Screams, whistles, boos… why ‘One Piece: Red’ unleashes emotions

The fifteenth film based on the popular manga arrives on Wednesday in France, and is preceded by a sulfurous fame. In question, it overflows in the rooms, but also the content of the movie. Depression warning.

In theaters this Wednesday, 1 piece: red, the fifteenth film adapted from the popular manga by Ichiro Oda, is one of the most awaited films of this year. And its release, as expected, was an event. With a score of 119,311 times during previews this weekend, the movie has already been a hit. But no one imagined that it would unleash the crowds so much — and that it would almost overshadow this week’s main release: BobOscar-winning director Jordan Peele’s new film.Get out And the we).

In theaters, part of the audience rejoices when they discover this new movie, whose release comes just four days after Japan, and coincides with the manga’s 25th anniversary. In videos shared on social media since this weekend, half-naked young men jump and scream in a Marseille cinema as they discover the film’s final battle.


On Saturday evening, at the Grand Rex, in Paris, the audience kept their clothes, but did not hesitate to boo and insult Uta, the new female character in the saga when she began to sing or oppose Luffy, the hero piece. On the other hand, every fight and every appearance of a character so beloved by the audience was so welcomed that it shakes the walls of the venerable cinema.

This phenomenon is not recent – for years, fans of Japanese animation were torn between lovers of calm and fans who came to “set the mood.” In January, the . file was previewed My Hero Academy: World Champions Mission Annoyed by the shouts, whistles, and boos—some spectators even climbed onto the armchairs to dance.

The same scene happened in March for Jujutsu Kisen 0. Either way, the transgressions were filmed, and the sequences garnered millions of views on Twitter. However, it seems that these videos were made by her protagonists, in order to cause a stir on social networks. Since the premiere of the movie My Hero Academy: World Champions MissionWe are seeing an escalation among internet users.

“A very important moment for the fans”

It must be said that such excesses are not the prerogative of Japanese anime fans. As stated on Twitter Critic Joachim Lipastir, the performances of the Grand Rex Fantastic and Science Fiction Film Festival in the ’70s and ’80s were already eliciting boos from a ruthless audience. “Every time I do something, I now think of Rex’s onlookers and wonder what’s going to make them scream,” director Sam Raimi once said.

in case if 1 piece: redMany elements make it possible to understand this flood. The thrill is connected to the film’s potential discoveries about Shanks Le Roux, one of the most mysterious and attractive characters in the Eiichiro Oda manga. The movie also features a new character: singer Uta, who is Shanks’ daughter.

“This year, there have been a lot of discoveries and piece At a time in his career that is very important to fans,” recalls animator Vincent Chansard, who worked on the film. red. “There’s already a lot of fan interaction and there’s a lot of news: Netflix’s live-action series, Oda’s break, the announcement of the latest arc… It’s a backlog of phenomena that have been involved in the hype.”

“Gear 5” Surprise

And if we trust the videos circulating on social media, the emotion seems to be related to the surprise caused by the final battle of the movie, as Luffy adopts the “Gear 5” fighting technique, which just appeared in the manga a few weeks ago, in chapter 1044. One would have imagined that a modern element of the manga would exist 1 piece: red.

Even the animators who worked on the film didn’t know what director Goro Taniguchi was: “In the first comics, he wasn’t there,” Vincent Chansard recalls. “The whole question is was it added along the way or did they intentionally not put it in the storyboard to only reveal information at the end of the story? Theatrical host?” Despite this surprise 1 piece: red Disappointed fans who consider this film to be mediocre Contrasted with the manga.

Despite the intriguing hints about what Eiichiro Oda is up to, 1 piece: red Experiencing problems with the systems. Although the scenario is similar to the scenario Doctor Strange in a multiverse of madnessThe film is not as rich as the manga, an adventure story condemning excessive industrialization, racism and slavery. Fans will be able to catch volumes 102 and 103, scheduled for September 14 and December 7, respectively — with some major surprises on the show.

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