One Piece Movie 04: Dead End no Bouken

One Piece: Dead End Adventure

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ワンピース デッドエンドの冒険
English: One Piece: Dead End Adventure
German: One Piece Film 4: Das Dead End Rennen
Spanish: One Piece Película 4: La Aventura Sin Salida
French: One Piece Film 4: Une Aventure sans Issue
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 1, 2003
Producers: Fujipacific Music
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 35 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.521 (scored by 5923459,234 users)
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Ranked: #17952
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Popularity: #2027
Members: 106,958
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Luffy and crew arrive at the harbour of Anabaru. The local casino is holding a competition in which the winner will obtain a huge monetary reward if he reaches the finishing line first. Nami is elated and decides to participate in the competition. However, there is a conspiracy going behind the competition and the mastermind is an ex-military commander, Gasparde. His plan is to lure all the pirates to the military base and send them to their deaths. Luffy and gang have to overcome the numerous tests and tribulations along the way to complete this dead-end adventure.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Uda, Kounosuke
Theme Song Arrangement, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Lyrics
Fujiwara, Motoo
Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Lyrics
Oda, Eiichiro
Original Creator


Opening Theme

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Ending Theme

"sailing day" by BUMP OF CHICKEN


Nov 15, 2023
I recently began watching all of One Piece. No skipping filler, watching every movie, every OVA and ONA, etc, and out of all the movies and smaller stories I've watched this one was my favorite up to this point. The supporting cast got along with the Straw Hats neautifully, and the concept was interesting enough. The setting is really cool, honestly I wouldn't've even minded if it had been a little longer. The animation and soundtrack are what you'd expect from One Piece at the time that this aired, nothing particularly different.

Like I mentioned, some really good scenes with the Straw Hats are what ...
May 29, 2022
This is the first one that was really good, more what I was hoping for from the standalone movies. The first one that felt like more than just an extra-long episode. And the first one that looked a little better than the regular show as well. You can see the animation glow-up from having the extra budget to produce a movie. I really liked their use of movement in this. The fights were fluid and fun. The CG moments stood out but not in a way that was off-putting.

Race stories are always fun. The feel of adventure was present all the way through, from ...
Jan 27, 2016
Mixed Feelings
One Piece Movie 4: Dead End no Bouken Review

Story (5/10) Mediocre

I thought the beginning plot for this movie was fine at first and they hype up this Dead End Adventure, the Pirate Ship Race (which gets interrupted and just felt bland) and the story of Shuraiya and his backstory and what not. I think with these three written on paper it sounds like it should be a good movie but I personally felt it fell short in the execution department as certain parts felt drawn out all of characters in the straw hat character didn't really do anything in this movie and I felt ...

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