Monkey D. Luffy

Celebrating Straw Hat Crew Day and the History of One Piece’s Best Pirates

Did you know? Not only is today June 13, but it's also Straw Hat Crew Day! Why? Well, the numbers that make up the date (6/13) can be read in Japanese roughly as "Straw Hat Crew." So I thought, what...

One Piece x CASETiFY Collection Has Officially Dropped

Have you ever wanted to carry a Gum-Gum Fruit in your pocket? Or drink from a water bottle with Luffy’s Straw Hat insignia? What about playing a game of basketball with a ball shaped like everyone’s favorite giant whale,...

Happy Birthday Luffy! One Piece Worldwide Top 200 Character Popularity Results Revealed

At the beginning of the year, Shueisha launched its One Piece World Top 100 popularity poll, which would tally votes from across the world to determine the most popular characters of Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece, standing as the first...

Get Ready for a One Piece Wano Watch Party With Series Voice Actors, Director and More!

One Piece fans, this one's for you. Get ready for a special watch party event presented by Toei Animation and Funimation, featuring the Japanese voice cast, series director and much, much more! On April 24 at 8 p.m. ET /...

One Piece Season 11 Voyage 4 English Dub Hits Digital Today, Streaming in March

The next batch of One Piece English dub episodes are already here! That's right, Season 11 Voyage 4 hits digital storefronts TODAY! Get ready to set sail, because this next arc of the One Piece English dub brings an end to...

One Piece Manga Crosses 480M Worldwide Copies in Circulation

By Kathleen Townsend That's a lot of manga. Shueisha has announced that Eiichiro Oda's famed One Piece series has reached 480 million copies in circulation worldwide! The news coincides with the release of One Piece Volume 98 in Japan. The 480...

One Piece Season 11 Voyage 3 English Dub Comes to Digital in January, Streaming on Funimation in February

Looks like the new year is off to a colossal start! The One Piece English dub continues with Season 11 Voyage 3! That’s right, the next chapter of the Dressrosa Arc is about to unfold, and it looks like...

Celebrating 1,000 Chapters of One Piece 🏴‍☠️

By Sean Aitchison In 1997, Weekly Shonen Jump debuted Eiichiro Oda’s pirate shounen manga about a boy with dreams of becoming King of the Pirates—One Piece. Over 20 years later, the series has cemented itself as an all-time adventure epic,...

Shueisha Launches Worldwide Character Contest for 1,000 Chapters of One Piece

By Sean Aitchison Today, One Piece celebrates the release of its 1,000th chapter, a milestone that comes after almost 23 years of publication in Weekly Shonen Jump. Following the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a pirate with the dream of...

One Piece: Freedom, Heroism and the Definition of “Pirate”

By Sean Aitchison Luffy has saved a lot of people, freed several nations from their authoritarian oppressors and proven himself to be a hero over and over again...which is weird, because he’s a pirate.   This is to say that Luffy’s...

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