One Piece Anime (Tv Series) Wiki, Cast, Broadcasting, and More

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One Piece Anime Wiki

On October 20, 1999, Fuji TV premiered the anime series One Piece (stylized as ONE PIECE) based on Eiichiro Oda’s manga series.

It follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who eats a Devil Fruit unintentionally and gains rubber-like properties.

Aiming to become the next Pirate King, Luffy explores the Grand Line with his crew of pirates, known as -the Straw Hat Pirates.

Since its premiere in Japan, the anime One Piece has aired over 1000 episodes in many countries.

One Piece Tv Series Wiki

One Piece Anime Wiki
GenreAdventure, Fantasy
Directed byKōnosuke Uda (1–278)
Junji Shimizu (131–159)
Munehisa Sakai (244–372)
Hiroaki Miyamoto (352–679)
Toshinori Fukazawa (663–891)
Tatsuya Nagamine (780–782; #892–)
Kōhei Kureta (892–)
Aya Komaki (892–961)
Satoshi Itō (780–782; 962–)
Written byJunki Takegami (1–195)
Hirohiko Kamisaka (196–798)
Shōji Yonemura (#799–)
Music byKohei Tanaka
Shirō Hamaguchi
StudioToei Animation
Licensed byMadman Entertainment (AUS)
Manga Entertainment (UK)
Original networkFuji TV
Original runOctober 20, 1999 – present

Relationship to the Manga

Relationship to the Manga
Source: One Piece E590 Jijou Saikyou Colabo VS Umi no Taishokukan

Despite its extensive faithfulness to its source material, One Piece adapts nearly all of the manga’s story content without intentionally contradicting it.

Toei Animation has also developed many original story materials, commonly referred to as “filler” by fans, and has produced many standalone One Piece works, which do not fall under the television anime’s episode numbering or broadcast schedule.

These include –

  • Fourteen theatrical films are released more sporadic than during Golden Week.
  • Three featurettes, included with the second, third, and fifth films.
  • Thirteen television specials.
  • Four-hour specials, all original stories, aired in standard episode timeslots (that coincide with seasonal school breaks).
  • Nine, two-hour specials aired on days preceding standard episodes (usually coincident with school breaks).
  • Various original video animations (OVAs) usually serve as tie-ins for individual films.
  • Special events and attractions show a variety of exhibition shorts.

English localization and broadcasting

One Piece English Dub by 4Kids

One Piece was licensed for distribution in North America by 4Kids Entertainment on June 8, 2004.

4Kids’ in-house musicians created a new background score and theme song called “Pirate Rap” they also mandated edits for content and length, which reduced the first 143 episodes into 104.

On September 18, 2004, it premiered on Fox, followed by Cartoon Network and Toonami in April 2005. As 4kids makes content only for under seven, the company decided to edit One Piece into a more child-oriented series until they could legally drop the license.

In 2007, Funimation (now Crunchyroll, LLC) licensed the series and began production on an English-language release.

On September 29, 2007, Cartoon Network premiered Funimation-dubbed episodes, which aired until March 22, 2008.

In May 2013, after episode 207, the uncut series returned to Adult Swim’s Toonami late-night programming block. Later, One Piece was removed from Toonami in March 2017.

From January 22, 2022, Toonami is again airing One Piece starting with episode 517.

Series overview

One Piece Series overview
SeasonEpisodesArc NameTotal EpisodeSeries
11–61East Blue61October 20, 1999March 14, 2001
262–77Entering into the Grand Line16March 21, 2001August 19, 2001
378–91Introducing Chopper at the Winter Island14August 26, 2001December 9, 2001
492–130Arrival in Alabasta, Fierce Fighting in Alabasta39December 16, 2001October 27, 2002
5131–143Dreams!, The Zenny Pirate Crew Sortie!, Beyond the Rainbow13November 3, 2002February 2, 2003
6144–195Sky Island: Skypiea, The Golden Bell52February 9, 2003June 13, 2004
7196–228Escape! The Marine Fortress & The Foxy Pirate Crew33June 20, 2004March 27, 2005
8229–263Water Seven35April 17, 2005April 30, 2006
9264–336Enies Lobby73May 21, 2006December 23, 2007
10337–381Thriller Bark45January 6, 2008December 14, 2008
11382–407Sabaody Archipelago26December 21, 2008June 28, 2009
12408–421Island of Women14July 5, 2009October 11, 2009
13422–456Impel Down35October 18, 2009June 20, 2010
14457–516Marineford60July 27, 2010September 25, 2011
15517–578Fishman Island62October 2, 2011December 23, 2012
16579–628Punk Hazard50January 6, 2013January 12, 2014
17629–746Dressrosa118January 19, 2014June 19, 2016
18747–782Silver Mine, Zou, Marine Rookie36June 26, 2016April 2, 2017
19783–891Whole Cake Island, Reverie109April 9, 2017June 30, 2019
20892–Wano Country135July 7, 2019present

Main voice cast

One Piece Japanise Main Voice Cast Live Show with Cosplay
(4kids Entertainment)
Monkey D. LuffyMayumi TanakaColleen ClinkenbeardErica Schroeder
Roronoa ZoroKazuya NakaiChristopher R. SabatMarc Diraison
NamiAkemi OkamuraLuci ChristianKerry Williams
UsoppKappei YamaguchiSonny StraitJason Griffith
SanjiHiroaki HirataEric ValeDavid Moo
Tony Tony ChopperIkue ŌtaniBrina PalenciaLisa Ortiz
Nico RobinYuriko YamaguchiStephanie YoungVeronica Taylor
FrankyKazuki YaoPatrick Seitz
BrookChōIan Sinclair
JimbeiDaisuke Gōri & Katsuhisa HōkiDaniel Baugh

When did the first episode of One Piece release?

The first episode of Onee Piece aired on October 20, 1999.

Is One Piece anime still going?

Yes; One Piece anime is still going from October 20, 1999. Due to covid 19 series new episode was delayed for a month.


  • The production cost of one episode of One Piece is ¥10,000,000 (about US$92,915)
  • English Dub Cost is $10,000
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