One Piece Author Eiichiro Oda Shares His Excitement Over Las Vegas One Piece Sphere!

One Piece will be displayed on the Exosphere in Las Vegas from June 10 until June 16.

ONE PIECE © 1997 by Eiichiro Oda/SHUEISHA Inc.

On June 12, the official Twitter account of One Piece shared a message from the author, Eiichiro Oda, regarding the Las Vegas One Piece Sphere.

He shared how One Piece is the first Japanese content that has been broadcast on Exosphere.

The Exophere exhibit is part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the One Piece anime.


Below is the translation of the message from Eiichiro Oda:

It’s called Sphere, and it’s in Las Vegas, America! Did you know there’s a massive, round shaped screen like this in Las Vegas!?

This is the first time for a Japanese contents to be broadcast here, and one piece is chosen as the first one!

Everyone, please check it out in the video! Congratulations on the anime One Piece’s 25th anniversary!

(translated by @Pewpiece on Twitter)

One Piece will be displayed on the Exosphere in Las Vegas from June 10 until June 16.

Furthermore, the official YouTube channel also shared a video of the entire 90-second animation being played on the sphere:


One Piece manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda.

It has been serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump since July 1997, with its individual chapters compiled into 108 tankōbon volumes as of March 2024.

The manga spawned a media franchise, having been adapted into a festival film by Production I.G. and an anime series by Toei Animation, which began broadcasting in 1999.

Additionally, Toei has developed fourteen animated feature films, one original video animation, and thirteen television specials.

The latest entry in the franchise, One Piece Film Red, premiered in Japan in August 2022.

It is the 8th highest-earning film of all time in Japan and also topped Japan’s box office for the year 2022 in terms of both yen earned and tickets sold.

One Piece Anime Synopsis:

The tale of One Piece takes place on a parallel Earth when the ‘Golden Age of Pirates’ is in full swing.

The seas are ruled by ruthless pirates, and only the strongest can claim the legendary ‘One Piece’ fortune left behind by the greatest pirate of them, Gol D. Roger.

Years after Gol D. Roger’s death, Monkey D. Luffy dreams of establishing his own crew, locating One Piece, and becoming the Pirate King.

Luffy has incredible strength and agility after eating a devil’s fruit that turns his body into rubber.

He leaves Foosha Village in East Blue on his epic expedition to become the next Pirate King.

Source: One Piece on Twitter