The Best Episodes of Violet Evergarden

Last Updated: Nov 21, 2018

In the aftermath of the continent-spanning, four-years-long war that gripped the industrial fantasy land of Leiden, Violet Evergarden, a 14-year old former child-soldier, is trying to find her place in civilian life as an Auto Memory Doll, a professional ghost-writer of letters for the poor and the rich alike.

'A Loved One Will Always Watch Over You'

#1 - 'A Loved One Will Always Watch Over You'

Season 1 - Episode 10

Violet travels to a countryside mansion to write letters for a war widow, but her young daughter Ann resents her presence.

star 9.11
158 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
'Violet Evergarden'

#2 - 'Violet Evergarden'

Season 1 - Episode 9

Heartbroken, Violet withdraws from her job and questions whether she even has the right to be an Auto Memory Doll. Then, she receives a letter.

star 8.65
131 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
Auto Memory Doll and 'I Love You'

#3 - Auto Memory Doll and 'I Love You'

Season 1 - Episode 13

The signing ceremony concludes, officially bringing an end to the war. While writing letters for an air show, Violet composes a letter to the Major.

star 8.62
127 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
'        '

#4 - '        '

Season 1 - Episode 7

A playwright with writer's block and a tragic past summons Violet to the country of Genetrix to help him finish a script. They both learn about grief.

star 8.57
140 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
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Season 1 - Episode 8

Violet learns that Major Gilbert is listed as missing in action, but his family members think he is dead. Unable to cope, she remembers the war.

star 8.41
122 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
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'I Don't Want Anybody Else to Die'

#6 - 'I Don't Want Anybody Else to Die'

Season 1 - Episode 11

Against Hodgins' wishes, Violet takes a job from a soldier at a military base in Ctrigall, a former enemy nation now engulfed in civil war.

star 8.38
113 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
'You Write Letters That Bring People Together?'

#7 - 'You Write Letters That Bring People Together?'

Season 1 - Episode 5

Princess Charlotte is to have a public correspondence with her betrothed, and Violet is entrusted with writing the letters on her highness’s behalf.

star 8.22
135 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
'May You Be an Exemplary Auto Memory Doll'

#8 - 'May You Be an Exemplary Auto Memory Doll'

Season 1 - Episode 3

Violet enrolls in a Doll training course. Her classmate Luculia befriends her, though she has her own problems with her war veteran brother.

star 8.21
141 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
'I Love You' and Auto Memory Dolls

#9 - 'I Love You' and Auto Memory Dolls

Season 1 - Episode 1

Hodgins retrieves Violet from the hospital, as Major Gilbert asked him to look out for her. After they meet Gilbert's relatives, he offers her a job.

star 8.08
192 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
'Somewhere Under the Starry Sky'

#10 - 'Somewhere Under the Starry Sky'

Season 1 - Episode 6

Violet travels to the country of Astrea to work with transcribers copying damaged manuscripts. Her partner Leon has a past not unlike hers.

star 8.07
136 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
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Season 1 - Episode 12

The Major's older brother is ordered to defend the signing ceremony from former Gardarik forces opposed to peace.

star 7.95
113 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
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'You Won't Be a Tool, but a Person Worthy of That Name'

#12 - 'You Won't Be a Tool, but a Person Worthy of That Name'

Season 1 - Episode 4

When Iris goes to her home village on an assignment, Violet accompanies her. Iris's birthday party sparks a disagreement with her family.

star 7.74
134 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida
'Not Coming Back'

#13 - 'Not Coming Back'

Season 1 - Episode 2

Violet tries to adjust to her new job: she needs to learn typing, and her coworkers question whether she has the right demeanor for letter writing.

star 7.65
160 votes
Writers: Reiko Yoshida