Anime 21 One Piece


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: OP
Japanese: ONE PIECE
English: One Piece


Information

Type: TV
Episodes: Unknown
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Oct 20, 1999 to ?
Premiered: Fall 1999
Broadcast: Sundays at 09:30 (JST)
Producers: Fuji TV, TAP, Shueisha
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.721 (scored by 13194961,319,496 users)
1 indicates a .
Ranked: #502
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #19
Members: 2,325,436
Favorites: 217,659

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8.72
Ranked #50Popularity #19Members 2,325,436

Synopsis

Barely surviving in a barrel after passing through a terrible whirlpool at sea, carefree Monkey D. Luffy ends up aboard a ship under attack by fearsome pirates. Despite being a naive-looking teenager, he is not to be underestimated. Unmatched in battle, Luffy is a pirate himself who resolutely pursues the coveted One Piece treasure and the King of the Pirates title that comes with it.

The late King of the Pirates, Gol D. Roger, stirred up the world before his death by disclosing the whereabouts of his hoard of riches and daring everyone to obtain it. Ever since then, countless powerful pirates have sailed dangerous seas for the prized One Piece only to never return. Although Luffy lacks a crew and a proper ship, he is endowed with a superhuman ability and an unbreakable spirit that make him not only a formidable adversary but also an inspiration to many.

As he faces numerous challenges with a big smile on his face, Luffy gathers one-of-a-kind companions to join him in his ambitious endeavor, together embracing perils and wonders on their once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Several anime-original arcs have been adapted into light novels, and the series has inspired 50+ video games as of 2023.

In June 2004, One Piece was licensed in North America by 4Kids Entertainment, which partnered with Viz Media for home video distribution. As One Piece proved unsuitable for their target demographic, 4Kids Entertainment censored the show to meet their standards, and, in December 2006, they stopped its production. In April 2007, Funimation took over the series licensing, providing an uncut version that remained faithful to the original release.

In Japan, the anime's first 574 episodes were released exclusively on DVD by Avex Pictures from February 21, 2001, to December 4, 2013. Blu-rays also became available with the DVDs starting on January 8, 2014. In North America, Viz Media released the anime on DVD between February 28, 2006, and June 26, 2007. Funimation has re-released and continued the series since May 27, 2008. From March 23, 2021, the DVDs were accompanied by Blu-rays as well.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Cook, Justin
Producer
Herek, Samantha
Assistant Producer
Uda, Kounosuke
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Nagamine, Tatsuya
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

1: "We Are! (ウィーアー!)" by Hiroshi Kitadani (きただにひろし) (eps 1-47,1000)
2: "Believe" by Folder5 (eps 48-115)
3: "Hikari e (ヒカリヘ)" by The Babystars (ザ・ベイビースターズ) (eps 116-168)
4: "BON VOYAGE!" by Bon-Bon Blanco (eps 169-206)
5: "Kokoro no Chizu (ココロのちず)" by BOYSTYLE (eps 207-263)
6: "BRAND NEW WORLD" by D-51 (eps 264-278)
7: "We Are! (ウィーアー! 〜7人の麦わら海賊団篇〜)" by the 7-nin no Mugiwara Kaizokudan (7人の麦わら海賊団) (eps 279-283)
8: "Crazy Rainbow" by Tackey & Tsubasa (タッキー&翼) (eps 284-325)
9: "Jungle P" by 5050 (eps 326-372)
10: "We Are (ウィーアー! 〜10周年Ver.〜)" by TVXQ (eps 373-394)
11: "Share The World" by TVXQ (eps 395-425)
12: "Kaze wo Sagashite (風をさがして)" by Mari Yaguchi to Straw Hat (矢口真里とストローハット) (eps 426-458)
13: "One day" by The ROOTLESS (eps 459-491)
14: "Fight Together" by Namie Amuro (安室奈美恵) (eps 493-516)
15: "We Go! (ウィーゴー!)" by Hiroshi Kitadani (きただにひろし) (eps 517-541,543-589)
16: "HANDS UP!" by Kouta Shinzato (新里宏太) (eps 591-628)
17: "Wake up!" by AAA (eps 629-686)
18: "Hard Knock Days" by GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE (eps 687-746)
19: "We Can! (ウィーキャン!)" by Kishidan to Hiroshi Kitadani (氣志團ときただにひろし) (eps 747-806)
20: "Hope" by Namie Amuro (安室奈美恵) (eps 807-855)
21: "Super Powers" by V6 (eps 856-891)
22: "OVER THE TOP" by Hiroshi Kitadani (きただにひろし) (eps 892-934)
23: "DREAMIN' ON" by Da-iCE (eps 935-999,1001-1004)
24: "PAINT" by I Don't Like Mondays. (eps 1005-1027,1031-1073)
25: "Shinjidai (新時代)" by Ado (eps 1028-1030)
26: "Saikou Toutatsuten (最高到達点)" by SEKAI NO OWARI (eps 1074-1088)
27: "Uuuuus! (あーーっす!)" by Hiroshi Kitadani (きただにひろし) (eps 1089-)

