One Piece Stampede Film Gets September 7 Fan Screening in Philippines

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film listed with September 20 general opening in the Philippines

Odex revealed last week that it will screen a fan screening of the One Piece Stampede anime film in the Philippines on September 7.

Philippine cinema chain SM Cinema previously listed a September 20 opening for the film.

The film opened in theaters in Japan on August 9, in celebration of the anime's 20th anniversary. The film has earned over 3.05 billion yen (about US$28.7 million) as of Saturday, its ninth day in theaters since opening. The film ranked at #1 in its opening weekend. It sold 356,052 tickets on 429 screens in 352 theaters on its opening day that Friday, the largest first-day attendance record at the Japanese box office so far in 2019. It then sold 598,000 tickets for 806 million yen (about US$7.59 million) from Saturday to Sunday, or 69.7% of the first (non-holiday) weekend total of One Piece Film Gold, the previous franchise film. The new film eventually sold 1,254,372 tickets for 1,646,321,500 yen (about US$15.64 million) from Friday to Monday of that weekend. (That Monday was a holiday in Japan.) The film earned 8.4% more and sold 15.3% more tickets over its first four days than One Piece Film Gold.

WANIMA performed the film's theme song "GONG."

Fuji TV describes the film's story:

The world's greatest exposition of the pirates, by the pirates, for the pirates - the Pirates Festival. Luffy and the rest of the Straw Hat Crew receive an invitation from its host Buena Festa who is known as the Master of Festivities. They arrive to find a venue packed with glamorous pavilions and many pirates including the ones from the Worst Generation. The place is electric.

Source: Odex Facebook page via Anime Pilipinas

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