Toei Animation has released a trailer and poster for their new animated feature, One Piece Film: Red, an original story by creator and producer Eiichiro Oda. Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass series) made from a script by Tsutomu Kuroiwa 2. No details have been revealed about the character, Red, who wears a headset and sings skyward.
The film is based on the A piece Animated franchise originally launched on October 20, 1999. Starring Captain Monkey D. Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates, the animated series has over 990 episodes since its debut on Japanese television. The popular global franchise includes motion pictures, home videos, video games, and an ever-expanding catalog of licensed merchandise.
With musical notes spilling over from the score, the teaser introduces the viewer to a mysterious character. It is clear that she holds the key to the story as the narrator asks a disturbing question about “her voice”. At the end of the teaser, the face of red-haired Shanks appears, the pirate who inspired Luffy to continue his journey. What kind of adventure does this foreshadow for the Straw Hats and what trials await them? What is the secret of “Red-Haired?”
One Piece Film: Red will be released in Japan on August 6, 2022, in Japan. Regional versions will be announced when available.
Source: Toei Animation