One Piece (Anime)



One Piece Anime than goes back to the year 1998, when on the occasion of last year's launch success of the manga One Piece in Shonen Jump and the 30th anniversary of the Jump Super Anime Tour a 30-minute OVA was produced. The following year, the production of the TV series began, and movies are on an annual basis since 2000 published.

  • 2.1 action
  • 2.2 export of the series
  • 2.3 synchronization
  • 2.4 Music 2.4.1 and closing credits bias
  • credits
  • 5.1 Official Websites
  • 5.2 Secondary sources

OVA short film

To mark the 30th anniversary of Weekly Shōnen Jump Jump Super Anime Tour appeared at the (also short JSAT ) in July 1998, a series of OVA shorts, next to One Piece and Hunter x Hunter and Seikimatsu Leader Dan Takeshi. Weekly Shonen Jump readers had the opportunity to purchase a copy of the OVAs on VHS for 500 yen.

The OVA was under the title One Piece: Taose! Kaizoku Ganzack (ONE PIECE倒せ 海賊 ギャンザック, One Piece: Kaizoku Taose Gyanzakku to German! "One Piece: Mach ( t) finished him The pirate Ganzack " ) from the studio Production IG produced, which, inter alia, for films, such as neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth, Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion, Jin Roh and Ghost in the Shell responsible distinguished.

Tatsuya Hamazaki adapted the OVA of the same name in 1999 as a light novel (novel, ISBN 4-08-703084-9 ). This was published in 2010 in German under the title at Carlsen Down with Ganzack! (ISBN 978-3-551-75666-4 ).


Luffy, Zoro and Nami sail starving in a small nutshell over the ocean, as it is sunk by a sea monster, which also still kidnapped Nami. Washed up on the beach of a nearby island, Luffy is then awakened to a ungentle way when he gets into a confrontation of the small medaka and some Pirates of Ganzacks troops that are no match for him.


Since the OVA was officially sold only in Japan, are only information regarding the original form of words:

TV Series

In 1999, the production of the television series began by Toei Animation Ltd.. with the aim of a film adaptation of the manga, which should go on the Japanese television station Fuji TV on October 20th of the year on the air and has since been broadcast with occasional interruptions and change the broadcast time on a weekly basis. Under the direction of the directors Konosuke Uda and Munehisa Sakai have since been more than 580 episodes plus bonus episodes emerged about the occasion of Japanese holidays. The series is so popular that it occupies position 21 in a study conducted by TV Asahi in 2006 online survey in the 100 most popular anime series. With the broadcast of episode 207, the series is broadcast on Japanese television since the end of October 2004 in HDTV.

The series was in 2007 regularly among the top ten anime series with the highest ratings. Currently, the production costs for an episode amounted to about 10,000,000 yen ~ 80,000 euros.


The plot of the TV series is consistent over large parts of the original manga. Differences can be identified in the introduction to the story, but also just at the start point of the violence in the proportion shown: So the first chapter of the manga will be shown as a flashback, as Luffy his first follower Zorro tells of why him his straw hat is so important. The test of whether Luffy is a pirate, limited here to a joke, the model allows Luffy with him. Any further change in the plot concerns the so-called Filler ( Füllepsioden ), which increase the real action by additional elements and adventure, so the television broadcast is not advancing as compared to the original manga too quickly.

Export of the series

In addition to the successful placement in the domestic market through both the television series itself as well as the its affiliated merchandising such as by video games, trading cards and action and other collectible figures, the series was exported to different regions and countries of the world: Different license participants acquired in the course of time different regional exploitation rights.

Thus, the series has so far been carried out in various parts of Europe, Asia, America and Oceania, and there partially to varying degrees adapted to the different landscapes and television censorship standards. In Germany, the series began on 22 April 2003 on RTL II synchronized with 130 episodes, which cut the episodes sometimes to different degrees to the series like other anime series - as for example, Inu Yasha, Ranma ½ and Yu -Gi -Oh! - To be able to show in the afternoon program. Previously acquired the German rights holders who Tele München Group, after the first four more seasons, and thus a total of 400 episodes. First, the broadcast with the second season was continued starting from the March 11, 2008 on RTL II. The last 86 have been shown, among other consequences from 2 November 2009 to 17 September 2011 the channel Tele 5 German premiere. In February 2011 it was announced that the German synchronization sequence from 401 was set for the time being, as Tele 5 - last client of the dubbing studio - had decided to take the series from the program.

Since April 13, 2009 One Piece runs with all previously published in German uncut episodes on the pay- TV channel Animax.

