One Piece Odyssey

One Piece Odyssey – Video Game

Our favorite straw hats are back with a new announcement. One Piece Odyssey. An RPG anime game.

One Piece Odyssey is a video game based on the anime One Piece. It’s an anime about the adventures of a boy named Monkey D Luffy who is set off to become the pirate king. And to find One Piece, an infamous treasure left behind by Pirate King Roger. It’s never revealed what this treasure is. But in the show, One Piece is referred to as a treasure of everything that the world has to offer. Our protagonist finds himself a crew for his journey and it’s an amazing bunch of characters and their backstories.

If you haven’t watched the anime yet, we highly recommend it. As One Piece is one of the original anime shows which has paved the path for today’s new generation of animes.

One Piece Odyssey – Video Game

One Piece Odyssey was announced on the official page of One Piece on YouTube with Bandai Namco.

Video courtesy by Bandai Namco YouTube

It is set to launch in 2022. The video game will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. Katsuaki Tsuzuki, the producer of the game has promised an epic adventure for One Piece anime fans and RPG players. Also, the game is going to have art designed by original manga writer Eiichiro Ada.

Though, the official gameplay of the video game is not released yet. But, the announcement trailer teases very familiar characters from the show. Characters such as Luffy, Sanji, Ussop, Nami, Chopper, Frankie, Brook, and of course the fan-favorite triple-sword wielder Zoro.

One Piece Odyssey
Snapshot of the video game from the video (Credits: One Piece Odyssey)

Gameplay and Plot

Although, the trailer doesn’t reveal much about the gameplay. It’s safe to assume that the game has role-playing style gameplay, involving puzzle-solving, quests, fighting powerful enemies, and much more. A short synopsis posted on Bandai Namco Entertainment’s official website tells us about the plot in brief. Stating that during their voyage our beloved Straw Hats crew are swallowed by a huge storm at sea and separated from each other ending up on a mysterious island. As a result, the game is going to be about taking control of our characters and exploring the island.

The game is also going to have new characters and monster designs by the original writer of One Piece, Eiichiro Ada himself.

One Piece – Netflix Adaptation

During the live stream announcement of the video game, it was also revealed in addition that a Netflix adaptation of the anime is in the works. And, it was confirmed that one of the well-known characters from the show, Shanks, will be played by Peter Gadiot.

Another anime adaptation DeathNote was released on Netflix which was critically criticized by the fans. So apparently, anime fans are having high hopes for One Piece live adaptation.

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