After an incredible opening weekend in Japan, it was announced that the ONE PIECE FILM RED has earned over 5 billion yen (~$37.5 million USD) in the 8 days since its premiere on August 6. The movie mobilized over 3.6 million people and continues to move towards soon becoming the best earning ONE PIECE film in history. The movie is getting an international release this fall, and you can watch the latest trailer:
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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. Five of the songs were already released with 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”, a collaboration with FAKE TYPE. “Fleeting Lullaby” and collaboration with Yuta Orisaka “The World Turns”. 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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Earning over 5 billion yen in 8 days is already huge, and we’ll see how long the ONE PIECE FILM RED hype will continue as it releases in more countries worldwide!
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