VIVA bought all seven seasons of the One Piece licensors, Tele München Group, and sent them uncut on 5 September 2011 to 26 June 2012. Later, the rights switched to ProSiebenSat.1 Media.

On April 21, 2014 to be 401 and 402 to see a preview of the new season beginning in the fall of 2014 on ProSieben Maxx the consequences.


The German version of the TV series was fitted to Season 6 on behalf of RTL II and for Season 7 on behalf of Tele 5 in Munich dubbing studios of PPA Film GmbH with German dialogs. Season 8 is currently in the order of YEP! processed by the PPA film follow-up studio Rescue Film GmbH.

The Japanese speakers Akemi Okamura, Ikue Otani and Yuriko Yamaguchi interrupted their employment as a seiyū of motherhood.


Opening and closing credits

So far 15 biasing and a total of 18 credits songs were produced for the TV series One Piece. A special feature is omitted since Episode 284 Ending in favor of a two and a half minute Openings. The implementation of the German versions held by Arts of Toyco with a biasing and all credits songs have been omitted.


German DVD release

Kazé Germany announced on 27 January 2012 that they have acquired the rights to the first 195 episodes secured and planning a DVD release from May 2012. Kazé published the first 195 episodes in six box sets each 6-7 discs of 25 May 2012 to March 29, 2013 without the Japanese original. On December 23, 2013 Kaze has announced that the results will be published in six boxes 196-390.

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  • The complete Captain Black Arc
  • The complete Baratie Arc
  • The complete Arlong Park Arc
  • The complete Logue Town Arc
  • The complete Warship Iceland Arc
  • The complete Whiskey Peak Arc
  • The complete Little Garden Arc
  • The complete Drumm Arc
  • The complete Alabasta Arc
  • The complete After Alabasta Arc
  • The complete Goat Island Arc
  • The complete Rainbow Mist Arc
  • The complete Jaya Arc
  • The complete Skypia Arc
  • The complete G8 Arc
  • The complete Davy Back Fight Arc
  • The complete Ocean's Dream Arc
  • The complete Water 7 Arc
  • The Enies Lobby Arc (Part 1)
  • The Enies Lobby Arc (Part 2)
  • The complete Thousand Sunny Arc
  • The complete Icehunter Arc
  • The Thriller Bark Arc (Part 1)
  • The Thriller Bark Arc (Part 2)
  • The complete Spa Iceland Arc
  • The complete Tobiuo Riders Arc
  • The Sabaody Archipelago Arc (Part 1) 1

More about Publications Series

The series appears in various countries on DVD. In Japan, the media will be published at regular intervals. With episode 207, the television version was produced and broadcast in 16:9 format. On the DVD, the episodes are also included in 16:9 letterbox format. Also a publication on BluRay media in HDTV format is still pending.

In DA -CH, the series was only broadcast on television where all the episodes were broadcast in 4:3 format, originally produced in the HDTV episodes of the series were uncensored episode up to and including 314 technical section only broadcast on pay-TV and on VIVA. An announced by Polyband for 2003 DVD release was canceled at short notice on the grounds that the series was too long. The interim set on the site of the licensee information were removed and the switched commercials not broadcast.

The series was first licensed by 4kids Entertainment in the United States for the train sometimes heavily modified, to make it compatible for the American television market. So were all as malicious or racist prestigious elements, such as cigarettes ( as Sanji sucking lollipops instead of smoking ) or replaced as Blackface respected by other objects or retouched accordingly. Furthermore, complete parts of the plot were simply omitted which selbige was no longer comprehensible. Meanwhile, the series license in the U.S. was acquired by Funimation, they synchronize new and uncut release on DVD.


Since 2000, a one-piece- movie appears at yearly intervals in Japanese theaters. As observed in other movies with a different Shōnen manga, the well-known characters to play with and live through a completed from the actual action history. First time in 2007 a ​​story already illustrated in manga and television series was summarized in a movie adventure. This movie is based on the adventures in Alabasta. Another, published in March 2008 film, based on the events in Drumm, which not only greatly shortens the action here, but is sometimes represented differently. For the tenth film, the character design and the story of Oda were designed. It became known after the tenth film that subsequently once every two years, a new one-piece film will be released.

In German cinemas so far none of the films was shown. In free TV the first 10 films in German Original Air Date from August 18, 2012 at the VIVA were always to be seen on Saturdays in prime time.

The German Anime DVD label Kazé published the first ten films since February 2011 on DVD. Starting with film 5 published Kazé the films parallel to the DVD version on Blu -ray. A republication of the first four movies on Blu -ray it will not happen.

Except for the first film was released to each film a novel by Tatsuya Hamazaki (see One Piece # novels ).