Synopses & Reviews
As a child, Luffy was inspired to become a pirate by listening to the tales of the buccaneer "Red-Haired" Shanks. Now, Luffy is grown up and sets out to sea in a rowboat, in search of "One Piece," the greatest treasure in the world! But is Roronoa Zoro, the "pirate hunter," a friend or a foe?
This series features Monkey D. Luffy, whose main ambition is to become a pirate. Monkey and his crewmate Roronoa Zoro, master of the three-sword fighting style, sail the Seven Seas of swashbuckling adventure in search of the elusive treasure "One Piece." Rated for teens.
About the Author
Eiichiro Oda began his manga career at the age of 17, when his one-shot cowboy manga Wanted! won second place in the coveted Tezuka manga awards. Oda went on to work as an assistant to some of the biggest manga artists in the industry, including Nobuhiro Watsuki, before winning the Hop Step Award for new artists. His pirate adventure One Piece, which debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1997, quickly became one of the most popular manga in Japan."