Good news to everyone who has been looking forward to watching One Piece: Stampede. The Japanese animated film is going to be available soon on Funimation.
According to reports, the anime streaming platform Funimation announced that they will be streaming One Piece: Stampede.
They will drop the fantasy action-adventure movie on their site starting Friday, May 22. It’s really something to look forward to especially since it is one of the most sought-after feature films in the One Piece film series.
It’s also the movie that commemorated the anime’s 20th anniversary. And due to its compelling story arc, it gained an overwhelming success all over the world.
One Piece: Stampede is the fourteenth title in the film series and it earned a total of $93 million worldwide.
It was first released on August 9, 2019 by distributor Toei Company in Japan followed by an Asian release in the same month.
A worldwide premiere then followed by September last year until February this year. In the U.S., the film was only available to watch in theaters last year for a limited run only.
Limited time only
Fans of the anime franchise will have to catch the movie in Funimation as soon as possible. It said to be only available for a limited time.
There is no mention yet on until what date it will be staying in the site but better to watch it as soon as it arrives.
This is the first time for Funimation to house the famous film in their streaming service. And though it’s just available for a certain period of time, fans are excited and thankful for it.
Its release is deemed to be very timely as much of the world is still under quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Moreover, the leading global anime brand also revealed that new dubbed episodes of One Piece will be available on their site beginning June 2.
The story of the film takes place during the Pirates Expo. It’s an event “made by pirates, for pirates.” Pirates all over the world gather to join in a big treasure hunt.
All of the pirates, including the most infamous ones, will be hunting a lost treasure owned by none other than Pirate King Gold Roger.
The Straw Hats and the others like Buggy Pirates, Barto Club, Foxy Pirates, Beautiful Pirates and other more will race toward finding the treasure first.
What they don’t know is that beyond the treasure hunt is something delinquent. Catch more of One Piece: Stampede on Funimation soon!
Featured image courtesy of ONE PIECE公式YouTubeチャンネル/YouTube screenshot