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One Piece Episode 937 : Tonoyasu! Ebisu Town’s Most Loved! – A Review

Hello Everyone!
Welcome to another fun-filled anime review.
I keep saying this and don’t regret it one bit but the One Piece anime has been amazing. It has been continuing its streak ever since its release after the hiatus. Let’s dive into One Piece episode 937.

Old Man Hyogoro decapacitates Alpaca man with his Haki. An astonished Luffy is a mind blown by this man’s power. Old Man Hyogoro wants to repay the favor and help Luffy achieve the power he has been trying to harness. Ryou, meaning ‘flow’ refers to the power of Haki that Wano possesses. It is a strength that many people do not have.

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To achieve the perfect level of Haki, he has to concentrate the flow of energy into one spot. This concentration forms a shield around the hand hence allowing people to pierce them. Luffy gets frustrated and takes down everyone mercilessly. He will need to stay calm to get it right.

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In Ebisu town, the rest of the Strawhats, Kanjuro and Shinobu meet with Yasu-San. He is a public figure in that place and wants to help them out. Yasu- San knows the identities of Kanjuro and Shinobu but they don’t know who he is. He knows about the flyer and he insists on helping out.

Yasu-san portrayed as a sweet man takes care of the well being of All people. The elderly, the children, and almost everyone in the village loves him. He distributes grains of rice to everyone and the straw hats get to know that it is not from his earnings but from the money that Toko sends him. Toko, the little girl who tags along with Kozuki Hiyori is his daughter.

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The secret behind the identity of Yasui hides in plain sight and masked by Oda’s misdirection. He shows smiles and happiness but deep inside he is hurting. A glimpse of his exploits at night leads him to much more trouble. The trouble he may not get out of anytime soon.

Big Mom, Okiku, and Chopper travel to Udon. Its night time and they are almost there. Big MOm craves for bean soup and wants it quick to quench her hunger.

Luffy and Old Man Hyogor remain inside the ring at the prison. He is hungry and wants some food. Old Man Hiyori is curious about why Luffy wants to defeat Kaido in battle. Luffy understands that it’s not ethical to talk about it amid enemies. He incapacitates them with his Haki and then starts talking.

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Old man Hyogoro discovers the truth about the Yonko of the world. Luffy wants to take down all four of them and become the King of the Pirates. He discusses his dreams with Hyogoro.

In a surprise turn of events, Roger’s name pops a spark in Hyogoro’s head. Old man Hyogoro had known Roger when he had come to Wano Kuni. Oda foreshadows many things through just this conversation. The ties to Roger are hidden in every nook and corner of One PIece and its only time when it is all revealed.

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At that moment Caribou arises from nowhere with Raizo along with him. Raizo recognizes Old Man Hyogoro and tells Luffy that he is non-other than the greatest Yakuza of the Old Wano Kuni. The Blue flower of Wano.

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A touching scene with Old Man Hyogoro happens at that moment. The reason to give up on life was many but he is glad that he didn’t give up. He wishes to join the rebellion and fight against Kaido and Orochi. Luffy possesses such a persona and charisma that he can engage with a person and makes them feel better. The beaten-down shamefully treated Old man Hyogoro has found his stride along with Luffy. He had lost all hope in this world and was ready with one foot into the grave. This turn of events changed all that. His transition from his old self is an important part to win the war against Kaido.

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Old Man Hyogoro says that in prison, many people have rebelled against Orochi. These men will gladly join the cause to rebel against Kaido and Orochi in the war. The spark of hope has risen again and It will keep rising throughout the story.

The Wano Kuni Arc’s pacing has been appealing. The storyline, interesting characters, and reasons behind going to war for their country are so relatable that we want to watch more and more. It is a great time to be One Piece fan and I vouch for this myself. You will not regret watching the anime right now. It is so damn exciting and it is going to just get better and better.

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One Piece Chapter 987 : Vassals of Glory – The Fight For Wano’s Freedom Errupts

Hello Everyone!
Welcome back to another adventurous anime review.
Today we will be discussing One Piece Chapter 987.
For some weeks now this chapter has claimed to be very emotional by none other than Eichiro Oda’s editor, Takano Ken.
Let’s dive in and see what’s in store.

One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eichiro Oda. It revolves around the adventures of Monkey D Luffy and his pirate crew, the straw hats. This adventure has been the culmination of true friendship and storytelling like never before.

Chapter 987 brings all the excitement towards its viewers. The culmination of a string of stories after the time-skip has led to this exact moment. The war on Kaido has begun. Punk Hazard, Dressrosa, Zou, and finally Wano. These were the arcs that defined each character of the Akazaya nine and led to this moment.

