Different media in Japan confirmed that the new film of the franchise of one piecetitled as One Piece Film Redwas released on August 6 in 495 theaters in Japan, grossing 2.25 billion yen (over 16.63 million US dollars) through more than 1.57 million admissions.
This figure is the best debut collection for a One Piece franchise film in all history, and the second best in the entire history of Japanese cinema.. The former because One Piece Film Red could not match or exceed the success achieved by Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-henwho racked up 3.3 billion yen, but easily overtook the runner-up, Jujutsu Kaisen 0with 1.6 billion yen (only considering Saturday and Sunday).
Additionally, on the same day of the premiere, the studios Toei Animation They confirmed that the film will hit theaters in Latin America on dates to be announced.
For its part, Eiichiro Oda publish the manga in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from the publisher Shueisha since July 1997, and will enter its final story arc this month, after more than 25 years in publication. The franchise has inspired multiple adaptations to other media, the main one being the anime that has been broadcast since October 1999 and whose production has been in charge of the studios. Toei Animation since then.
- goro taniguchi (Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch, Planetes, Junketsu no Maria) is in charge of directing the feature film at the studios Toei Animation.
- Tsutomu Kuroiwa (Gantz:O, One Piece: Heart of Gold, One Piece Film: Gold) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Masayuki Satō (Air Gear, Gilgamesh) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
Synopsis for One Piece Film Red
Uta, the most loved singer in the world. Her voice, with which she sings while hiding her true identity, has been described as “otherworldly”. She will appear in public for the first time in a live concert. As the venue fills with all kinds of Uta fans – excited pirates, the Navy watching her closely, and the Straw Hats led by Luffy who have just come to enjoy her resounding performance – the voice that the entire world has been waiting is about to resound. The story begins with the shocking fact that she is “the daughter of Shanks.”
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