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As revealed by the first teaser trailer, the plot will involve Shanks, whose signature scar can be seen on the "D" in the film's title logo. Additionally, a new female character will appear in the film, which Oda noted to be a departure from the older male characters that starred as the villains in four of the last five films. The teaser poster depicts the woman, who seems to be a sky island resident. According to Oda, she has some kind of connection to Shanks.
- This is the first film since One Piece 3D: Straw Hat Chase to have its title revealed when it was first announced.
- The director of this film, Gorō Taniguchi, previously directed the OVA One Piece - Defeat Him! The Pirate Ganzack, which came out in 1998—24 years before this movie is set to release, and over a year before the release of Episode 1 of the anime.
- This is the first movie to feature Jinbe as a member of the Straw Hat Pirates.