… modesty?

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February 1, 2018 at 7:10 am Comments (43)

Violet Evergarden – 03

「「あなたが、良き自動手記人形になりますように」」 (‘Anata ga, Yoki Jidou Shuki Ningyou ni Narimasu You ni)
“‘May You Be an Exemplary Auto-Memoir Doll’”

Remember Shigofumi?

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January 25, 2018 at 12:00 pm Comments (43)

Violet Evergarden – 02

「「戻って来ない」」 (‘Modotte Konai’)
“‘Never Coming Back’”

It is human nature to lie, especially to oneself.

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January 18, 2018 at 8:19 am Comments (56)

Violet Evergarden – 01

「「愛してる」と自動手記人形」 (‘Aishiteru’ to Jidou Shuki Ningyou)
“‘I Love You’ and Auto-Memories Dolls”

Hype!

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January 11, 2018 at 5:30 am Comments (139)