Eiichiro Oda’s legendarily long pirate manga One Piece has been round eternally, just a bit bit lengthy than a great quantity of its followers have probably been alive, and ditto its anime adaptation. Final night time, the anime hit episode 1000, and to have a good time the event, the episode introduced again the very first OP from alllllll the way in which again in 1999 through the “East Blue” arc.
Whether or not you watch the opening as is or examine it to the original, two issues are clear: Luffy and the Straw Hats have grown rather a lot and been by means of a lot shit since they began their journey to succeed in the Grand Line, and Hiroshi Kitadani’s “We Are!” nonetheless fucking riiiiiiiiips. It’s fairly spectacular that One Piece managed to hit this milestone and has endured for therefore lengthy. Even with the 2004 FoxBox adaptation (and its still awesome rap) is an enchanting mess and the jury’s out on the upcoming Netflix adaptation, it feels just like the fanbase is mostly chill about the complete franchise and simply glad that it exists interval, so hats off to y’all. Hope you managed to catch this episode in theaters, in case you felt secure.
Funimation and Toei Animation did greater than redo their unique opening to have a good time One Piece’s massive day, in addition they introduced a brand new film. Directed by Code Geass’ Goro Taniguchi with an unique story from Oda himself, One Piece Movie: Purple will deliver the Straw Hats on a collision course with new antagonist Patrick Redfield, aka Purple the Aloof. And it seems to be just like the movie will closely contain Luffy’s pirate mentor, Shanks. The films are stated to be typically fairly good, and it must be thrilling to see what wild fruit, sword, and foot-based motion the film comes up with. It’s anticipated to launch on August 6, 2022.
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