There was a man who conquered everything the world had to offer, the legendary Pirate King, Gold Roger. Captured and sentenced to execution by the World Government, his last words threw legions to the seas. “My treasure? If they want, they can take it. Look for him! It contains everything this world can offer!” It was the revelation of the greatest treasure, One Piece, coveted by men from all over the world, dreaming of immeasurable fame and wealth… Thus began the Great Age of Pirates!
What is One Piece about?
One Piece tells the story of Monkey D. Luffy , a 17-year-old boy who redefines the meaning of a pirate. And he wants to travel just to seek adventure and meet new friends. With his crew, called The Straw Hat Gang, Luffy heads towards the Grand Line, the most dangerous route in the world, where unbelievable adventures await him, as he faces powerful opponents in search of the One Piece treasure.
One Piece is the creation of Eiichiro Oda and began serialization in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump in 1997. It has since become a critical and commercial success around the world, with many of the volumes breaking printing records in Japan.
Release date, Studio and director
The One Piece manga starts serialization on July 22, 1997. The anime adaptation released on October 20, 1999. The One Piece anime is produced by Toei Animation. The main director of the anime is Gorō Taniguchi, who has been directing the series since 2012.
One Piece is one of the most popular manga and anime series of all time, with over 500 million copies in circulation worldwide. It has won numerous awards, including the Shogakukan Manga Award and the Kodansha Manga Award. The anime has also been praised for its high production values and its faithful adaptation of the manga.
One Piece is a story about adventure, friendship, and dreams. It is a story that has resonated with millions of people around the world, and it continues to be one of the most popular and beloved manga and anime series of all time.