One Piece: Top 10 Longest Arcs In The Manga!

Oda started the manga in 1997, and the manga is still quite far from ending!

One Piece Top 10 Longest Arcs In The Manga
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One Piece by Eiichiro Oda is one of the longest-running mangas, with over 1,000 chapters. Oda started the manga in 1997, and the manga is still quite far from ending!

It should come off as no surprise that the manga has some really long arcs! Let’s take a look at the longest arcs in One Piece! 

10) Punk Hazard: 46 Chapters

Starting at chapter 654 of the manga, Punk Hazard is the twenty-sixth arc of the series.

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The arc starts after the Straw Hat Pirates receive a distress call where a group of people is under attack from a samurai.

Things develop soon, as the Straw Hats work to disrupt Caesar Clown’s plans of experimentation.

The punk Hazard arc serves as a set-up for the Dressrosa arc, where Luffy clashes with the infamous Doflamingo!

9) Thriller Bark: 48 Chapters

Also known as the Florian Triangle Arc, this is the eighteenth arc of the manga! The arc spans from chapter 442 to chapter 489 of the manga.

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In the arc, we see the Straw Hat Pirates enter Thriller Bark Island and fight Gecko Moria and meet a future crew member, Brook!

8) Fishman Island: 51 Chapters

Fishman Island arc was perhaps of the most anticipated arcs of One Piece, having been hinted at since the earlier parts of the series.

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This is the twenty-fifth arc of the manga, starting in chapter 603 of the manga and ending in chapter 653.

In the arc, we see the Straw Hat Pirates reach Fish-Man Island, where the Fish-Man Pirates are trying to overtake the Ryugu Kingdom.

The arc sees the Straw Hats protect the island since Whitebeard is dead, eventually leading to Luffy declaring war on Big Mom, one of the four Yonko!

7) Water 7: 53 Chapters

Also known as the Capital of Water Arc, this arc is the second arc of the Water 7 Saga.

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From chapters 322 to 374, we see the Straw Hats go through some of their biggest turmoil!

While trying to find a shipwright who could join their crew, they end up getting involved with an underground gang while Robin disappears and Luffy has a major fall apart with Ussop!

6) Enies Lobby: 56 Chapters

Enies Lobby is the follow-up arc to Water 7, starting at chapter 375 and runs up to chapter 430.

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This universally acclaimed arc sees Luffy and the Straw Hats storm Enies Lobby to rescue Nico Robin in one of the most entertaining and emotional arcs of all time.

5) Arabasta: 63 Chapters

The eleventh arc of the manga takes us to the finale of the Arabasta Saga!

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From chapters 115 to 217, we see the Straw Hats arrive at the kingdom of Arabasta as we witness the first major war in the series!

We’re also introduced to important characters like Crocodile, one of the Seven Warlords of the Sea, and Nico Robin!

4) Skypiea: 66 Chapters

Also known as the Sky Island Arc, Skypiea takes place on an island literally in the sky!

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This arc runs from chapters 237-302, shortly after Arabasta, and is one of the most important arcs in terms of lore!

It is connected to Jaya and Mont Blanc Noland’s tale of a lost city of gold!

Skypiea’s antagonist, God Enel is one of the most memorable antagonists as well!

3) Whole Cake Island: 78 Chapters

The twenty-ninth arc of the One Piece manga takes us to the Whole Cake Island, Yonko Big Mom’s territory!

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The arc spans from chapter 825 to 902. We see the Straw Hats go to war against Big Mom to rescue Sanji!

The arc also features the fan-favorite fight between Luffy and Katakuri!

2) Dressrosa: 102 Chapters

The twenty-seventh arc of the manga takes us to Dressrosa!


The arc sees the Straw Hat Pirates, Trafalgar Law, and Kin’emon take on Doflamingo and put an end to his tyranny!

This arc is an important one that sets up even bigger things for the Four Emperors Saga!

1) Wano Country: 149 Chapters

The longest and the most recent finished arc, the Wano Country arc is the eighth story arc of the second half, and is the longest arc in One Piece so far!

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The arc is so huge that it is divided into acts! Wano arc sees the Straw Hat Pirates enter Yonko Kaido’s territory and take on the Beast Pirates!

This arc is important in every way imaginable, as it introduces important characters like Kozuki Oden and Yamato while enriching the world-building and lore of the manga.

The arc’s climax also sees Luffy defeat Kaido while Law and Kidd defeat Big Mom, removing two of the four Emperors of the sea from the picture.

This also elevates Luffy to the status of Yonko and reveals his Gear 5 and his connection to Joyboy!