A brand new clothes line that includes characters and iconography from the long-running shonen anime and manga One Piece shall be launched on the upcoming New York Comedian-Con.
The brand new assortment was produced as a collaboration between Toei Animation, the corporate that produces the anime adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s long-running Shonen Leap manga, and Atsuko, a way of life model that makes a speciality of anime attire and equipment. The brand new line of hoodies, t-shirts, button-downs, hats, equipment and extra will launch on Oct. 7 at Atsuko’s Comedian-Con sales space, and also will be obtainable on-line by the clothes firm’s web site. The brand new garments characteristic Monkey D. Luffy, the collection’ stretchy protagonist, and are adorned with the emblems and crests of the assorted pirate teams and different main organizations that exist throughout the world of One Piece.
“Since we started Atsuko, our community has asked us time and again, ‘When are you going to partner with One Piece?’” mentioned Preston Deanda, Atsuko’s Model Supervisor. “The people have spoken, and we heard them loud and clear. It’s an honor to work with Toei Animation to bring one of the most genre-defining titles to the fans through this exclusive collaboration.”
The brand new collaboration is the newest partnership for Atsuko, who has beforehand produced attire for different huge anime franchises akin to Dragon Ball, My Hero Academia, Assault on Titan, Neon Genesis Evangelion and extra.
One Piece, in the meantime, continues to have fun a 12 months of significant milestones for the franchise: the a thousandth chapter of the manga was printed earlier in 2021, whereas the collection’ a hundredth collected quantity was just lately launched in Japan and bought over 1,000,000 copies inside per week. The a thousandth episode of the anime can also be at present scheduled to air someday earlier than the tip of the 12 months. Collection creator Eiichiro Oda and Weekly Shonen Leap writer Shueisha have celebrated these occasions by the discharge of particular illustrations, a dramatized video collection and the discharge of particular “cover chapters,” that are key chapters from One Piece‘s previous which have been redrawn by different well-known manga creators.
The unique One Piece manga initially premiered 24 years in the past however nonetheless continues to high the best-selling manga charts, whereas the anime adaptation continues to be frequently one of many highest rated reveals in Japan. Regardless of the collection’ on-going success, collection creator Eiichiro Oda has hinted that the long-running story might lastly being nearing its finish, with an commercial for the a hundredth quantity stating that Oda’s epic has already entered its “final stage.” One Piece’s will quickly be tailored right into a live-action TV collection by Netflix and Tomorrow Footage, the studio that can also be behind the upcoming live-action Cowboy Bebop remake. The brand new collection shall be govt produced by Oda himself.