One Piece

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Created by:
Eiichiro Oda
First TV Show:
One Piece
First Episode Air Date:
October 20, 1999
Mayumi Tanaka, Kazuya Nakai, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Christopher Sabat, Kerry Williams, Kappei Yamaguchi, Sonny Strait, Hiroaki Hirata, Eric Valette, Ikue Ootani
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One Piece: Why Blackbeard Can Use Multiple Devil Fruits, Theories Explained

Blackbeard shocked One Piece fans when he used Whitebeard's Devil Fruit as well as his own. How is he able to do what should be impossible?

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Luffy's Gear 5 Technique, Explained

The Human-Human Fruit, Model: Nika holds many secrets, making Luffy's Gear 5 transformation the most mysterious and powerful evolution in One Piece.

Crunchyroll Crashes as One Piece Episode 1071 Breaks the Internet

One Piece's much-anticipated Gear 5 episode makes anime history... and crashes quite a few streaming websites.

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From Captain to Yonko, What are the Highest Ranking Titles in One Piece, and What Do They Mean?

One Piece is the home of many powerful characters, most of whom bear a grand title or two, but what do all these high-ranking titles mean?

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10 Best Speeches In Anime, Ranked

Anime fans love a good speech, from Gintoki's silly Strawberry Milk monologue in Gintama to Erwin Smith's dying declaration in Attack on Titan.

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One Piece Chapter 1089 Recap & Spoilers: Hostage Situation

One Piece's Chapter 1089 finally brings the narrative back to Egghead Island, providing much-awaited updates regarding the hated betrayal.

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One Piece Theory: Luffy Will Fight St. Jaygarcia Saturn

When the Egghead Arc was starting, no one was sure what the final battle would look like or whether there would be. The main antagonist could have bee

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How One Piece's Gear 5 Changes the Status of the Shonen Big 3

Luffy's Gear 5 transformation is not only a historical moment for One Piece but an iconic milestone for the Shonen Big 3 overall.

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Luffy's Devil Fruit Awakening – How Gear 5 Sets Up One Piece's Endgame

With Gear 5, Luffy's inevitable clash with the World Government will be on the horizon, setting the stage for One Piece's epic conclusion.

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10 One Piece Characters Who Mastered Their Devil Fruit Powers

Devil Fruits play an important role in One Piece's power scaling, but even so, only a few characters truly maximize the abilities they gain.

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When Will Luffy Reach Gear 5?

The debut of Gear 5 is almost here, and Luffy's Devil Fruit awakening will be his most powerful transformation to date.

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One Piece: Luffy Gear 5 Is About To Give Super Saiyan Goku a Run For Its Berries

Luffy becoming the new Joy Boy could be the modern equivalent of Goku becoming a Super Saiyan in terms of narrative significance and cultural impact.

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The 15 Most Unpopular Character Designs In One Piece

One Piece has so many characters that series' creator Eiichiro Oda had to get creative with some of their designs — even if they turned out poorly.

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One Piece Creator Reveals Sanji's Surprising Original Name

One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda reveals that Sanji originally shared the same name as Masashi Kishimoto's iconic orange-clad ninja.

One Piece on Ice BTS Video Puts Its Olympic Cast in the Skating Rink

Olympic figuring skating silver medalist Shoma Uno is set to star in ~Episode of Alabasta~, the ice show that adapts the titular arc from One Piece.

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One Piece: The 15 Best Color Of Arms Haki Users

In One Piece, Color of Arms Haki, also known as Armament Haki, is arguably the most useful form of this power; these are the best users.

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One Piece: Has Former Admiral Kuzan Gone Totally Bad?

Chapter 1081 of One Piece reveals the true reason why Aokiji decided to join the Blackbeard Pirates - but he may not have broken bad just yet.

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Where To Watch One Piece Film: Red

One Piece Film: Red is the 15th movie in Eiichiro Oda's signature shonen series and it's finally available to conveniently stream.

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10 Most Overrated Arcs In One Piece, Ranked

Campy characters and epic showdowns make many One Piece arcs more popular than they deserve.

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One Piece's Eiichiro Oda Just Wants to Have Fun in Final Saga

One Piece's Eiichiro Oda is balancing fans, the pressures of the Final Saga, and having fun, but he also feels the freedom to do what he wants.