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One Piece: Episode of Merry - Mou Hitori no Nakama no Monogatari

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Synonyms: One Piece Special, One Piece: Episode of Merry - The Tale of One More Friend
Japanese: ワンピース エピソード・オブ・メリー ~もうひとりの仲間の物語~


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 24, 2013
Producers: Fuji TV
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Duration: 1 hr. 46 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.281 (scored by 12,869 users)
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Ranked: #2572
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The story arcs aboard the Straw Hat Crew's first ship Going Merry (Merry Go in some adaptations) are recreated with brand-new animation, from Luffy and Usopp's fight and Robin's disappearance to the crew's final farewell to the ship. Going Merry is treated as another member of the Straw Hats as Luffy, Zoro, Nami, and the rest of the crew set sail for the legendary treasure, the One Piece.

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Oonishi, Youichi
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Aug 25, 2013
Anna_Hiwatari (All reviews)
Oh my god...
I don't know how to start this review without crying again remembering all the things that happened...
One Piece: Episode of Merry - Story of another Nakama was without a doubt a blast from the past perfection!

Let's start from the beginning - the story!
At the middle of the special I thought "well, this is more like 'Episode of Enies Lobby'", because it really seemed that way. I know that that arc was "crucial" for the series and if someone who didn't watched the original anime wouldn't get the point but they could have shortened it a bit more... probably? Either way, it was read more
Apr 12, 2014
SerB3128 (All reviews)
The Straw-Hat Pirates' beloved ship “Going Merry” is given a recreated animation, condensing the story arc from the anime into an hour and 45 minutes. I was unsure how they would go about doing this, because how can one tell the story of Merry's life without just rerunning the entire show? Merry was first introduced in episode 17, and remained a constant companion and friend to the Straw Hats until episode 312. Rather than rehash everything in the show, Episode of Merry does a brief run-through of their time with Merry through the first several seasons, and this part only takes up the very beginning read more
May 21, 2017
lieznerf (All reviews)
I never thought that I would give a special episode a 10. [9.8/10]

Story [10/10] - As most of you did, I have watched almost all of the episodes, specials and movies of One Piece. I was unsure at first about watching this since it's basically just a recap episode of the Ennies Lobby Arc. I never thought that I would relive those emotions once again. I knew exactly what would happen but I couldn't contain myself from crying.

Art [9/10] - Animation was greatly done. Nothing to pick on about.

Sound [10/10] - The 'We Are' theme song always hit me in the feels. Plus the read more


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247Eyes - Aug 24, 2013
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Jul 2, 2017 12:15 AM
Anyone know when this will be subbed?
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