Violet Evergarden is a Japanese light novel that has been so popular and has climbed the ladder of success since the time it made its debut on the screens. This popular work comes from Kana Akatsuki and is illustrated by Akiko Takase. Violet Evergarden has been adapted into various versions including light novels, manga series as well as have had a movie version of itself. Violet Evergarden has earned a number of award titles at various film festivals and multiple animation awards too. Violet Evergreen: The Movie released on September 18, 2020, and is already the talk of the town. Read below to know more.
Violet Evergarden the Movie Surpasses 1.1 Billion Yen in just a few weeks after release
On the official Twitter account of the Kyoto Animation’s popular work, Violet Evergarden: The Movie. The production made an announcement on Monday breaking the news to the audience that the movie has crossed 1.117 Billion Yen (about US$10.58 million), with 781,817 total tickets sold. Violet Evergarden also had the highest per-screen average for three consecutive weeks since its premiere. The film had an 840,793 yen (about US$7,900) per-screen average in the previous weekend, and it ranked at #3 in terms of tickets sold over the previous weekend (October 3-4). In its opening week, the film was at #2 rank.
However, the movie was pushed back a number of times before it hit the screens in Japan due to the sudden outbreak of the Wuhan-emerged coronavirus pandemic disease. Violet Evergarden was earlier scheduled to be released on January 10, 2020, and was later postponed to April 24 this year. While the movie was not greenlit even then and finally was dropped out in September this year.
The anime adaptation of the same debuted on the screens in 2019 and was also available for streaming on the giant streaming platform, Netflix since April 2.
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