Over the weekend noticed the discharge of One Piece Movie Crimson in English-speaking nations, bringing over Japan’s largest movie of 2022 to worldwide audiences. The newest function within the One Piece franchise broke franchise movie data in North America in its first weekend, shortly crusing previous One Piece: Stampede’s whole gross on the movie’s opening day and leaving it behind on the horizon within the first full weekend.
In North America alone, One Piece Movie Crimson has made a complete of US$9,323,267 from 3280 screens in 2415 theaters and in premium codecs together with IMAX, 4DX, MX4D, Dolby Cinemas, and DBox. That is the primary vast launch for a One Piece movie in North America with One Piece: Stampede having an event-style launch in 2019 for a complete gross of US$1,308,571.
Mixed with different English-speaking nations, One Piece Movie Crimson has grossed over US$10.5 million as of its opening weekend. In Australia, in accordance with field workplace tracker Numero, One Piece Movie Crimson grossed AU$737,000 (US$$477,000), with New Zealand coming in at NZ$158,000 (US$94,000). In the meantime, over the Atlantic in the UK the place Movie Crimson is being distributed by Anime Restricted, in accordance with Display screen Day by day, the anime movie has grossed £559,611 (US$644,389).
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When including within the whole Japanese field workplace gross for One Piece Movie Crimson, the Toei Animation flick has a complete of US$139.65 million in its home nation and English-speaking territories.
One Piece Movie Crimson opened in Japanese theaters on August 6. Crunchyroll launched the movie in English-speaking nations this November, beginning with Australia and New Zealand on November 3 then adopted by the USA and Canada on November 4. Crunchyroll describes the seafaring musical journey as such:
Uta—essentially the most beloved singer on this planet whose voice has been described as “otherworldly”—is famend for concealing her personal identification when performing. Now, for the primary time ever, she’s going to reveal herself to the world at a dwell live performance.
With the Navy watching intently, the venue fills with Uta’s followers—together with excited pirates and the Straw Hats led by Luffy, who merely got here to take pleasure in her sonorous efficiency—all eagerly awaiting the voice that the entire world has been ready for to resound. The story begins with the stunning revelation that she is the enigmatic Shanks’ daughter.
The One Piece TV anime can also be nonetheless going robust, with over 1,000 episodes of the collection streaming proper right here on Crunchyroll and new episodes popping out every week as they air in Japan.
Sources: Press Launch, Numero (1, 2), Display screen Day by day
Daryl Harding is a Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff known as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photographs of his travels on Instagram.