One Piece Sails Into Guinness Book of World Records

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The already critically acclaimed and multiple award winning series that is One Piece may have just surpassed even its most esteemed of accomplishments with its rather abrupt listing in the Guinness Book of World Records, achieving the world record for “most copies published for the same comic series by a single author”.

The world-renowned One Piece manga had managed to sell over 320,866,000 copies as of the end of December 2014, with the original creator Eiichiro Oda apparently being so busy that he was unable to even attend his own award ceremony – instead prompting Shounen Jump! editor Yoshihisa Heishi to accept the prestigious award in his place.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    00:27 17/06/2015 # ! Good (+0.8)

    Longest procrastination and or the most distracted ship & crew every to sail the fantasy genre.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:11 17/06/2015 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    At this rate, they're going to take longer than Odysseus to go back home...

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:40 17/06/2015 # ! Good (+0.6)

    And that is saying something

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:55 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    It lost its charm long ago... Each arcs are WAY too long, many chapters barely have anything happening in them as well. And he says there's at least just as many chapters left before he's done with it... Just can't kill the cash cow eh. At this point he's obviously not doing this for the love of his work, just for the money. Otherwise there really is no need to make 100 chapters for a single arc which really is barely a day in the story.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:16 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    why don't you just admit you're another retard with adhd, retard

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:23 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Why dont you admit to you are only a one piece tard who cant admit the true, one piece is another generic shonen.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:38 20/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    I agree, it's just another generic shounen with 320,866,000+ copies sold

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:39 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    I agree to you

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:18 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Agreed. What he doing is milking the series. Nothing more.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:25 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    One Piece is great, but Oda needs to hurry the fuck up!!!!

    Been on the same arc for a billion years!!

    Comment by Anonymous

    If you're tired of reading it, get a job, get a girlfriend, or make yourself useful.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:34 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    I wonder if it will last another decade...

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:15 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Congrats on the money, Oda.

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    Comment by Riiku
    03:04 19/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    I seriuosly tried watching the anime, lasted until 50 something episode, and just couldn't bear any more of this rubber boy bullshit, unbelievably rediculous characters, slow-paced story. And that's coming from DBZ fan.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:12 19/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    The funny thing about One Piece, is that so many people hate it, but still read it. For the past seven years I've been reading the big 3, everyone says the same thing over and over repeatedly about One Piece.

    When it comes down to it, it's a Love and Hate relationship amongst fans and weeaboos.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:01 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Like I said God among animes.Deal with it!

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:41 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    the original creator Eiichiro Oda apparently being so busy that he was unable to even attend his own award ceremony – instead prompting Shounen Jump! editor Yoshihisa Heishi to accept the prestigious award in his place.

    wow fuck you shounen jump that's just fucked up. they should have just barged into his house and given him the plack personally. the creatures the guy who put in the most work.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:26 18/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    That's just insane. What's so great about one piss?

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:56 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    when you're too busy to accept your award to your own works. you know its legit!

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:04 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    shouldnt this be called "the most overrated manga of all time" instead?

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:07 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Is it hip to hate on the manga now? Good grief. If it's not your cup of tea, that's cool. Simply move along.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:18 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Nope, it hasn't surpassed Dragon Ball and Death Note yet.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:43 18/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Lol, Death Note? With that shitty last saga? Everything after L was plain crap.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:09 20/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    yep... shitty final arc

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:14 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    and you'll always see someone jump on the bandwagon of "hate the popular"

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:40 20/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    I thought the awardee already ended a few months ago

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    Comment by Denshousha
    09:32 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Are there any long-running manga that HAVEN'T jumped the shark, though? Even my beloved Hokuto no Ken was forced to go on longer than it should have because the Shonen Jump editors forced the mangaka to. I'm not even a One Piece fan, but this just seems to be be the natural effect when creating a cash cow. It's never the mangaka's fault. He/she is basically just a slave.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    03:08 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    That would be Dragon Ball. What the west knows as "Dragon Ball" in anime form, the first part of the manga series, is good and worthy of acclaim, but the DBZ series just watered it down into a series of repetitive tropes and mindless fighting and "shock moments". One Piece is actually more consistently good for a longer time than Dragon Ball and other similar long-ass shonen action series. I'm not saying it's the best anime ever but that it's still better than most... the "least overrated".

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:57 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Dragon volume up to 52 ..not include GT.
    I think 70ish with GT.

    One piece have like 100+.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:40 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Overrated is a term with no value and mostly used by people who just can't accept that something they don't like is popular. I say it is not overrated and fully deserves every award and every sale it is getting. What do you do now?

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:03 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    i think that you're an uneducated twit if you think a poorly animated, slapsticky, and shallow anime with a bloated story for none other than keeping the manga / anime going is actually quality. being prolific does not change the fact that one piece is a sloppy excuse for a piece of media.

    that doesnt even get me started on the fans. they hoard in mindless droves to sing praise and adulation for a series, with no real reason why. if you point out it's flaws or negatives that cause you to dislike it, you're nonchalantly labeled a hater, and told it's the greatest... but no reason why.

    just because it's popular, does not mean it's good.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:33 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    go back to Naruto... oh wait!

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:20 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's more like the mangaka used the most steroids just to make the most chapters and anime episodes.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:41 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Since when are mangaka making anime episodes?

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:14 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Haters gonna hate. Sorry you don't like the best manga of all time. Continue your stupid hatred for no reason other than to make yourself feel better.

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    Comment by Yamato
    02:15 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    LOL! That Chopper "cosplayer". It's just a kuroko holding up a doll.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:33 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    "This is the greatest day of my life."

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    Comment by Nessiah
    00:05 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yoshihisa Heishi doesn't seem very happy in that photo...

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:05 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Maybe he's thinking of a good line to lay on Nami
    behind him.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:42 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    "Yoshihisa Heishi doesn't seem very happy in that photo..."

    Because unlike in the U.S. the Publishers in Japan gets a larger cut of the earnings from that manga.

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    Comment by aoitoriko
    00:11 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Congratulations Oda-san, Luffy, Nami and the rest of the gang!

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:29 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    That Nami cosplayer is cute, but who thought it was a good idea to stuff her bikini with cushions?

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:26 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    one piss fags.
    lol

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:46 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Haters will hate. Oh well.

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    Comment by baum
    03:34 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Why now? Didn't One Piece surpass Dragon Ball a while ago?

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:38 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Years ago actually. Dragonball never had this record to beging with.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:10 17/06/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    My pervy-ness tingles at the idea that a series full of awesome, busty, bikini-clad women is so highly acclaimed, successful, and read by children and adults alike everywhere. Very good... very good...




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