It’s been a long journey of 25 years piece. It’s hard to believe that this series has been going on for more than a quarter of a century.
There are some longer running comics such as Gorgo 13 and First guaranteebut none like piece.
Oda Eiichiro He started his work as early as the 90’s. From this perspective, more than half of his life was spent writing the series. Let’s take a quick look back at when it all started for him.
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romantic dawn is the earliest known concept
Back in high school, Oda Eiichiro drew sketches for pirate manga.By this time, he had already received several awards wanted!a limited story of a shot series.
Oda even held an assistant position at Weekly Shonen Jump before he was 20 years old.Most famously, he helped Nobuhiro Watsuki with his work Rurouni Kenshin. By the end of 1996, he proposed Roman Dawn.
Multiple versions of this story were submitted in Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine. Of course, it would eventually be redesigned a year later, with the final version being the most famous.
This piece series is from romantic dawn concept.
Monkey D. Luffy is the protagonist of all three versions of the story.However, the artistic style has changed significantly compared to the original romantic dawn and current series.For example, the first Red Hair Pirates It’s built and features slightly different than its more famous counterparts.
Familiar characters were also missing from the earliest versions romantic dawn. Gore D. Roger and the Marines weren’t even mentioned in those stories.
In contrast, some romantic dawn characters never succeed piece In an appropriate form, such as Silk in the first version.
Oda first posted piece July 19, 1997 series
After processing two different versions of romantic dawn, Oda finally came up with a concept he liked.This piece Serialized in the 34th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump in 1997.
More than 25 years later, the series is still going from strength to strength. It’s currently the best-selling comic in history. Oda’s work has sold over 500 million copies worldwide.Although it never achieved Western appeal dragon ball or Narutoit is a cultural symbol of France and Japan.
piece Currently in the final saga
After a month-long hiatus in June 2022, Oda announced he would be working on last legend of piece. It’s only a few years before Luffy’s journey finally ends.
Regardless of how it ends, the series has been around for more than a third of the lifespan of most people. This is a very rare achievement. It speaks volumes about the staying power and quality of the range.
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