Violet Evergarden (ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン, Vaioretto Evāgāden) is a light novel series written by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase. Kyoto Animation published the first light novel on December 25, 2015 under their KA Esuma Bunko imprint. An anime television series adaptation by Kyoto Animation premiered in January 2018, with several advanced screenings taking place in 2017.
The story revolves around Auto Memory Dolls; dolls initially created by a scientist to assist his blind wife write her novels, and later rented out to other people who needed their services. While the initial function of these Auto Memory Dolls is only to generate voices into text, a second group of people created a company that rented out beautiful talented women who, while having the same function as the original Auto Memory Dolls, also can perform military-related tasks.