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As Kaido is being pushed down from the ledge of the stage by the Akazaya nine, he remembers how Kozuki Oden talked about this day. The wounds and memories all come rushing back to Kaido. Kaido screams with excruciating pain. The scar he received from Oden resonates with the swords of the AKazaya Nine. He expects that they use the same Ryou as he once did.

Ulti and Yamato cross paths with each other. Ulti is back for revenge and wants to know why Yamato is doing all this. She explains to her that it’s her time to be Kozuki Oden. Big Mom spots Straw Hat Luffy and charges toward him. Nami and Carrot escape from the clutches of Big Mom’s sinister pets.

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Kaido is finally able to join the dots of the Akazaya nine’s plans. He understands the plan has been set from Punk Hazard to Wano. People have recruited for the same cause, some traveled through time and some have endured through the ages to meet for this exact reason. Kaido mocks Kinemon and tells him that pirates always betray people and run away at the first sign of danger. The vendetta against Kaido boils inside Kinemon. ” He will one day stand at the pinnacle of the sea!! If every last one of us dies, he will remain!!! ” Kinemon says. The belief that they have for Luffy to become the pirate king is tremendous. This page is what makes One Piece, epic. It brings its viewers to their knees.

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The alliance goes all out in the performance stage. The prisoners who escaped from Udon prison, The samurai of Wano, the Yakuza, Strawhat Pirates, Law, Eutass Kid, and Marco the phoenix have all assembled to fight for their lives and for the freedom of Wano.

Big Mom taunts Luffy. She makes fun of him for trying to challenge Kaido. His reply shocks the entire place up and fills it with energy. “It’s an all-out war!! I came here to whoop the whole lot of you !!” Luffy screams. Luffy has been enduring the wrath of the Yonko’s ever since the whole cake island. Determined to stop Big Mom and Kaido, he will defeat them with the help of the alliance. His growth in the series is tremendous and this will be the first step to becoming ‘ The King of the Pirates .’

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Kaido hears the challenge towards him. He accepts and transforms into his dragon form to fight outside. Kinemon grabs a hold of him and transports out of Onagashima.

The Akazaya Nine stand tall against the might of Kaido. A twist in the story has finally arrived. They predicted that Kaido will transform and battle in his dragon form. It is a full moon night and for the mink tribe that means only one thing. They can achieve their powerful ‘Sulong’ form. the anticipation for the next episode is high.

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Will Nekamamushi and the mink tribe’s power be enough to stop Kaido
Or Will Kaido overpower them once again like before?

To Be Continued.
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One Piece Episode 936 : Get The Hang Of It! The Land of Wano’s Haki – Ryou! – A Review

Hello Everyone!
Welcome to another fun-filled anime review.

One Piece has been on a roll ever since its 1-month hiatus and it keeps getting better and better. Episode 936 of One Piece is the main highlight of the day and it contained a lot of exciting parts.

One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eichiro Oda. It revolves around Monkey D Luffy and the straw hat pirates who venture into the Grand line in search of the One Piece Treasure. Monkey D Luffy dreams of becoming the pirate king and changes the world by doing that.

Kozuki Hiyori :

In the last episode fans were mind -blown when they got to know about the true identity of Komurasaki. She was none other than Kozuki HIyori, the daughter of Kozuki Oden. Shocked and stunned Zoro finds out her real identity and wants to know more about her.

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She iterates her story to Zoro. A glimpse into the past shows Kinemon, Kanjuro, Raizo, and Momonuske in front of their mother and Hiyori. The castle is burning down in flames she orders them to go to the past so there is hope for the future. She sends Momonuske and the other retainers to the future.

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Hiyori lost everything that day. Her father, bother, and her mother. Kawamatsu the Kappa had rescued Hiyori from the wreckage of the burning castle and taken care of her till the age of 13.

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It is appalling to see that for the sake of the girl Kawamatsu never used to eat food much. He wanted to keep Hiyori safe and secure. He cared for her like a father and became her everything. He cheered her up no matter what.

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Kawamatsu the Kappa is a warrior samurai who sacrificed his life to save Hiyori. His character has personified the emotion conveyed more so than a physical persona. How caring and kind he was, how brave he was, and what a good parent he was, putting Hiyori’s needs first.

Only identities of 6 members of the Akazaya Nine revealed Zoro is curious about the remaining 3 members. Hiyori tells him that Kawamatsu and Ashura Doji are 2 of the Akazaya nine. A surprise character named Tanjiro is still to surface.

