One Piece’s Going Merry Ship Gets Its Own TV Special

Posted on June 19, 2013

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Toei Animation made an announcement on Monday that One Piece will be getting a TV special called, One Piece Episode of Merry: The Tale of One More Friend. This special will be airing in Japan on Saturday, August 24 at 9:00 p.m. The story will be recreated with brand-new animations from Luffy and Usopp’s fight, Robin’s disappearance all the way up to the crew’s final farewell to the ship.

One Piece Episode of Merry: The Tale of One More Friend is the third special focusing on a member of the Straw Hats. The other two, One Piece Episode of Luffy: The Hand Island Adventure and One Piece Episode of Nami: Tears of a Navigator, aired back in 2012.