One Piece Anime Hits the Waves With Brand New Film in 2022

ONE PIECE FILM RED hits Japanese theaters on August 6, 2022



During the airing of the 1,000th episode of One Piece today, a brand new film was announced for August 6, 2022, in Japanese theaters. Alongside the reveal, the first key art, teaser trailer, and some of the main staff were revealed for ONE PIECE FILM RED as well as a message from manga creator Eiichiro Oda.






Goro Taniguchi returns to the franchise for the first time since 1998 as the director on ONE PIECE FILM RED. Taniguchi, who is best known as the director of Code Geass, previously directed the 1998 One Piece: Defeat Him! The Pirate Ganzack! short for the Jump Super Anime Tour ahead of the TV anime premiere in 1999. Tsutomu Kuroiwa returns from ONE PIECE FILM GOLD to write the screenplay for ONE PIECE FILM RED. Toei Animation is producing the anime film with Eiichiro Oda.


ONE PIECE FILM RED is set to open in Japanese theaters on August 6, 2022. You can watch all 1,000 episodes of the One Piece TV anime right here on Crunchyroll.


Source: Eiichiro Oda Staff on Twitter



Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.

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