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One Piece '3D2Y' 2-Hour Anime Special's 3 New TV Spots Streamed

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Special telling Luffy's story of 2-year gap in between time skip with new villain premieres on Saturday

Toei Animation began streaming a three TV spots for the One Piece "3D2Y" Ace no Shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama to no Chikai (One Piece '3D2Y' Overcome Ace's Death! The Oath With Luffy's Crewmates) special on Tuesday. All three videos feature the special's theme song, “Next Stage” by AAA (Sands of Destruction, InuYasha: The Final Act) The two-hour anime special will air on August 30 from 9 p.m. to 11:10 p.m. on Fuji TV stations.

Luffy Version
Narrator: The “mysterious episode” that didn't even appear in the original manga makes its debut! Luffy sinks to the depths of despair after losing his elder brother, Ace. In front of Luffy, who has stood up once again in determination to see his crew mates once again, the strongest enemy appears.
Text: The destroyer of worlds – Bundy World (Arata Furuta)
Narrator: A special work in celebration of 15 years! One Piece '3D2Y'! Saturday night, August 30 at 9 p.m!
Luffy: I want to become stronger and protect them!
All-stars Version
Narrator: A group of extravagant characters gather! The other story of Luffy that wasn't even told in the original manga. The story of the two years he entrusted to a code is unveiled now!
Luffy: I want to become stronger and protect them!
Narrator: One Piece '3D2Y'! Saturday night, August 30 at 9 p.m!
World Version
Narrator: Bundy World, captain of the World 5 crew!
World: Friends? Brother? With you like you are now, what is it you can protect?
Narrator: The strongest power-user ever seen bears his fangs at Luffy! Saturday night, August 30 at 9 p.m! One Piece '3D2Y'! The two mysterious years are now unveiled.

The "mysterious episode" will be a completely new work that will have content not previously shown in the anime or the manga. The special will focus on the "3D2Y" code that Luffy's crewmates must decipher, and will take place during the Straw Hat crew's two-year training period. The special will also feature Luffy's secret haki training with Rayleigh.

Toei Animation producer Hiroyuki Sakurada said that the special will not just include Rayleigh and Hancock, but also Buggy, Mr. 3, Mihawk, Perona, and Admiral Sakazuki (Akainu), among others. Original manga creator Eiichiro Oda will design a new enemy character, Bandy World, who will have the ability of the "Moa Moa" fruit. Bandy World escaped from the sixth level of Impel Down during the Marineford battle, and he is now shocking the world with his former crew by taking out Marine battleships and prominent pirates one by one. The World Government summons the Seven Warlords to take care of World, but he manages to capture them. Now World has his sights set on Boa Hancock. Oda also provided a comment on the new special, nothing that at the end of the special, "a must-see surprise for fans is waiting."

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