With the Blu-ray and DVD of One Piece Film Z getting ready to hit Japan in regular and limited editions on June 28, the advertisements are officially rollin' out. Watch the commercial that ran during the anime's 600th episode after the jump.
Toei Animation announced today that One Piece Film Z, the most successful film in the anime series, will be released in five Asian countries soon; Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Korea. And the company has already gotten offers from five more countries in the region. Hit the jump for more details.
In commemoration of the release of One Piece Film Z in Japan, Japanese pair jewelry brand White Clover has started offering new silver accessories featuring the four main characters of the series, Luffy, Chopper, Zoro, and Brook. Check the best Christmas gifts for the One Piece fan after the jump!
One Piece Film Z earned record-breaking 750 million yen (about US$9 million) at the box office and drew 600,000 audiences in Japan on its opening day yesterday. The previous opening day record-holder in the franchise was One Piece Film Strong World, which debuted to 553 million yen on December 12th in 2009. Hit the jump for more story.
After talking about One Piece Film Z for more than six months, the 15th anniversary One Piece movie hits Japanese theaters this weekend. And, for that final bit of hype, the One Piece Episode of Luffy: The Hand Island Adventure TV special gave it a nice showcase. Check out the promos for the anime movie's opening weekend after the jump.
Finally, One Piece Film Z, one of the most anticipated anime films of 2012, hits Japanese theaters tomorrow on December 15th. At the same time, Banpresto announced the lineup for their One Piece Film Z prizes which are available at amusement facilities in Japan starting this week. Check the details of the prizes after the jump!
Following yesterday's footage-loaded promotional blitz, we have yet another quick clip previewing One Piece Film Z. Watch as Luffy and the rest of the Straw Hats face off against their strongest enemy yet after the jump!