One Piece Isn't Becoming A Monthly Manga, Says Publisher

[Image via Eiichiro Oda]

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.

Namely a rumor that One Piece will go from a weekly publication to a monthly one. A spokesperson for One Piece’s publisher Shueisha has denied this rumor to Cinema Today, saying, “It is not true that it [One Piece] will be serialized monthly.”

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One Piece debuted back in 1997, and its creator Eiichiro Oda has been churning out new chapters on a weekly basis. For the time being, it sounds like he’ll continue to do that.

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