Last November 3 SelectaVision premiered in theaters the long-awaited new film of the saga one piecetitled One Piece Film: Redmanaging to position itself in the top 1 of new releases this weekend. One Piece Film: Red It has become the highest-grossing anime premiere this year on its first day, with more than 107,300 viewers and grossing a total of €724,632 in its first four days in theaters.
These data are added to the massive success that the film directed by Goro Taniguchi, and it is that in Japan it has become the highest grossing opening weekend of the year 2022, raising a total of 2,254,237,030 yen at the box office (equivalent to more than 16 million euros), leading to today collected 18 billion yen, which is more than 123 million euros. But not only in its country of origin has it swept away, because in countries like France or Germany it has also become a phenomenon: in the opening weekend in Germany with a collection of €3,249,775 in just three days and with a collection of almost 7 million euros in France, where it is the most successful anime premiere of the last decade.
In July of this year, one piece celebrated the 25th anniversary of its first appearance as a manga in Shonen Jump in 1997. The global phenomenon of this Anime is as powerful as when the first episode of One Piece aired in Japan in 1999: with more than 1,000 episodes broadcast in 80 countries , 13 feature films released and the Guinness World Record awarded to the creator of the manga Eiichiro Oda for the “greatest number of published copies of the same series of comics by a single author”, consolidating one piece in the cultural panorama of an entire generation.
Now, Spanish fans can embark on this adventure on the big screen, with the voice team that dubbed the original series in Spanish and Catalan, reunited 20 years later for this celebration of one piece. In addition, the songs from the latest film have also been dubbed into Spanish and Catalan, performed by the Spanish singer look.
In One Piece Film: Red,Uta is the most loved singer in the world. Her voice, with which she sings while hiding her true identity, has been described as “otherworldly”, and she will appear in public for the first time in concert. As the venue fills with all kinds of Uta fans – excited pirates, the Navy keeping a close eye on her, and the Straw Hats led by Luffy who have just come to enjoy the performance – the voice that the whole world has been waiting is about to resound. The story begins with the shocking fact that she is “the daughter of Shanks.” Uta is standing on stage, wishing to “make the world happy with my music.” There is Gordon, a mysterious character who knows Uta’s past, and the shadow of Shanks looms. In Elegia, the island of music, Luffy and Uta meet for the first time since they last saw each other 12 years ago in the village of Foosha.