One Piece Film: Red will be presented in national preview at the Lucca Comics & Games 2022: the director, Gorō Taniguchi will be present at the event, and there will also be space for many secondary activities.
At Lucca Comics & Games 2022 the largest One Piece event ever seen in Italy will be held in which the director, Gorō Taniguchi will also take part, who will be present on Saturday 29 October for the national preview of One Piece Film: Red: but it doesn’t end there!
There will be a series of incredible initiatives waiting for us in Lucca from October 28th to November 1st and everyone will be able to take part in this unique celebration. Meanwhile, One Piece Film: Red is breaking all records in 2022: best film in the One Piece franchise, best anime film of 2022, more than 10,000,000 viewers in Japan, more than 1,000,000 viewers in French Europe. .
The Italian premiere of One Piece Film: Red will be enhanced by the presence of very special guests: the director of the film, Goro Taniguchi, and the Director of Animation, Masayuki Sato. In this regard Ryuji Kochi, the President of Toei Animation Europe, said: “We believe it is the best time to realize this event in collaboration with Lucca Comics & Games. It will be a very important moment of the festival as well as for One Piece and One Piece Film. : Red. It is also our way to express our gratitude to our fans and to celebrate with them One Piece, one of the biggest entertainment brands in the world. “
“Everything that revolves around One Piece, but in particular the preview of One Piece Film: RED, has to do with hope, HOPE, the theme of the 2022 edition. Hope for a better future, hope in next, the hope of getting together with other fans like us, all in the same place, to celebrate the same passions, to share moments and experiences with enthusiasm and a great sense of gratitude, one of the five founding values of Lucca Comics & Games. that communities, more than anyone else, are able to appreciate and amplify. It is with this spirit that we are honored to host in our cultural program not only the preview, not only the great international guests, but above all the initiatives and the fans of One Piece that will certainly make this vintage unique “, added Emanuele Vietina, Director of Lucca Comics & Games.
Below all the events prepared for Lucca Comics & Games 2022:
October 28: To begin our celebrations, don’t miss the special Crunchyroll partners and friends screening of three special One Piece episodes dedicated to Luffy, Uta and Shanks! Details will follow shortly. After the screening, at 7:30 pm, all gather in a special location, where you can watch a show with sound and light: UTA live from Budokan night projection! Details to follow in the coming days.
October 29: Italian premiere of One Piece Film: Red at Cinema Astra, Piazza del Giglio. The Italian premiere of One Piece Film: Red will be in the original language with subtitles and will be in the presence of: Goro Taniguchi: Director; Masayuki Sato: Animation Director and Character Designer; Hiroaki Shibata: Producer. The screening will be preceded by the official red carpet in the presence of our Japanese guests and part of the Italian cast, as well as celebrated with gadgets and special effects. The Red Carpet will start at 3pm. The cost of the ticket for the premiere of One Piece Film: Red is included in the Lucca Comics & Games ticket valid for Saturday 29 October. Details on how to book the premiere ticket will be announced in the coming days.
October 30: Interview with Taniguchi san at the Teatro del Giglio. In parallel, Sato san live drawing session. The time of the event will be announced shortly.
October 30: Luffy’s crew, One Piece fans from all over Italy, listen to our song and gather in front of Luffy’s Balloon that will guard the city walls of Lucca! We need your help and your voice to make the greatest One Piece karaoke ever! Come, cosplayers or simple sailors, and sing with us to be able to send a special message to sensei Oda to thank him for creating our dream.
October 30th: signatures of autographs by Taniguchi san and Sato san at the One Piece Film: Red stand. The event will be a 45 minute session. The autographs will be signed on a special shikishi prepared by Toei Animation on a drawing by Sato san.
TREASURE HUNT ONE PIECE FILM: RED X LUCCA COMICS & GAMES 2022
Every day, fans will receive a map of Lucca Comics & Games branded One Piece Film: Red x Lucca Comics & Games 2022. On the map, each participating One Piece partner stand will be represented by a member of the Straw Hat Crew + special guests . Fans must go to each participating booth to receive a stamp on the map.
Once finished, they will have to post on Instagram a photo of the One Piece Red movie poster that will be on one side of the One Piece Film: Red booth to receive an exclusive redemption. The redemptions will vary according to the number of stands and stamps collected. For those who complete the treasure hunt there will be an exclusive One Piece Film gadget: Red x Lucca Comics & Games. In addition, they will participate every day in the extraction of 3 mega bags with One Piece products worth more than 300 euros. All participants will receive, along with the map, a cardboard straw hat to wear. The map and the straw hat will be distributed alongside the One Piece Film: Red booth, and in the stands of the One Piece partners in the Japan Town area.