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One Piece Season 7
ONE PIECE (ワンピース) (Wan Pīsu)

Synopsis

The season was released in Japan as a single chapter, called “Escape! The Naval Fortress & The Foxy Pirate Crew”. It deals with the Straw Hat Pirates’ infiltration of and escape from a Marine fortress to reclaim their confiscated treasure. The Straw Hats later meet Foxy the Silver Fox and his crew, who challenges them to the Davy Back Fight, a competition involving battles between Foxy’s crew and Luffy’s crew. Soon after, they encounter Admiral Aokiji, a Marine admiral who is determined to capture Nico Robin but spares the crew after defeating Luffy.
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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
Music
World building

Cons

Dialogs
Fetish
Filler
Plot

PROs CONS

Overview

The seventh season of the One Piece anime series is produced by Toei Animation and directed by Kōnosuke Uda adapted from Eiichiro Oda’s manga of the same name. One Piece began airing in high definition, widescreen format with the premiere of the 207th episode. Despite this, the Japanese DVD release remained in 4:3 fullscreen format until the beginning of the 8th season.

In English speaking territories, the theme song “Mirai Koukai” was replaced with “Eternal Pose” (the following ending theme) due to music licensing issues.

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

We are now back to the filler season. These are the filler episodes for One Piece’s seventh season: 196-206, 213-216, 220-226. About 66% of this season are filler episodes.

The filler arc covers what happened to the crew after their ship fell from sky island. The location was changed to a Navy outpost to fill in extra stuff that has no relevance. This arc is optional and you can just start with episode 207. I would even question the Foxy arc as it also feels like a filler.

The only good thing that came from this season was the introduction of High Admiral Aokiji near the end in episode 227-228.

The animation is consistent with the previous season. The only new opening theme is the catchy “Kokoro no Chizu” (ココロのちず, lit. Map of the Heart) by Boystyle. The two new ending themes are “Dreamship” by Aiko Ikuta and “Mirai Koukai” (未来航海, lit. Future Voyage) by Tackey & Tsubasa. In English speaking territories, “Mirai Koukai” was replaced with the next ending theme “Eternal Pose” due to music licensing issues. Both new songs are decent, though they do not catch my attention. Though I do prefer “Eternal Pose” over “Mirai Koukai”. Both have that boy band type music, but “Eternal Pose” is more to my taste.

I would only recommend watching the last two episode of this season if you are not a fan of filler or arc that go nowhere. One Piece contains moderate graphic violence and suggestive themes/dialogs. Intended for young adults.

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Featured Music

One Piece Season 7
Playlist

A collection of notable music and song from this series.

Music

Opening Theme

– “Bon Voyage” by Bon-Bon Blanco (eps 196-206)
– “Kokoro no Chizu” (ココロのちず, lit. Map of the Heart) by Boystyle (eps 207+)

Closing Theme

– “Tsuki to Taiyō” (月と太陽, lit. The Moon and The Sun) by shela (eps 196-206)
– “Mirai Koukai” (未来航海, lit. Future Voyage) by Tackey & Tsubasa (eps 207+)
* “Mirai Koukai” was replaced with “Eternal Pose” due to music licensing issues in English speaking territories.
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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