One Piece Film: Z (ワンピースフィルム ゼット Wan Pīsu Firumu: Zetto?) is a 2012 Japanese anime film directed by Tatsuya Nagamine. It is the twelfth feature film based on the shōnen manga series One Piece by Eiichiro Oda. The film stars the regular television cast of Mayumi Tanaka, Kazuya Nakai, Akemi Okamura, Kappei Yamaguchi, Hiroaki Hirata, Ikue Otani, Yuriko Yamaguchi, Kazuki Yao and Chō. The film revolves around the Straw Hat Pirates battling against a man named Zephyr, an Ex-Admiral of the Marines who will be the most powerful enemy they've ever faced.
After the success of Strong World, Oda decided to produce his second film based on the manga, once again designing the characters appearing in the film. Tatsuya Nagamine, the director of Beet the Vandel Buster will direct the movie and Osamu Suzuki will write the official screenplay. The film will feature Avril Lavigne's covers of Nickelback's hit single "How You Remind Me" and Joan Jett's punk rock classic "Bad Reputation".
A special pre-sale collaboration ticket with the Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods movie was made to commemorate the release of the two films. The dual-ticket good for both films has a special new illustration by both Akira Toriyama (author of Dragon Ball) and Eiichirō Oda. Limited to 8,989 across Japan, the tickets went on sale on November 23, 2012 for ¥2,600 ($31.51 US) apiece.