A new must-go place for the fans of the series, it was officially announced on July 14 that Tokyo Tower, 333-metre-tall tower in Minato-ku, Tokyo, plans to open a theme park featuring Eiichiro Oda's popular manga/anime series One Piece in spring of 2015. Hit the jump for more.
With epic, exciting battles, the chance to play as all nine Straw Hat pirates, and a new story from the mind of Eiichiro Oda himself, One Piece: Unlimited World Red sounds too good to be true. But how does it stack up against other action games, or even against other licensed anime games? Hit the jump to check out our full review!
One Piece's official portal site One Piece.com announced today on July 7 that Fuji TV will air a new TV special One Piece "3D2Y" Ace no Shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama tono Chikai (Overcoming the death of Ace! Luffy, the oath with his party) at 9:00pm on August 30, to commemorate the anime series' 15th anniversary. Hit the jump for more information.
At this weekend's Anime Explo, FUNimation announced that they will be filling out their summer simulcast line-up with Psycho-Pass, Sengoku Basara: Judge End, Barakamon and Black Butler. They also had news about their home video releases of A Certain Magical Index/Scientific Railgun and One Piece Film Z. Get the details after the jump.
Oita Prefectural Police's Consumer and Environmental Protection Division has arrested a 39-year-old male office worker from Fukuoka Prefecture on suspicion of uploading episodes of popular TV anime including Attack on Titan and One Piece to the internet without the respective copyright holders' permission. Hit the jump for more details.
Kyoto Prefectural Police yesterday arrested a 31-year-old male office worker who had a Chinese citizenship for selling pirated figures of Boa Hancock, one of the popular female characters in Eiichiro Oda's One Piece series. Those figures were customized to be able to remove her outfits. Hit the jump for more story.
Imperial Enterprise has been known for the One Piece featured items from its "One Piece Premium Collection" bland. Their latest items are "Majestic Silver," a collection of silver accessories inspired by the 11 characters of the series including Luffy, Chopper, Nami, and Ace. Check the details of the products after the jump.
Friday the 13th is a lucky day for Shonen Jump fans with Bandai's Megatre Shop launching pre-orders for a set of Chess Piece Collection R "Strong 9" Dragon Ball Z Kai x One Piece x Toriko game pieces. Get a look after the jump.