Manga “One Piece”: preview sale of volume 102 on Tuesday during a special evening

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the manga One Piece in Japan and the release of volume 102, Glénat editions are organizing, on the evening of Tuesday, September 13, the “Nuit One Piece“, learned franceinfo from the publisher. On the program, many events and the sale in preview at participating booksellers of the 102nd volume of the series (the list of participating bookstores) which normally releases Wednesday, September 14.

From 7 p.m., hundreds of bookstores across France will take part in the “Nuit One Piece“. On the program: many activities, including a photobooth to take pictures with friends. There will also be a great three-hour live in partnership with the web TV Le Stream in which influencers and journalists will participate, which will be broadcast on the Glénat Manga Twitch channel.

From 10 p.m., it will be possible to buy a preview in the bookstores participating in the “Nuit One Piece“the 102nd volume in the series, which normally comes out this Wednesday, September 14. An exclusive one-meter frieze representing the 50 favorite characters of manga readers will be offered as a gift for each purchase of volume 102 that night. A call for drawings to send to Eiichiro Oda has been launched. The drawings collected during the night will be centralized at Glénat editions and sent to the author. A dedicated hashtag #NuitOnePiece has been created to share the evening on social networks.

The first chapter of One Piece was released on July 22, 1997 in Japan, over 25 years ago. It arrived in France in 2000, where it sold over 30 million copies. The manga, still being published, is the best-selling in history, with nearly 500 million copies sold worldwide.

In One Piece we follow Luffy and his crew the Mugiwara, the Straw Hats, who travel the seas to find the treasure of Gold Roger (otherwise known as Gol D. Roger), the One Piece. Luffy’s goal is to become the Pirate King. Before his execution, the legendary Gold Roger launches an unprecedented treasure hunt and thus stimulates pirates around the world.