One Piece Red Movie reveals new designs for the Straw Hat Pirates
The upcoming One Piece Red movie will feature new costumes for Luffy, Nami, Zoro, Sanji, and the rest of the Straw Hat Pirate team.
Straw Hat Pirates will get an updated look for One red coin.
The new costumes were unveiled during the A piece panel at Jump Festa, an annual event organized by publisher Shueisha to promote the Shonen jump manga magazine and all the anime and manga franchises it has published. Although a new trailer or additional details on the story of the new film were not revealed, the panel presented the first rough sketches of the new costumes of the Straw Hat Pirates. Some characters, like Luffy and Sanji, simply take on a more laid-back appearance, while other characters have received more drastic redesigns, like Usopp’s KISS-inspired outfit and Franky’s new boxy appearance, which seems to be inspired by the design of a classic cassette boombox. . The new film is still scheduled to premiere in Japan on August 6. An international release has been confirmed but no date has yet been given.
One piece: red will be the franchise’s 15th theatrical release. Series creator Eiichiro Oda is overseeing production of the new film. Oda previously admitted that the film was born out of her desire to add a new female character to the series. “I’m tired of drawing legendary old grandfathers in the movies! I want to draw a new little female character! This is the character I want to do now! And that’s how it started,” said Oda. The new film is being written by Tsutomu Kuroiwa, who previously wrote the screenplay for One Piece Film: Gold and will be led by Code Geass‘Goro Taniguchi.
Red-Haired Shanks, captain of the Red Hair Pirates and one of the Four New World Emperors, will be central to the story of the film. Shanks is the man who inspired the series’ protagonist, Monkey D. Luffy, to take the life of a pirate, and he also gave the stretchy young hero his iconic straw hat. A previously released trailer revealed that the new female character Oda mentioned is something of a singer.
A piece began its long journey in 1998. In the 24 years since the publication of its first chapter, the story of Luffy and his quest to locate the treasure known as One Piece has become the best-selling manga series of history, with nearly half a billion copies in circulation around the world. In 2021, the manga released both its 1,000th chapter and its 100th collected volume. The anime adaptation, produced by Toei Animation and initially released in 1999, recently aired its historic 1,000th episode. A live-action adaptation of the series is currently in the works by Netflix and Tomorrow Pictures, which produced the recently released and also recently canceled live-action. Cowboy Bebop.
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Source: Jump Festa
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