The difference in Wano’s storytelling style is that the world-building does not happen at the beginning of the Arc. Oda is steadily and intricately sowing the seeds for the world to rise from the ground and bloom a spectacle. He twists and turns characters and pulls surprises from nowhere. Wano Kuni arc marks the beginning of a truly different type of storytelling experience and by now everyone has a grasp on that.

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This episode gives the fans one of the cutest scenes ever. Otoko and Zoro sleeping like siblings is everything that you would want.

Disputes between the alliance:

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In Ebisu town, Shinobu and Law argue about who leaked the information about the attack. Shinobu accuses Law’s crew of leaking the information after they get caught. Law storms off in anger to save his crew. ” How can people who don’t trust each other fight in a deadly battle? ” Law says. These words resonate through Shinobu and the others. Trust is the foundation towards success and it is something inevitable.

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Nami and Ussop share their personal opinions between themselves. It’s refreshing to see them talking in peace after so long. The straw hats just talking about stuff brings the nostalgia of the old days. Nami understands Shinobu’s frustration because she had waited for 20 years to get revenge on Kaido. Law on the other hand considers his crew as a family and can’t abandon them. Oda in a subtle way emphasizes the fact that everyone’s opinion does matter and the choices we make create more opportunities in the future.

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A bunch of strangers have approached Ebisu town and they have fled from the capital. Komurasaki A.K.A Hiyori had cheated them out of their dirty money. They were bad people who tormented the citizens of Wano and they got what they deserved. Yasui was kind enough to give them shelter in the town.

Wano Kuni’s secret Haki – Ryou:

A confused Luffy has no idea how to master this new form of Haki. Hyogoro asks him what he exactly wants to do. He understands that Haki might be a foreign term and in Wano it’s called Ryou.

He understands that he wants to face an enemy and take him down without touching them. He asks Luffy to predict the next attack of Alpaca Man. Like a blooming blue flower, his ryou spreads like an invisible shield on his hand. He thrusts his hand onto Alpaca Man’s throat and it incapacitates him.

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Old Man Hyogoru’s skill amazes Luffy. The prisoners start to believe that he might be Wano Kuni’s old yakuza Hyoguro the flower. A fraction of hope returns to their hearts. Old Man Hyogoru wants to help Luffy learn this new Haki. Luffy excitement has no bounds.

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Old Man Hyoro considered to be a feeble old man, and who’s spirit crushed had lost all hope in life. He was at the brink of death and had given up on life. Luffy and his involvement gave him new life and purpose. Oda intertwines lives in such a way that we understand to help someone is to free them from shackles of an invisible obstacle. This is the beauty of One Piece.

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If you had stopped watching One Piece for some time, I would suggest you start to rewatch it. big things are coming and it is going to create history. The spirit of adventure continues.
Kaizoku Ou ni, ore wa naru!
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One Piece Episode 935 : Zoro Stunned ! The Shocking Identity Of The Mysterious Woman ! – A Review

Hello everyone!
Welcome back to another fun-filled review.
Today we are going to discuss One Piece episode 935.

Let’s dive in.

Introduction:

One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eichiro Oda. It has been the top-selling manga in the world for over 2 decades and is still going strong. One Piece follows the story of Monkey D Luffy and the Strawhat pirates in the pursuit of the coveted treasure One Piece. He aims at becoming the pirate king and changing the perspective of the world.

Opening 23:

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The new opening Dreami’n On is a treat for manga readers. As always Oda has included a lot of spoilers in the Opening that only the manga readers can find out. It serves the purpose of hyping up people for the events of the upcoming year and the year after that.

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The journey of Oden and Whitebeard, the fight between Whitebeard and Gol D Roger, and a glimpse of young Blackbeard as well hype me up.

Next round of Queen’s Sumo Inferno:

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The next contenders who are up against Luffy are Alpaca-Man and Armadillo- Man, to of the gifters. Armadillo -Man has a hard shell and has a gun containing sea-stone bullets. Sea- stone is a material considered effective in subduing Devil fruit users. Alpaca- Man has a deadly spit and is also a swordsman.

Armadillo – Man possesses a rock hard body that will enable Luffy to evolve his technique more. He can freely execute his new move on him.

As a manga reader, this was one of the episodes everyone looks forward to. Luffy uses his Haki to predict the movements of the attackers and attack accordingly.

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Old man, Hyogoru had lost his will to live, defeated and embarrassed, demoralized to the edge. Luffy has this aura on him that he projects on others which boosts up their morale. Luffy instructs Old Man Hyoguro to follow a certain pattern of movement. He delivers a nice blow on Alapca- man and he goes down.

