Fans of "One Piece" series across the world have more reasons to rejoice now as the highly anticipated feature film "One Piece Film Gold" will be screening in 33 countries, including the US and Canada.
The website of Anime Consortium Japan (ACJ) has reported that the film won't be restricted to only Japanese audience and fans who belong to other countries will also get to watch the movie on big screen in their respective countries. Some of the other countries where the movie will be screened are Singapore, China and South Korea.
Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web has reported that the movie will open on July 28 in Hong Kong and Macau, and afterwards will open in Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, and other countries in August.
As reported by Anime News Network, Toei Animation has scheduled the release of the movie in several countries that includes Malaysia (August 18) and Indonesia (September).
"One Piece Film Gold" premiered at 743 screens in Japan, which is the largest number of screenings for any Japanese movie. From July 23 to Aug. 5, the movie will be screening with English and Chinese subtitles in five cities. Apart from the conventional format, the film will be also available in 3D, 4DX, and MX4D.
The synopsis of the movie, as stated by the website of "YOKOSO! EIGAKAN!" reads:
"Set in Grantesoro, an independent country chartered by the World Government, home of the world's greatest entertainment city where well-known pirates, [Marines], and millionaires throughout the world gather in an "absolute sanctuary" that even the World Government can't touch.
"There, Luffy and the others meet the ruler of the country, the golden emperor Guild Tesoro who easily wins pirates, the [Marines], and even the World Government over to his side with money. He is about to take action to satisfy his bottomless ambition which may result in major changes in power relationships in the New World."