There is so much happening for One Piece right now! We got all the WE ARE ONE episodes, the TWILIGHT by RADWIMPS song that was featured, the Space collaboration, among others. The official Twitter posted a message from Eiichiro Oda himself, dedicated to the fans after the One Piece volume 100 released. You can check it out below (English translation also available further down):
The translation of the message to fans by Eiichiro Oda (by Bushido Samurai):
Everyone, 100 volumes. 100 books of ONE PIECE comics are lined up on a bookshelf!2021 Eiichiro Oda
I feel bad for you~ If you have all of them, they must be occupying too much space! You must have other books! I know!! But I see it myself this way: “This is all of my life, huh.” Or rather, is this all?! A fully grown adult has been drawing every single day, desperately, for 24 years! What? Is this all?!
That said, the size of the work is up to its readers’ image. What do you think? Is it big? Small? This is a world that you and I have fantasized! The story is in the final phase. I’ll guide you around the world until the very day when it reaches the finale.
100 volumes as gate to the world where certain pirates exist. I’d like you to keep them in your room. Their adventure will get heated up more! And there are many projects to commemorate the 100th volume milestone. I’d like you to feast Volume 100 Party!
In addition, they also released a thank you message to fans as a video, which was animated by Eiichiro Oda himself!
Check that out:
You can also check out any of the previous celebratory movies of the WE ARE ONE project:
- Zoro and Sanji in Davy Back Fight
- Powerful women characters of One Piece
- Law, Corazon and Doflamingo backstory
- Straw Hats farewell to Vivi
- Straw Hats joining the crew moments
The message to fans from Eiichiro Oda is pretty wholesome, and it reminds you exactly how long he’s been at it! Let’s hope he remains healthy and can enjoy writing for as long as he wants to. All we can do is keep following the story and supporting him in the future.
Where to read and watch One Piece
You can catch up to the One Piece manga for free on either VIZ website or MANGA Plus, depending on region. Meanwhile, anime is streaming on Crunchyroll, and episode 990 will release on September 5. It will also be the first time we see and hear Yamato!
Source: Official One Piece Twitter, Translation by Bushido Samurai
(c)Eiichiro Oda/Shueisha, Fuji Television Network, Toei Animation