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Armadillo – Man bombards Luffy with bullets but he manages to evade them all. The control over his Haki has improved drastically and he moves with easy, not even graced one bit. He tries to use his new Haki technique on Armadillo- Man but it does not work. He is ambitious and doesn’t want to back down from a fight.

Armadillo- Man, and Alpaca- Man combines their strengths and turns into a spinning top equipped with specific artillery. Luffy evades their shots with Old Man Hyugoro on his back. Finally, he pummels them down with the special Haki. He still is only able to unlock a small amount of that power.

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Luffy’s determination to find a new power interest Old man Hyuogoro. He finally understands that his goal is much more than escaping. The next episode is going to be a treat for the fans.

Rasetsu Town Public Prison :

The prisoners that X Drake and Basil Hawkins captured have been reprimanded here. Every one of them had crescent moon tattoos on their legs and hence transferred to this prison. They argue that it is a popular tattoo in the flower capital.

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Furkurukoju shows them the flyer that he found which is a call sign for a rebellion against Kaido. The shock and concern about the sudden developments leave them speechless.

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Bepo and the others are imprisoned as well. Beaten up to a pulp, they are incapable of moving. The worst of their fears is that if everyone would think that they spilled the beans on the information. They believe that their captain will come to save them.

The real identiy of Komurasaki:

Zoro, Komurasaki, and Otoko recuperate at an abandoned house at Northen Graveyard in the Ringo district. Zoro has been plastered up and is resting.

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He wakes up and by his side is Komurasaki, preparing food and medicine to help him. She thanks Zoro for helping in saving their lives.

Otaku wants to help out Zoro with the toad oil she stole from Ussop. I genuinely appreciate how friendly Otoko and Zoro’s interactions are. He is very kind to Otoko and she applies the ointment on him. She touches Zoro’s hands and requests him to stay with him. Zoro is genuinely touched by this and stays as she says.

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Eichiro Oda has a purpose for each of his characters. He truly envisions them and flushes out their traits. The sweetness of that girl towards Zoro, him reciprocating those feelings, and providing them with hope is just a wonderful sight.

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Zoro eats some food and drinks Sake. He asks details about who they were and why they were attacked by the assassin. She tells him that she made Orochi mad and that’s why the assassin was after them.

As Zoro drinks his Sake, Komurasaki wants to tell him a secret about her identity. She wants to request Zoro in assisting her to find her brother.
” His name is Kozuki Momonosuke,” she says. The shock on Zoro’s face is clear. The rest you can figure out by watching the episode. 😀
TO BE CONTINUED.

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Review:

One Piece slowly and steadily picking up the pace. As Oda has mentioned this is the beginning of the end. Old Man Hyogoru is slowly realizing what kind of person Luffy is. He is a person who’s goals far exceeds anything that he would’ve ever imagined. Toko and Zoro share a wonderful relationship and I love that Zoro can be a sweetheart as well. The reveal that Komurasaki is Hiyori Kozuki is just mind-blowing. The backstory about that is much awaited.

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One Piece Chapter 986 : My Name – A Review

Hey, everyone!
Welcome back to another anime review.
Today we will be discussing One Piece Chapter 986.
Let’s dive in.

Introduction:

One Piece is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Eichiro Oda. It revolves around Monkey D Luffy and the straw hat pirates. Luffy aims to become the pirate king and along with Strawhats, he wishes to bring a change to the pirate era.

The 9 Red Scabbards:

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Tanjiro and Kinemon go up the rear entrance to where the battle waged on between the others and the traitor Kanjuro. When they arrive, they see Kanjiro’s dead body. We see the dread and despair in the eys of Kiku and Raizo as their ally who went through everything with them lies on the ground. We are taken back to the olden days when Kozuki Oden took everyone in and treated them as their own. The story of Kozuki Oden and his life will always be a boon to the One Piece community. Kanjuro was a traitor but he was a friend and an ally and that loss is not something that everyone can brush away.

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Kinemon and Tanjiro notice Izo immediately and are surprised that he is here. “I’ve missed too many chances for a glorious and meaningful death. ” Izo says. Momonuske is set to be executed soon and they hurry towards the main stage.

The Main Stage:

Kaido asks Orochi’s followers if they would join him or rather fight trying to avenge their master. Intimidated and scared, everyone chooses the easy way out and is glad to join Kaido’s forces.

Big Mom has captured Nami and Carrot with objects she gave souls to. They are subdued and Nami is hoping that she didn’t see Shinobu. She wants Shinobu to reach Momonuske as soon as she can.

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Kaido doubts on the origin of the child. He feels that the little kid is lying that he is Kozuki Oden’s son. He asks again and again if he is the son of Kozuki Oden. “This execution is to bring an end to the Old Wano. ” Kaido says. ” What is your name? ” he asks relentlessly.

