One Piece

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Created by:
Eiichiro Oda
First TV Show:
One Piece
First Episode Air Date:
October 20, 1999
Mayumi Tanaka, Kazuya Nakai, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Christopher Sabat, Kerry Williams, Kappei Yamaguchi, Sonny Strait, Hiroaki Hirata, Eric Valette, Ikue Ootani
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One Piece Collectible Shows a Beautifully Joyful Princess Nefertari Vivi

The blue-haired Princess of Arabasta is brought to life and expresses pure happiness in the latest One Piece collectible statue from MegaHouse.

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One Piece Theory: There Were Once Continents

The One Piece World may have been comprised of continents before a flood of biblical proportions reduced all but one of them to mere islands.

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One Piece: Egghead's Skipped Plot Points

One Piece's new fast-paced storytelling has led it to skip over various plot threads. This is especially apparent with the story's return to Egghead.

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How One Piece Practices Tough Love in an Era of Gentle Shonen Leads

Luffy may be blunt and a bit rough with his tough love, but it's a fair compromise between harsh antiheroes and overly sentimental leads.

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30 Best Anime Of All Time

While anime quality can be subjective, most fans agree that the likes of FLCL, Neon Genesis Evangelion, and One Piece rank among the best.

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Can Anime Fan Service Actually Be Done Right?

Fan service tends to be cheap and gratuitous in anime, with many notorious examples. But there are still positive ways to do this.

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Why Gear 5 Is The Best Transformation In Shonen History

Luffy's Gear 5 transformation has redefined shonen powerups, making it one of the biggest events in anime history.

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Eiichiro Oda's Father Said He Was 'Moved' by One Piece Film: Red

Eiichiro Oda's father surprises his son with the news that he was moved by One Piece Film: Red, the latest film installment of the series.

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Did One Piece Just Reveal the Secret of Enies Lobby?

Enies Lobby is back at the forefront in One Piece fans' minds as the chasm it's built atop suggests a dark World Government secret.

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One Punch Man & 9 Other Modern Manga That Have Taken Hiatuses

With the tight deadlines manga creators have to meet on a regular basis, some manga titles have to take much-deserved breaks.

Luffy Defeats Kaido in Epic Gear 5 Collectible Statue

MegaHouse reveals a new One Piece collectible that spotlights Monkey D. Luffy and the true power of his Hito Hito no Mi, Model: Nika Devil Fruit.

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One Piece Theory: What Will Rob Lucci Do After Egghead?

Here's what could happen to Rob Lucci's unsteady alliance with the Straw Hat Pirates as the Egghead Incident unfolds and the Navy complicates matters.

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One Piece Vol. 103 Claims a Top Spot on NYT Bestsellers List

One Piece, Kaiju No. 8, Spy x Family and more manga rank very high on the most recent bestsellers list for graphic books from the New York Times.

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One Piece: Luffy's Laughter in Gear 5 Isn't Just Comedy – It's Personal Growth

Luffy isn't just laughing at Kaido–he's laughing at himself for realizing he's been doing this all wrong for years.

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One Piece Film: Red Returns to Japanese Theaters

The most successful Japanese film of 2022 returns as Toei Animation announces a 4K special rerelease of One Piece Film: Red in theaters.

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45 Strongest Anime Characters Of All Time, Ranked

Anime is full of strong characters, but some - like Goku, All Might, and Luffy - stand out as some of the most powerful anime characters.

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One Piece's Darkest Theory Reveals How Likely It Is Luffy Will Die Young

Luffy has done many things during his adventures to shorten his life expectancy. Rubber pirate or not, if he keeps pushing himself, he'll soon die.

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One Piece Promo Teases Luffy's 'Ridiculous' Gear 5 Power

Fans can expect more wonders from Luffy's Gear 5 upgrade in the future, according to the teaser for One Piece Episode 1072.

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10 Most Unique Devil Fruit Powers In One Piece

Numerous powers are granted by the mythical Devil Fruits in One Piece. Fruits like the Wash-Wash and Straw-Straw give the most unique powers of all.

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One Piece: All Of Luffy's Gears, Ranked By Strength

How do Luffy's Gears in One Piece rank when considering their strength?