One piece is the most favourite anime and manga series among the “Big Three” fans. It has been 20 years since its first episode released in 1999. Fans are just crazy about its storyline, character designs and hilarious but adventurous journey of Monkey D. Luffy and his nakamas.
Even though the majority of the filler episodes do not contribute to the plotline, there are some important filler arcs that give charm to the anime. In this article, we sorted out the best list possible out of the astounding 965 episodes to weed out the important and unimportant Fillers or Anime-only episodes to maximize your One Piece experience!
One Piece is the story of Monkey D. Luffy who became a rubber man after accidently eating a Devil Fruit. In his quest, Luffy builds his crew and continues on his adventure to find the mysterious treasure One Piece.
One Piece: Filler Episodes/Anime only arcs
54-61, 98-99, 101-102, 131-143, 196-206, 220-226, 279-283, 291-292, 303, 317-319, 326-336, 382-384, 406-407, 426-429, 457-458, 492, 542, 575-578, 590, 626-628, 747-750, 775, 780-782, 807, 881, 895-896, 907
One Piece: Detailed Filler Episodes/Anime only arcs
One Piece is an ongoing anime series that started in 1999. So far 965 episodes of One Piece have been aired. With a total of 99 reported filler episodes, One Piece has a very low filler percentage of 10%.
OPTIONAL-Episode 54-61: Warship Island / Apis Arc
WATCH-Episode 98-99: These episodes actually add to the story by showing how the people of Alabasta live and are dealing with the current conditions.
SKIP-Episode 101-102: Showdown in a Heat Haze! Ace vs. the Gallant Scorpion!; Ruins and Lost Ways! Vivi, Her Friends and the Country’s Form!
SKIP– Episode 131-143: These 3 fillers arcs are really low quality.
OPTIONAL– Episode 196-206: G-8 Arc
SKIP-Episode 220-226 : Ocean’s Dream & Foxy’s Return
SKIP– Episode 279-283 : These are just recaps of the Straw Hats’ backstories.
OPTIONAL– Episode 291-292: Boss Luffy Historical Special
SKIP– Episode 303: Boss Luffy Historical Special (Continuation)
OPTIONAL– Episode 317-319 : Post-Enies Lobby Arc
SKIP– Episode 326-336: Ice Hunter Arc & Chopper Man Special
SKIP– Episode 382-384 : Spa Island
SKIP– Episode 406-407: Boss Luffy Historical Special (Continuation)
SKIP– Episode 426-429: Little East Blue
SKIP– Episode 457-458 : They are just recaps.
SKIP– Episode 492: Toriko Crossover
SKIP– Episode 542: Toriko Crossover
SKIP– Episode 575-578: Z’s Ambition
SKIP– Episode 590 : Toriko & Dragon Ball Z Crossover
SKIP– Episode 626-628: Caesar Retrieval
SKIP– Episode 747-750: Silver Mine
OPTIONAL– Episode 775: Save Zunisha
SKIP– Episode 780-782: Marine Rookie
OPTIONAL- Episode 807: full of flashbacks
SKIP- Episode 881: Recaps
SKIP- Episode 895-896: Cidre Guild
OPTIONAL- Episode 907: One Piece: Romance Dawn
Not that these anime original episodes should be shunned forever, but it is advisable to watch them at your leisure. I hope this article helps you to enjoy the fullest of the beloved One Piece series. To seek more “how to watch” and “Filler” articles, keep checking in to Animehunch! Till then, mata ne ^-^