GKIDSAnnecy and Variety magazine’s Animation Is Film Festival announced on Thursday that this year’s event will host the world premiere of the One Piece Movie Red anime english double October 22. The projection will serve as the centerpiece of the event.
The festival will take place at the TCL Chinese 6 Theaters in Hollywood, Los Angeles from October 21-23. The closing event with Guillermo del Toroit is Pinocchio The film will take place on October 29.
The event will also host the world premiere of kingdom of gold and kingdom of waterthe animated film Nao Iwamotoit is Kin no Kuni Mizu no Kuni manga, October 21. The festival will host the theatrical world premiere of the Californian studio Tonko Houseit is Oni: Tale of the God of Thunder CGI animated series. GKIDS will display the “summer ghost“Animated short film during the festival on October 22.
One Piece Movie Red opened in Japan on August 6. The movie became the franchise, the best-selling and highest-grossing film, in terms of number of tickets sold and yen earned at the box office. The film also exceeded Top Gun: Maverick to become the highest-grossing film to open in Japan so far this year. The anime is both the highest-grossing anime film of all time in Japan and the 11th highest-grossing anime film of all time in Japan.
Crunchyroll will release the film in the United States and Canada on November 4, and in Australia and New Zealand on November 3. Furthermore, Crunchyroll Expo Australia hosted the subtitled premiere on September 16, and it hosts the North American premiere in New York on Thursday (which is also the first day of New York Comic Con).
The film earned 341,583,160 yen (about $2.36 million) from Friday to Sunday and sold 273,000 tickets from Saturday to Sunday. The film sold a total of 11.69 million tickets and earned a cumulative total of 16,247,220,400 yen (about $112.2 million).
The film centers around a new character named Uta, Shanks’ daughter. Kaori Nazuka is Uta’s speaking voice, while teen is the singing voice of the character. teen also performs the film’s theme song “Shinjidai” (“New Genesis”). Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass, One Piece: Defeat Pirate Ganzak! special) realized One Piece Movie Red. Tsutomu Kuroiwa (One Piece Gold Movie, One Piece: Heart of Gold, GANTZ:Olive action black butler) wrote the screenplay, and A play manga Creator Eichiro Oda himself served as executive producer.
Source: press release