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One Piece

One Piece is a series penned and embellished by author Eiichiro Oda. One Piece has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Sh┼Źnen Jump magazine since July 22, 1997. The saga supports the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who achieved the properties of rubber after unintentionally eating a Devil Fruit. Along with his crew, nicknamed the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy explores the Grand Line in search of the world’s ultimate treasure known as “One Piece” to become the next Pirate King. One Piece has earned appreciation for its storytelling, art, characterization, and humor. Numerous volumes of the manga have broken publishing records, including the highest initial print run of any book in Japan. The approved website for Eiichiro Oda’s OP manga proclaimed that the manga had set a Guinness World Record for “the most copies published for the same comic book series by a single author.” As of May 2018, the manga has sold over 440 million copies worldwide, making it the best-selling manga series in history. It became the best-selling manga for the tenth consecutive year in 2017.