One Piece Red has sold at least 5.7 million tickets since its August 6 release in Japan
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YOGYAKARTA — Movies One Piece Red already earned more than eight billion yen at the Japanese box office. This film has sold at least more than 5.7 million admissions since its release on August 6 in Japan.
reported from ANN, the movie One Piece Red ranked first at the Japanese box office in its first week of theatrical release. In fact, during the first two days of broadcast, 1.58 million tickets were sold and brought in 2.254 billion yen, or 16.7 million US dollars.
One Piece Red earned 78% more revenue on its first day of release than the previous movie, One Piece: Stampede.
One Piece Red has been shown in 27 theaters equipped with IMAX technology in Japan since August 6. The projection with IMAX technology is also followed by regular playback.
Additionally, One Piece Red was also screened with MX4D, 4DX, and Dolby Atmos technologies on the opening day of the film. Crunchyroll is also set to premiere the film this fall 2022 in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
story about One Piece Movie Red itself focuses on a new character named Uta. Uta is the son of Red Hair Pirates captain Shanks, who is also the character who inspired Luffy to become a pirate.
Kaori Nazuka voiced the character of Uta while speaking. However, when singing, Uta’s character will be filled in by Ado, where Ado also sings the One Piece Red soundtrack titled “Shinjidai” or “New Genesis”.
Meanwhile, One Piece Red is directed by Goro Taniguchi, who has also directed several other anime such as Code Geass and One Piece: Defeat The Pirate Ganzack!.
Tsutomu Kuroiwa is writing the screenplay for the film. Not only that, One Piece manga creator, Eiichiro Oda is also directly involved in the making of One Piece Red and acts as a producer.
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