One Piece, Volume 61 (Paperback)
Viz Media, 9781421541440, 203pp.
Publication Date: March 6, 2012
Join Luffy as he tries to become the king of the pirates and find the legendary treasure, One Piece Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences rated teen. As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally gained the power to stretch like rubber...at the cost of never being able to swim again Years, later, Luffy sets off in search of the "One Piece," said to be the greatest treasure in the world... Determined to become stronger and challenge the toughest seas in the world, Luffy and his crew decide to go into training. When they finally reunite years later, they will meet brand new enemies and adventures.
About the Author
Eiichiro Oda began his manga career at the age of 17, when his one-shot cowboy manga Wanted! won second place in the coveted Tezuka manga awards. Oda went on to work as an assistant to some of the biggest manga artists in the industry, including Nobuhiro Watsuki, before winning the Hop Step Award for new artists. His pirate adventure One Piece, which debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1997, quickly became one of the most popular manga in Japan.