Anyone who is an otaku weeb has heard about One Piece. The manga first appeared in 1997 and has been around ever since, steadily gaining worldwide popularity. It has become a franchise of its own, with movies, novels, and a long anime series.
The One Piece manga recently reached its 1000th episode milestone, and fans tried to celebrate the occasion by recreating some of the most iconic moments from the series.
One Piece’s live-action TV series is also in talks for coming to Netflix as announced in January 2020. The series will have ten episodes in its first season, and the writer for the live-action, Matt Owens, has been teasing the series.
While the series itself is far from making its debut anytime soon, fans can watch the video posted by the One Piece YouTube channel to know what to expect.
The video marks the 1000th manga chapter of the series and depicts how some memorable moments from the manga play out in a real-life setting. It shows the universality of the story and how it goes beyond fiction.
The video will probably increase the excitement for the live-action series. Hopefully, the series will attract new fans towards the manga and anime and also gain the approval of the long-time fans.
Of course, we wouldn’t know what to expect from the series just yet, and hopefully, more information will surface soon enough. The video is a heartwarming tribute to the series, and it acts like a reminder showing why people love the manga series at all.
One Piece is a Japanese manga credited to Eiichiro Oda. It consists of a whopping 97 volumes of manga, which first surfaced in 1997.
It revolves around a boy named Luffy (or Monkey D. Luffy) and his friends at the Straw Hat Pirates and follows his journey to find the treasure called One Piece. He believes it can help him become the Pirate King.
About One Piece
One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine since July 22, 1997, and has been collected into 95 tankōbon volumes.
The man who had acquired everything in this world, the Pirate King, is Gol D. Roger.
The final words he said at the execution tower were, “My treasures? If you want it, I’ll let you have it. Look for it; I left all of it at that place.”
These words sent many to the seas, chasing their dreams, headed toward the Grand Line, searching for One Piece. Thus, began a new age! Seeking to be the greatest pirate globally, young Monkey D. Luffy also heads toward the Grand Line in search of One Piece.
His diverse crew is joining him along the way, consisting of a swordsman, marksman, navigator, cook, doctor, archaeologist, and cyborg-shipwright. This will be one memorable adventure.