One Piece Film Red will be lavishly promoted at New York Comic Con by Toei Animation. The film's production committee will "paint Time Square red" with elaborate crimson One Piece displays on October 8 at 7:00 p.m. EST (pictured top-right). During its hour-long exhibition, the two-minute looping animation will be seen by an estimated 14,000 people.
Use the hashtag #OPFilmRedNYCC in your social media posts, and fans and One Piece cosplayers are invited to congregate at the Time Square TKTS bleachers by 6:45 pm. On October 6, the movie will have its U.S. premiere. On November 4, it will have a broader release in the U.S. and Canada. On October 6, tickets will go on sale. A Toei Animation display with life-sized character panels, a Dim Mak pop-up shop, TV anime episode screenings, and a panel discussion with the anime's principal Japanese personnel and English dub cast are some of the additional promotional activities at New York Comic Con.
A fantastic year for Toei Animation's direct-to-consumer marketing initiatives and our year-long celebration of "One Piece Film Red" comes to a close at New York Comic Con 2022 "said Lisa Yamatoya, Toei Animation Inc.'s director of international marketing. "It is a momentous occasion for Toei Animation and the One Piece series because "One Piece Film Red" has taken over such a well-known icon as Times Square.
The event will take hold at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from October 6 to 9.
The movie premiered on August 6 in Japan, where it spent its first weekend at the top of the box office. In its first two days, the movie sold 1.58 million tickets and brought in 2.254 billion yen, or around $16.7 million. One Piece Stampede, the film that came before it (which was released on a Friday as opposed to One Piece Film Red's Saturday launch), made 78% more money in its first two days than One Piece Film Red did in its first three.
As of September 26, the movie has sold a total of 11.26 million tickets and brought in a total of 15,696,453,630 yen (about US$108 million).