With 300 Hundred Million copies in circulation ONE PIECE
With over 300 Hundred Million copies in circulation, it’s topped the charts!
It’s the all inspiring, ever so famous, known throughout the entire world, ONE PIECE!
Much like a fine wine, it continues to improve with time! Still managing to be one of the best-selling series in Japan despite its longevity and age, let us introduce you to this fantastic masterpiece!
ONE PIECE is an encaptivating story that takes place during the time of Pirates! Monkey D Luffy, our story’s main protagonist, must work together with his crew, a process that creates lasting friendships and unforgettable experiences.
So what makes this anime so exciting?
Why do people keep returning for the next episode or manga? It all has to do with the story. The characters chase for a mysterious treasure (THE ONE PIECE), one that surprisingly, has yet to be found. Secret lay in all corners, and it’s up to our heroes to travel the most difficult paths known to mankind.
Let’s list some of the highlights of the series!
1. First thing first, we absolutely have to mention the “Devil Fruit”.
When someone gets a hold of this stuff, and decides to eat it, they are given super powers enabling them to do things beyond their normal, human ability.
Devil Fruit? What’s that?
1. An unpleasant tasting fruit, its abilities can only be gained by eating
2. Worth quite a decent penny
3. Those who partake of it lose the ability to swim
4. Because of this, it is crucial that people veer far from the water
5. It is forbidden to eat more than two different types of this fruit
6. There are types of this rare fruit that cause people to split apart and die
Our protagonist, Luffy, eats a whole bunch of “Gomu” Fruit. After munching down on way to much of this fruit, he finds that his body has gained a new special ability; he can stretch his limbs in every which way!
2. Second, The Character’s interaction with one another!
Like no other anime to ever appear, this show masterfully combines excitement with heartfelt emotions. It has become so famous for its addicting storyline, that parents across the entire country of Japan are reading this story to their children every night!
Led by their captain, Monkey D Luffy, regardless of how tough or painful the situation becomes, the character’s teamwork has always provided them with the power to push through to the end.
There are times in which they disagree, there are times in which they all running in different directions, but regardless of all this, they are always supportive of one another. A story that expresses true friendship in such a way that you are bound to feel the strings of your heart being tugged on!
3. There’s good character interaction right? But what about the actual characters themselves?
This anime is like no other. With characters that play stereo types to a hilt, and a variety of lovable personalities available, there is never a chance for boredom. Let me introduce the cast!
Monkey D Luffy (captain)
The devil's fruit: Gum-Gum Fruit
Dream: To be a pirate king by finding one piece.
Reward: 400 million belly
Roronoa Zoro (executive officer)
The devil's fruit: none
Dream: To be the world’s greatest swordsman
Reward: 120 million belly
Nami (navigation officer)
The devil's fruit: none
Dream:To write charts all over the world that has seen her own eyes
Reward: 16 million belly
The devil's fruit:none
Dream: To be a brave warrior of the sea.
Reward: 30 million belly
The devil's fruit:none
Dream:To find the all blue.
Reward: 77 million belly
Tony Tony Chopper （doctor）
The devil's fruit: Human Human Fruit 【Animal to human】
Dream:To be an universal doctor.
Reward: 50 belly
Nico Robin (Archaeologist)
The devil's fruit:Hana Hana Fruits
Dream: To decipherer Rio Poneglyph.
Reward: 80 million belly
The devil's fruit: none (cyborg human)
Dream:To watch his best own ship to be arrived to the end of ocean
Reward: 44 million belly
devil's fruit:Yomi Yomi Fruit 【Psychic power】
Dream: To meet Laboon
Reward: 33 million belly
That was only just a taste of the show! There are many other exciting and charming characters, and if you want to get to know them all, you’re going to have to start watching the show!
The series begins with the execution of Gol D. Roger, a man known as the King of the Pirates. Just before his death, Roger announces that his treasure, the One Piece, will be available to anyone who finds it, causing the Great Pirate Era to begin. As a result, countless pirates set out to the Grand Line to look for the treasure.
Twenty-two years have passed since Roger's execution, and, a young man inspired by his childhood idol and powerful pirate Red Haired Shanks, sets off on a journey from the East Blue Sea to find the One Piece and become King of the Pirates. In an effort to organize his own crew, the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy befriends a swordsman named Roronoa Zoro and they sail off to find the One Piece. They soon meet Nami, a navigator and thief; Usopp, a sniper and a liar; and Sanji, a womanizing chef; leading to confrontations with Buggy the Clown, Captain Kuro and Don Krieg. Later, Luffy encounters Arlong, a fishman and member of the former Sun Pirates who thinks that fishmen are superior to humans. After Luffy defeats Arlong, Nami officially joins Luffy's crew and the Navy places a bounty on Luffy's head. Luffy then meets Captain Smoker, a navy captain that can turn into smoke. He briefly captures Luffy, but Luffy is saved by his father Monkey D. Dragon. After making their way through the Grand Line, the group meets Nefeltari Vivi, a princess who wants to help save her country, the Alabasta Kingdom, from the crime syndicate Baroque Works. They later befriend the doctor and anthropomorphized reindeer Tony Tony Chopper while in Drum Island…………..
So how was this special edition introduction into the world of One Piece?
We hope this has sparked an interest, maybe even a desire to start watching the anime!
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