Animation Toei and Fathom Events announced on Monday that they will be hosting a special theatrical screening of the One Piece Film Strong World animated film to celebrate the upcoming 1000th episode of the A play lively. The film will be screened with the English dubbing on November 7 and with English subtitles on November 9 in select theaters in the United States. The screening will also include the US premiere of 2011 One Piece 3D: Mugiwara Hunt movie.
Animation Toei and Fathom Events describe the film:
There is going to be a rumbling in the jungle in “A play Film: Strong World ”- an original A play film written by the creator Eiichiro Oda! When the Straw Hats got wind of trouble in the peaceful waters of the East Blue, they quickly headed home! But before they reach their destination, fate pulls them down the deadly path of Golden Lion Shiki. This gravity-defying madman needs a navigator, and he wants Nami! Shiki scatters the Straw Hats to the far corners of a floating island filled with ferocious, genetically mutated monsters, and issues Nami and an ultimatum: join his crew – or his friends die! Big mistake. Luffy launches his attack mode in third gear and begins a brutal rampage across the beast-ravaged island. Everyone is on deck – including a new character – for this landmark adventure in the A play cannon. Monkey vs. Lion. The winner gets the browser!
One Piece Film Strong World opened in Japan in 2009. Funimation released the film on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in 2013.
The 1000th episode of the A play the anime will debut on November 14. Eiichiro Oda published the 1,000th chapter of the original manga in this year’s 5th / 6th combined issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on January 4.
Source: Press release