The upcoming ONE PIECE FILM RED is getting a novel adaptation, and will be released on August 6 this year. The novel is now up for listing at Shueisha’s Jump J Books website. Jun Esaka will pen the novel adaptation, based on Tsutomu Kuroiwa’s script.
One Piece Film Red will be released in Japan on August 6, with Goro Taniguchi directing it. Masayuki Sato is the chief animation director and character designer. Hiroshi Kato will do both the art design and art direction. A trailer featuring Shanks’ daughter Uta was released earlier this month:
The official website lists the film’s synopsis as follows:
The story takes place on an island where Uta, the world’s favorite diva, performs for the first time in public. Uta’s singing voice, which she sings with while concealing her true identity, has been described as “otherworldly,” and while the venue is filled with the Straw Hats led by Luffy, pirates, navy, and fans from all over the world who have come to enjoy her voice, Uta’s voice is heard in a new light. The curtain rises on the story with the shocking revelation that she is “Shanks’ daughter!”
Source: Jump J Books Website
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