One Piece Film: Gold surpasses Finding Dory at Japanese box office.
This is the 13th feature film of popular same-name manga series by Eiichiro Oda. Since its premiere on July 23, the film has been receiving an overwhelming reception from the audience. Additionally, it has an outstanding record of 820,830 tickets sold in its opening weekend.
As of August 2, One Piece Film: Gold is earning over 2.5 billion yen, a mere eleven days after the premiere date. The film is now the fastest grossing summer film of the year in Japan. In addition, it has also surpassed Finding Dory, which earned just 2.1 billion yen in a similar nine-day period.
The movie is set in the Gran Tesoro, an independent country chartered by the World Government. It is the home of the world’s largest entertainment city where the most well-known pirates, Marines and nobles gather.
With the power of the devil fruit “Goru Goru no Mi” that can turn anything into gold, the Golden Emperor of Gran Tesoro – Gild Tesoro, wins political power with his money. Luffy and his Strawhat crew members are set to crush Gild Tesoro’s dirty deeds after they uncover the secrets of Gran Tesoro.
One Piece Film: Gold is set to open in 33 other countries worldwide.