Kodoani.com – Anime official website One Piece Film Red revealed on Thursday that the film has grossed 15 billion yen (about US$103 million) as of Tuesday, September 20, the 46th day of its opening at the Japanese box office. To celebrate the feat, Eiichiro Oda drew an image depicting the film’s central character Uta in a wanted poster as with most of the franchise’s key characters, but with the film’s earnings instead for the bounty.
The film has sold more than 10.72 million tickets for 14,755,032,100 yen (about US$97.31 million) as of Sunday.
The film surpassed Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering With You to become the highest-grossing animated film of all time in Japan and the highest-grossing film of all time in Japan.
One Piece Film Red opens in Japan on August 6. The film ranked 1st in the Japanese box office in its opening weekend. The film sold 1.58 million tickets and grossed 2.254 billion yen (about US$16.7 million) in its first two days of release. The film earned 78% more in its first two days than its predecessor One Piece Stampede did in its first three days (One Piece Stampede opens on Friday, as opposed to One Piece Film Red opening on Friday). Saturday). The anime has become the franchise’s best-selling and highest-grossing film, both in terms of ticket sales and yen earned at the box office. The anime has also surpassed Top Gun: Maverick to become the highest-grossing film in Japan so far this year.
Crunchyroll will release in the US and Canada on November 4, and in Australia and New Zealand on November 3. Additionally, Crunchyroll Expo Australia will hold a subtitled premiere on September 16, next. is the North American premiere in New York on October 6. (also the first day of New York Comic Con).
The film revolves around a new character named Uta, daughter of Shanks. Kaori Nazuka is the voice of Uta, while Ado is the voice of the character. Ado also performed the movie’s theme song “Shinjidai” (“New Genesis”). Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass, One Piece: Defeat The Pirate Ganzak! Special) is directing One Piece Film Red. Tsutomu Kuroiwa (One Piece Film Gold, One Piece: Heart of Gold, GANTZ: O, live-action Black Butler) wrote the script and Eiichiro Oda served as executive producer.