The ONE PIECE FILM RED was a huge hit in Japan, and it had its opening day in France on August 10, when it became the best performing Japanese anime movie in the history of the country. It mobilized a total of 267,631 people, breaking the previous record of the Pokemon: The First Movie (207,804). You can see the official announcement below:
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The movie focuses on Uta, with the Red Hair Pirates also having a big part. Kaori Nazuka voices Uta, with Ado providing the singing voice. Four of the songs were already released alongside animated music videos, and they are the main theme song “New Genesis”, a collaboration with Mrs. Green Apple “I’m invincible.”, a collaboration with Vaundy “Backlight”, and a collaboration with FAKE TYPE. “Fleeting Lullaby”. You can read the official synopsis for the movie:
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.
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With the huge success of an opening weekend in Japan and France, it makes us even more excited for the international release of the ONE PIECE FILM RED, which is set for this fall!
Source: Official Twitter
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