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All One Piece arcs in order: The ultimate guide

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Since its debut in 1997, Eiichiro Oda’s ‘One Piece’ has captured the hearts of millions with its epic tale of pirates, friendship, and adventure. Spanning over a thousand chapters and counting, the series is a testament to Oda’s boundless creativity and storytelling prowess. One of the defining features of One Piece is its rich tapestry of arcs, each introducing new characters, locales, and challenges for the Straw Hat Pirates to overcome.

This guide will help you navigate all the arcs chronologically, from the East Blue to the New World.

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Sea of Survival: Super Rookies Saga

The initial part of One Piece (before the time skip) is called the Sea of Survival: Super Rookies Saga. It’s broken down into six sub-sagas, each containing numerous story arcs. This section encompasses 597 manga chapters and 516 anime episodes. Here are the details.

East Blue Saga

Romance Dawn Arc: Episodes 1-3 and Manga Chapters 1-7

Introducing the charismatic Monkey D. Luffy and his dream of becoming the Pirate King, this arc sets the foundation for the series.

Orange Town Arc: Episodes 4-8 and Manga Chapters 8-21

Luffy and his crew encounter the devious Buggy the Clown in this arc as they journey towards the Grand Line.

Syrup Village Arc: Episodes 9-18 and Manga Chapters 22-41

The Straw Hat Pirates help Usopp defend his hometown from the tyranny of Captain Kuro.

Baratie Arc: Episodes 19-30 and Manga Chapters 42-68

Luffy faces off against the formidable pirate Don Krieg at the floating restaurant, Baratie.

Arlong Park Arc: Episodes 31-44 and Manga Chapters 69-95

Nami’s tragic past is revealed as the Straw Hats confront the tyrannical fish-man, Arlong, in her hometown.

Loguetown Arc: Episodes 45, 48-53 and Manga Chapters 96-100

The crew visits Loguetown, the last stop before the Grand Line, where they encounter several powerful adversaries and learn about the legendary Pirate King, Gol D. Roger.

Buggy’s Crew Adventure Chronicles: Episodes 46, 47 and Manga Chapters 35-75 (Serial Covers)

Luffy’s crew, Buggy and Alvida, find themselves in various misadventures before parting ways.

Warship Island Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 54-61

The crew lands on a mysterious island and gets involved in a conflict between two factions, the island’s military and a group of revolutionaries.


Alabasta Saga

Reverse Mountain Arc: Episodes 62,63 and Manga Chapters 101-105

The crew enters the Grand Line through Reverse Mountain, encountering the enigmatic Laboon and the whale forest.

Whiskey Peak Arc: Episodes 64-67 and Manga Chapters 106-114

Luffy and his crew are welcomed as heroes in Whiskey Peak, only to discover a sinister plot.

Diary of Koby-Meppo: Episodes 68, 69 and Manga Chapters 83-119 (Searial Covers)

This book follows the adventures of Koby and Helmeppo, former Marine recruits who strive to become stronger and prove themselves worthy of the Marines.

Little Garden Arc: Episodes 70-77 and Manga Chapters 115-129

The crew finds themselves on an island of giants, facing off against the Baroque Works agents.

Drum Island Arc: Episodes 78-91 and Manga Chapters 130-154

Luffy and his crew travel to Drum Island to find a doctor for their injured crewmate, Nami, and encounter the tyrant Wapol.

Alabasta Arc: Episodes 92-130 and Manga Chapters 155-217

The epic confrontation between the Straw Hat Pirates and the nefarious Baroque Works unfolds as they strive to save the kingdom of Alabasta from a civil war.

Post-Alabasta Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 131-135

Following the events in Alabasta, the crew takes a moment to recuperate and reflect on their journey. Meanwhile, they encounter the mysterious Mr. 2 Bon Clay, setting the stage for future encounters with the elusive Baroque Works agents.


Sky Island Saga

Goat Island Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 136-138

A detour leads the crew to Goat Island, encountering unexpected challenges and mysteries.

Ruluka Island Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 139-143

The crew arrives at Ruluka Island and becomes entangled in the island’s political turmoil and technological wonders.

Jaya Arc: Episodes 144-152 and Manga Chapters 218-236

The crew learns about the existence of Sky Island and encounters the mysterious Mont Blanc Cricket.

Skypiea Arc: Episodes 153-195 and Manga Chapters 237-302

The crew ascends to the sky island of Skypiea, where they face off against the tyrant Eneru and uncover the island’s ancient history.

G-8 Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 196-206

After leaving Skypiea, the crew accidentally enters a Marine fortress and must devise a plan to escape undetected.


Water 7 Saga

Long Ring Long Land Arc: Episodes 207-219 and Manga Chapters 303-321

The crew participates in the Davy Back Fight against the Foxy Pirates.

Ocean’s Dream Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 220-224

A detour from the main storyline, this filler arc sees the crew trapped in a dream world created by a mysterious orb, facing their inner desires and fears.

Foxy’s Return Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 225-228

Foxy returns seeking revenge, leading to another encounter with the Straw Hat Pirates in this filler arc.

Water 7 Arc: Episodes 229-263 and Manga Chapters 322-374

Tensions rise within the crew as they confront betrayal and face off against the formidable CP9.

