The War for Wano is taking a break from the anime adaptation of One Piece. The TV series takes the opportunity to explore the early days of Monkey D. Luffy and Uta, the ultimate diva who happens to be Shanks’ daughter Red. In addition to this new story related to One Piece: Red, the special episodes will feature a new opening that has found its way online.
One Piece’s new opening theme can be seen below, taking the opportunity to combine new footage from these episodes with scenes and characters that will be featured in the upcoming film which has already released in Japanese cinemas. and which will be released in cinemas worldwide later this year:
The official description for the fifteenth One Piece film reads as such on Crunchyroll, the streaming service helping release the film worldwide this fall:
“Uta – the most beloved singer in the world. Her voice, with which she sings while hiding her true identity, has been described as “otherworldly”. She will appear for the first time in public during a concert. As the room fills with all kinds of Uta fans – excited pirates, the marine watching closely, and the Straw Hats led by Luffy who have simply come to enjoy his sonic performance – the voice the whole world has been waiting for. is about to resound. The story begins with the shocking fact that she is “Shanks’ daughter”. Uta stands on the stage, with the ordinary wish to “make the world happy with my music”. There’s Gordon, a mysterious figure who knows about Uta’s past, and shadowy glimpses of Shanks. On Elegia, the Island of Music, Luffy and Uta reunite for the first time since they last met 12 years ago at Foosha Village.
While Uta will be featured in the latest One Piece movie, it’s not yet known if Shanks’ daughter will have a role in the series’ final arc, although her father has already appeared in the final chapters of the manga.