The upcoming ONE PIECE FILM RED revealed a new teaser trailer that introduces a new character Uta. Uta was previously shown on a visual, but now it was revealed that she is actually Shanks’ daughter. The movie is set to open on August 6 in Japan, with international release dates still pending.
Toei Animation describes the plot as:
Uta is the most beloved singer in the world. Her voice, which conceals her true identity, has been described as otherworldly. She will appear in public for the first time during a live concert. The venue is full of all kinds of Uta fans. From excited pirates to the Navy who is watching closely and Straw Hats who came to enjoy her performance. Her resounding voice is about to fill the whole world.
The staff for the movie includes:
- Original Creator/ General Producer: Eiichiro Oda
- Director: Goro Taniguchi
- Screenplay: Tsutomu Kuroiwa
- Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Masayuki Sato
- Art Director: Hiroshi Kato
- Color Designer: Sayoko Yokoyama
- Photography Director: Tsunetaka Ema
- CG Director: Kentaro Kawasaki
In addition to the new teaser trailer, One Piece Film Red also revealed character visuals for the Straw Hats. Luffy’s design was revealed on April 3, while the rest of the crew got theirs now:
One Piece anime is also continuing on April 17, after a hiatus caused by the Toei Animation hacking incident.