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One Piece

One Piece

Alternative Titles

English: One Piece
Japanese: ワンピース

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: Unknown
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Oct 20, 1999 to ?
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.631 (scored by 199138 users)
Ranked: #592
Popularity: #25
Members: 310,124
Favorites: 39,524
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

Popular Tags

action adventure comedy pirates shounen

Synopsis

Gol D. Roger was known as the Pirate King, the strongest and most infamous being to have sailed the Grand Line. The capture and death of Roger by the World Government brought a change throughout the world. His last words before his death revealed the location of the greatest treasure in the world, One Piece. It was this revelation that brought about the Grand Age of Pirates, men who dreamed of finding One Piece (which promises an unlimited amount of riches and fame), and quite possibly the most coveted of titles for the person who found it, the title of the Pirate King.

Enter Monkey D. Luffy, a 17-year-old boy that defies your standard definition of a pirate. Rather than the popular persona of a wicked, hardened, toothless pirate who ransacks villages for fun, Luffy’s reason for being a pirate is one of pure wonder; the thought of an exciting adventure and meeting new and intriguing people, along with finding One Piece, are his reasons of becoming a pirate. Following in the footsteps of his childhood hero, Luffy and his crew travel across the Grand Line, experiencing crazy adventures, unveiling dark mysteries and battling strong enemies, all in order to reach One Piece.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

More Episodes Episodes

Episodes  692 / Unknown
Aired  Oct 20, 1999 to ?
Status  Currently Airing

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Adaptation: One Piece
Side story: One Piece (2000), One Piece: Nejimaki Jima no Daibouken, One Piece: Chinjuujima no Chopper Oukoku, One Piece: Dead End no Bouken, One Piece: Norowareta Seiken, One Piece: Omatsuri Danshaku to Himitsu no Shima, One Piece: Karakurijou no Mecha Kyohei, One Piece: Taose! Kaizoku Ganzack, One Piece Special: Adventure in the Ocean's Navel, One Piece Special: Open Upon the Great Sea! A Father's Huge, HUGE Dream!, One Piece Special: Protect! The Last Great Performance, One Piece Special: The Detective Memoirs of Chief Straw Hat Luffy, One Piece: Jango's Dance Carnival, One Piece: Dream Soccer King!, One Piece: Take Aim! The Pirate Baseball King, One Piece: Straw Hat Theater, One Piece: Strong World, One Piece: Romance Dawn Story, One Piece 3D: Mugiwara Chase, One Piece 3D: Gekisou! Trap Coaster, One Piece Film Z, One Piece: Episode of Luffy - Hand Island no Bouken, One Piece: Romance Dawn, One Piece Special: Glorious Island, One Piece 3D2Y: Ace no shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama Tono Chikai
Character: Dragon Ball Z, Toriko, Kyutai Panic Adventure!, Kyutai Panic Adventure Returns!
Summary: One Piece: Episode of Alabaster - Sabaku no Ojou to Kaizoku Tachi, One Piece: Episode of Chopper Plus - Fuyu ni Saku, Kiseki no Sakura, One Piece Recap, One Piece: Episode of Nami - Koukaishi no Namida to Nakama no Kizuna, One Piece: Episode of Merry - Mou Hitori no Nakama no Monogatari

Characters & Voice Actors

Franky
Franky
Main
Yao, Kazuki
Japanese
Yao, Kazuki
Noda, Junko
Japanese
Noda, Junko
...
Sanji
Sanji
Main
Hirata, Hiroaki
Japanese
Hirata, Hiroaki
Ootani, Ikue
Japanese
Ootani, Ikue
...
Nami
Nami
Main
Okamura, Akemi
Japanese
Okamura, Akemi
Christian, Luci
English
Christian, Luci
...
Usopp
Usopp
Main
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Japanese
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Strait, Sonny
English
Strait, Sonny
...

