Shueisha today releases a first original picture book inspired by Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga series One Piece, titled "One Piece picture book Light and Darkness: The Story of Luffy, Ace and Sabo," drawn by 27-year-old rising artist Shinsaku Nagata. As the title suggests, the story focuses on the first encounter among the three. Hit the jump for more details.
The battle between the Straw Hat Pirates and the Big Mom Pirates intensifies in the "Hell's Tea Party Arc" - the next story arc in Toei Animation's TV anime adaptation of One Piece, the imaginative pirate-themed adventure manga by Eiichiro Oda - and a new key visual and new cast members have been revealed. Hit the jump to learn more.
Veteran voice actor Tomokazu Sugita never bites off more than he can chew, and now Sugita is joining the cast of One Piece as Charlotte Katakuri, a high-ranking member of the Big Mom pirates with a billion Berry bounty and also one of the primary antagonists of the Whole Cake Island arc. Hit the jump to learn more.
Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai today started accepting pre-orders for character-printed cakes featuring five characters from the One Piece franchise: Monkey D. Luffy, Roronoa Zoro, Sanji, Nami & Nico Robin, Portgas D. Ace, along with a special cake for the manga's 20th anniversary. Hit the jump for more details.
Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga One Piece has printed over 430 million copies worldwide since 1997, publisher Shueisha announced at the press conference for its new title projects held in Tokyo on October 16. The second longest series in Weekly Shonen Jump attained a Guinness World Record title for having the Most copies published for the same comic book series by a single author in June 2015.