But that doesn’t mean the manga is behind the competition, with the mysteries being unfolded one after the other, the manga is building up tension to the conclusion of Wano Arc.
Six projects are also announced with the One Piece manga reaching 100 volumes in total which is a humongous milestone for any manga.
Free One Piece Volumes:
All 90 Volumes will be available for free on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ (Plus) and Shueisha’s general electronic bookstore Zebrack starting from July 19.
|Volume (1 – 32)||July 19 – August 1|
|Volume (33 – 61)||August 2 – August 15|
|Volume (62 – 90)||August 16 – September 2|
One Piece Animation Short Drama:
A One Piece Short Drama is said to be directed by a “well-known director” and five different animation directors will be a part of it.
A Collab between “Where’s Wally” & “One Piece”:
A collaboration poster between Where’s Wally and One Piece is released in the Shonen Jump Issue 33/34. And the one who finds the character and tweets “ #Wally in Dress”, one can win a gift by lottery.
Oda’s One-Shot gets adapted into a voice comic:
Oda’s One-Shot “Monsters” will be made into a voice-comic on Jump’s Youtube Channel, releasing on September 6th & 7th at 4 PM. The voice actors will be announced at a later date.
Legendary Samurai Ryuma will be the protagonist of “Monsters” which is also related to One Piece’s manga currently serializing Wano Arc.
Shueisha’s Collaboration with JAXA:
Shueisha, JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), Bascule collaborates with the KIBO space broadcasting station on a project named “KIBO DISCOVER PROJECT”.
The Straw Hats will sail to the International Space Station (ISS) to search “Treasure of the Universe” On August 2.
A visual with Luffy in a spacesuit has been released to commemorate the announcement.
Third National One Piece Knowledge King Finals:
Last but not least is the 3rd National One Piece Knowledge King Finals for the One Piece Fans, applications for which has been started from today onwards. The winner will have a chance to get their favorite character drawn by Eiichiro Oda himself.
Among all these announcements, the One-Shot “Monsters” relating to Wano’s legendary samurai Ryuma and the animated short drama are the most exciting ones along with the free 90 volumes of the manga, which is ideal for anyone trying to get into One Piece manga and binge-read it.