The official Twitter account for One Piece released a poster drawn by Eiichiro Oda on June 8, announcing its final arc. The poster has “To The Final Chapter” written on it.
The poster also contains various panels featuring the members of the straw hat pirates and others.
Recently, One Piece Twitter announced a month long hiatus and posted a handwritten note by the author of One Piece saying that the manga will enter its final stage post hiatus.
Oda previously said in an interview in August 2020 that he plans to end the story in four or five years.
Commemorating the release of the 100th compiled book volume of the manga, a newspaper advertisement revealed a photo of Oda drawing at his workspace with the words, “The story is in the final stage. (物語 は 終盤 で す)” back in September 2021.
One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump since July 1997, with its individual chapters compiled into 102 tankōbon volumes as of April 2022.
One Piece was the best-selling manga for eleven consecutive years from 2008 to 2018 and is the only manga that had an initial print of volumes of above 3 million continuously for more than 10 years, as well as the only one that had achieved more than 1 million copies sold in all of its 100 published tankōbon volumes.
The 100th manga volume shipped on Sep 3, 2021. Oda published the 1,000th chapter in this year’s combined 5th/6th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine on Jan 4, 2022.
Source: Twitter, Crunchyroll
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