One Piece Purple has change into an all-time anime movie, marching its means up the charts with regards to the sum of money it pulled in on the field workplace. With this fifteenth movie introducing the Grand Line to Shanks’ daughter Uta, a number of tunes have been belted out by the one-time buddy of Luffy again earlier than he shaped the Straw Hat Pirates. Now, the director of the film shared why the musical strategy was taken on this wild new film.

Whereas Uta was a brand new character launched on this Shonen movie, the One Piece anime sequence took the chance to dive into the previous that Shanks’ daughter had with Luffy, revealing that the Straw Hat Pirate captain had recognized about her existence for years, even earlier than forming his band of swashbucklers. Based mostly on the ending of this movie, Uta making an look within the anime sequence, or the manga with its Ultimate Arc going down, is not a certainty, although stranger issues have occurred up to now on Luffy’s journey to change into the King of the Pirates. With Eiichiro Oda planning to convey his manga masterpiece to a detailed, will probably be attention-grabbing to see what number of extra movies One Piece has within the chamber.

A Musical Piece

In a latest interview on Japanese tv, director Goro Taniguchi talked about how the choice to give attention to music was a strategy to harken again to the origins of One Piece, whereby the sequence started with singing swashbucklers in a bar:

“I mentioned, ‘let’s use music’. Even within the first story, it is already like that. On the bar, they’re signing and dancing and inflicting a ruckus. They’re mainly jolly pirates.”

You may watch the whole thing of the “Making of One Piece Movie Purple” beneath, with Crunchyroll assembling the creators behind the Straw Hats’ newest theatrical journey whereby Luffy won’t have confronted Shanks face-to-face, however did give us a short glimpse of his Gear Fifth type previous to its arrival within the Struggle For Wano’s anime adaptation:


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