With the last chapters of the manga, ONE PIECE has entered the phase of the first stage fighting, with almost all Mugiwara involved in their clash with the opponents of the Pirates of the Hundred Beasts in Onigashima. So 2021 will crackle in terms of measures, but Eiichiro Oda also has a lot more planned.
As expected, the mangaka has already planned the future story well. While Luffy and his companions try to rid Wanokuni of Kaido's threat while taking another step towards the title of Pirate King. Outside the island there is someone else who will make his move.
This was revealed by Eiichiro Oda, who was preparing a letter for the Jump Festa 2021. The mangaka talks about it 2021 from ONE PIECE and reveals that Shanks will make his move next year. The Emperor has been retired enough lately and could become a valuable ally for Luffy in the fight against Blackbeard and Akainus Marine.
In addition to the unveiling of this future ONE PIECE event Oda congratulates Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba and was surprised at the success it achieved in Japan last year. Meanwhile, ONE PIECE 1000 is approaching and Weekly Shonen Jump is already celebrating with special covers.
According to Oda's message in Jump Festa today, Shanks will start moving in 2021. Oda also said he was impressed that Kimetsu no Yaiba is becoming very popular in Japan. "- Sandman (@sandman_AP) December 20, 2020