Ending Theme

1: "memories" by Maki Otsuki (大槻真希) (eps 1-30,808,968)
2: "RUN! RUN! RUN!" by Maki Otsuki (大槻真希) (eps 31-63)
3: "Watashi ga iru Yo (私がいるよ)" by TOMATO CUBE (eps 64-73)
4: "Shouchi no Suke (しょうちのすけ)" by Suitei Shoujo (推定少女) (eps 74-81)
5: "BEFORE DAWN" by AI-SACHI (eps 82-94)
6: "fish" by The Kaleidoscope (eps 95-106)
7: "GLORY -Kimi ga Iru kara- (GLORY-君がいるから-)" by Takako Uehara (上原多香子) (eps 107-118)
8: "Shining ray" by Janne Da Arc (eps 119-127,129-132)
9: "Family" by Mugiwara Kaizokudan (麦わら海賊団) (eps 128)
10: "Free Will" by Ruppina (eps 133-156)
11: "FAITH" by Ruppina (eps 157-168)
12: "A to Z ~One Piece Edition~ (A to Z〜ONE PIECE Edition〜)" by ZZ (eps 169-181)
13: "Tsuki to Taiyou (月と太陽)" by shela (eps 182-195)
14: "DREAMSHIP" by Aiko Ikuta (イクタ☆アイコ) (eps 196-206)
15: "Mirai Koukai (未来航海)" by Tackey & Tsubasa (タッキー&翼) (eps 207-230)
16: "Eternal Pose (エターナルポーズ)" by Asia Engineer (エイジアエンジニア) (eps 231-245)
17: "Dear friends" by TRIPLANE (eps 246-255)
18: "Asu wa Kuru kara (明日は来るから)" by TVXQ (eps 256-263)
19: "ADVENTURE WORLD" by Delicatessen (デリカテッセン) (eps 264-278)
20: "One Day" by The ROOTLESS (eps 492)
21: "We go! (ウィーゴー!)" by Hiroshi Kitadani (きただにひろし) (eps 542,590)
22: "Raise" by Chilli Beans. (eps 1071-1088)
23: "Dear sunrise" by Maki Otsuki (大槻マキ) (eps 1089-)




Reviews

Feb 28, 2008
Preliminary (344/? eps)
There are two responses I get, without fail, every time I try to get someone new to watch this show. "I don't like the art style" or "I've seen the dub - NO THANKS." I'm guilty of both of these myself. But if there's one thing I need to stress before even getting started on this review, it's that the 4Kids dub is NOT One Piece. For the love of god, PLEASE do not think it is. If you've suffered the misfortune of seeing some of the 4Kids episodes, just erase them from your mind and start fresh. They ...
Dec 4, 2014
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (50/? eps)
One Piece has been running for 15 years now and shows zero signs of slowing down. It is true that there are several anime and manga series that have run for MUCH longer, but that doesn't honestly excuse One Piece for how long it has overstayed it's welcome! One Piece has a diehard fandom and it is by far the highest in average rating out of the big 4 shonens. However, it is actually my LEAST favorite of the big 4. I'm dead serious, I really don't like One Piece and I will explain why.

One Piece reminds me of a line from one of my ...
Jan 3, 2015
Preliminary (625/? eps)
Warning: Minor Spoilers

If I were to say anything bad (and I will have to do that as this review is not a positive one) about this anime that would not offend the hardcore fans (and I know there are a lot) is that it's PAINFULLY slow.

Even if you leave the fillers aside, still- the plot itself progresses in such a slow pace that it's rather hard to watch. Now for a younger audience it may not matter that much, but to me as a higher age audience, it matters greatly, after all, out of the 23~ minutes of each episode 3 are spent ...

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