One Piece Film Red announced that the film has grossed over ¥18 billion (≒$122 million) since its August 6, 2022 premiere in Japan. The series’ official Twitter account posted a commemorative illustration featuring Gordon drawn by manga author Eiichiro Oda.
The newly released illustration shows Gordon crying out loud over the milestone. Kenjiro Tsuda, who is known for his roles as Seto Kaiba in Yu-Gi-Oh! and Kento Nanami in Ju Jutsu Kaisen, the mysterious character who knows Uta’s past expressed. The female character can be seen spotted in the lower left corner of the illustration:
One Piece Film Red grossed over ¥2.25 billion (≒$15 million) with 1.57 million moviegoers in its opening weekend in Japan, making it the biggest opening weekend numbers in terms of both audience and revenue among films for 2022. It is the best performing film in the One piecehistory of. Kogyo Tsushinsha reported that the film returned to the top spot for the weekend of October 29-30 for the first time in two weeks. He also secured his spot last weekend, November 5-6. The film is being screened worldwide and hit theaters in the US last week. Box Office Mojo reported that the film earned $9,475,251 in its opening weekend, November 4-6, domestically.
Crunchyroll describes the film’s plot as:
Uta – the world’s most loved singer, whose voice has been described as “breathtaking” – is known for concealing her own identity when she performs. Now, for the first time, she will reveal herself to the world in a live concert.
With the fleet watching closely, the place fills with Uta’s fans – including excited pirates and the Straw Hats, led by Luffy, who just came to enjoy her sonorous performance – all anxiously awaiting the voice the whole world has been waiting to hear. The story begins with the shocking revelation that she is the daughter of the enigmatic Shanks.
source: Official Twitter
© Eiichiro Oda/2022 One Piece Production Committee.