One Piece, one of the oldest television anime of all time, has revolutionized the entire industry in terms of animation, storytelling, and audience. It is based on the Japanese manga series of the same name by Eiichiro Oda. The story revolves around Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who becomes a legendary pirate during the series. His crew, the Straw Hat Pirates, are named after his signature hat. The anime premiered on October 20, 1999, and its 20th season is currently airing. Here is everything you need to know about the next episode.
One Piece episode 971 release date
Episode 971 of “One Piece”, titled “Raid! Oden and the Nine of Akazaya ”will be released on April 25, 2021. It is produced by Toei Animation Studio, which has also created other well-known anime such as ‘Dorohedoro’ and ‘Dragon Ball Z’. Tatsuya Nagamine, Kōhei Kureta, and Aya Komaki are currently affiliated with the series as directors, and Shōji Yonemura is overseeing the writing of the script. Kohei Tanaka and Shirō Hamaguchi provided the music.
Where to watch One Piece Episode 971 online?
Episodes of “One Piece” are simulcast with original Japanese sound and English subtitles on animelab (Australia and New Zealand), Crunchyroll, Funimation and the official One Piece channel. Funimation simulcasts the English dubbed version of the episodes. One Piece ‘with English dubbing is also available on Hulu and Netflix.
Crunchyroll streams the Spanish-subtitled version of the anime, while Netflix streams the Spanish-dubbed version in select countries in South America. Versions dubbed in Italian, German, Russian, and Portuguese are available on Crunchyroll. The German and Russian versions are also available from Wakanim. Episodes belonging to the Wano arc can be streamed on Anime-on Demand. The French dubbed version can be seen on Anime Digital Network. Japanese fans can watch the series on Netflix Japan with original sound and Japanese subtitles.
Spoilers for One Piece Episode 971
In episode 970, upon his return to the country of Wano, Oden learns of everything that happened there in his absence. He asks the Nine Red Scabbards to protect his wife, children, and Kuri himself before heading to the Shogun Kurozumi Orochi’s castle. On his way, he takes down many soldiers and samurai. But when he reaches Orochi, he discovers that he is being protected by Kurozumi Semimaru, a Biwa priest who has consumed Bari Bari no Mi and acquired the ability to manifest barriers.
As news of Oden’s return begins to spread, people are hoping that he will rid the land of Orochi’s cruel reign. Instead, Oden sheds his etchu fundoshi and starts acting like an idiot on the city streets. Even after returning to Kuri, he continues to humiliate himself. A year passes and he receives the news of Roger’s execution. Before his death, Roger had announced that anyone who found his treasure, the eponymous One Piece, could keep it, thus ushering in the golden age of piracy. In Episode 971, Oden was finally able to declare war on Orochi and meet Kaido, the leader of the Beast Pirates.