One Piece Film Red music team wins 46th Japan Academy Film Prize Special Award

One Piece Film Red trailer visual
One Piece Film Red trailer visual, featuring uta. Pic credit: One Piece

The music team of ONE PIECE FILM RED has been selected for the “Special Award” at the 46th Japan Academy Film Prize. The award will be presented at the award ceremony on March 10, 2023, at Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa in Tokyo.

Ado is the singing voice for the character Uta (Kaori Nazuka is the voice actor). All the songs in the film have been performed by Ado including the theme song “Shinjidai” (New Genesis). All the songs have different composers, including:

  • Yasutaka Nakata (New Genesis)
  • Mrs. Green Apple (I’m Invincible)
  • Vaundy (Backlight)
  • FAKE TYPE. (Fleeting Lullaby)
  • Yuta Orisaka (The World’s Continuation)
  • Hiroyuki Sawano (Tot Musica)
  • Motohiro Hata (Where the Wind Blows)

The One Piece Film Red team thanked the audience for their support. Here is their tweet:

The Japan Academy Film Prize

The Japan Academy Film Prize, also known as Japan Academy Prize, was established for the advancement and development of Japanese film art, technology, and science and has been held annually since 1978.

For the 46th edition, films that were released between January 1 and December 31, 2022, and meet the criteria, such as the number of screenings and duration, are eligible for selection.

The “Special Award” is a similar award to the “Chairperson’s Distinguished Service Award,” which is given to filmmakers who have made significant contributions and achieved outstanding results over a long period of time.

One Piece Film Red

One Piece Film Red is the fifteenth feature film of the One Piece film series, based on the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda.

Goro Taniguchi directed One Piece Film Red at Toei Animation. Fun Fact: Goro Taniguchi made his debut as a director with One Piece: Defeat Him! The Pirate Ganzack! in 1998.

Tsutomu Kuroiwa was in charge of the screenplay. Masayuki Sato designed the characters. He was also the General Animation Director. Yasutaka Nakata composed the music.

As of January 10, 2010, One Piece Film Red’s box-office revenue exceeded 19 billion yen (US$144 million), making it the highest-grossing One Piece movie. The previous highest-grossing One Piece movie was One Piece Film: Z.

For more information on the movie, you can check out the official One Piece Film Red anime website. There is also a global version of the One Piece Film Red website that you can check out if you are an English speaker.

Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x