Another new character poster for the upcoming ONE PIECE FILM RED anime film was recently released, featuring a full colored version of the original Gordon character, a new character in the One Piece series that knows a lot about Shanks’s connection with his supposed daughter Uta, though is still an unknown entity in the film.
The text on the poster reads, “The whole country welcomes you!!!!”
— 『ONE PIECE FILM RED』【公式】 (@OP_FILMRED) April 15, 2022
Goro Taniguchi returns to the franchise for the first time since 1998 as the director on ONE PIECE FILM RED. Taniguchi, who is best known as the director of Code Geass, previously directed the 1998 One Piece: Defeat Him! The Pirate Ganzack! short for the Jump Super Anime Tour ahead of the TV anime premiere in 1999. Tsutomu Kuroiwa returns from ONE PIECE FILM GOLD to write the screenplay for ONE PIECE FILM RED. Toei Animation is producing the anime film with Eiichiro Oda.
ONE PIECE FILM RED is set to open in Japanese theaters on August 6, 2022. You can watch over 1,000 episodes of the One Piece TV anime right here on Crunchyroll.
Source: ONE PIECE FILM RED on Twitter
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