Staff

Cook, Justin
Producer
Uda, Konosuke
Director, Episode Director
Sakai, Munehisa
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Ueda, Yoshihiro
Episode Director, Storyboard



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Feb 28, 2008
Maxine
There are two responses I get, without fail, every time I try to get someone new to watch this show. "I don't like the art style," or "I've seen the dub - NO THANKS." I'm guilty of both of these myself. But if there's one thing I need to stress before even getting started on this review, it's that the 4Kids dub is NOT One Piece. For the love of god, PLEASE do not think it is. If you've suffered the misfortune of seeing some of the 4Kids episodes, just erase them from your mind and start fresh. They read more
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Sep 12, 2008
holdenn
One Piece is by far the best shounen anime out there that I have watched.
But not all share the same views as I do, lets remedy that, shall we?

A long time ago, there live a fearsome pirate king who goes by the name of Gold D. Roger. He was able to attain everything. But alas he was captured and sentenced to execution. In the brink of death, he proclaimed that he left the great treasure, One Piece, somewhere in the Grand Line and it is for anyone to claim. This event ignited the Great Pirate Age.

In the world of One Piece, there is such read more
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Feb 20, 2015
Visceras
Well where do i start ... there is so much to say.. for the super fans of One Piece, i'm going to punish this anime so this review may piss you off.


This anime, like any other big shonen, made a crucial mistake that i'm going to explore, besides that, the rest is fine.

Story: 7/10. Well.. it is hard to explain this rate. Is the plot original and creative? Yes it is, but it does not sound nice ! It seems like they started with a decent plot, and then they just keep adding things to make it bigger. I mean, the plot doesn´t read more
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Jan 15, 2015
corylulu
Okay, this is a LONG series, so it's kinda hard to review it as a whole because I feel completely differently at different points of the series. So I'll break it up into three sections

My overall score is based on the last section though.

First Section [Episodes 1 - 223]

I'd call this a pretty fun anime almost out of the gate. It was really exciting seeing a very unique world, unique premise and interesting characters to wonder about right away. I really enjoyed that a lot of characters were introduced very early on as very powerful people, but we were totally left to wonder about read more
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Recommendations

Very high priority in both titles is loyality, trust and naming Nakama, main characters are near to each other. Very important is that, the both are just comedies.

One of non-many differences is that the OP is about pirates and FT is about mages :)
Personally i'm a huge OP fan since more than a decade and i have to say that it took me a while before actually giving a try to HxH 'cuz i wasn't sure if i would've liked it.. But. Woah against my expectations i really did like it more than i thought! Truth is that after i gave it a try, i couldn't stop watching it.
The more i was seeing it and the more it was giving me the same feeling that OP gives me. They have the same vibe and have the power to let you enjoyed more and more, this way your curiousity level also grows bigger and bigger by each episode. They really share a lot in common:

• first off: well, the genres, as you can see they both are Shonen, Adventure, Action, Superpowers genres.
• both main charas would look the "typical protagonists of a shonen serie" but they actually are able to surprise you, the more you get to know about them and their personalities.
• interesting enough, both protagonists' fathers seems to play a very important role (i would even dare to say "legendary"), plus obviously are very strong and full of mystery
• both stories are about dreams and all that takes to our main charas to realize them. In HxH, obviously, Gon wants to become an hunter; while in OP Luffy wants to become a pirate, but not just a normal one, he wants to become THE pirate King. In addition, their companions of both Gon and Luffy also have an ambition/purpose they want to achieve as well.
• both series face the adventure with a long Journey splitted in many arcs.
• still, both give a huge importance to friendship.
• let's not forget to mention that both of them are quite cured, as of course, like the protagonists, also the other characters in the series are intriguingly developed for the best together with their backgrounds, their actions and personalities.
• last but not least, the presence of the superpowers genre won't disappoint you either because "from big powers come big... battles!", yes, indeed lots of cool battles and the more you find out of the stories and the more you'll get interested by the way to fight! In HxH we have the "Nen" (Aura) and in OP we have the "Haki" (Ambition).. you'll really be amazed by the coolness of the battles!