Momonusuke has evolved so much ever since we met him at Punk Hazard. The crying boy has become a valiant man who does not give up in the face of the enemy. He has shown determination and perseverance and the way that Oda has built him up to this moment is truly amazing. It depicts the skill of character development by Eichiro Oda.

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Luffy tells Yamato about almost everything that has happened until now. The red scabbards and about Momonuske traveling through time. She is astonished that he is Kozuki Oden’s son. Luffy takes off Yamato’s cuffs but she warns Luffy to throw them away just in case they explode.

Adrenaline is pumping as Chopper and Ussop move quickly towards the main stage in the General Franky Robot. They have heard the announcement about the execution and are rushing there right now.

Ronoroa Zoro, Eustass Kid, and Trafalgar Law are all slaying people and approaching the main stage as well. The War for Wano is about to start soon. 😀

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Momonosuke remembers the encouraging words said by his sister Hiyori and by Luffy. ” My name is Kozuki Momonosuke!! The Man Who Will Be Shogun of Wano ” he proclaims proudly. With fear and tremble in his eyes, he is ready to face the consequences like a man.

Luffy and Yamato enter the stage. The cuffs put on Yamato’s hands were exploding ones and it creates a really big distraction. Enraged Yamato is determined and poised to kill her father.

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Luffy stops Yamato from making any sudden moves. ” But we’re not the ones who start this battle,” says Luffy. I appreciate how most of the time when an attack occurs Luffy is the one to jump in front of the action. This time he is not rash and understands the pain the people of Wano went through and the remorse they feel after their Shogun was burned alive right in front of their eyes. He wants them to take control of their destiny and fight this tyranny.

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King, Queen, and Jack are astonished at the return of old foes. The Red Scabbards attack in synchronized formation. All the emotions, the worries, the sacrifices, and the memories of Kozuki Oden all fuel this one single attack. They push Kaido off the railing and finally, the war for Wano Kuni has begun.

Review:

Chapter 986 marks the beginning of the War. It has been built up every since Punk Hazard and the start is all we had expected for. The hype is real and what awaits us is in the upcoming chapter is going to change One Piece entirely. Eichiro Oda knows to flush out all characters and knows how to convey the emotions of these characters towards us. This is what makes One Piece amazing.

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One Piece episode 934 : A Big Turnover! The Three-Sword Style Overcomes Danger! – A Review

Hey Everyone!
Welcome back to another anime review. Today we will be discussing Episode 934 of One Piece.
Let’s dive in.

Introduction:

One Piece is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Eichiro Oda. It has been continuing its story on Shonen for more than 2 decades now. The anime adaptation has been done by Toei animation. It revolves around the life of Monkey D Luffy and the Straw hat pirates, going on an adventure to find the great treasure One Piece. Luffy wishes to become the pirate king and bring change to the world.

Synopsis and review:

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As a big-time One Piece fan, I agree that there were low points in the timeline of the anime. Today I can be a proud One Piece fan and say that slump is over. The quality in the animation, the pace, and the story building have reached great proportions after the hiatus.

The episode starts with Zoro, Hitokiri Kamazo, and Gyukimaru standing off against each other on bandit’s bridge. An epic battle is going to wage between these three. The tint for this scene is just like an old samurai film. Blue tint with a little bit of slow-motion animation in the snow. Zoro blasts off to face of Hitokiri Kamazo and engages in an epic fight scene. Zoro is always a treat to watch and I’m proud of Toei for redeeming him for the whole of the Wano Kuni Arc.

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We are shown Queen’s Sumo Inferno and Luffy has defeated Batman and Gazzelman. He demands Queen to give him much stronger opponents. Queen sends in a Bear-man who possesses a bear smile fruit.

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Luffy starts punching him but the bear does not feel any of his punches. Luffy realizes that he is the perfect opponent to try out the new Haki he has been practicing. He gets excited and charges up his Haki. he imagines an imaginary shield on top of his Haki and stops bear-man’s punch in mid-air without even touching him.

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He then proceeds to punch him in the gut piercing through his abdomen, incapacitating him completely.

Dogstorm and Kinemom meet up. They discuss a major problem that could be a hindrance to their plan. The secret of the crescent moon tattoo and the flyer has been exposed and their rebellion may be blocked by Kaido’s men. Their allies are being caught by Kaido and Orochi’s men.

Kyoshiro is seen at the brothel where Komurasaki’s wake has been canceled. People are uneasy due to this. Orochi is furious by Komurasaki’s death and goes crazy.

