One Piece - Guide, Trivia and Lists of Arcs

Released in the year 1999, One Piece is still an anime that is among the taste of otaku culture. Who hasn't even heard of this anime, right? The manga launched on July 19, 1997 and is still in production to this day. The One Piece manga already collects a total of 100 volumes.

The manga was written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda and printed by Jump Comics. The anime was released 2 years after the manga. The direction varies greatly between certain arcs, but the main one is Kônosuke Uda. The screenplay is by Junki Takegami and Hirohiko Ueaka. The responsible studio is Toei Animation.

In the story, the protagonist Luffy sails with his crew in order to find a treasure called the One Piece that can make him the new king of the pirates. Luffy started his journey alone, but ended up looking for very different people to be part of the Straw Hat Pirates. In this article we will see more details of the anime such as the guide, curiosities and lists of One Piece arcs.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

One Piece Sagas and Arcs

PART 1 - Sea of Survival: Supernovas Saga

1. East Blue Saga (1999 - 2001)

  • bow Romance Dawnor Captain Morgan Arc): episodes 1 to 4;
  • bow Orange Townor Buggy the Clown Arc): episodes 5 to 8;
  • bow Syrup Village: episodes 9 to 18;
  • bow Cheap: Episodes 19 to 30;
  • bow Arlong Park: episodes 31 to 44;
  • bow Buggy's Gang: After the Battle!: Episodes 46 and 47;
  • bow Logtown: episodes 45 and 48 to 53;
  • bow Ancient dragon: episodes 54 to 61 (filler bow)

This saga is the first of One Piece, and it starts talking about the protagonist Luffy who is actually Monkey D. Luffy. He accidentally ate the Devil Fruit and that's how he gained his rubber abilities. The name of the series is One Piece because of the treasure that many want to find, including Luffy himself.

Even without knowing how to swim, he decides to go in search of his dream by joining people to form his team of pirates, the Straw Hat Pirates. And it is in the course of this search that adventures arise.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

2. Alabasta saga (2001 - 2002)

  • bow Reverse Mountain: episodes 62 and 63;
  • bow Whiskey Peak: episodes 64 to 67;
  • bow Coby and Helmeppo: Episodes 68 and 69;
  • bow Little Garden: episodes 70 to 77;
  • bow Drum Island: Episodes 78 to 91;
  • bow alabaster: episodes 92 to 130;
  • bow Post-Alabasta: episodes 131 to 135 (filler bow);

In this saga the crew is formed, the Straw Hat pirates are already official. The team aims to enter the Grand Line, the region of the ocean considered the most dangerous also called "pirate graveyard". Luffy stands in front of the navigation device called the Log Pose. On this journey they will stop at Whiskey Peak Island. Although this place is known for being very welcoming, the pirates realize that there are many secrets behind it.

The next island is Little Garden, where platas, prehistoric animals and two giants live. On this island they end up fighting a lot. Then they go to the third island, Drum Island, where they look for someone to help Nami who is sick. They fight with others and pirates and join the team of doctor Tony Tony.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

3. Skypie Saga (2002 - 2004)

  • bow Sheep Island: episodes 136 to 138 (filler bow);
  • bow rainbow mist: episodes 139 to 143 (filler bow);
  • bow Jaya: Episodes 144 to 152;
  • bow Skypiea: Episodes 153 to 195;
  • bow G-8: episodes 196 to 206 (filler bow)

This is the saga with the most filler arc, at the beginning and at the end! The Straw Hats' first destination is an island full of sheep. They also help a man when fleeing from pursuit. In the escape they go to the island Ruluka, which has a dictator. In addition to fighting the dictator, they have to fight for survival with Arco-íris de neblina, a mist that opens a portal.

They later meet Nico Robin, a new teammate. The Straw Hats try to solve the mystery of the boat that fell from the sky and a map that shows a city called Skypiea. They also clash with Masira's pirates. The crew will stop on the island of Jaya.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

4. Water Saga 7 (2004 - 2007)

  • bow Davy Back Fightor Long Ring Long Land Arc): Episodes 207 to 219;
  • bow ocean dream: episodes 220 to 224 (filler arc);
  • bow Foxy returns: episodes 225 and 226 (semi-filler arch);
  • bow Water 7: Episodes 227 to 265;
  • bow Enies Lobby: Episodes 266 to 312;
  • bow Post Enies Lobby: Episodes 313 to 325;

The Davy Back Fight arc was the first in the Adult Swim version (young and adult channel that usually has a scheduled time from night to morning). The Straw Hats have a dispute with the Foxy Pirates in the Davy Back Fight. In the two filler arcs of the saga, the reunion of Luffy's crew with Foxy, Porche and Hamburg takes place. A fight ensues and Aokiji returns.

The Straw Hats arrive on the island of Water 7, where the crew clashes with the dangerous organization CP9 and marks many twists and turns in the series. They later team up with Sogeking, the Franky Family, and shipowners from the Galley-La Company to rescue Nico Robin and Franky. For this mission they even count on CP9 and Luffy declares war on the government.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

5. Thriller Bark Saga (2007 - 2009)

  • bow lovely earth: episodes 326 to 336 (filler bow);
  • bow Thriller Bark: Episodes 337 to 381;
  • bow Spa Island: episodes 382 to 384 (filler bow);

This is one of the shortest sagas, with only 3 arcs. In this phase Franky is part of the crew, the Straw Hats travel through the Florian Triangle and end up on the ghost island "Thriller Bark". There the crew members have their shadows stolen by the Sea Warlord Gecko Moria, and they only have until sunset to get them back.

