Violet Evergarden Episode 4: Ghostwriting Our Hearts

Violet Evergarden, at least for the first half of the series, has settled into the structure of following one character other than Violet per episode. As we see get to know that character, we see Violet through her eyes, and as Violet has experiences with them, she comes closer and closer to understanding the meaning… Continue reading Violet Evergarden Episode 4: Ghostwriting Our Hearts

Something More: Spirited Away to Anime, Victorian Evergarden, and Memories of Toonami

Tim writes a refreshing perspective on how he almost completely lost interest in anime. A recent screening of Spirited Away brought back him back into blogging and watching new shows. This post made me glad that I am not the only one that has taken a break from anime, just to come right back for… Continue reading Something More: Spirited Away to Anime, Victorian Evergarden, and Memories of Toonami

Violet Evergarden and Transitioning to a New Life

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There's a moment in the first episode of Violet Evergarden when the eponymous character meets Benedict, a postal employee, and ever the soldier, begins to salute him. She quickly drops her arm to her side and bows instead, though, understanding either that Benedict is not a soldier or that she's no longer in the army,… Continue reading Violet Evergarden and Transitioning to a New Life

First Impressions: Violet Evergarden

War has ended and peace is now ascending on the land. But there are those that can't escape war—their lives during it and the horrors that stay with them. Violet was described as a weapon, a being used simply as a machine to assist soldiers and kill. But she must now find a place in… Continue reading First Impressions: Violet Evergarden