One Piece: Romance Dawn Story

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: One Piece Special: Romance Dawn Story
Japanese: ワンピース ロマンスドーンストーリー
English: One Piece: Romance Dawn Story
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Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 24, 2008
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 33 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.331 (scored by 2711027,110 users)
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Ranked: #26002
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Popularity: #3015
Members: 53,275
Favorites: 24

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Synopsis

The Straw Hat Pirates, searching for the great passage "Grand Line", are in trouble when their food runs out! Luffy, searching for food on his own, finds a ship belonging to the pirate, Gally, and takes it over!! He lands at a nearby town...

Luffy was attacked by a young girl, Silk, who mistook him for a member of the other pirate gang. As the two eat a meal, they tell their stories. Meanwhile, Gally and his band are burning with anger at Luffy, demanding payment from the town's defenseless citizens...!!

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Background

One Piece: Romance Dawn Story is an adaptation of the original prototype one-shot to One Piece, reimagined as taking place after the Thriller Bark arc.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Monkey D., Luffy

Main
Tanaka, Mayumi
Japanese

Silk

Main
Matsutani, Kaya
Japanese

Roronoa, Zoro

Supporting
Nakai, Kazuya
Japanese

Sanji

Supporting
Hirata, Hiroaki
Japanese

Nico, Robin

Supporting
Yamaguchi, Yuriko
Japanese

Tony Tony, Chopper

Supporting
Ootani, Ikue
Japanese

Nami

Supporting
Okamura, Akemi
Japanese

Usopp

Supporting
Yamaguchi, Kappei
Japanese

Brook

Supporting
Cho
Japanese

Franky

Supporting
Yao, Kazuki
Japanese

Staff

Tokoro, Katsumi
Director
Oda, Eiichiro
Original Creator


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Ending Theme

"A Thousand Dreamers (A THOUSAND DREAMERS 〜9人の麦わら海賊団篇〜)" by the Straw Hat Pirates




Reviews

Dec 28, 2018
Story : 7
Of cours the story is not remarkable but the elements we like in One Piece are here.

Art : 9
The good animation we have lost.

Sound : 8
One Piece OST.

Character : 7
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Feb 26, 2014
Mixed Feelings
Romance Dawn was the one shot manga made by Eiichiro, before he started One Piece. Same concept, yet it was lacking something. He found out what that was and made One Piece. The OVA tries to merge both the manga and keeps the existence of the straw hats.

Story: (5/10)
Luffy has an adventure on an island while the crew looks for him, allowing the manga adaptation to take place. All is well and good, and is just as lacking. That's when the crew comes and start tearing the enemy ship apart as if saying that it's "out with the old, in with the new".

Art: (8/10)
It's as ...

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Poll: Romance Dawn Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
mulderman - Nov 24, 2008
52 repliesby MizuhoKamui »»
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WHAT THE HELL ?????
Faded_Star - Jun 25, 2009
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Oct 1, 2016 7:34 AM
It's here soon
Rasengan - Nov 20, 2008
14 repliesby kage-bunshin »»
Dec 24, 2008 11:44 AM