A brand new One Piece animated film is within the works, which is able to deal with the chief of the Crimson Hair Pirates.
As reported by Shonen Leap Information – Unofficial, the brand new film shall be titled One Piece Crimson, and shall be launched in Japan on Aug. 6, 2022. The movie shall be supervised by One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda himself and shall be canon to the sequence’ storyline. Whereas Crimson Hair Shanks seems to be the primary character of the brand new film, Oda revealed in an announcement that the movie was initially born from his need so as to add a brand new feminine character to the sequence. “”I’m uninterested in drawing legendary outdated grandpas in films! I need to draw a brand new little feminine character! That is the character I need to make now! And that is the way it began,” Oda said. The new movie will be directed by Goro Taniguchi, an anime industry veteran who previously worked on multiple entries of the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise and Code Geass. According to Oda, Taniguchi “was the first-ever particular person on the earth to animate Luffy.” A launch date exterior of Japan has not but been introduced, however given One Piece‘s huge worldwide recognition, it is protected to imagine that the film shall be launched in different territories shortly after its Japanese premiere.
Eiichiro Oda’s message for ONE PIECE FILM RED (tough translation, apologies for any mistake):
“I am tired of drawing legendary old grandpas in movies! I want to draw a new little female character! That’s the character I want to make now! And that’s how it started… https://t.co/gWIudxEdI4
— Shonen Leap Information – Unofficial (@WSJ_manga) November 19, 2021
Crimson-Haired Shanks is the chief of the Crimson Hair Pirate crew and is likely one of the 4 Emperors of the New World, a title given to the 4 strongest pirate captains who reside over the second half of the Grand Line. Shanks is notable for being the one who impressed sequence protagonist Monkey D. Luffy to turn out to be a pirate and hunt down the treasure often called One Piece. The laid-back pirate captain additionally gave Luffy his iconic straw hat.
Oda’s One Piece started its 24 12 months voyage in 1998, when it first premiered within the pages of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Leap. The pirate epic has since turn out to be the best-selling manga sequence of all time, with virtually half-a-billion copies in circulation worldwide. The sequence has skilled a lot of landmark achievements in 2021: the manga revealed each its one thousandth chapter and its one centesimal collected quantity earlier this 12 months. The anime sequence, which initially debuted in 1999, will quickly air its extremely anticipated one thousandth episode on Nov. 20. Netflix additionally revealed the solid for its live-action reboot of the sequence, which is being produced by Netflix and Tomorrow Footage, who additionally produced the brand new live-action reimagining of Cowboy Bebop. Oda will function the chief producer for the brand new present.