One Piece fans are on cloud nine this year, especially with the release of the anime series’ Netflix live-action adaptation, a new video game One Piece Odyssey, and its 15th movie, One Piece Film Red.
The movie will focus on Shanks, one of the Four Emperors and Luffy’s childhood hero. Aside from the red-haired pirate, the film will also reveal a mysterious female character who wants Luffy to quit being a pirate.
Here’s everything you need to know about the movie, including its release date, trailer, characters, and voice actors.
One Piece Film Red release date
One Piece Film Red’s Japan release date is set on August 6. Toei Animation has yet to make an announcement regarding its international premiere.
(To be updated)
One Piece Film Red characters and their voice actors
|Uta||Dubbed as “the world’s greatest diva,” Uta is the daughter of Shanks and one of the main characters of One Piece Film Red.||TBA|
|Red-Haired Shanks||One Piece Red will focus on Shanks, the founder of the Red-Haired Pirates and Luffy’s childhood hero.||Shuichi Ikeda|
|Monkey D. Luffy||Luffy is the main protagonist of the One Piece franchise. He is the captain of the Straw Hat Pirates and aspires to become the Pirate King.|
In one of the promotional movie posters, Luffy sports a new, more glamorous costume featuring a black leather jacket and an enormous hat.
|Roronoa Zoro||Zoro is just everywhere, even in the new One Piece Red movie.|
Zoro is a key member of the Straw Hat Pirates and one of the swordsmen of the group. He gets a brand new, sleek, black ensemble for the Red movie.
|Nami||Known for her fast hands and exceptional skills as a navigator, Nami is one of the main female protagonists of the series. |
Ditching her usual jeans and bralette, Nami is now wearing a sexy top, a black skirt, and fishnet stockings in the Red movie.
|Usopp||Usopp brings comic relief in the series and is often the reason behind some of the funniest moments in One Piece.|
He wears shiny black overalls and a funky hat on his movie poster.
|Sanji||Sanji is the Straw Hat Pirates’ very own salt bae, the official cook of the group. He wields a sword just like his fellow pirate, Zoro.|
Sanji sports a fresh baby pink shirt on top of a black leather jacket in his own poster, yet the most noticeable thing in his attire are the small holes on his pants.
|Tony Tony Chopper||Chopper is the cute and petite doctor of the crew. |
His movie getup shows his iconic pink hat on top of a much larger black hat, paired with maroon shorts and a sleeveless shirt.
|Nico Robin||The archeologist of the Straw Hat Pirates, Robin gets a fresh look with a long leather coat, thigh-high steel boots, and a purple beanie.||Yuriko Yamaguchi|
|Franky||Is it possible for Franky’s build to become bigger? In his Red movie getup, the Straw Hat’s shipwright seems more buff with his big, black shoulders, enormous pink, spiky forearms, and a striking gas mask.||Kazuki Yao|
|Brook||From funky to sleek, the crew’s musician, Brook, now sports an all-black attire with a matching classy, white cravat and a pair of pink gloves.||Cho|
|Gordon||Similar to Uta, Gordon is another character that will make his debut in the One Piece Red movie. He is somehow connected to Shanks and Uta.||TBA|
|Jinbe||Only Jinbe can pull off cute and badass at the same time with his One Piece Film Red getup. Jinbe is a whale shark fish-man and the helmsman of the crew.||Katsuhisa Hoki|
(To be updated)
One Piece Film Red trailer
The trailer starts with a close-up shot of some music sheets, followed by a rough illustration of the mysterious, unnamed female character in the film.
“Will her voice bring forth eternal happiness, or endless imprisonment?” the narrator teases.
Shanks appears at the end of the video with a seemingly worried look on his face.
Another trailer reveals the relationship between Shanks and Uta, and even gives fans a peek at the mysterious girl’s childhood.
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