The streaming giant Crunchyroll announced the release of One Piece Anime in India. The fans will be able to join the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his Straw Hat Pirates with the entire legendary Land of Wano story arc (Episodes 892-1077) starting Saturday, September 30.
It will be followed by all-new episodes weekly (from Episode 1078) beginning Sunday, October 1 as they simulcast globally. The series will be available in Japanese with English subtitles.
One Piece is a worldwide phenomenon that has been in continuous production since the series’ Japanese broadcast premiere in 1999 and recently marked a major franchise milestone with its 1,000th episode in 2021.
Produced by Toei Animation and based on the top-selling manga title of all time, written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda, One Piece features the epic quest of Monkey D. Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates to find the “One Piece,” the legendary treasure of the former King of the Pirates, Gol D. Roger.
One Piece’s global pop culture status is the crowning achievement for this anime franchise, which encompasses theatrical films such as 2022’s One Piece Film Red, home videos, video games, and an ever-expanding catalogue of licensed merchandise that includes accessories, toys, novelties, furniture, housewares, and apparel.
The Japanese voice cast for One Piece includes:
- 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
Official One Piece synopsis:
Monkey D. Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become the king of all pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line and beyond, this is one captain who’ll never give up until he’s claimed the greatest treasure on Earth: the Legendary One Piece!
Crunchyroll connects millions of global fans with their favorite anime series. Fans in India can try Crunchyroll free for 14 days by visiting crunchyroll.com/premium or by downloading the Crunchyroll application from their favorite mobile store. Crunchyroll subscription plans start as low as ₹79 per month.
About Toei Animation
Toei Animation Co., Ltd. ranks amongst the world’s most prolific animation production studios. The company’s operations include animation development and production, and worldwide marketing and program licensing with sales offices in Los Angeles, Paris, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Since its founding in 1956, Toei Animation Co., Ltd. has produced more than 13,316 episodes of TV series (more than 230 titles) and more than 258 long-feature films (as of March 2022).
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Source: Press Release