The waves One Piece Film: Red is making recently will surely become bigger! It was announced that an audio commentary of the film will receive theatrical screenings this November 5, 2022. The audio commentary will include the dialogues of the original manga creator Eiichiro Oda and film director Gorou Taniguchi.
The audio commentary track will be coming from the “HELLO! MOVIE” smartphone app, in which the audience will be downloading it before the film’s premiere. The audio commentary will synchronize with the film all throughout. The instructions of downloading and using the app can be found in the official website.
Fans were also asked to submit any questions they may have to Eiichiro Oda and Gorou Taniguchi on Twitter. They are required to use the hashtag: #SBS_RED出張版 which roughly translates to “SBS_RED business trip version.” Submissions are accepted from October 11 to 16, 2022.
Check the announcing tweet below:
One Piece Film: Red Synopsis
Uta is the most beloved and talented singer in the world. Her voice is described as being “otherworldly”, a testament to her vocal prowess. She is also able to hide her true identity while singing, until she decided to reveal herself in a live concert.
The Straw Hats pirates led by Luffy also happened to be there, just to listen to Uta sing. They did not expect that Uta is actually Shanks’ daughter. Luffy then realized that Uta was his childhood friend.
One Piece Film: Red’s Success
One Piece Film: Red is considered to be the highest earning installment of the franchise in terms of number of tickets sold and box office earnings. As of October 2, 2022, the box office revenue has reached 16.2 billion yen and the total audience number exceeded to 11.69 million worldwide.
It also stayed number 1 on the Japanese box office charts for 10 consecutive weeks, tying with Avatar. It is also the 6th film in history doing so, which indicates the impact of the One Piece franchise. It is the number 11 on the all-time Japanese charts just behind Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. In anime box office, it is behind Studio Ghibli’s Howl’s Moving Castle.