Crunchyroll recently announced that tickets are now on sale for the upcoming One Piece Film Red, opening in theaters in Australia and New Zealand on November 3 and in the United States and Canada on November 4. Advanced tickets are available at Fandango.com. Crunchyroll also unveiled the English voice cast, including American YouTuber AmaLee as the voice of new character Uta with songs performed by Japanese singer Ado. The film will introduce audiences to Uta, the most adored singer in the world whose identity has been concealed and is the daughter of the legendary pirate Shanks. The film will be available in English subtitled and dubbed. Additionally, Crunchyroll has debuted two new motion posters.
One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda serves as the executive producer of One Piece Film Red, which is directed by Goro Taniguchi (One Piece Defeat Him! The Pirate Ganzack! OVA) and written by Tsutomu Kuroiwa (One Piece Film: Gold).
Produced by Toei Animation and based on the top-selling manga title of all time, One Piece features an epic quest to find “One Piece,” the legendary treasure of the former King of the Pirates, Gol D. Roger. One Piece’s global pop culture status is the crowning achievement for this anime franchise, which encompasses theatrical films, home videos, video games, and an ever-expanding catalog of licensed merchandise that includes accessories, toys, novelties, furniture, housewares, and apparel.
Crunchyroll also announced that the Animation is Film festival will screen the World Premiere of the English-language dub of ONE PIECE FILM RED as the Centerpiece of the festival, on Saturday, October 22, ahead of its North American theatrical release on November 4.
AIF partnered up with multiple industry organizations to present this year’s festival: Apple Original Films, ASIFA-Hollywood, Cartoon Network, Crunchyroll, Dreamworks Animation, ELMA, Fathom Events, Gotham Group, Illumination, LAIKA, Locksmith Animation, Netflix, Nickelodeon, Paramount Animation, Pixar Animation Studios, Shout! Factory, Skydance Animation, Sony Pictures Animation, StretchSense, Walt Disney Animation, and Warner Bros. Animation. The festival, founded by GKIDS and the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, presents a selection of new animated feature films from Asia, Europe, South America and North America, with both juried and audience prizes.
Official English Voice Cast:
- Uta voiced by AmaLee with songs performed by Ado
- Monkey D. Luffy voiced by Colleen Clinkenbeard Carroll
- Gordon voiced by Jim Foronda
- Shanks voiced by Brandon Potter
- Koby voiced by Micah Solusod
- Bartolomeo voiced by Tyson Rinehart
- Usopp voiced by Sonny Strait
- Nami voiced by Luci Christian
- Law voiced by Matt Mercer
- Sanji voiced by Eric Vale
- Chopper voiced by Brina Palencia
- Roronoa Zoro voiced by Christopher R. Sabat
- Brook voiced by Ian Sinclair
- Robin voiced by Stephanie Young
- Brulee voiced by Rachel Robinson
- Oven voiced by Jason Marnocha
Uta—the most beloved singer in the world whose voice has been described as “otherworldly”—is renowned for concealing her own identity when performing. Now, for the first time ever, she will reveal herself to the world at a live concert.
With the Navy watching closely, the venue fills with Uta’s fans—including excited pirates and the Straw Hats led by Luffy, who simply came to enjoy her sonorous performance—all eagerly awaiting the voice that the whole world has been waiting for to resound. The story begins with the shocking revelation that she is the enigmatic Shanks’ daughter.
Source: press release