Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass, One Piece: Defeat The Pirate Ganzak! special) directed One Piece Film Red.
Entertainment news magazine Variety reported on Sunday that according to consultancy Artisan Gateway, the One Piece Film Red anime topped the Chinese box office over the weekend and earned RMB56 million (US$7.9 million) between Friday and Sunday, and US$10.5 million in its first four days.
Crunchyroll released One Piece Film Red in the United States and Canada on November 4, and in Australia and New Zealand on November 3.
Tsutomu Kuroiwa (One Piece Film Gold, One Piece: Heart of Gold, GANTZ:O, live-action Black Butler) wrote the screenplay, and One Piece manga creator Eiichiro Oda himself served as executive producer.