Cigarettes into lollipops, guns into water guns, wine into water. These aren't religious miracles, but rather, something else entirely. Hooray!

Japanese anime One Piece has been localized for the U.S. market, and that localization isn't limited linguistic translation, but a cultural localization with things like cigars and cleavage erased.


Bathing, which in Japan is done totally naked and with strangers at hot springs and public baths, is turned into swimming with characters dressed in bathing suits.

In the above clip, the Japanese original anime is on the left and the American version is on the right.

Originally a manga, One Piece has also been spun off into nearly 30 video games for systems ranging from the WonderSwan and the PS2 to the Nintendo DS and the Wii.

Update: As those who who watch One Piece in English are well aware, the series is currently available in North America in an unedited and uncut version. The previous version was heavily censored.


アニメ『ワンピース』、日本版とアメリカ版ではこんなに違う [へちま]

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