Paris – November 24th, 2022 – To celebrate the success of One Piece Film : RED, Toei Animation Europe is excited to announce that the world-famous Straw Hat crew will be taking over London by lighting up the city with a special video projection on the County Hall and 15 other key locations all over London city.
One Piece Film : Red become an Incredible phenomenon beyond borders:
- In Germany, the movie was ranked 1st among films released the first weekend and nearly generated 5 millions € in Germany and Austria. In addition One Piece Film : Red ranks #1 in Anime movie for past 20 years in Germany .
- The movie generated 7 million € in France attracting over 977,000 moviegoers, where it has become the most successful anime release in the country’s history of the last decade.
- The film’s main theme song, “New Genesis” by Ado, also made history by becoming the first Japanese song to be in the top Apple Music’s Global Top 100 chart.
The United Kingdom has earned over £800,000 since it opened in cinemas nationwide earlier this month. This achievement makes One Piece Film: Red the highest-grossing film in the long-running franchise, and affirms the series’ continued popularity in the UK & Ireland.
The first projection of the night will be projected onto the County Hall of London, on Saturday 26th November between 18:00 – 23:00.The projection will celebrate the history of One Piece with images of the Straw Hat crew and memorable scenes from the original anime from 1999 to today.
The city of London will continue to light up with 15 other locations from The Opera house, Gerard Street in Soho or Oxford street. You can see all those projections from 5:30 pm to 11pm.
Click on the link to see all the 15 projections location : One Piece projections plan
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DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO SEE ONE PIECE FILM: RED – IN CINEMAS NOW
Watch the trailer here:
One Piece Film: Red is the latest feature film based on characters from the best-selling Weekly Shonen JUMP manga series about a crew of pirates sailing the seas in search of a legendary treasure. The series’ original creator Eiichiro Oda is overseeing the project as Executive Producer, and also designed the original characters for this brand-new story, including Uta, the most beloved singer in the world – and the daughter of Shanks, the legendary pirate who inspired the series’ protagonist Luffy.
Uta — the most beloved singer in the world. Renowned for concealing her own identity when performing, her voice has come to be described as “otherworldly.” Now, for the first time ever, Uta will reveal herself to the world at a live concert. As the venue fills with all kinds of Uta fans — excited pirates, the Navy watching closely, and the Straw Hats led by Luffy who simply came to enjoy her sonorous performance — the voice that the whole world has been waiting for is about to resound. The story begins with the shocking fact that she is Shanks’ daughter.
One Piece Film: Red is in cinemas now, showing in both Japanese with English subtitles, as well as an English language dub. Don’t miss your chance to experience it in cinemas – to book tickets, please visit onepiecefilm.red.
Listen to the soundtrack: https://ado.lnk.to/UtasSongsSO
About Anime Limited:
Based out of Glasgow, Anime Limited is Europe’s premiere distributor for Japanese animation, renowned for bespoke collector’s editions of fan-favourite anime and soundtracks, connecting Western audiences with creators across languages and oceans, and helping to bring anime front and centre in cinemas. Anime Limited proudly produces releases from the biggest franchises in anime including Cowboy Bebop, Attack on Titan, NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Mobile Suit Gundam, Tokyo Ghoul, Your Name, Weathering With You, Mirai, BELLE and JUJUTSU KAISEN.
About Toei Animation Europe:
With headquarters in Tokyo and sales offices in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Paris, Toei Animation ranks amongst the world’s most prolific animation production studios.
Toei Animation’s operations include animation development and production, and worldwide marketing and program licensing. Founded in 2004, Toei Animation Europe is in charge of the distribution and exploitation of Toei Animation’s animated series in Europe, Africa, Russia and the Middle East.