One of the most popular and influential anime of all time, ‘One Piece’ follows the life and adventures of its hero, Monkey D. Luffy, a notorious pirate captain. He grew up admiring the “Red Haired” Shanks and wants to find the eponymous treasure someday, which originally belonged to the legendary Pirate King Gol D. Roger. Over the course of the early part of the show, Luffy recruits several talented people for what would become the Straw Hat Pirates. The anime is based on a shounen manga series created by Eiichiro Oda. It premiered on October 20, 1999, and is currently in its 20th season. Here is everything you need to know about its upcoming episode.
One Piece Episode 981 Release Date
‘One Piece’ episode 981, titled ‘A New Member! ‘First Son of the Sea’ Jimbei!’, is set to release on July 4, 2021. It is produced by Toei Animation Studio, which also created other well-known anime like ‘Dorohedoro’ and ‘Dragon Ball Z.’ Tatsuya Nagamine, Kōhei Kureta, and Aya Komaki are currently affiliated with the series as directors, and Shōji Yonemura is overseeing the scriptwriting. Kohei Tanaka and Shirō Hamaguchi provided the music.
Where to Watch One Piece Episode 981 English Dub Online?
Episodes of ‘One Piece’ are simulcast with original Japanese audio and English subtitles on AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand), Crunchyroll, Funimation, and One Piece Official Channel. Funimation simulcasts the English dubbed version of the episodes. One Piece’ with English dubbing is also available on Hulu and Netflix.
Crunchyroll streams the Spanish subtitled version of the anime, whereas Netflix streams the Spanish dubbed version in certain South American countries. Italian, German, Russian, and Portuguese dubbed versions are available on Crunchyroll. German and Russian variations are also available on Wakanim. Episodes belonging to the Wano Arc can be streamed on Anime-on Demand. The French dubbed version can be watched on Anime Digital Network. Japanese fans can catch the show on Netflix Japan with original audio and Japanese subtitles.
One Piece Episode 981 Spoilers
In episode 980, after fending off Sanji’s attack, Kanjuro creates ink clouds with his ability, and the ink arrows begin to rain down on the people below. Momonosuke recalls his family, the sacrifices that the Akazayas have made for him, and Luffy’s words telling him to be brave. He then urges the rebels to forget about him and focus on the attack on Kaido and Orochi. He assures that he will find some way to escape. This inspires every rebel. Luffy tells Momonosuke to survive until he can come and rescue him.
Suddenly a Beast Pirate ship starts attacking the rebels with long-range artillery. Right then, a fish-man rises from the depths of the ocean and destroys the Beast Pirate ship. Luffy and the Straw Hats are ecstatic to learn that the fish-man is none other than Jinbe. In episode 981, the rebels will likely attack Onigashima, a nearly impenetrable stronghold, and might have to fight the guards of a torii gate to proceed.
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