One Piece: Romance Dawn, the RPG that was originally released on PSP in Japan last December, is now making its way to Nintendo 3DS. According to a blurb in Shonen Jump, Namco Bandai will release the port on August 8. More after the jump.
At almost a million viewers, the May 18th return of One Piece to Cartoon Network's Toonami block didn't break any records, but was enough to read the schedule and slightly bump the ratings. See how it compared after the jump.
Fans of high profile shonen manga are no strangers to hiatuses on their favorite series, but One Piece is entering a slightly extended delay due to illness. As announced on the official Shonen Jump website, author Eiichiro Oda has been hospitalized, and the series will be absent from the magazine for two weeks. More after the jump.
At this weekend's Anime Central convention in Rosemont, Illinois, FUNimation confirmed that they've licensed the home video rights to Attack on Titan, with plans to release it next year. In terms of other plans, the distributor mentioned that the One Piece Strong World anime movie will be out "soon," while the Fairy Tail movie should be ready for the holidays. More after the jump.
With One Piece returning to Toonami this Saturday 5/18/13 at 1:00 am ET, FUNimation wanted to do something over the top to celebrate its return. So, this week, The FUNimation Show's Scott Porter, will be locked to watch every episode up to #207, where Toonami is starting off on Saturday. Meanwhile, the long running One Piece Podcast fan audio show is nearing the conclusion and goal for their Kickstarter campaign. More after the jump.
In terms of photo memes, first there was the Makankou Sappou, the Force, then the Attack On Titan. While people anticipate "what's next?", a member of a school tennis club posted this photo, titled "Onigiri!!" inspired by the move made famous by Roronoa Zoro from One Piece. Could this be the next photo meme to follow the others? See the photo after the jump!
This summer, Shonen Jump classics Dragonball Z, Naruto, One Piece, Toriko, Bleach, Hunter x Hunter, Gintama, and Kochikame will spawn indoor amusement park attractions at J-World Tokyo, located in 6,168 square meters on the third floor of Ikebukuro’s Sunshine City World Import Mart building in Tokyo. Get a look at the plans after the jump.
Shonen anime series One Piece will join Cartoon Network's Toonami block with a premiere set for late Saturday night on May 18th at 1:00am ET. It will be kicking off with the Davy Back Fight Arc in episode 207 ("Great Adventure At Long Ring Long Land!"), and to help fans catch up, FUNimation has put together 60 minute abridged looks at the major preceeding story arcs. Get a look after the jump.
YATTAR JAPAN strikes again with news and pics about a new series of commemorative One Piece candy toy figures from Bandai that go on sale this summer. Get an advance look after the jump!