One Piece Creator Talks Motivation, Inspiration in Interview

Posted on November 24, 2013

What serves as motivation and inspiration to the creator of a manga with over 345 million copies in circulation worldwide? We find out from the phenomenal creator of One Piece, Eiichiro Oda!

In an interview from the recently released and currently free digital book, One Piece Retrospective, Oda-sensei talks to Misaki Kido from Viz Media about the series he created back in the 90’s. This interview was originally part of last year’s digital magazine Shonen Jump Alpha (which has now been formed into Weekly Shonen Jump America), so you may have already read it. Nonetheless, it’s still a good read from one of the worlds most influential mangaka!

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