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.
A new preview arrived for One Piece Unlimited World: Red, this time offering a bit of a different angle by showing the Wii U version specifically. It's set for an eShop-exclusive release, and you can see the English trailer after the jump.
Avex has posted a full version promotional video for "Wake up!," seven-member Japanese musical group AAA's 41st single. The song has been used as the 17th OP theme for the long-running TV anime One Piece since its 629th episode aired on January 19, 2014. Check the journey/friends/ties-themed PV after the jump.
It's time for some combos, specials, and more from Luffy and his Straw Hat crew in the latest collection of gameplay footage for One Piece Unlimited World: Red. Get a healthy dose of your favorite heroes beating everyone up in the video after the jump.
Oricon announced the top selling books for the first half of 2014 today on June 2. The top-selling manga series during the period was Hajime Isayama's mega hit Attack on Titan. It finally defeated Eiichiro Oda's long-running One Piece, which had kept the top spot since 2009, for the first time. Hit the jump for more details.
The latest trailer for the multi-platform version of One Piece Unlimited World: Red takes us to Trans Town, a main area that acts like a hub world of sorts for the action game. Players can traverse and play games around Trans Town, and even help develop it by collecting building materials. Hit the jump for more.
Shueisha's Shonen Jump official site announces today on May 28 that Eiichiro Oda's One Piece manga will not appear in the upcoming 28th issue (June 9 release) and 29th (June 16), because the author needs to have a surgery to remove his tonsils. Hit the jump for more details.