In anticipation of episode 1071 of the One Piece anime, two special images have been released, giving a glimpse at Luffy’s latest transformation, Gear 5. The episode premieres tomorrow, August 6, and will also feature a brand-new ending video.
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Also, The newest addition to the One Piece franchise, One Piece Film Red, made a surprising impact on its opening weekend in Japan. With a gross of ¥2.25 billion (about $15 million) and a massive audience of 1.57 million viewers, the movie achieved the highest opening-weekend numbers of 2022 for both ticket sales and revenue. Notably, it quickly rose to the top, becoming the most successful film in ONE PIECE history. The blockbuster success of the movie is a testament to the enduring popularity and wide appeal of the beloved series.
The ONE PIECE manga, created by Eiichiro Oda, began its impressive journey in July 1997 and achieved a significant milestone of over 500 million copies circulated in August of the previous year. Additionally, the series celebrated its 25th anniversary that same year. The anime adaptation, which debuted in October 1999, continues its strong run to date. In 2020, there was an estimate that the manga would end in 4-5 years. Currently, the manga consists of 1089 chapters, while the anime has 1071 thrilling episodes.