New One Piece movie for the Netflix catalog


Netflix revealed on Wednesday that it will add the anime film One Piece Film Z on April 15.

The film opened in Japan in December 2012. One Piece Film Z was the fastest selling domestic film 1 million tickets in 2012. It sold 600,000 tickets for 750 million yen (about US$9 million at the time) on its first day and 1.14 million tickets for 1,372,050,000 yen (about US$16,339,700) in its opening weekend, the highest of any film in 2012.

Funimation released the film in 2014 and it describes the story:

Said to be comparable to ancient weapons of yore, the Marines’ trump card, the “Dyna Stones”, have suddenly been stolen by a group of rogue vigilantes. The terrifyingly powerful man responsible, former Navy Admiral “Z”, now stands in the way of Luffy and his Straw Hat Pirates. Will the Straw Hats be able to defeat “Z” and his crew, or will the New World come to an end at the hands of this madman?

Netflix will exclusively stream the Hollywood live-action series of Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece manga. The first season will have ten episodes. Oda will serve as executive producer.

Netflix is ​​streaming the first 130 episodes of the One Piece anime. The service also streams the anime films One Piece: Strong World, One Piece: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventure in Alabasta, and One Piece: Episode of Chopper – The Miracle Winter Cherry Blossom.

One Piece Stampede, the fourteenth and most recent film in the franchise, opened in Japan in August 2019 and grossed over 10 billion yen (about US$93 million) at the box office worldwide. Funimation released the film in theaters in the United States and Canada in October 2019. The film celebrated the anime’s 20th anniversary.

the anime movie One Piece Film Red will open in Japan on August 6. Goro Taniguchi ( Code Geass , One Piece: Defeat The Pirate Ganzak! (special) is directing the film. Tsutomu Kuroiwa ( One Piece Film Gold , One Piece: Heart of Gold , GANTZ:O , live-action Black Butler ) is writing. the script, and One Piece manga creator Oda is serving as executive producer.