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One Piece Film Red To Screen A Special Thank You Video After Every Screening Until January 29

It was announced at the event ONE PIECE FILM RED: Pre-Closing Stage Greetings”held in Tokyo that a special video will be shown after the movie post every screening.

It includes appearances from the cast of the Straw Hat Pirates, as well as voice actors such as Kaori Nazuka and Ado who played Uta’s speaking and singing voices, respectively.

Also, Gordon’s voice actor Kenjiro Tsuda, along with autographs of artists who provided the theme song and insert songs, director Tatsuya Nagamine, and original manga creator Eiichiro Oda.

In addition, starting January 21st, the second round of audience gifts, ONE PIECE CARD GAME FINAL SET will be distributed. There are 12 types of cards included, each one features one member of the Straw Hat Pirates in battle gear, and drawn by Eiichiro Oda, which featured over the front page of January 1st’s Yomiuri Shimbun morning edition.

The cards are also being considered for future sale in different versions. On January 28th and 29th, the “Climax clear file” featuring an illustration drawn by Eiichiro Oda, which was published in Weekly Shonen Jump 2022 issue 49, and the backside of the clear file is printed with the signatures of the 13 cast members will be distributed to 200,000 people.

Furthermore, an event titled “THE FINAL FEAST: STAGE Greetings” will be held at Marunouchi TOEI in Tokyo on January 28th. After the screening of the main feature at 2:50 PM, the stage greetings will be held from 5:00 PM and will be attended by voice actors such as Mayumi Tanaka, Kazuya Nakai, Akemi Okamura, Kappei Yamaguchi, Ikue Otani, Cho, Katsutoshi Houki , and Nazuka.

The stage greetings will be live streamed on the official website.

It has become the highest-selling and highest-earning film installment in the franchise, and is currently ranked #6 among all-time highest-earning anime films in Japan and #9 among all-time highest-earning films in Japan.

The film was released in Japan on August 6, 2022, and has completed 157 days in theatres and will end its run theatrical run on January 29.

It was released in the United States and Canada on November 4, and in Australia and New Zealand on November 3, where it earned $12,768,073 in its second week and reached #8 at the U.S. box office.

The movie is said to be earning well in European market as well.

The EMEA Community Marketing Manager of Crunchyroll, René Kayser, posted an update on LinkedIn stating that the One Piece Film Red has garnered over 100,000 attendees on its first day and is at the top of the movie rankings in Germany.

He further stated that the movie might surpass Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie at the German box office. This is considering that the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie had the biggest anime movie opening in Germany in last 15 years.

The movie opened in Japan on Aug 6, 2022, collecting over 2 billion yen in its first weekend.

On Aug 11, PVR cinemas placed standees across multiple theatres in Mumbai revealing that One Piece Film Red will release in India in October 2022.

Goro Taniguchi returns to the franchise for the first time since 1998 to direct One Piece Film: Red. Tsutomu Kuroiwa will be in charge of the screenplay. TOEI Animation is animating the film with original author Eiichiro Oda serving as executive producer.

The other staff that have been announced for the movie include:

Character Design & Animation Director: Masayuki Sato

CGI Director: Kentaro Kawasaki

Art Director: Hiroshi KatoMusic: Yasutaka Nakata

Director of Photography: Tsunetaka Ema

Color Design: Sayako Yokoyama.

The movie features and centers on the mysterious character Uta, who is teased to be Shanks daughter in the teaser. Uta is voiced by Kaori Nazuka (voice cast) and Ado (singing cast).

Crunchyroll describes the movie as:

Uta —the most beloved singer in the world. Renowned for concealing her own identity when performing, her voice has come to be described as “otherworldly.” Now, for the first time ever, Uta will reveal herself to the world at a live concert. As the venue fills with all kinds of Uta fans—excited pirates, the Navy watching closely, and the Straw Hats led by Luffy who simply came to enjoy her sonorous performance—the voice that the whole world has been waiting for is about to resound. The story begins with the shocking fact that she is Shanks’ daughter.

Source: Comic Natalie

 

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