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“Violet Evergarden Season 2”: Is Major “Gilbert” really dead? Click to know Plot, Cast and more!

Anime has oftentimes defied expectations and gone into the realm of art. The beautiful animation of Violet Evergarden has proved that true. The series, made by Kyoto Animations, has generated a lot of hype due to its stunning visuals. The anime is adapted from a Japanese light novel series of the same name. Kana Akatsuki wrote the light novel, and Akiko Takase illustrated it. The anime has released one season containing 13 episodes to date. It ran from January 11 to April 5, 2018.

The anime has received both viewer and critical acclaim for its first season. Violet Evergarden was praised for its exceptional animation, beautiful and emotional storyline, along with strong characters. An anime special aired on the 4th of July 2018. And it was followed up by an anime spin-0ff movie. The movie Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll was released on September 6, 2019.

Violet Evergarden Season 2: Release date

Fans have been asking for a season 2 ever since the series debuted. But unfortunately, no concrete news on season 2 is available right now. Still, we believe the series would be renewed sometime in the future. But as to when we don’t know. For now, it seems like Kyoto Animation is going with spin-off movies rather than a series sequel.

Violet Evergarden Season 2: Possible cast

Right now, we don’t know much about the cast for the upcoming season. Still, we guess the next season will feature:

  • Yui Ishikawa as Violet Evergarden, the titular protagonist. Erika Harlacher will be providing the English voice for the character
  • Daisuke Namikawa as Gilbert Bougainvillea. Tony Azzolino will be providing the English voice
  • Takehito Koyasu as Claudia Hodgins. And Kyle McCarley will be providing the English voice.
  • Koki Uchiyama as Benedict Blue. Ben Pronsky will be providing the English voice.
  • Minori Chihara as Erica Brown. Christine Marie Cabanos will be providing the English voice.

Violet Evergarden Season 2: Expected plot

As previously mentioned, Kyoto Animation has kept mum about season 2. Thus, we know next to nothing about the plot of the second season. But, the news is the light novel series has released a new volume. In addition, the new volume could be the base for the new season. Furthermore, season 2 could pick up right where the debut season left off. Major Gilbert’s presumed death will probably be explored. Along with that, Violet’s search for Velvet would also be delved in.

Violet Evergarden Season 2: Storyline

The anime centers around Violet Evergarden. She is the protagonist of the series. Violet works as an auto memory doll. And, she writes letters for others. Through her work, she begins her journey of self-discovery. She also changes the lives of her clients by interacting with them. In essence, Violet Evergarden is a heartfelt story about a war veteran trying to integrate into society.

Violet Evergarden Season 2: New movie

Back in July 2018, it was announced that Violet Evergarden would get an anime movie. It was originally scheduled to air early this year. But a string of unfortunate events forced a change of plan. First, the Kyoto Animation studio caught fire. And then, the current pandemic affected the making of the movie. Therefore, the movie had been delayed. All that aside, fans would be happy to know that the movie is now scheduled to release this fall.

Violet Evergarden Season 2: Trailer

As we’ve said, there’s no word on season 2 yet. Though a trailer for the upcoming anime movie has been released. Fans can watch the trailer here:

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