Violet Evergarden Manga: Introduction
Violet Evergarden is a Japenese manga. You are probably wondering what is manga in the first place, so let’s start with that. Manga in layman’s language is basically comics or simply illustrated novels. Manga series began from Japan in the 19th century which are till date very popular. According to recent statics the manga market was recorded to be 5 billion dollars! The manga series is popular in every age group, from children to oldies all of the people enjoy a good manga. But since the print revolution manga has gained a popular worldwide base. The manga series is published in many genres namely action, horror, adventure, comedy, historical, fantasy, even erotica, romance, fiction, drama and many other.
Violet Evergarden is thus a Japanese comic which is written by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase. It was first published in December, 2015. Violet Evergarden Manga is published by Kyoto Animation. It has four volumes and the series ended in March, 2020.
The plot of Violet Evergarden Manga
The story revolves around auto memory dolls which were just people, initially employed by a scientist named Dr. Orland to assist his beloved blind wife Mollie in writing her novels, and later were hired by other people who needed their services. In the present time, the term refers to the industry of writing for others as well. The story walks through violet evergarden’s journey of reintegrating back into the society after the war is over, as she is no longer a soldier, and her search for her life’s aim was to understand the very last words her mentor and guardian, major gilbert, said to her: “I love you.”
There are numerous characters in the series, starting from the main characters the list starts with Violet Evergarden, Gilbert Bougainvillea, CH postal company and the members in it- Claudia Hodgins, Benedict Blue, Eruca Brown, Iris Cannary and several side characters as Dietfried Bougainvillea, Luculia Marlborough, Charlotte Abelfreyja Drossel, Leon Stephanotis, Oscar Webster, Anne Magnolia, Clara Mangnolia, Aiden Field, Isabella York and Taylor Bartlett.
Violet Evergarden is a memory doll. She was a nameless child who was found by Dietfried Bougainvillea on an island which they were forced to land on after a naval engagement. There he saw Violet kill several soldiers who tried to molest her, impressed by her skills he bought her with him to Gilbert. His sole intentions were to use her for her skills but Gilbert made her into human , gave her a name Violet [which he wanted her to bloom like], he taught her how to speak and how to write and read. She was loyal to Gilbert and had fought many abttles for him. Once trying to save Gilbert in a war she lost both her arms.
Though there is a mystery about how she got on the island. Her early life is eerie and anything about her is unknown. It was often bought to attention that she might possess supernatural powers while coming to killing people flawlessly.
Overall the manga is a thriller and has many questions unanswered which makes it even mysterious.