5 shocking facts you must know about the One Piece series

If you are a fan of the famous One Piece series, do you know interesting facts surrounding “Pirate Island”? The following 25 facts will give you more useful information.

1. The World’s No. 1 Best Selling Oce Piece Story

Up to this point, One Piece manga is the best-selling manga series in history. According to statistics in May 2018, “Pirates Island” has sold 440 million copies worldwide.

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2. Luffy and the Olympics?

Along with Songoku, Naruto, Astro Boy, Sailor Moon … the character Luffy in the One Piece manga has been officially chosen as the companion ambassador for the 2020 Olympics.
Although now the Olympics have been moved to 2021, the picture shows. Luffy’s photo is still appearing in event logos, souvenir items such as mugs, bags, clothes etc… in Japan.

3. Get the Guinness Record

In 2015, author Eiichiro Oda and One Piece manga were honored in the Guinness Book of World Records in the category: a long-running manga by an author with the largest number of copies in the world.

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The photo of Luffy receiving the Guinness record

4. And the One Piece story is also the “goose that lays golden eggs” by Shounen Jump

“Pirates Island” can be considered the symbol of Shounen Jump magazine in Japan, with the largest sales in history and the first manga series to have sales continuously for more than 11 years.

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Thousand Sunny train in real life

5. There is an amusement park, restaurant and exhibition area about One Piece

If you are a fan of the Japanese One Piece movie, you will not only experience reading One Piece manga or watching anime, but also in real life.

Since 2013 at Universal Studios in Osaka, there is a separate campus dedicated to the manga “Pirate King” including an entertainment area, a restaurant and an exhibition area. In addition, you can also enjoy a show of characters from the story and board the legendary Thousand Sunny.

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One Piece on-site restaurant

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