The anime series produced by Toei Animation has earned more than 245 million US dollars.
Kodoani.com – One Piece Film Red wrapped up its historic screening yesterday in Japan, and while the full details of the domestic box office are yet to be revealed, Eiichiro Oda’s official Twitter account confirmed that worldwide, One Piece Film Red earned a total of 31.9 billion yen ($245.27 million).
To celebrate, Eiichiro Oda’s Twitter account has released a special image of Luffy as Gear 5 drawn by Eiichiro Oda.
This confirmed number makes One Piece Film Red the fourth highest-grossing anime film of all time worldwide and the fourth highest-grossing Japanese film of all time, behind (in order): Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, Spirited Land and Your Name. Film Red took fourth place from Howl’s Moving Castle and knocked Princess Mononoke out of the top 10.
Around the world, One Piece Film Red has broken animation records. The film is the highest-grossing animated film in France, the fastest-grossing animated film of 100 million bhat (US$3.05 million) in Thailand, and the highest-grossing animated film. in Indonesia, had the biggest opening in the PG-12 film segment in Saudi Arabia and has grossed nearly US$30 million in China alone. The film is still being shown in a number of countries and territories around the world.
One Piece Film Red hit theaters in Japan on August 6. Crunchyroll released the film in English-speaking countries last November, starting with Australia and New Zealand on November 3, then is the United States and Canada on November 4. Crunchyroll describes the musical adventure as such:
Uta—the world’s most beloved singer with a voice described as “from another world”—is famous for hiding his identity while performing. Now, for the first time, she will reveal herself to the world at a live concert.
With the Marines closely watched, the venue is filled with fans of Uta—including excited pirates and the Straw Hat crew led by Luffy, who simply come to enjoy the performance. her wonderful performance—all eagerly awaiting the voice the world has been waiting for. The story begins with the shocking revelation that she is Shanks’ mysterious daughter.
The One Piece TV anime is still going strong, with over 1,000 episodes of the series streaming right here on Crunchyroll and new episodes coming out every week as they air in Japan.