Ranked #60

One Piece

Alternative Titles

English: One Piece
Japanese: ワンピース


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


Score: 8.621 (scored by 225,532 users)
Ranked: #602
Popularity: #25
Members: 355,600
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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 existence 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.

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Cook, Justin
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More episodes Episodes(710/Unknown)

# Episode Title Aired
1 I'm Luffy! The Man Who's Gonna Be King of the Pirates!
Ore wa Luffy! Kaizoku Ou ni Naru Otoko Da! (俺はルフィ!海賊王になる男だ!)
Oct 20, 1999
2 Enter the Great Swordsman! Pirate Hunter Roronoa Zoro!
Daikengou Arawaru! Kaizokugari Roronoa Zoro (大剣豪現る!海賊狩りロロノア·ゾロ)
Nov 17, 1999
3 Morgan versus Luffy! Who's the Mysterious Pretty Girl?
Morgan vs. Luffy! Nazo no Bishoujo wa Dare? (モーガンVSルフィ!謎の美少女は誰?)
Nov 24, 1999
4 Luffy's Past! Enter Red-Haired Shanks!
Luffy no Kako! Akagami no Shanks Toujou (ルフィの過去!赤髪のシャンクス登場)
Dec 8, 1999
5 A Terrifying Mysterious Power! Captain Buggy, the Clown Pirate!
Kyoufu Nazo no Chikara! Kaizoku Douke Buggy-senchou! (恐怖!謎の力·海賊道化バギー船長!)
Dec 15, 1999

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-)

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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Feb 28, 2008 4:25 AM
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 11:42 PM
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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Jan 4, 4:27 AM
One Piece, a title that could probably not be any more unfitting since everybody who tried to watch this show in one sitting should most definitely be comitted to an insane assylum. This thing is huge! At the time that I am writing (updating) this review One Piece has had 702 episodes. Going with an average episode length of 24 minutes, this adds up to 16848 minutes of One Piece or 280.8 hours of One Piece or roughly 11.7 days (!) of One Piece. Which makes you wonder how anybody could have watched all of this. But then again, it is a show that started read more
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Jul 6, 11:33 AM
''I'm Luffy! The Man Who Will Become The Pirate King''

This is the quote, that sets the main plotline for the series. Along with the name of the title itself. Hearing this and glimpsing at the synopsis, I build up expectations of an amazing journey, coupled with an engaging story driven narrative and good sense of mystery. Unfortunately those expectations were not met with great content to satisfy them. My main motivations for starting this was my desire to understand why is this series so successful in Japan. And I'm afraid to say after I gave the show a shot, I wasn't able to get it, read more
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Anime: Fairy Tail
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 :) 
reportRecommended by -Karma-
Anime: Hunter x Hunter (2011)
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  read more 
reportRecommended by EtnaEraclea
Anime: Naruto
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. 
reportRecommended by dacon
Anime: Dragon Ball
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. 
reportRecommended by Vegard_Aune
Anime: Bleach
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 
reportRecommended by MasterDAero
Anime: Naruto: Shippuuden
Both of the anime series have a character that isn't the brightest of the bunch as the lead, and they both feature similar themes of being friends with each other, and rescuing one another from harm. Another very similar trait that they share is dreams, while Naruto wants to become the Hokage and Sasuke wants to become powerful enough to defeat Itachi, Luffy wants to become the Pirate King, and members of his crew share amibitions. One Piece is a must-see and by far one of the best shonen anime out there. 
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