The official Twitter account for the upcoming One Piece Film Red anime movie revealed the “battle wear” character designs for the movie on Wednesday. Oda himself drew the designs, which have a theme of “rock x pirates” and options leather-based and studs for a Middle Ages armor vibe.
— 『ONE PIECE FILM RED』【公式】 (@OP_FILMRED) March 23, 2022
Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass, One Piece: Defeat The Pirate Ganzak! (particular) is directing One Piece Film Red. Tsutomu Kuroiwa (One Piece Film Gold, One Piece: Heart of Gold, GANTZ:O, live-action Black Butler) is writing the screenplay, and One Piece manga creator Eiichiro Oda himself is serving as govt producer. The movie will open in Japan on August 6, 2022.
One Piece Stampede, the 14th and most up-to-date movie within the franchise, opened in Japan in August 2019, and earned greater than 10 billion yen (about US$93 million) on the field workplace worldwide. Funimation premiered the movie in cinemas within the the United States and Canada in October 2019. The movie celebrated the anime’s twentieth anniversary.
Sources: One Piece Film Red‘s Twitter account, Comic Natalie