Shanks’ classic red hair will be filling up theaters across Japan soon as ONE PIECE FILM RED tells the tale of the Four Emperor’s supposed daughter in a brand new story thought up by manga creator Eiichiro Oda. To celebrate all of Oda’s work on the newest One Piece film and as a treat to filmgoers in Japan, they will be receiving the “Volume 4 Billion ‘RED'” book.
8月6日(土)公開『ONE PIECE FILM RED』の入場者プレゼント第1弾は『巻四十億〝RED〟』????
— ONE PIECE スタッフ【公式】/ Official (@Eiichiro_Staff) June 20, 2022
The “Volume 4 Billion ‘RED'” book will be given out to those on a first-come, first-serve basis from the Japanese premiere of the ONE PIECE FILM RED on August 6 and hold a collection of setting sketches and designs by Oda for the movie. It wasn’t announced what the print run of the book will be.
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.
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ONE PIECE FILM RED is set to open in Japanese theaters on August 6, 2022. No international release has been confirmed at this stage. You can watch over 1,000 episodes of the One Piece TV anime right here on Crunchyroll.
Source: One Piece 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.