The One Piece official YouTube channel has released a special movie titled “Today, Too, A Day Like a Game”, as well as a Behind the Scenes video, to celebrate the 23-year journey of One Piece games.
Since the release of One Piece: Mezase Kaizoku Ou! in 2000 for WonderSwan, there have been numerous One Piece games released for various consoles and mobile devices over the years. Notable games include One Piece: Unlimited Adventure, Pirate Warriors, World Seeker, and Burning Blood. Let’s take a trip down memorial lane!
Starting with Unlimited Adventure, which was released for Nintendo Wii in 2008. The game allowed players to explore a large open world as their favorite characters. As one of the most popular games of the franchise, Pirate Warriors follows and has sold more than 5 million copies worldwide since its first installment in 2012.
Burning Blood, released in 2016 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, and PC, was a fighting game that allowed players to battle in the shoes of Luffy, Zoro, and Sanji, among other popular characters from the anime/manga.
And in 2019, One Piece: World Seeker brings in an original storyline for players to explore an open world filled with familiar locations and characters from the anime.
With the release of the latest game, One Piece Odyssey, fans of the series can continue their journey alongside Luffy and his crew, battling foes and exploring new worlds. The special movie celebrates the growth of the game franchise and expresses gratitude to the fans who have supported the series for over two decades.
Directed by Sho Yanagisawa, who is known for his CG-like realistic images, the video is a work of art that expresses gratitude to the fans who have supported and grown with the franchise over the years. It is a nostalgic look back on the journey of One Piece games and how it has evolved over the years to become the iconic series it is today.
One Piece has had a successful journey through its different installments for consoles, and the video promises that this long trip promises not end so soon.
▍Behind the Scenes of One Piece Game Special Movie
▍About One Piece
Eiichiro Oda started serializing the manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1997. The series has been adapted into an anime, multiple movies, and video games, and has gained a worldwide following. Since its debut, One Piece has become one of the best-selling manga series of all time. The manga has been translated into multiple languages, and its anime adaptation has been dubbed into various languages for international broadcast.
The story follows Monkey D. Luffy, a young boy whose body gains the properties of rubber after unintentionally eating a Devil Fruit. Together with his diverse crew of pirates, named the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy explores the Grand Line in search of the world’s ultimate treasure known as “One Piece,” in order to become the Pirate King.