Updated: Oct 6
The official twitter account for Kyoto Animation's Violet Evergarden: The Movie anime announced today that the movie has surpassed 1.117 billion yen (about US $10.58 million), with over 780,000 tickets sold since the anime film released in Japanese theatres on September 18, 2020. The film also had the highest per-screen average for three consecutive weeks since opening. The film had an 840,793 yen (about US$7,900) per-screen average in the previous weekend. The current gross makes it currently the third highest-grossing Kyoto Animation film ever, after A Silent Voice and K-ON! the Movie.
The film ranked at #2 in its opening weekend. It also ranked at #3 in terms of tickets sold over the previous weekend (October 3-4), but still claims the top spot of per-theatre average takings for the third week in a row.
The franchise's separate side-story anime, titled Violet Evergarden I: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll (Violet Evergarden Gaiden: Eien to Jidō Shuki Ningyō), opened in theatres in Japan in September 2019, and it screened for at least five weeks. The film eventually earned a cumulative total of 831 million yen (about US$7.90 million). Netflix debuted the anime on April 2, 2020.
Kyoto Animation's television anime adaptation of author Kana Akatsuki and illustrator Akiko Takase's Violet Evergarden novels premiered on television in Japan from January 11, 2018, to April 5, 2018, with 13-episodes and 1 OVA.