On October 20, One Piece Film Red began its one-month limited encore screening in 376 theaters across Japan.
The film’s official website announced on Monday that the movie earned an impressive 160 million yen in the screenings first three-day weekend from October 20–22, ranking No. 1 in the weekend box office.
As of January 30, the film had grossed 19.71 billion yen, making it the fifth highest-grossing Japanese film of all time.
The cumulative box office result, including the first weekend of the encore screenings, was 19,871,486,170 yen (around 132.7 USD).
About One Piece
One Piece is a Japanese manga series by author Eiichiro Oda.
Eiichiro Oda started the serialization of the manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine on July 19, 1997.
On March 3, 2023, the latest volume, Volume 105, was published, and the next volume will be published on July 6.
One Piece has also received an anime adaptation. The TV anime has released 1064 episodes.
The latest entry in the franchise, One Piece Film Red, premiered in Japan in August 2022.
It is the 8th highest-earning film of all time in Japan and also topped Japan’s box office for the year 2022 in terms of both yen earned and tickets sold.
One Piece Anime Synopsis:
The tale of One Piece takes place on a parallel Earth when the ‘Golden Age of Pirates’ is in full swing.
The seas are ruled by ruthless pirates, and only the strongest can claim the legendary ‘One Piece’ fortune left behind by the greatest pirate of them, Gol D. Roger.
Years after Gol D. Roger’s death, Monkey D. Luffy dreams of establishing his own crew, locating One Piece, and becoming the Pirate King.
Luffy has incredible strength and agility after eating a devil’s fruit that turns his body into rubber.
He leaves Foosha Village in East Blue on his epic expedition to become the next Pirate King.