STAMPEDE will hold its UAE premiere at Reel Cinemas, The Dubai Mall on Monday, 11 November. Representatives from Toei Animation and Toei Animation Europe president Ryuji Kochi will attend the UAE premiere.
Middle East distributor Front Row is bringing ONE PIECE: STAMPEDE to MENA and Saudi cinemas on November 14.
One Piece is one of the highest grossing media franchises of all time, racking up an astounding $21bn dollars in worldwide revenue. The series is the creation of veteran manga author and illustrator Eiichiro Oda who is also creative supervisor on STAMPEDE. The book series is the best-selling manga, with over 450 million copies in circulation and more than 900 volumes to date.
STAMPEDE is the 14th feature in the hit One Piece anime franchise and its release this year marks the 20th anniversary of the series. The film has received a certified 100% fresh on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes and a 99% fresh audience score.
ONE PIECE: STAMPEDE breaks new ground as it features never-before-seen costumes and character designs. The story follows central character Luffy D. Monkey as he joins fellow pirates from around the world at the Pirate Expo to embark on a hunt for Gol D. Roger’s fabled lost treasure.
STAMPEDE will hold a UAE premiere in Dolby at Reel Cinemas in The Dubai Mall on Monday, 11 November. Present on the night will be representatives from Toei Animation, the official licensors of the One Piece anime division, with Toei Animation Europe president Ryuji Kochi in attendance.
Speaking about the release, Front Row CEO Gianluca Chacra said: “We’ve had amazing success with our Dragon Ball Super: Broly release in 2018 which has paved the way for many more anime releases in the future. One Piece is one of the most iconic franchises in anime history and we are very proud to work with Toei Animation again in bringing STAMPEDE to audiences in our territory and celebrating its landmark 20-year anniversary with everyone.”
ONE PIECE: STAMPEDE is releasing in the original Japanese version and in English across the MENA territories including the KSA on November 14.