The creator of One Piece spoke about the end of the series. He revealed that due to the pandemic the series will be lengthened and gave an exact date for its end.
There is no doubt that the success of One Piece is sustained over the years. What’s more, the anime is getting closer and closer to reaching an impressive thousand episodes. In this way, its phenomenon is far from over, much less now that many of its episodes have reached the Netflix catalog. The truth is that the story will continue for longer, as its creator recently confirmed that the end of the series was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eiichiro Oda gave an interview to Fuji TV and there he mentioned that the pandemic will delay the production of new episodes. And this is not all, it will also cause the life of One Piece to double. Originally the end was projected in five years and in the current situation, it will double up to a decade. In other words, the completion date will be in 2030.
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Many years to go…
In the same interview, the creator of One Piece revealed a preview of what may happen in the next broadcasts. “A member of the Straw Hat Pirates crew could be close to reaching his end,” he said. This is not the only anime affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the list also includes Pokemon, Haikyuu !!, Gundam, Digimon, and Yu-Gi-oh! SEVENS.
In the final episodes, the Straw Hat Pirates faced the greatest threat in Kaido and his Beast Pirates, as Luffy and company attempted to open the borders of the isolated nation of Wano. Originally the end was projected in five years and in the current situation, it will double up to a decade. In other words, the completion date will be in 2030.