One Piece Film Red is already the 10th most successful anime film in Japan — Kudasai

The movie One Piece Film Red it maintains its success throughout the Japanese box office, breaking new box office records every week. Recently, the Japanese press has reported that the film produced by Toei Animation has surpassed 11 billion yen, making it the 10th highest-grossing anime film of all time in Japan, surpassing Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Timepremiered in 2021.

Until August 28, the film One Piece Film Red has reached 11.45 billion yen (about 83.32 million US dollars) through more than 8.2 million ticket sales. This converts to One Piece Film Red the 10th highest-grossing anime film in Japan and the 29th highest-grossing film overall in the country, behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens in twenty-seventh place. It is also now the second fastest film to hit 11 billion yen, right after Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen.

In the ranking that only considers the films released in the year 2022, which the Japanese box offices follow as December 2021 to November 2022, One Piece Film Red remains in third position, behind Top Gun Maverickin second place, with an impressive 11.81 billion yen, and Jujutsu Kaisen 0with 13.75 billion yen.

Production team

  • 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 simply 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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One Piece Film Red is already the 10th most successful anime film in Japan — Kudasai