On the official site for the manga written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda, One Piece, the start of the "Road to 100" countdown was announced, marking the arrival of the manga's 100th compiled volume. With this announcement, the release dates of the next compilation volumes of this work were also revealed:
- Volume 98: December 2020.
- Volume 99: April 2021.
- Volume 100: July 2021.
For his part, Eiichiro Oda has published the manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since July 1997. The franchise has inspired multiple adaptations to other media, the main one being the anime that has been broadcast since October 1999 and whose Production has been run by Toei Animation Studios ever since.
Previously, Oda had already reported that serialization would have multiple pauses due to the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic. This also affected the release of the ninety-seventh compilation volume, which will be delayed from September 4 to September 16 this year.
One Piece Synopsis
The story centers on Monkey D. Luffy, a young pirate who ventures into the East Blue Ocean to find the "One Piece", the most important hidden treasure for pirates, since whoever finds it will be proclaimed the King of the Pirates Luffy will create his own group known as the Straw Hat Pirates, and will recruit new members at the same time that he will meet enemies, criminal organizations, revolutionaries and the World Government itself.
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