Popstar Dua Lipa has confirmed off certainly one of her new outfits, which is emblazoned with the emblem of One Piece‘s Straw Hat Pirates.
The long-lasting cranium and crossbones with a straw hat was seen throughout one of many ensembles worn by the Future Nostalgia musician through the latest Milan Trend Week, which ran from Sept. 21 – 27. The singer didn’t put on the outfit as she walked throughout Versace’s runway present, however she did present it off on her private Instagram. Stylist Lorenzo Posocco was tagged within the publish, which reveals off the One Piece impressed prime and skirt, in addition to a pair of very tall platform heels.
This isn’t the primary time that Dua Lipa has publicly proven off her anime fandom: the not too long ago launched music video for “Levitating,” off of her 2020 album Future Nostalgia, was created with a crew of unbiased Japanese animators and recreates the look of traditional ’80s and early ’90s anime. The video options a number of direct references to Naoko Takeuchi’s extremely influential magical woman shojo manga, Sailor Moon.
The singer’s outfit is simply the most recent excessive profile shout-out to Eiichiro Oda’s lengthy working manga sequence to occur this yr. Throughout this summer time’s 2020 Tokyo Olympic Video games, a number of athletes referenced the sequence as they took the sector. Earlier within the yr, French president Emmanuel Macron used his official Twitter account to share a chunk of artwork he was given by Oda, together with a thanks message.
One Piece was initially printed in 1997 and has been serialized constantly for over 24 years, however it nonetheless continues to prime the best-selling manga charts. The anime adaptation by Toei Animation debuted in 1999, and continues to be certainly one of Japan’s highest rated reveals. The manga not too long ago printed its one thousandth chapter and its one centesimal collected quantity, which managed to promote over 1,000,000 copies inside its first week of launch. Regardless of the franchise’s continued reputation, Oda has said that the lengthy working story might lastly be nearing its finish. A latest commercial promoted the one centesimal quantity by saying that the sequence has already begun its “final stage.” Whereas the anime and manga could also be wrapping up, One Piece will proceed in a brand new live-action TV sequence by Netflix and Tomorrow Photos, the studio that can be producing the live-action Cowboy Bebop remake. The brand new present shall be government produced by Oda himself.
One Piece is offered for streaming on Hulu, Netflix and Crunchyroll. The manga is localized into English and distributed each digitally and in print by Viz Media.