Manga official website One Piece Eiichiro Oda announced on Monday that the manga will inspire their first ice show, One Piece on Ice, this summer. The announcement did not reveal any further details.
Oda began serializing the One Piece manga in Weekly Shonen Jump on July 19, 1997. The manga focuses on Monkey D. Luffy, an aspiring pirate who, like many other pirates, dreams of capturing the legendary treasure “One Piece” by a legendary pirate. He assembles a crew and a ship and explores the Grand Line in search of treasure, while confronting rival pirates and government navies along the way.
The One Piece Film Red animated film premiered in Japan in August 2022. Crunchyroll released One Piece Film Red in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand in November 2022. The film became a series the franchise’s best-selling and highest-grossing film, in terms of both ticket sales and yen earned at the box office. The film surpassed Howl’s Moving Castle to become the 5th highest-grossing animated film in Japan. The film is also the 8th highest-grossing film of all time in Japan and topped the Japanese box office in 2022 in terms of earnings and ticket sales.
Netflix is producing a live-action adaptation of the manga that will premiere this year.
Follow OtakuZ on facebook