Two-hour footage was filmed at Shunbashi Enbujo in Tokyo
Shochiku today posted a 70-second full trailer for "Cinema Kabuki One Piece" to be released in Japan on October 22. The two-hour film shows a the Tokyo Shinbashi Enbujo performance of "Super Kabuki II One Piece" featuring 40-year-old kabuki actor Ennosuke Ichikawa IV as Monkey D. Luffy, Boa Hancock and Shanks.
The kabuki adaptation covers the Battle for Marineford/War of the Best arc in Eiichiro Oda's original One Piece manga story. The tickets for the play's first run with 78 performances at Shinbashi Enbujo from October 7 to November 25, 2015, were all sold out. Then it moved to Osaka's Shochikuza from March 1 to 15 (40 performances), and Fukuoka's Hakataza from April 2 to 26 (39 performances).
Ennosuke Ichikawa as Luffy
Main visual drawn by Eiichiro Oda
© Eiichiro Oda/Shueisha, Super Kabuki II "One Piece" Partners