“One Piece Film Red“It has already been released in Japan and on its first day it has raised an awful lot of money. In the following lines I will go into detail with EVERYTHING that has surrounded the premiere of the film because, as I say, despite the fact that it has had an incredible audience at first, the truth is that it has also been quickly submerged in controversy. Why? Well, for receiving an immense amount of negative evaluations in Japan.

One Piece Film Red receives review bombing (?) at its premiere

Before commenting on the situation, I leave you with the tweets of DBSChronicles Y @lightning446 that I think best collect what has happened: And now that the two tweets are there for context (yes, I know it’s in English, but the 2’9 looks pretty good), I’ll tell you the following:

To start, the good: One Piece Film Red has had the third best theatrical release in ALL of Japan’s history. It has only fallen behind Jujutsu Kaisen 0 and Kimetsu no Yaiba: The Infinite Train, having already exceeded one billion yen raised. ❗

However, as you can see there has been a brutal disparity in the film’s ratings: lots of 5’s and lots of 1’s. ❗

This has two readings possible:

Apparently it could be a case of review bombing. After all, when valuations oscillate between the two extremes, that is what usually happens. ❓

On the other hand, it could also be that there were really a lot of people dissatisfied with the film. According to some first reviews, it seems that differs somewhat from the usual progression in a One Piece movie and focuses more on the musical component of Uta’s hand. ❓

It really is difficult to know at this point if this is a case of review bombing or not, although again, these extremes usually occur under that case. Even so, it also seems that “One Piece Film Red” is a ‘different’ film within the catalog of Luffy and company’s feature films. Here we will still have to wait until November 4 to check it out, but in the meantime it will be interesting to see what happens with the film in this first week.

Synopsis of One Piece

The story follows Monkey D. Luffy, a young man who absorbs the powers of the rubber devil fruit and is inspired by the red-haired pirate, Shanks, to sail the seas. After the shocking statement from Gol D. Roger, the previous king of the pirates who put at their disposal the ‘One Piece’, the treasure that would crown the next monarch, hundreds of pirates decided to start their great adventure. Luffy and his Straw Hat Pirates will try to make history as new candidates.

Star Uta!

Inevitably, his performance draws crowds including Luffy and his crew (Zoro, Nami, Brook, etc.) to explore him on a ruined island scene. But barely time for the singer to comment on their first headlines full of energy, things get complicated. We will not talk more about the plot, so as not to reveal the slightest twist.

But there is something to be said about this movie. beyond the offer a real gift to your fansquestions what he might want to do to remove all the suffering in the world. Or how a good will can lead to disastrous results. A theme that has been handled in different ways in the past, Avengers: Infinity War With or before Thanos’ choice to destroy half the universe men watch (2009). Other examples like this can be given. But One Piece Film – Red makes a relevant offer to let the business have real drama.

A visual and auditory show

In the effect, One Piece Film – Red largely based on this musical-comedy aspect. At the beginning of the movie, several songs (performed by singer Ado in the original version) follow each other. with an impressive visual. The film, which is colorful and ultra rhythmic during these sequences, leaves little breath. Whether we like Japanese pop or not, we easily get carried away with these songs. overflowing energy.

One Piece Film - Red 

One Piece Film – Red ©Pathé

But while the first episode was already insanely lavish in terms of visuals, the finale still lays low on the ground and offers a great show for fans. A piece and animation enthusiasts in general. Then we enjoy a long fight in which many characters will each have a say.

By bringing all these heroes together (real fan service), have a real impact on a community, few of which unfortunately tend to yawn too much. In this, One Piece Film – Red it’s not a great movie. But what does it matter, basically, the pleasure remains as soon as we allow ourselves to be immersed in it. visual whirlwind even if necessary, it is proof of the richness of the work, which is limited to being exhausted by offering different animation styles.