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‘One Piece’ JUMP Festa Super Stage 2023: Eiichiro Oda Reveals Proper Manga Ending, Epic Battle Royale, and More Future Projects!

December 19, 2022

Eiichiro Oda sent fans a message through the anime’s voice actors at the recent One Piece JUMP Festa Super Stage 2023 to assure them that the manga will have a tidy ending. It has been officially announced that the series is now in its final arc and nearing its conclusion, and readers will surely have a good time.

In fact, you can already tell that Oda is doing his best to make each chapter one of the best. So it looks like the fun will continue as One Piece moves towards its final pages.

Through the anime’s voice actor, the manga creator let the fans know that he will make sure the manga has the right ending. The franchise began in the 1997 shōnen manga anthology Weekly Shōnen Jump.

Twenty-five years have passed and it has grown into a massive franchise. Therefore, the mangaka extends his heartfelt gratitude to everyone who has supported the series.

In addition to the approaching end of One Piece, he also spoke about the upcoming projects of the franchise.

Oda revealed that even though the manga is now in its final arc, there will be more stories to come. He asked fans to sit back and relax as the manga won’t end anytime soon.

He also hinted that fans will soon be able to witness a battle between two characters, which he described as an epic battle royale. Who could it be? Of course, fans have started to come up with theories about it.

He even hinted that the story is going in that direction. There are several encounters that fans have been waiting for in the series.

Anything is possible, from Mihawk’s fight against Zoro or Shanks to a fight between Shanks and Luffy or Blackbeard.

Also, Oda touched on the upcoming One Piece projects, starting with a video game that has been in development for six years. It is titled One Piece Odyssey and will finally be released soon.

There will also be various stage events while the Hollywood Live anion is in the works while the first season is still in draft form. Also, there will be a lot of behind-the-scenes work, although he admitted he’s worried during the process.

But it’s really great! he continued. From there, he asked fans to keep looking forward to what One Piece has to offer in 2023. The manga is now at its 1070th chapter while the anime is at its 1046th episode.