Gear 5 is one of the most important revelations in One Piece, changing Luffy’s Devil Fruit nature and his role in the story. Each appearance of the Gear 5 offers a unique fan experience, with noticeable differences in presentation, making some better than others. The anime’s depiction of Gear 5 in episode 1071 stands out most, with its impressive scale, visual spectacle, and exaggerated state of mind.
Warning: There are spoilers for One Piece episode 1071.A piece Episode 1071 marks the newest and final version of the Gear 5 launch, and as such, it’s well worth comparing each power iteration so far. From the moment it first appeared in the manga, Gear 5 has been one of the most important revelations in the entirety of One Piece. Not only to serve as Luffy’s Awakening, but also because it completely changed the nature of his Devil Fruit and his role in the story. The Gear 5 is still a major topic of discussion, and that discussion gets bigger and bigger each time it comes out.
With Gear 5 finally making its anime debut, it has officially arrived in every One Piece medium. Each appearance of the Gear 5 is wonderful in its own right, but they all have notable differences in presentation and thus each offers its own unique experience to the user. fan. Naturally, this means that some people may present the Gear 5 better than others, but it should be noted that any opinion regarding that is subjective and should not be taken. is the truth.
Gear 5’s Original Manga Launched
Gear 5’s first appearance is from the One Piece manga. For most of chapter 1044, Luffy’s appearance is obscured in one way or another, but it’s still clear that something strange has happened to him. The Elder Stars presentation of his Devil Fruit is there, but even without that, Luffy acts super clown about his words and actions, so anyone would it could be said that any version of Luffy would be an extension of his already eccentric personality. personality.
The idea of an even more silly Luffy was revealed during the fight against Kaido. Aside from Luffy hitting Kaido so hard that he gets a comical bump and stars flying around his head, both have moments where their eyes fly around or pop out of their heads, clearly showing that the battle is would look like animation, even in standard One Piece. It’s all built up perfectly in the first full look at Gear 5: a pure white Luffy smiling despite the desperate situation. That moment shows the simplicity of One Piece at its best, and it’s the perfect way to end such an important chapter.
The appearance of Gear 5 in One Piece Film: Red
Gear 5’s next appearance in One Piece is in the latest film, One Piece Film: Red. At the climax, Luffy briefly used Gear 5 to combine his final attack with Shanks’ and finish off Tot Musica. Not a lot of Gear 5 was shown there, and its full color palette was only briefly shown, but that still marks Gear 5’s first animated appearance in One Piece a year before it made its official debut. wake up in anime.
One Piece Film: Red doesn’t do much to introduce Gear 5, but there are still many notable aspects to its appearance. The dynamic agility with which Luffy suddenly loses all color makes for a great visual, as does Red’s depiction of Gear 5 itself. Although Gear 5’s abilities are not yet fully utilized, the timing of the release Its appearance clearly shows that it is something powerful. One Piece Film: Red ultimately doesn’t do much with Gear 5, especially when compared to its other appearances, but what it does is still great.
The appearance of Gear 5 in Anime One Piece
The last appearance of Gear 5 under discussion was its most recent appearance in episode 1071 of the One Piece anime. Volume 1071 adapted Gear 5’s debut in the manga, but expanded it greatly. The anime puts even more emphasis on Luffy’s excitement and newfound strength by showing the ground turning to rubber as Luffy dances on the roof, not to mention showing that Luffy’s Conqueror Haki has returned. so strong that he could tear clouds on his own. They all share the same point of view as the manga, but the scale at which it’s made is far more impressive.
The anime also did a great job of elevating Luffy’s fight with Kaido. In addition to the incredible art style, the anime expands on Gear 5’s cartoonish and chaotic nature with frenetic animations and cameras that make Luffy’s body parts fly around the screen and use sound effects. original Western cartoon, even with images. The “SLAM” sound effect appears in the collision frame. While volume 1071 omitted the manga’s simplicity, it made up for that with the visual spectacle and how it sold Gear 5 as a state of hype.
Why One Piece Anime Has The Best Gear 5 Appearance
Gear 5 made its debut in the One Piece manga, anime, and One Piece Film: Red. Of the three vehicles, its appearance in the anime stands out the most. It’s great to see Gear 5 appear in Red, there’s no time for the movie to show off its gimmick, so it’s hard to rate it highly. In a similar way, while Gear 5’s initial look in the manga was great in its simplicity, that simplicity itself doesn’t quite deliver on what is expected of it and it takes later chapters to figure it out. that is completed.
However, with the arrival of Gear 5 in the anime, all those problems have been completely alleviated. Not only has plenty of time to show off its full power and animated gimmicks, but the anime is able to take all of that even further with Tatsuya Nagamine’s unique direction, making a beautiful chaotic experience. perfectly capturing everything means going into Gear 5. It’s hard to see A piece The anime’s depiction of Gear 5 as anything but ideal, and future episodes of the series will certainly make that more and more obvious.
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