Legendary One Piece Director Megumi Ishitani Directs Last Red Music Video

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To end the impressive series of music videos, the last One Piece Red music video by Ado and director Megumi Ishitani was released.

The video was published online on Ado’s YouTube channel, and it features a stellar staff list, including renowned One Piece director Ishitani.

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Unlike the previous music video such as the Hiroyuki Sawano collaboration, this last One Piece Red music video did not feature Uta from the movie. Instead, it seems like the video featured original characters.

In case you’re unfamiliar with the director, Ishitani is a talented animator at Toei Animation. Over the years, she has become renowned for her work in directing endings and episodes for Dragon Ball Super.

She is also popular among One Piece fans for directing several noteworthy episodes. These include episodes 957, 981, and 1,015.

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Aside from Ishitani’s direction, the music video also features several talented artists, including Hata Motohiro who did the music and lyrics. Keisuke Mori also helped in the video’s animation character design, storyboard, and key animation.

Related: One Piece Film: Red Gets a Stylish Music Video Teaser

One Piece Film: Red is the next movie in Eiichiro Oda’s long-running One Piece series, and it was released in Japan on August 6, 2022.

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Following its release, the film got the second-highest opening ever in Japanese box office history. It also became the highest-earning movie ever in the franchise shortly after.

For its story, the movie follows Luffy and the Straw Hat Crew as they attend the concert of Uta, the world’s most famous singer.

Soon though, the Straw Hats are shocked when Luffy reveals that Uta is the daughter of Red Hair Shanks, one of the world’s most renowned pirates.

The movie is significant as it is released to celebrate the franchise’s 25th anniversary. It’s also noteworthy for featuring Uta who is the first canon movie character in the series in over a decade.

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The new One Piece movie is set to release in countries outside Japan in Fall 2022, including the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Ireland, and more.

Related: One Piece Film: Red Rolls Out Uta-Themed Taxis and Trains