The latest film of the anime “One Piece”, “One Piece Film Red” has attracted more than 8.6 million audiences and a box office revenue of 12 billion JPY in the first 26 days. As the 4th entrance novelty, “‘One Piece” Comic -The Fourth Billion ‘Red’- Encore” will be distributed from September 17. The 5th entrance novelty to the 7th entrance novelty have also been announced.
“One Piece” started serialization on “Weekly Shonen Jump” since July 1997, and it is am epic sea adventure Shonen manga by Oda Eiichiro. This is a popular work that has various media mix developments, production of affiliated goods, as well as endless affiliated events. The anime had achieved its 1000 episode in 2021, and the manga had also released its 100th volume. This series has welcomed its 25th anniversary on July 22, 2022. “One Piece Film Red” is the latest film that was released on August 6, 2022, and it depicts the adventure that started when the shocking truth that the diva Uta, who is loved by worldwide, is “Shanks’ daughter.
After the film was premiered on August 6, it started off with a blast with a total of 1.57 million audiences and a box office revenue of 2.25 billion JPY on the first two days. The momentum still remain strong despite the O-bon festival holiday has ended, and on the 20th day, which is on August 25, it has recorded a box office revenue of 10 billion JPY. And this time, after it has been premiered for 26 days, this film has recorded a total of 8.6 million audience and a box office revenue of 12 billion JPY. A lot of expectation is put on its future achievements.
Also, it was revealed that the “‘One Piece” Comic -The Fourth Billion ‘Red’- Encore” will be distributed from September 17 as the 4th entrance novelty. This is the reprint edition of the 1st entrance novelty that run out of stock in a short period of time, with a new cover. The cover featured Luffy in the movie original battle outfit that was shown in the cover of the 35th issue of “Weekly Shonen Jump” with a large depiction of Shanks in the back.
This novelty that featured these two that are popular in both the original manga and this film, will be limited to 2 million copies only.
Regarding the future entrance novelties, “〇〇 can be seen! Digital Contents Card” will be distributed as the 5th entrance novelty from October 1, “Appearance of 〇〇 Illustration! Postcard Set” will be distributed as the 6th entrance novelty from October 15, and “The Film Limited 〇〇 One Piece Fruits” will be distributed as the 7th entrance novelty from October 29. Do look forward to the future announcements.
Furthermore, the “TV Anime ‘Film Red’ Affiliated Episode” that linked the TV anime and the film, can be watched for free on “One Piece” Official YouTube channel. So, don’t miss out on this.
“One Piece Film Red” is currently available in the theatres.
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