This year’s 35th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece manga is approaching its “the final arc.” Weekly Shonen made the reveal in an advertisement for the One Piece Magazine volume 10 which is slated for release on September 4. However, the magazine didn’t specify when the manga will enter its final arc.
The magazine 10th volume will begin realizing Boichi’s adaptation of the One Piece: Ace’s Story novels According to Weekly Shonen, the 10th volume will focus on the theme of rereading the manga to “prepare for the climax.” Meanwhile, Oda revealed in a YouTube video in September 2019 that he “wants to end One Piece story in five years.”
Eiichiro Oda launched One Piece manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine on July 19, 1997. Toei Animation premiere the anime show adaptation of the manga in 1999, in Japan. The Hollywood television show adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece manga series will start shooting in Cape Town, South Africa, this September. The series will be a partnership production between Tomorrow Studios, Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios. The One Piece currently has more than 470 million copies in print worldwide.