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Orochi’s men are more concerned with the flyer they found. They decipher the contents of the flyer. The fire symbol suggests the fire festival, the two birds suggest twilight, and the snake, in the end, suggests the rendevous point, Habu port.

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In Ebisu town, Law, Shinobu, and the straw hats discuss the recent events. With the capture of Bepo and Law’s crew, Shinobu suspects that they might have ratted them out to Orochi’s men. Law is rushing to save them but is being persuaded by all the StrawHats. Shinobu suggests that they kill them to contain the issue, but Law is totally against it.

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The people of Wano Kuni have been waiting for 20 years for this day to come and that desperation has led them to take drastic measures. The feelings they go through, the things they have seen are too gruesome. Oda conveys the aspects of slavery, redemption, and vengefulness in this episode. In the end, Otako’s father enters the hut where they were discussing. He immediately understands Shinobu and Kanjuro. A past connection perhaps. Will have to wait and see.

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At the bandit’s bridge, Zoro and Hitokiri go head-on. the animation is spot on and every frame is different. I love a good old samurai fight. As Zoro defends against Hitokir, Gyukimaru notices his back is unguarded and pounces to attack him. Zoro dodges but in that instant Hitokiri takes advantage and stabs Zoro with his weapon.

Zoro, being the badass he locks the weapon inside his shoulder so that he cannot remove it. Zoro evades Hitokiri and removes the weapon and uses it as the third sword.

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Zoro, being the badass he locks the weapon inside his shoulder so that he cannot remove it. Zoro evades Hitokiri and removes the weapon and uses it as the third sword.

After such a long time, Zoro’s patent fighting music plays and he uses three sword style Onigiri. In a fraction of a second Zoro dodges Hitokiri’s attack and slashes Hitokiri making him bleed on the floor. Zoro has also lost a lot of blood and he falls to the floor.

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The epicness in this episode is mind-blowing. When the manga is getting good, the anime is trying to do good to the final arcs as well. I appreciate Toei animation is taking a really good approach to this. They are doing justice to the anime. Looking forward to the upcoming episodes and this episode was totally amazing. 10/10 for this episode.

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One Piece Chapter 985 : New Onigashima Project – A Review

Hey everyone!
Welcome back to another anime review.
Today we will be discussing Chapter 985 of One Piece.

Its been a busy week and a lot of manga chapters have come out. One of them has ended as well and will try my best to cover them all.
So let’s dive in.

Introduction:

One Piece is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Eichiro Oda. It has celebrated its 23rd anniversary this Sunday and is on its way into its final phase of storytelling. It is a story that revolves around Monkey D Luffy and his crew, the Straw Hat Pirates, documenting their adventures around the World.

Synopsis of the Chapter:

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A few members of the Alliance reach the rear entrance of Onigashima. A team that consists of Raizo, Izo, Kiko, and various other members reach the gate. Waiting for them was Kanjuro the traitor. He had recruited some members from Kaido’s crew and had drawn two headless samurai to ambush the alliance.

They ask for the whereabouts of Momonusuke. Kanjuro explains to them that he had made an attempt to escape but was foiled. As punishment, he beat him up until he was unconscious. Kiku and the others tremble after hearing this. Enraged at hearing this, Kiku dawns her samurai helmet and rushes to attack Kanjuro. Inuarashi and Nekomamushi also gear up to attack and push forward.

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The scene cuts to Luffy and Yamato discussing Kozuki Oden in the attic. Yamato tells Luffy that, since Luffy is Ace’s brother he is the one who should take her along with him in his ship. Just as Oden joined the Pirate King, Gol D Roger, similarily she wants to do this as well. She explains that she has been shackled for from the age of 8 and escaping from Kaido’s sight will trigger a bomb that may or may not kill her. She tells Luffy about the mental abuses she had to go through because of Kaido. Luffy without a word in reply to that asks if she wants him to take off the shackles. He valiantly tells her that he is going to knock Kaido down in front of her and in response, she says that she wishes that she could do the same.

We transition into the main stage where Kaido is giving a speech. He explains that it was not a coincidence that the Navy has decided to disband the seven Warlords. They have found some source of power to take on the Pirates and stop them once and for all. In a shocking turn of events, he announces ” We have joined hands with the Big Mom Pirates to seize control of the Ancient Weapons “

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Big Mom rushes into the stage with a bunch of inanimate objects who are alive. We can see a glimpse of Nami and Zeus. Robin and the other Strawhats in disguise are worried. ” We are going to claim the One Piece”. These words resonated through Onigashima shocking everyone. Luffy and Yamato are ticked off at the sight of this news. Orochi laughs sinisterly in the back.

