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One Piece manga will go on a month hiatus

The official Twitter account of the manga written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda, one piecerevealed that the play will take a month-long break while Eiichiro Oda prepares for the manga’s twenty-fifth anniversary celebrations and for the “final saga” of the manga.

The manga will take a break from this year’s 30th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump on June 27 until the 33rd issue. The series will then return in this year’s 34th issue of the magazine on July 25. . The publisher published this year’s 27th issue of the magazine on June 6 in Japan, which means the manga still has two chapters left before the break begins.

Oda stated in a comment attached to the press release that several months ago several people warned him that this summer would be very hard due to the release of the One Piece Film Red movie in theaters, the manga’s twenty-fifth anniversary in July, his plans to go to Africa to oversee the shooting of the Netflix live-action series, and the coincidence of the Wano Country Arc ending. Those people suggested that Oda take a break for a month in the summer, but Oda was against it at first. However, he said that later he came to his senses and decided that he needed some time to prepare, and so he is taking a break. Oda added that unfortunately, due to the pandemic, he cannot go to Africa.

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Eiichiro Oda the publication of the manga began in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from the publisher Shueisha on July 22, 1997, and reached a thousand chapters published in January 2021. The franchise has more than 490 million copies in circulation worldwide, and the hundredth compiled volume was released in Japan in September 2021. The franchise has inspired multiple adaptations to other media, the main one being the anime that has been broadcast since October 1999 and whose production has been in charge of the studios. Toei Animation since then.

Synopsis of One Piece

Gol D. Roger was known as the “Pirate King”, the strongest and most infamous being to sail the Grand Line. Roger’s capture and execution by the World Government brought about a change throughout the world. His last words before his death revealed the existence of the greatest treasure in the world, the One Piece. It was this revelation that sparked the Great Age of Pirates, men dreaming of finding the One Piece, which promises limitless amounts of riches and fame, and quite possibly the pinnacle of glory and the title of Pirate King.

Enter Monkey D. Luffy, a 17-year-old boy who defies your standard definition of a pirate. Instead of the popular persona of an evil, hardened, toothless pirate who plunders villages for fun, Luffy’s reason for being a pirate is pure wonder: the idea of ​​an exciting adventure that leads him to intriguing people and ultimately, to the promised treasure. Following in the footsteps of his childhood hero, Luffy and his team travel across the Grand Line, experiencing crazy adventures, unraveling dark mysteries, and fighting strong enemies, all in order to attain the most coveted of all fortunes: the One Piece! .

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