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The super scary polar bear of the Heart Pirates Bepo got his ONE PIECE FILM RED costume revealed today in yet another character visual for the upcoming film. The visual shows Bepo with an Uta sign – who is the supposed daughter of Shanks – in a very wota-like (idol fan) get-up for the seven seas singer.


The Japanese text on the visual reads a very sheepish, “Excuse me…”







Goro Taniguchi returns to the franchise for the first time since 1998 as the director on ONE PIECE FILM REDTaniguchi, 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.


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


Source: ONE PIECE FILM RED 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.