Popular Japanese manga and anime One Piece is getting a live-action television version. It will not be a Japanese TV adaptation, but a foreign one.
Across the board, the print circulation numbers for Japan’s most popular weekly aren’t getting better. They’re getting worse.
Starting April 21, visitors to J-World Tokyo, the indoor amusement park, can dress up as One Piece, Dragon Ball, Gintama, and Naruto characters.
Since One Piece is about pirates, it’s only fitting that the manga’s official lingerie would look more like swimwear than underwear.
Jintatat Rugsaraj is a low-cost cosplay master. His hobby is bringing iconic anime openings to life with things around the house.
One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda has a crazy work schedule. He barely sleeps. Most of his day is spent doing the manga, so if you are going to work with him, he wants you to be willing to die for it.
What happens when you mix Overwatch with One Piece? Cool fan art, it seems.
Viz Media is celebrating its 30th anniversary, so congrats to Viz! To mark the occasion, famed manga artists sent signed drawings to the company. One of them in particular, however, stands out in the cool drawing department.
One Piece Film Gold, the 13th feature film based on the world’s bestselling manga, hit Japanese theaters last Saturday, grossing nearly 11 million dollars in its first two days. The movie appeared on a reported 743 screens, the largest for any Japanese movie ever. Anime News Network reports that One Piece Film Gold…
Can you blame him? I’m sure if you created the best-selling manga in Japanese history, you might enjoy keeping your privacy.
One Piece is slated to miss the next issue of Weekly Jump magazine. It’s only a one-week break, and One Piece will be back on July 18. This has caused all sorts of speculation.
Yesterday, a Chinese company based in Shanghai apparently issued a press release claiming it had purchased One Piece’s copyright from creator Eiichiro Oda for 1.6 billion yen (US$ 15.1 million) and was planning to make a live-action movie. That is simply false, the manga’s publisher said today.
It’s biggest selling manga in Japanese history. You know it, you love it, and it might be wearing you out. Maybe not, but a recent poll shows that some readers are getting tired of the series. Most, however, are not.
Everybody else can stop doing their funny little spontaneous dance videos. The Running Man Challenge has reached its final form.
This will be difficult to top. Expensive, too.
Eiichiro Oda, workaholic and One Piece creator, was asked how to draw the curvy bodies of the characters in his famed manga and anime.
In One Piece, Luffy eats the terrible-tasting Gomu Gomu no Mi, which makes his body all elastic. Since this replica is made of synthetic plastic and rubber, it probably tastes terrible, too, but won’t make your body all stretchy. It’ll make you sick!
At Ayaha High School in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, junior members of the tennis club celebrate their senpai’s graduations by making elaborate sand art. Notice it!
I’m fairly certain nobody asked for this, but here we are: Luffy from One Piece gets turned into a lady for upcoming merch.