Kaido asks a very curious question after his shocking announcement. ” Followers of Orochi, you must choose now? “. He explains that he wants to make Wano a paradise for Pirates and the flower Capital is going to be the base of operations.

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The instant that Orochi reacts proclaiming that the flower capital is his property, Kaido launches an attack taking off Orochi’s head, killing him. All his followers are shocked. He loudly proclaims that as of this day Onigashima is no more and the flower capital is going to be New Onigashima.

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Wano as we know it is going to be turned into a pirate empire in preparation for the World War. The Shogun will be his son Yamato. Enraged by this Yamato and Luffy rush into the battle. TO BE CONTINUED. 😀

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My review:

This chapter marked the beginning of the end of One Piece as we know it. The World War is on the way and the hunt for One Piece begins. The turning point after this will be action-packed and a sight to see. As I write this review goosebumps course through my hands. The excitement fills my veins, the adventures continue and secrets will be revealed. What is One Piece and how will it change the world as we know it?
10/ 10 for this Chapter. It was mind-blowing. Start reading the manga. It is going to be worth it.

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One Piece Episode 933 : Gyukimaru ! Zoro fights a duel on bandit’s bridge!- A review

Hello Everyone!
Welcome back to another anime review.
Today we are going to discuss episode 933 of One Piece.

One Piece is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Eichiro Oda. It has been running Shueisha Shonen Jump Magazine for over 2 decades. After the Haitus due to the COVID 19 virus, One Piece has been on a roll. Let’s dive into today’s episode.

Luffy continues to fight Queen’s men in his Sumo Inferno along with Old man Hyogor by his side. Luffy wants to learn a new kind of technique that was before shown to him by Rayleigh. He is adamant in learning that moves through this tournament that he pulls out all the stops. He understands that it is the only way by which he can take down Kaido.

The next round begins and it is against the gifters, Batman ( I hope there are no copyright issues there 😀 ) and Gazzeleman. These were the same people who abducted Tama from Luffy’s hand, leading to an altercation with Holdem.

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The animation in this episode looks fluid. Luffy takes down Gazzelman with his Haki in a single blow. Batman rapidly shoots arrows from the air. Luffy dodges all his attacks like a swift ninja.

He remembers Rayleigh’s words when he says that before using that specific kind of Haki he has to imagine an invisible armor around him. Through this process, he can defeat an opponent with a direct strike and you don’t even have to touch an opponent to land a blow on him.

We jump to the next scene where Zoro is confronting Gyukimaru. He suspects that he has stolen his sword Shisui. This ends up in an epic fight to the death. Zoro is told about Ryumu , the legendary samurai of Wano who fended off pirates who were searching for gold there. He is slightly enticed by this fact but all Zoro wants is his sword back.

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He hears a voice calling for help. When he turns to look, it is none other than Komurasaki and the girl who smiles Toko. They are frantically running towards the bandit’s bridge and chased by someone mysterious.

This person flies in from the sky to assassinate Komurasaki and Toko but his efforts are thwarted by Zoro. His name is Hitokiri Kamazo. He is a wanted man in Wano. He was apparently sent by Orochi to finish off Komurasaki and the little girl.

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Zoro agrees to handle the issue in return for Sake and Food. He has met a very strong swordsman. At the end of the episode, Zoro removes his robe to be freer. Now the fun begins.

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My review:

I thoroughly enjoyed this episode. It had action, a great pace, and the animation was flawless. Luffy’s character development is not noticed by many but he has changed in leaps and bounds. I feel like now he is thinking more before attacking ( I’ll regret these words ahead in the story: Spoilers!!!).

Whenever Zoro appears on the screen, he has this great presence to him. The fight scenes with Zoro involved are badass. He is an all-around slasher when it comes to protecting someone. The next episode is also going to be incredible and something to look forward too.
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One Piece Episode 932:Queen’s Sumo Inferno – A Review

Hey Everyone!
I’m back with another post
It’s going to be an exciting few days starting now. So stay tuned.

Introduction:

One Piece is back and it is going pretty strong. I have been waiting to see this episode ever since I read the manga and it was totally worth it.
I noticed that Toei animation has made an improvement to the anime. They don’t show like 1 and a half minutes of Recaps before the actual episode. I hope they continue doing this.
Ok let’s dive into the episode

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Synopsis:

Luffy and Old man Hyogoro have been caught by Queen and his men in the prison. Luffy is offered by Queen to join the Animal Kingdom pirates but he refuses. In response to this Queen has plans to execute them.
He plans to have a little bit of fun with this. He announces that Luffy and Old man Hyogoro will compete with his guards in his Sumo Inferno , a sumo wrestling match. Its basically a sumo match and all the same rules apply. It’s just no hold barred.

