One Piece Film Red is already the ninth most successful anime film in history — Kudasai

Various press releases reported that the film One Piece Film Red has surpassed 17.35 billion yen (over 116.1 million US dollars) through more than 12.5 million tickets sold as of October 23, 2022 in theaters in Japan. The tape has surpassed the movies Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Y Bayside Shakedown 2 to become the ninth most successful film in Japanese cinema history, but remains the sixth most successful anime film in history.

Toei released the film in Japan on August 6, quickly becoming the franchise’s highest-grossing and best-selling theatrical installment, both by number of tickets sold and yen earned at the box office. Also, thanks to the success of this feature film, Toei is having its best year ever for movie distribution.

As of September 30, the film had earned more than 15.7 billion yen, accounting for more than 70 percent of box office receipts. Toei in the first nine months of the year. Other movies that have done well for Toei so far this year are Dragon Ball Super: Super Heroand it should be remembered that Toei will premiere the film The First Slam Dunk next December 3 and the movie Kamen Rider Geats x Revice Winter Movie 2022 December 23th.

Synopsis for One Piece Film Red

Uta, the most loved singer in the world. Her voice, with which she sings while hiding her true identity, has been described as “otherworldly”. She will appear in public for the first time in a live concert. As the venue fills with all kinds of Uta fans – excited pirates, the Navy watching her closely, and the Straw Hats led by Luffy who have simply come to enjoy her resounding performance – the voice that the entire world has been waiting is about to resound. The story begins with the shocking fact that she is “the daughter of Shanks.”

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