One Piece Odyssey: nostalgic video game commercial manages to reach the hearts of the most veteran fans of this anime and manga

Nostalgia has become a very important resource today as a strategy of marketing; a natural movement, since we will always want to return to those games, series and movies that we watched as children. Although many deny it, we all have an inner child that we need to visit from time to time… including fans of one piece.

One Piece Odyssey He has also dedicated to appeal to our little heart. This time through an advertisement where it is more than clear that the attraction of this installment will be nostalgia that provokes the work of Eiichiro Oda for many young people and adults today.

In the ad we can see a young Japanese adult coming home after a long day at work. Without even putting on “house clothes”, he reaches for his physical copy of the game (just like old times), places it on his Playstation 5 and he goes to the controls. As the hours pass, she feels the weight of adult life begin to lift after meet again with Luffy, his friends and historical key passages of the manganime like Alabastra and Water 7.

It all ends with a close-up of our protagonist, so moved that a tear falls. Although he doesn’t flash a radiant smile, he looks happy…happy to be a child again, even if he was only for a moment. It is these ephemeral moments that give flavor to existence: enjoy what one loves no matter how many years pass.

One Piece Odyssey promises fans of Luffy’s adventures to remember those stories they saw on television

One Piece Odyssey It will be released in little more than a week, on January 12, with the intention of celebrating 25 years of the franchise. It will be available for PC, Playstation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Playstation 4 and PC.

Is it a Japanese RPG or JRPG developed by ILCA, also in charge of Pokémon Shiny Diamond/ Shimmering Pearl. In it, Luffy and his crew will travel for more adventures to Waford Island.. To the joy of the veterans of the saga, Eiichiro Oda himself supervised the creation of this new story.