One Piece Anime Review: 7 Things That Make It a Legendary Series!

One Piece anime review

Eiichiro Oda as a manga genius has brought to life one of the best anime on this planet. He is still creating this story with the same vigor that he did 20 years ago.

The story is of Monkey D. Luffy on the high seas, who with his crewmates is on his way to becoming the King of Pirates. As Luffy and others are about to reach their journey. It began in 1999 since then the manga/anime has only grown to evolve into an art piece. With exceptional characters, plot line, beautiful islands and even more. 

It is a shonen manga which comes out weekly. Since 1997 Luffy, captain of the Straw Hat Pirates, has been exploring the Grand Line in search of the One Piece.

Now, why should you watch One Piece? If you ask a fan, they won’t have just one reason to give to you. There is a multitude of factors that make this anime/manga what it is today.

Sure, it is a long-lasting anime, and you would still want more! A long-running series allows the author to communicate a greater amount of information to the reader. Know more about the anime in our One Piece anime review.

One Piece Anime Review!

TitleOne Piece
Animation StudioToei Animation
GenreAdventure, fantasy
Manga ArtistEiichiro Oda
Release DateDecember 24, 1997
Runtime24 mins

The Never-Ending Storyline

One Piece Anime Review

The storyline encapsulates you as Luffy is on the mission to become the greatest pirate ever. Oda has created and sustained a long-running narrative, and one of the primary ways he does this is by grounding his series in a tangible, believable world.

The story is different but more importantly how the author shows are much more unique. It can be an account of the moment-to-moment experience of consuming a piece of narrative. To reach the One Piece, the plot is different for each, but leads to the same destination.

Sensible Character Development

One Piece Anime Review

Each character has a unique personality, each of them has their allegiance, political 0

thoughts, geography, history, and motivators. May have backstories that are entirely isolated from heroes. Their characters fit together to create a giant, ever-evolving world that is One Piece.

Eiichiro Oda has been able to evolve each character that begs to be dissected and understood. It is utterly fascinating to watch the characters come to life!

Exceptional World-Building

One Piece Anime Review

Worlds with immense breadth and scale, each island the Straw Hats reach in their journey has its own unique identity with its customs, cultures, inhabitants, and economy. A huge part of the appeal is to sail the Grand Blue to uncover these locations.

Like, Whole Cake Island, where every inanimate object is alive, and every building is constructed from confectionery. It might seem like a dream come true, but then we find out why the Island is like this, introducing Big Mom.

Worlds like Alabasta, Dressrosa, Thriller Bark, Drum Island and more exciting worlds are waiting for you to reach!

Exceptional Fights

One Piece Anime Review

One of the best things about this series is the fights each character gets into, they can be unexpected, yet they are always epic. While not every fight the Straw Hat Pirates have fought is outstanding, some stand head and shoulders above the rest.

For instance, Chopper’s fight against Kumadori is quite easily his best fight to date, and also among the greatest that any Straw Hat has fought so far. Taking place in Enies Lobby, the fight saw Chopper get beaten by the powers of Kumadori, forcing him to resort to using Monster Point.


One Piece Anime Review

Once you begin on your journey with this masterpiece, you will realize that the number of episodes or arcs is not enough. You will ask for more once you step into the Wano Arc. There are no fillers in One Piece, as each story is an aftereffect of what follows, with incredible foreshadowing.

With more than 20 years of its existence, One Piece is still a fan favorite until now, and it is ever evolving with the quality of graphics and the storyline.

Profound Meanings

One Piece Anime Review

The story of One Piece is on another level but more importantly, the story Oda tells is deeply woven with meanings. With various concepts like the poneglyphs, and the sky islands, Will of D – Oda is a master of unraveling a deeper understanding of clouding our minds with thoughts. 

Thus, One Piece is a very intelligent manga and anime that connects the dots and blows the reader’s mind.

Eye-Catching Illustrations

One Piece Anime Review

There are other strong illustrations present like One Punch Man, Dragon Ball, and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure—though reading One Piece through its illustration is a different experience altogether.

Not concentrating on intense rendering or meticulous body correctness, Oda’s work has an organic, expressive quality to it. He is a master at caricature and stylization, highlighting hilariously goofy but also unique designs. He can also portray emotions through his drawings that create an undying attachment to the series.

Final Thoughts

Once you are on this journey to the high seas, you will not be able to stop. From personal experience, we know that you will even push your close ones to experience the world of Monkey D. Luffy and the other Straw Hat Pirates.

So, what do you think about our review? Did you watch One Piece yet? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

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