Bandai Namco has released a special movie celebrating 23 years of One Piece video games. It is titled, “Today, Too, A Day Like a Game.”
The first One Piece game, One Piece: Mezase Kaizoku Ou!, launched for WonderSwan nearly 23 years ago on July 19, 2000 in Japan. The latest game, One Piece Odyssey, launched for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam on January 12, 2023 in Japan and January 13 worldwide.
Here is an overview of the movie, via Bandai Namco:
The history of One Piece games and the growth of a girl looking back from Shibuya’s scramble crossing. This is the One Piece games special movie “Today, too, a day like a game.”
The latest video, directed by Sho Yanagisawa, who is known for his CG-like realistic images, challenges the audience with powerful action scenes using real flames.
This special movie is a work of art that expresses our gratitude to the fans who have supported and grown with One Piece games over the years, and our expectations for the future of One Piece games.
- Director: Sho Yanagisawa
- Cast: Momoko Nitta / Ken Miyakubo
Watch the movie and a behind the scenes video below.