One Piece Film Red Anime Continues Run At No.1 Japanese Box Office For 11th Consecutive Weekend

Even in its 11th consecutive weekend, One Piece Movie Red continues to sail up the box office charts, coming in at number one and outsmarting every other movie that dared try to take it. To celebrate the 11th weekend at the top, the film’s official Twitter account revealed the latest box office figures for the film today.

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Since October 16, One Piece Movie Red72nd day in theaters in Japan, the anime idol-adventure film earned 17.191 billion yen ($122.70 million) from 12.31 million tickets sold. The film continues to sit at No. 11 on the all-time Japanese box office charts behind Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 17.3 billion yen and ranked 6th on the all-time cartoon charts behind Howl’s Moving Castle.

It is not certain if One Piece Movie Red will continue its number one box office streak with the release of Sword Art Online -Progressive- Scherzo of Deep Night this Friday. The first one Sword Art Online -Progressive- opened at 349 million yen last year and with Red Film making around 240 million yen, this may be a close call.

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One Piece Movie Red opened in Japanese theaters on August 6. Crunchyroll will be release the film in English-speaking countries in Novemberstarting with Australia and New Zealand on November 3, then the United States and Canada on November 4. Crunchyroll describes the maritime musical adventure as such:

Uta – the world’s most beloved singer whose voice has been described as “otherworldly” – is notorious for concealing her own identity when she performs. Now, for the very first time, she will reveal herself to the world in a live concert.

Under the Marine’s watchful eye, the hall fills with Uta fans, including excited pirates and the Straw Hats led by Luffy, who have simply come to enjoy his sound performance, all eagerly awaiting the voice. that the whole world was waiting to resound. The story begins with the shocking revelation that she is the daughter of the enigmatic Shanks.

The A play TV anime is also still going strong, with over 1,000 episodes of the series streaming right here on Crunchyroll and new episodes dropping weekly in Japan.

Sources: The One Piece Team on Twitter, Kogyō Tsushinsha

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Daryl Harding is Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan called TheDoctorDazzatweet at @DoctorDazzaand publishes photos of his travels on instagram.