The group ends up enlisting the help of Brook, a living skeleton who helps them fight the Oars, giant creatures that Moria brings back to life. And Brook joins the Straw Hat crew.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

6. Marineford War Saga (2009 - 2011)

  • bow Sabaody Archipelago: Episodes 385 to 407;
  • bow Amazon Lily: Episodes 408 to 421;
  • bow Impel Down: episodes 422 to 425;
  • bow Little East Blue: episodes 426 to 429;filler bow)
  • bow Impel Down: episodes 430 to 456 (post-filler continuation);
  • bow Marineford: Episodes 457 to 489;
  • bow Post Marineford: episodes 490 to 516;

The saga begins with the Straw Hats visiting the tenth island of the Grand Line, called Sabaody Archipelago. On this island they have to face opponents and the Eleven Supernova pirates. They are eventually defeated by enemies such as Admiral Kizaru the Pacifista, Bartolomeu Kum and Sentomaru.

Luffy goes to the island of Amazon Lily, an island only of women who kill men when they come. The other Chaéu de Palha members are separated and end up elsewhere. Luffy needs to get the entire crew back together and still save his brother Ace from underwater prison.

Luffy can't make it in time, Ace has been transferred to Marine Headquarters. To rescue him, he flees from Impel Down in the company of Jinbe, Emporio Ivankov, Crocodile, Mr. 1, Mr. 3, Buggy and Inazuma to find Ace. The war is getting ready with the dangerous confrontation between the titanic powers of the protagonist, the Navy, Whitebeard and the other pirates who try to overthrow the Emperor.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

PART 2 - The Final Sea: The New World Saga

7. Fish-Man Island Saga (2011 - 2012)

  • bow Return to Sabaody: episodes 517 to 522;
  • bow Fishman Island: Episodes 523 to 574;

This saga is the one with the shortest arc, just two. This part takes place two after the Marineford War, many things have changed over that period. Luffy happens to cost 400,000,000 because of the crimes committed against Marines. The Straw Hat Pirates went through this period of training, so they came back stronger and with greater mastery of their skills.

The Straw Hats head to Fish-Man Island, pursued by the Caribou Pirates. And as if that weren't enough, they must face the inhabitants of the new island and save the island from another danger. They manage to reach the New World where they find illegal experiments in Doctor Vegapunk's laboratory. Luffy discovers a conspiracy on the Island of Dressrosa.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

8. Pirate Alliance Saga (2012 - 2016)

  • bow Z's ambition: episodes 575 to 578 (filler bow)
  • bow Punk Hazard: episodes 579 to 625;
  • bow recovering caesar: episodes 626 to 628 (filler bow);
  • bow Dressrosa: Episodes 629 to 746;
  • bow silver mines: episodes 747 to 750 (filler bow);

In the New World, the Straw Hats come across the Marines and the New Marines, in which they clash. The crew members receive a call for help from Punk Hazard Island from a group who are suffering from samurai. They head to the island and are pursued by Vice Admiral Smoker.

They head to a place that is also home to one of Doctor Vegapunk's laboratories, and some enemies have performed experiments that can have disastrous results. The Eleven Supernovas group causes chaos in the New World, being considered the "Worst Generation" of pirates.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

9. Yonko Saga (2016 - present)

  • bow Zou: Episodes 751 to 779;
  • bow supernova navy: episodes 780 to 782 (filler bow);
  • bow Whole Cake: Episodes 783 to 877;
  • bow Reverie: Episodes 878 to 889;
  • bow Wano country: episodes 890 to 894
  • bow King of Carbonic Acid: episodes 895 and 896
  • bow Wano country (continued): episodes 897 to 906
  • Arc/Episode Dawn of Romance: episode 907 (filler episode)
  • bow Wano country (continued): episodes 908 to 995 (currently)

The link is with the film One Oiece film: Gold. Shows the events after the defeat of Doflamingos. The Straw Hats, Trafalgar Law, Kin'emon and Kanjuro head to Zou Island (one of the New World islands). The island is surrounded by the Beasts Pirates.

Luffy, Nami, Tony Tony Chopper, Brook, and the Pekoms head to Whole Cake Island. The group tries to rescue Sanji and save him from his arranged marriage to Charlotte. The group has yet to defeat the Great Mother of the Four Emperors.

The bounty for Luffy goes to 1,500,000,000. The Ninja-Pirate-Mink-Samurai Alliance recruits allies in Wano Country to free the nation from the control of the shogun Kurozumi Orochi, Emperor Kaido and his crew, and the Beast Pirates. But, the group still has to deal with The Big Mother Pirates, who followed them to Wano Country seeking revenge. Big Mom decides to form an alliance with Kaido to conquer the world.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

10 facts about One Piece

1 - Most pirates from One Piece were inspired by real life pirates and celebrities;

2 - Luffy's nationality is Brazilian;

3 - The creator of One Piece wanted to be mangaka since I was 4 years old because I didn't want to have a ''real job'';

4 - It was planned that Sanji's name would be Naruto;

5 – Tony Tony Chopper was originally designed with a more realistic reindeer appearance and carrying a sword;

6 – Eiichiro Oda gets emotional whenever he writes a sad scene;

7 – The goal was for One Piece to only last 5 years and not 22 years;

8 – Boa Hancock is in love with Luffy. Her name is inspired by Thomas Hancock, the inventor of the rubber band and Luffy has the power to stretch parts of his body;

9 – In 1997, One Piece appeared for the first time in Shonen Jump magazine and in a short time it became one of the most popular manga in Japan;

10 - Sanji who in the original version is always smoking and in the censored version his cigarettes were replaced by lollipops. This censorship happened so that the anime could be broadcast on children's channels.

One piece - guide, curiosities and arc lists

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