The official Twitter account for One Piece Film Red revealed that in the European country, France, the movie has received massive response. It has broken record by receiving the highest opening for an anime movie in the country.
The account cited the local distributor Pathe stating that the movie has 267,631 tickets sold on August 10, the day the movie opened in France.
The anime movie with the maximum footfall in France is held by Pokemon: The First Movie which has the highest admits with 2,224,432.
The movie will be available in Japanese audio with English subtitles as well as in English dub.
One Piece Film: Red, which is the fourth instalment in the One Piece Film franchise, is set to release in Japan on Aug 6, 2022.
The movie’s world premiere will however be held on July 22, which also celebrated as the One Piece Day
Goro Taniguchi returns to the franchise for the first time since 1998 to direct One Piece Film: Red. Tsutomu Kuroiwa will be in charge of the screenplay. TOEI Animation is animating the film with original author Eiichiro Oda serving as executive producer.
The movie features and centers on the mysterious character Uta, who is teased to be Shanks daughter in the teaser. Uta’s character design was revealed on March 28, 2022.
One Piece Film: Red also unveiled the cast for the Red Haired Pirates and character visuals for the marines and the world government characters recently.