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Straw Hats Unite: Pirates on the Pier – A ONE PIECE Fan Celebration

by Neil Bui

On Thursday, August 24, 2023 at the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California, Netflix hosted the first of ten global fan celebrations for the live action adaptation of the world’s most legendary and popular manga series in history, One Piece.

More than 2,500 attendees arrived dressed as their favorite characters from One Piece, took pictures on the Going Merry and had private access to rides and games at the Pier before a first look screening of episode 101.

After the screening, the iconic Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel was lit up as the Jolly Roger and fans in attendance were treated to a surprise epic drone performance.

One Piece, a legendary high-seas adventure starring Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero as Usopp, and Taz Skylar as Sanji, sets sail August 31, only on Netflix.

Synopsis: A boy named Monkey D. Luffy embarks on a journey to attain the greatest treasure: the one piece. After the former pirate king’s public execution 22 years ago, the world has entered a great pirate era, and Luffy aims to be at the top.

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