If it’s exhausting for a brand new manga that’s printed in the present day to copy the success of Naruto, it’s almost inconceivable for them to realize the identical degree of recognition as One Piece. As a result of whereas One Piece will be mentioned to have comparatively the identical quantity of fame as Naruto had in its heyday, there’s one easy factor that makes this collection stand at a distinct peak than its fellow Large 3, which is the truth that it’s nonetheless going sturdy until this present day.
After greater than 25 years in publication, with content material spanning throughout 1000+ chapters, 100+ volumes, 1000+ episodes, and superb achievements such because the Guinness World File for probably the most copies printed by a single creator, One Piece remains to be reigning within the high 5 of Oricon’s Greatest Promoting chart for the final ten years, solely slipping into the highest 10 as soon as in 2021.
Crafting a success manga is troublesome, having a long-lasting collection in a extremely aggressive area like shounen manga is extremely exhausting, and though it’s potential to create a success manga along with your debut work, as confirmed by this record, it’s nonetheless not one thing you can purposely goal for. With One Piece, nevertheless, Eiichiro Oda managed to do all three of them on the identical time. At this level, it’s not even an exaggeration to say that One Piece is probably the most profitable manga in historical past.
Since Oda-sensei himself has mentioned that One Piece nonetheless has a pair extra years to go, he’ll proceed to focus his thoughts on this collection with little to no plan for creating different manga. Nevertheless, we will safely assume that One Piece might be Eiichiro Oda’s biggest and solely masterpiece. As a result of whereas he might craft different manga after One Piece, it’s almost inconceivable for him to create one other manga that may dominate the business for greater than 25 years like One Piece.