The guards overconfidently confront Luffy and rush to execute him. Luffy uses haki and instantly immobilizes the forces in an instant. Everyone is shocked cause Luffy can use Haki .

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The scene cuts to the bathhouse where Nami, Robin, and Shinobu Chan have been relaxing for a while amongst the ruckus. Suddenly X-Drake and Hawkins arrive to scope the place. In a shocking turn of events, they reveal that they want to look at everyone’s ankles to reveal the reverse crescent moon tattoo. they request everyone with the said tattoo to go along with them.
This presents an unprecedented problem to the straw hats. Hawkins starts to remember Nami and at that moment Sanji shows up in his Germa 66 Stealth Black suit.

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X- Drake being from North blue realizes who stealth black is. Sanji, Hawkins, and X-Drake get into a fight inside the bathhouse while showcasing his powers. Sanji escapes with the ladies to where Ussop and the others reside.

The scenes ends with it cutting off to Luffy. His hunger for improvement is showcased and how he is going to attain that new power is going to be seen in the next episode.

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In the end, we see Zoro approach a bridge and I don’t want to give spoilers but the next episode is going to fire.

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My review:


This episode was everything I expected and more. This is where the pace picks up in One Piece as we edge closer to the events that are going to transpire. The animation has improved immensely and I will suggest anime One Piece who stopped watching the series should start rewatching from now. History is in the making and I think Toei animation is taking a new direction and trying to do justice to One Piece. I hope so

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One Piece Chapter 984 : Yamato Revealed

Hey guys! I am back with another post for anime reviews.

Introduction:

One piece is written and illustrated by Eichiro Oda and has been running on Shonen Jump for more than 20 years. It tells a story of a boy who dreams of becoming the Pirate King and how he and his pirate crew search the vasts sea for the greatest treasure in the world, One Piece.

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I know I am 3 days late but better late than never. I’m going to dive into the content.

Synopsis of the Chapter:

Luffy was seen engaging in battle with Page one and Ulti, 2 of the profound members of the Flying six, and a part of the Tobi Roppo. They were invited to the fire festival by Kaido himself.

The ending of the last chapter showed us a mysterious character using Kaidos Thunder Bagaou on Ulti and Page one. Decimating them completely.

The mysterious character Yamoto, who is the son of Kaido helps Luffy escape the duo to safety. Luffy being cautious is vary of this stranger. He picks a fight with Yamato not knowing who he is and not knowing why he is helping him. While they are fighting Yamoto says ” This is only making me remember a battle from the past.”

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The fact that he would say something like this is very intriguing indeed. Did they know each other from before?

Was he a past enemy now turned into a friend?

The scene shifts to the Performance Stage in the Skull Dome where Momonuske is shown dangling from chains, badly bruised and humiliated. The straw hats can only look in despair as he hangs there. Kaido explains his “Onigashima Plan” to his whole crew.

The next scene cuts to Law and his crew along with Dogstorm, Kiku, and the others traveling in his submarine beneath the island to reach the passage into Onigashimsa through the back. There they meet Cat Viper and a few interesting friends of his who join the fight.

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YES!!! Marco has joined the fight and he has brought along Izo, who was the 16th commander of White Beard Pirates. Everyone is ecstatic to see each other but there is no time to reminisce past experiences. Time is of the essence, Marco explains.

The story cuts to its final part where Yamato explains that he was a big admirer of Kozuki Oden and he was there 20 years ago when he witnessed the Hour of Legends where Kozuki Oden sacrificed his life.

He possesses a certain diary containing very important information that he wants to share with Luffy.

In the end, he rips off his mask and a little bit of the torso to reveal that Yamato is a woman dressed as a man. And the chapter ends with a line saying. You remind me of Ace.

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My review:

This Chapter is one of the perfects examples of why Eichiro Oda Senpai is a master of his craft. He has built up the characters in such a way that they reappear in future chapters as important parts necessary to the storyline. Izo the 16 Division Commander for the White Beard Pirates who was a former resident of Wano who was seen in the Marineford Arc to be brought back into the mix is a clear indication that Eichiro Oda cares for his characters and every character has a purpose they need to fulfill in the entirety of the story. The reveal in the end with Yamato and leaving it as a cliff hanger for us to think upon is Eichiro Oda’s brilliance as a writer at play. This chapter was amazing and I am waiting to know about the connection between Ace and Yamato.

Were they friends and did Ace know that Yamato was a woman?

Where did Yamato get the diary of Oden from?

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