The One Piece fan community is in awe of Episode 1057.
Episode 1057, titled “For the Oath of Luffy-Sanji and Zoro,” features some exciting action scenes with Zoro and Sanji while exploring Sanji’s inner turmoil as he discovers his new powers. that. Following its premiere, One Piece fans took to Twitter to express their general admiration for the episode’s masterful use of cinematography to tell its story.
One Piece fans express their joy on Twitter
One Twitter user, Jason Klum (or @PokemanZ0N6), explained how Director Nanami Michibata effectively uses flashbacks, silences, music and other techniques to enhance “emotional impact through intelligent execution of key moments in Sanji’s journey, while presenting them in such cinematic style.” Their themes also highlight key moments in the episode, including a moment in which a gust of wind blows over Sanji, which, in Klum’s view, symbolizes the character’s final decision. me. Klum ultimately considers the episode “a masterclass in storytelling.” Another Twitter user by the name of Yasso, or (@Yassonim,) highlighted the episode’s use of flashbacks in a scene where Sanji is internally debating which version of himself would be more asset to him. with the Straw Hat Pirates. Before Sanji made his final choice, he was thinking about the time when Luffy invited him to cook for the crew and then when the injured and bruised Luffy begged him to come back.
Although Michibata only directed six episodes of One Piece prior to Episode 1057, their unique directing approach went unnoticed by fans. @Cheezitos also particularly praised Michibata, referring to the direction and writing of the episode (SB) as “beyond excellent”. In their theme, they highlight Sanji’s final fight scene as “the ABSOLUTELY way to end the episode”, while praising the animation quality of Sanji’s final attack. They also commend Ito, presumably Episode Director Satoshi Ito, for assisting the lead director.
One Piece by Eiichiro Oda launched in Weekly Shonen Jump in July 1997. It is currently the best-selling manga of all time, with over 516.6 million copies sold worldwide as of August 2022. Last July, the manga was mentioned by Oda as the final main plot of the series. However, in December, the author clarified that this final installment of One Piece will take some time to complete, stating that “there are no plans to end the series anytime soon.”
One Piece is currently available to stream in its entirety on Crunchyroll. The comic is available in English from VIZ Media.