One Piece RED explodes the box office. A planetary card!

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The year 2022 was marked by the release of several animated films in the cinema, all taken from successful shonen. Between My Hero Academia, Jujutsu Kaisen, One Piece and Dragon Ball, fans of animated fighting were well served. One of these feature films even made history by hitting the global box office.


  • 31.9 billion yen
  • One Piece, the end on the horizon?

31.9 billion yen

One Piece RED has finally unfurled the mainsail and returned to port after a journey through cinemas around the world that lasted six months. Although cinema exhibition ended internationally at the end of 2022, Toei Animation has extended the new adventures of Luffy and his crew in Japan by a few weeks, history of surfing on the success of the film. January 29, 2023 therefore marked the end of the journey for the Thousand Sunny after 177 days sailing in Japanese waters with a nice jackpot in its holds.

The feature film has collected since its departure for the open sea on August 6, 2022 in Japan (August 10 in France) no less than 31.9 billion yen (246 million US dollars) including 19.1 billion on the ground alone. Japanese. This makes One Piece RED the eighth biggest hit at the Japanese box office just behind Princess Mononoke and its 20.18 billion yen. As a reminder, the first place in this ranking is firmly occupied by Demon Slayer: The Infinity Train (40.43 billion yen).

One Piece, the end on the horizon?

With 104 volumes published for a total of 1055 chapters, not to mention the 1050 episodes of the animated series broadcast since 1999, One Piece has followed the majority of readers and viewers since early childhood/adolescence. Nevertheless, the work scripted and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda is coming to an end according to the mangaka himself. In 2022, he had stated that he was working on the final story arc of One Piece. This does not mean the end of the manga in the coming weeks, but Luffy’s journey must necessarily end one day or it will remain unfinished and leave millions of fans hungry. And if you want to explore this universe even more, the RPG One Piece Odyssey should satisfy fans in need of One Piece.

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