Bandai Namco Games released an English-subtitled version of the One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Jump Festa trailer, breaking the news that the next entry in the crowd-battling action series is coming west. Watch the trailer and get some more details after the jump.
Avex's official website for the One Piece anime DVD series has opened a special page to promote the upcoming character song CD collection "One Piece Cruised All of 47 Prefectures" with their jacket illustrations. The character illustrations were also displayed at the Jump Festa 2015 event on last Saturday and Sunday. Check some samples after the jump.
A second ad has aired for the 2014 edition of the 2008 film One Piece: Episode of Chopper + Fuyu ni Saku, Kiseki no Sakura (Bloom in the Winter, Miracle Cherry Blossom). Fuji TV will be broadcasting the special commemorating the 15th anniversary of the One Piece TV anime series, featuring the 2008 tearjerker will be broadcast with a newly animated epilogue and special messages from the Straw Hat pirates concerning the anniversary.
Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga One Piece will collaborate with one of Japan's traditional performing arts, Kabuki, which originated in the 17th century. 39-year-old Ennosuke Ichikawa IV will star in a kabuki adaptation of the pirate-featured action manga next fall. Hit the jump for more details.
FUNimation has announced seven returning anime title joining Assassination Classroom in their winter 2015 simulcast line-up, including Fairy Tail, One Piece, Yona of the Dawn, Garo the Animation, SHONEN HOLLYWOOD -HOLLY STAGE FOR 50-, Kamisama Kiss – Season 2, and Tokyo Ghoul √A. More after the jump.
The official website for Tokyo One Piece Tower today announced that its opening day will be March 13, 2015. The new theme park featuring the world and characters of Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga series will be set in Tokyo Tower, 333-metre-tall tower in Minato-ku, Tokyo. Hit the jump for more information.
Along with a color front page , next week's Shonen Jump features the results of One Piece's 5th character popularity poll. In it, Nico Robin drops out of the top 10 after enjoying positions in the upper ranks for the last two polls. Law makes a big jump from his debut at #10, while Bartolomeo and especially Sabo make impressive debuts. Get a look after the jump.
A second set of costumes have been previewed for the upcoming One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X's amiibo support. Joining the previously previewed Mario Luffy, Link Zoro and Fox Sanji is Luigi Luffy, Wii Fit Trainer Nami, Donkey Kong Frankie, Kirby Chopper, Yoshi Usopp, Marth Brook and Samus Robin. Check them out after the jump.