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Sunday, January 8, 2017
FUNIMATION FILMS HOSTS ‘ONE PIECE FILM: GOLD’ NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE IN WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA
Jamie Lee Curtis and Other Fans Joined to Celebrate the Biggest ‘One Piece’ Movie Ever
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Based on the wildly popular hit anime manga and television series, One Piece Film: Gold follows the Straw Hat pirates to the big screen in an all-new high-flying adventure. The popular anime series that has captivated fans around the globe unfolds a new saga in this highly anticipated theatrical event.
Originally a Japanese manga series, One Piece was adapted into a television series by Toei Animation (Dragon Ball Super, Sailor Moon) that has since aired over 760 episodes. As of August 2016, the original manga series has more than 380 million copies printed worldwide – the best-selling manga series in history.
One Piece Film: Gold is part one of a new film series based on this manga series and is a standalone film that does not require new audiences to be familiar with previous content to enjoy the thrill of this new adventure.
SYNOPSIS: The Straw Hat pirates are hitting the big screen once again in an all-new high-flying adventure! The popular series that has captivated fans all over the world unfolds a new saga in the highly anticipated movie, "One Piece Film: Gold."
The glittering Gran Tesoro, a city of entertainment beyond the laws of the government, is a sanctuary for the world's most infamous pirates, Marines, and filthy rich millionaires. Drawn by dreams of hitting the jackpot, Captain Luffy and his crew sail straight for the gold. But behind the gilded curtains lies a powerful king whose deep pockets and deeper ambitions spell disaster for the Straw Hats and the New World alike.
One Piece Film: Gold will hit North American theaters for a limited engagement January 10 – 17, 2017. Tickets can be purchased online in advance at www.funimationfilms.com/onepiecegold.
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About Funimation Films
Funimation Films, the theatrical division of Funimation Entertainment, acquires both anime and live action movies from prominent international filmmakers that appeal to the interests and passion of all types of fans and distributes them throughout North America. The division was launched in December 2014 following the box office success of "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods" earlier that year. Its debut release, "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'," was an instant blockbuster and became the #9 highest-grossing anime movie of all time in North America. Funimation Films has gone on to release numerous movies including most recently "Shin Godzilla." Funimation Entertainment is a subsidiary of Group 1200 Media, a fully integrated, next-generation, independent entertainment studio based in Dallas. For more information on Funimation Films, visit funimationfilms.com