As you can see a lot of stuff is a common point for those two series.
The only thing left me to say is: I seriously recommend both series, because they both worth it.
If you liked one of them, you'll probably love the another as well.
Because afterall, they both share one last significant thing: greatness.
Both are great shounen series with "fight for nakamas" plot, and goals characters have made their mind to accomplish. Also it looks like naruto somewhat resembles Luffy. If you enjoyed Naruto, I'm sure you will find One Piece amazing.
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Both of these series can be very serious and very funny at times. They give off similar vibes about never giving up and how important friendship is.
Both series are primarily light-hearted adventure-series, but they also both have some pretty serious moments. (Though in Dragonball, they're mostly in the last third of the series.) One Piece is also partially inspired by Dragonball.
Because bleach and one piece are both action,comedy and adventure animes. The main character is a young man and he has special powers. They both have their friends to support them. They're both long ongoing series and they both got many plottwists. And both animes has got a lot of boobies, rangiku from bleach, nami for one piece

Opening Theme

#01: "We Are! (ウィーアー!)" by Hiroshi Kitadani (eps 1-47)
#02: "Believe" by Folder5 (eps 48-115)
#03: "Hikari E (ヒカリヘ)" by The Babystars (eps 116-168)
#04: "Bon Voyage!" by Bon-Bon Blanco (eps 169-206)
#05: "Kokoro no Chizu (ココロのちず)" by BOYSTYLE (eps 207-263)
#06: "Brand New World" by D-51 (eps 264-278)
#07: "We Are! (ウィーアー! 〜7人の麦わら海賊団篇〜)" by the Straw Hat Pirates (eps 279-283)
#08: "Crazy Rainbow" by Tackey & Tsubasa (eps 284-325)
#09: "Jungle P" by 5050 (eps 326-372)
#10: "We Are (ウィーアー! 〜10周年Ver.〜)" by TVXQ (eps 373-394)
#11: "Share the World" by TVXQ (eps 395-425)
#12: "Kaze wo Sagashite (風をさがして)" by Straw Hat Crew and Mari Yaguchi (eps 426-458)
#13: "One Day" by The Rootless (eps 459-491)
#14: "Fight Together" by Namie Amuro (eps 493-516)
#15: "We go! (ウィーゴー!)" by Hiroshi Kitadani (eps 517-541, 543-589)
#16: "Hands Up!" by Kouta Shinzato (eps 591-628)
#17: "Wake up!" by AAA (eps 629-686)
#18: "Hard Knock Days" by GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE (eps 687-)
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Ending Theme

#01: "memories" by Maki Otsuki (eps 1-30)
#02: "RUN! RUN! RUN!" by Maki Otsuki (eps 31-63)
#03: "Watashi ga iru Yo (私がいるよ)" by TOMATO CUBE (eps 64-73)
#04: "Souchinosuke (しょうちのすけ)" by Suitei-Shoujo (eps 74-81)
#05: "BEFORE DAWN" by AI-SACHI (eps 82-94)
#06: "fish" by The Kaleidoscope (eps 95-106)
#07: "GLORY -Kimi ga iru Kara- (GLORY-君がいるから-)" by Takako Uehara (eps 107-118)
#08: "Shining ray" by Janne da Arc (eps 119-127, 129-132)
#09: "Family" by the Straw Hat Pirates (ep 128)
#10: "Free Will" by Ruppina (eps 133-156)
#11: "FAITH" by Ruppina (eps 157-168)
#12: "A to Z ~One Piece Edition~ (A to Z〜ONE PIECE Edition〜)" by ZZ (eps 169-181)
#13: "Tsuki to Taiyou (月と太陽)" by shela (eps 182-195)
#14: "DREAMSHIP" by Aiko Ikuta (eps 196-206)
#15: "Mirai Koukai (未来航海)" by Tackey & Tsubasa (eps 207-230)
#16: "Eternal Pose (エターナルポーズ)" by Asia Engineer (eps 231-245)
#17: "Dear friends" by TRIPLANE (eps 246-255)
#18: "Asu wa Kurukara (明日は来るから)" by Dong Bang Shin Gi (eps 256-263)
#19: "ADVENTURE WORLD" by Delicatessen (eps 264-278)
#20: "One Day" by The Rootless (ep 492)
#21: "We go! (ウィーゴー!)" by Hiroshi Kitadani (eps 542, 590)
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