One Piece

Updated: Feb 21

Whether you are a student in China, a politician in Luxembourg, or an athlete, there is a high chance that you might have seen this high-spirited Japanese manga (Japanese comics) character with his straw hat on his head (in the picture, on the centre).

As of August 2019 "One Piece", a Japanese manga series by Eiichiro Oda, has sold over 454 million copies worldwide, making it the best-selling manga series in history. Moreover, on account of their overwhelming popularity, the characters of the manga have been developed into a variety of merchandise: collectable trading cards, action figures, garments, stationery, etc.

The story of the manga is about the adventure of Luffy--the protagonist who wants to be "Pirate King"--and his teammates in pursuit of the legendary treasure "One Piece".

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