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TL;DR
One Piece Season 3
ONE PIECE (ワンピース) (Wan Pīsu)

Synopsis

The third season deals with the Straw Hat Pirates trying to find a doctor after Nami falls sick. They sail to Drum Island where they face off against the Wapol Pirates. There they meet Chopper who joins the crew.
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Rating

  • The overall rating of the show.

Poor < Fair < Good < Great

Animation

  • Animation quality and consistency for that time. 

Poor < Fair < Good < Great

Story

  • How well the story flows and keeps you engaged.

Poor < Fair < Good < Great

Pros

Character design
Character development
Combat/Action
Dialogs
Music
World building

Cons

Dialogs
Fetish
Plot

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Overview

The third season of the One Piece anime series, The “Enter Chopper at the Winter Island” chapter, was produced by Toei Animation and directed by Konosuke Uda based on Eiichiro Oda’s manga by the same name.

It was originally licensed for a heavily edited dub by 4Kids Entertainment. This editing included removing some of the episodes from the list. Later, Funimation acquired the licensed to release the season uncut and mostly unedited, as well as releasing an English subtitled version along with the redubbing. The third season originally ran from August 26, 2001, through December 9, 2001, on Fuji TV and contained fifteen episodes.

Alternative title

– All’arrembaggio! – One Piece
– One Piece – Tutti all’Arrembaggio
– Tutti All’arrembaggio
– Ван Пис
– ون بيس
– Wan Pīsu
– ONE PIECE (ワンピース)
– 航海王
– 원피스
– Lastik Çocuk
– Ντρέικ και το Κυνήγι του Θησαυρού
– וואן פיס
– วันพีซ
– Budak Getah
– Большой куш
– Великий куш
– وان پیس
– ওয়ান পিস্
– Tek parça
– Едно Цяло
– Одним куском
– Уан Пийс

TL;DR Review

At the start of season three of One Piece, Nami fell sick and the crew went looking for a doctor. This leads us to the arc that introduced Chopper, our resident Straw Hats’ doctor.

Again the animation is consistent with the rest of the anime. The only new song introduced in this season is “Before Dawn” by Ai-Sachi (Leah Clark in Funimation’s English version). Though “Before Dawn” is quite good, it is not quite on par with the previous themes.

This entire season is pretty much the Chopper arc. It does feel a bit drag out as the villains in this arc are neither powerful nor memorable. This season ends with the beginning of the Alabasta arc.

Again a short season with no filler episodes.

This is recommended as it is canon and introduced us to a new crew, but at the same time, it feels like a filler arc with how dragged out it got. One Piece contains moderate graphic violence and suggestive themes/dialogs. Intended for young adults.

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Featured Music

One Piece Season 3
Playlist

A collection of notable music and song from this series.

Music

Opening Theme

– “Believe” by Folder5

Closing Theme

– “Shouchi no Suke” (しょうちのすけ, lit. “That’s a Fact!”) by Shōjo Suitei (eps 78-81)
– “Before Dawn” by Ai-Sachi (eps 82+)
Pirate King Gol D.Roger
"Destiny… fate… dreams… These unstoppable ideals are held deep in the heart of man. As long as there are people who seek freedom in this life, these things will not vanish from the earth."
Sanji
"Men who can't wipe away the tears from women's eyes aren't real men."
Monkey D. Luffy
"I don't care what you want, whether you want to live or to die!!! But whatever you decide, say it while you're with us!!!"
Usopp
"There comes a time when a man has to stand and fight. That time is when his friends or dreams are laughed at.”
Pirate King Gol D.Roger
"Inherited Will, The Destiny of the Age, and The Dreams of the People. As long as people continue to pursue the meaning of Freedom, these things will never cease to be!"
Jinbei
"You can't bring back what you've lost, think about what you have now!"
Dr. Hiluluk
"When do you think people die? When they are shot through the heart by the bullet of a pistol? No. When they are ravaged by an incurable disease? No. When they drink a soup made from a poisonous mushroom!? No! It’s when… they are forgotten.”
Nico Robin
"Fools who don't respect the past are doomed to repeat it.”
Red Haired Shanks
"By experiencing both victory and defeat, running away and shedding tears, a man will become a man. It's okay to cry, but you have to move on.”
Usopp
"There comes a time when a man has to stand and fight. That time is when his friends or dreams are laughed at.”
Pirate King Gol D.Roger
"That which cannot be stopped: Inherited will, a man's dream, and the flow of time. As long as man continues to seek out the answer to freedom, these things shall never be stopped.”
Tony Chopper
"I'll become a doctor who can cure any disease! Because… because there's no disease in this world that can't be cured!”
"The Black Leg" Zeff
"No matter how many hundreds of weapons or armor one is equipped with, they are no match for that "one special spear" that comes from your guts.”
Nami
"What good is treasure if I'm alone? After sharing so much of our dreams instead of sacrificing them and leaving with you. I would rather have nothing at all!”
Monkey D.Luffy
"Hero? No! We're pirates! I love heroes but I don't wanna be one! Do you know what heroes are? Say there is a chunk of meat. Pirates will have a banquet and eat it but heroes will share it with other people. I want all the meat!”
Donquixote Doflamingo
Pirates are evil? The Marines are righteous? These terms have always changed throughout the course of history! Kids who have never seen peace and kids who have never seen war have different values! Those who stand at the top determine what's wrong and what's right! This very place is neutral ground! Justice will prevail, you say? But of course, it will! Whoever wins this war becomes justice!"
Eiichiro Oda
"Whether we wound or are wounded, the blood that flows is red.”
Zoro
"If I were to take even one step back right now, I get the feeling that I'd never be able to return back to where I'm standing right now.”

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