Crunchyroll announces the arrival of the legendary anime series, “One Piece,” on its platform. Indian fans can now embark on the thrilling journey alongside Monkey D. Luffy and his Straw Hat Pirates, starting with the much-acclaimed Land of Wano arc (Episodes 892-1077). The binge-worthy segment begins streaming on Saturday, September 30. Furthermore, starting Sunday, October 1, Crunchyroll will treat its audience to the global simulcast of the series, ensuring fans receive fresh episodes (from Episode 1078 onwards) in tandem with the world.
Debuting in Japan in 1999, “One Piece” is an epitome of anime culture. Celebrating its 1,000th episode in 2021, the show’s expansive journey is a testament to its enduring popularity and relevance. Toei Animation brings to life the vivid illustrations and narrative of Eiichiro Oda, the mastermind behind the best-selling manga. The anime delves into the relentless pursuit of the “One Piece” treasure by Luffy and his comrades, a legacy left behind by the legendary Gol D. Roger.
The soul of “One Piece” lies in its voice cast:
- Mayumi Tanaka as Monkey D. Luffy
- Kazuya Nakai as Roronoa Zoro
- Akemi Okamura as Nami
- Kappei Yamaguchi as Usopp
- Hiroaki Hirata as Vinsmoke Sanji
- Ikue Otani as TonyTony Chopper
- Yuriko Yamaguchi as Nico Robin
- Kazuki Yao as Franky
- Cho as Brook
- Katsuhisa Houki as Jimbei
Globally, “One Piece” is more than just an anime. Its impact in pop culture is evident from its spin-offs like the 2022’s film “One Piece Film Red”, diverse video games, and a vast array of merchandise ranging from novelties and toys to furniture and apparel.
Synopsis: The spirited Monkey D. Luffy is unyielding in his pursuit to be the most revered pirate. Navigating the dangerous Grand Line, Luffy’s unwavering spirit and determination propel him towards the legendary treasure – the One Piece.
Crunchyroll, a giant in the anime streaming realm, continues to bridge the gap between global fans and beloved anime series. With “One Piece” in its roster, Indian fans have much to celebrate.
Source: Press Release