One Piece Red will be the fifteenth film to come out from the successful franchise. The moviemakers have promised fans the movie will be a never-before experience. The huge expectations have built up a lot of excitement for the release of the movie. However, as there is still time for the release, the staff behind the movie released a new update for eager fans. So what is this new update? When is the One Piece Red movie coming out? Keep reading to find out more.
One Piece Film: Red is part of the successful One Piece franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. The series began as a one-shot but later expanded into a serialized manga in July 1997. The manga was released in the Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine. One Piece is one of the longest-running mangas and has completed one hundred and one volumes so far. It inspired an anime television series by Toei Animation in October 1999. Additionally, it also inspired video games and anime films.
One Piece Red Movie: Storyboard Update!
The staff behind One Piece Red has released an interesting update to promote the upcoming film. The official Twitter page of the anime film has posted a picture of the storyboards of the film. The photo contained three separate books named A, B, and C, which could mean that the film will have three separate arcs. In addition, the tweet also informed fans that the story contains more than eight hundred and fifty pages.
Furthermore, the film director, Goro Taniguchi, has assured fans that the new film will be a very new experience for fans. In addition, Tsutomu Kuroiwa, the screenwriter for the movie, confirmed and added that it would be very heart-touching. Moreover, Eiichiro Oda, the manga creator, is also working closely to ensure the success of the film. He will be the executive producer, character designer, and script supervisor.
What Will Be The Movie?
As of now, there have not been many announcements or updates regarding the plot of the upcoming film. However, little details were unveiled according to the short teaser that the makers released in November 2021. The main story of the film will surround Red-Haired Shanks. Shanks is the one who inspires Monkey D Luffy to become a pirate. He gives Luffy his straw hat, which the young pirate treasures so much. Joining Shanks will be a new female character. The artwork of the new character revealed a winged woman who was singing into a microphone.
Additionally, more artwork by the author has revealed the Straw Hat Pirates in unique costumes. It unveiled that the Straw Hats are on their way to a mysterious island to participate in a music festival. As the new character seems to be a singer, these characters may run into each other during the music festival. Furthermore, according to the new tweet regarding the storyboards, the story will have three separate arcs. One act could focus on the Straw Hats, the other one on Shanks and his story, with the last converging the storylines.
One Piece Red Movie: Release Date!
Following the broadcast of the thousandth episode of One Piece anime, the franchise released a trailer and new visual to tease the new film. In addition, it also included a release date for the movie. The fifteenth film in the franchise, One Piece Film: Red, will premiere on August 6, 2022. Unfortunately, there are no updates regarding an international release. So stay tuned for more updates.