Enies Lobby Arc: Episodes 264-290, 293-302, 304-312 and Manga Chapters 375-430

Luffy launches a daring rescue mission to save their crewmate, Nico Robin, from the clutches of the World Government.

Boss Luffy Historical Special (Special Filler Episodes): Episodes 291,292,303,406 and 407

Special filler episodes showcase alternate historical settings with Luffy as the protagonist, offering a fun departure from the main storyline.

Post-Enies Lobby Arc: Episodes 313-325 and Manga Chapters 431-441

The crew grapples with the aftermath of the Enies Lobby incident, reflecting on their losses and preparing for their next adventure.


Thriller Bark Saga

Ice Hunter Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 326-335

Luffy and his crew embark on a series of adventures on the mysterious island of Long Ring Long Land during the Ice Hunter Arc.

Chopper Man Special: Episodes 336

In this comedic special, Chopper takes on the role of a superhero to save his friends and protect justice in the world.

Thriller Bark Arc: Episodes 337-381 and Manga Chapters 442-489

The crew encounters the massive ghost ship, Thriller Bark, and faces off against the fearsome Warlord of the Sea, Gecko Moria.

Spa Island Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 382-384

While en route to Fish-Man Island, the crew detours Spa Island, where they encounter unexpected challenges and relaxation.


Summit War Saga

Sabaody Archipelago Arc: Episodes 385-405 and Manga Chapters 490-513

After two years of training, the crew reunites, only to face off against the powerful Celestial Dragons.

Boss Luffy Arc 2.0 (Filler Arc): Episodes 406 and 407

Following the events of Marineford, the crew encounters a series of challenges in the form of illusionary enemies, leading to Luffy’s reimagining as a powerful boss character.

Amazon Lily Arc: Episodes 408-417 and Manga Chapters 514-524

Luffy infiltrates the island of Amazon Lily, home to the all-female Kuja tribe.

Straw Hat’s Separation Serial: Episodes 418-421, 453-456 and Manga Chapters 543-560 (Serial Covers)

In the aftermath of the war, the crew members briefly go their separate ways to pursue individual goals and training.

Impel Down Arc: Episodes 422-425, 430-452 and Manga Chapters 525-549

Luffy embarks on a mission to rescue his brother, Ace, from the impregnable underwater prison, Impel Down.

Little East Blue Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 426 and 429

Luffy and his crew stumble upon a replica of their home, East Blue, inhabited by lookalikes of themselves, leading to a series of humorous and bizarre encounters.

Marineford Arc: Episodes 457-489 and Manga Chapters 550-580

The epic Battle of Marineford ensues as Luffy and his allies clash with the Marines to save Ace from execution.

Post-War Arc: Episodes 490-491, 493-516 and Manga Chapters 581-597

The aftermath of the Battle of Marineford sees the Straw Hat Pirates coping with the loss of their crewmate, Ace, and preparing for their next adventure.

Toriko Crossover (Special Filler Episode): Special Episodes 492

Luffy and Toriko join forces in a special crossover episode, teaming up to tackle a culinary adventure and face off against formidable foes in a one-of-a-kind collaboration.

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The Final Sea: The New World Saga

The Final Sea: The New World Saga is the primary storyline for the latter half of the One Piece series. This segment unfolds after a significant time skip within the storyline. Much like the first half of the series, it comprises five sub-sagas and numerous arcs spanning over 500 chapters and episodes. It’s worth noting that the story is still ongoing.

Fish-Man Island Saga

Return to Sabaody Arc: Episodes 517-522 and Manga Chapters 598-602

The crew reunites and heads to Fish-Man Island, where they confront the racial tensions between humans and fishmen.

Fish-Man Island Arc: Episodes 523-541, 543-574 and Manga Chapters 603-653

The crew faces off against the tyrant Hody Jones and his New Fish-Man Pirates to protect the fragile peace between humans and fishmen.

Toriko Crossover 2 (Special Filler Episode): Episode 542

In this special crossover episode with the Toriko series, Luffy and Toriko team up to take on a powerful foe, showcasing their incredible strength and teamwork.


Dressrosa Saga

Z’s Ambition Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 575 and 578

This filler arc follows the Straw Hat Pirates as they encounter a group of powerful pirate captains led by the notorious Redfield. Amidst the chaos, Luffy and his crew must navigate a series of challenges to protect a valuable treasure.

Punk Hazard Arc: Episodes 579-589, 591-625 and Manga Chapters 654-699

The crew encounters the enigmatic island of Punk Hazard, divided between the forces of the sinister Caesar Clown and the powerful Warlord of the Sea, Donquixote Doflamingo.

Toriko & Dragon Ball Crossover (Special Filler Episode): Episode 590

In this special filler episode, the worlds of One Piece, Toriko, and Dragon Ball collide as Luffy, Toriko, and Goku team up for an epic adventure. Together, they face off against powerful foes and quest to uncover the ultimate gourmet treasure.

Caesar Retrieval Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 626 and 628

In this filler arc, the Straw Hat Pirates embark on a mission to retrieve the rogue scientist, Caesar Clown, from the clutches of a mysterious organisation. As they delve deeper into the conspiracy, they uncover dark secrets and face off against formidable adversaries.

Dressrosa Arc: Episodes 629-746 and Manga Chapters 700-801

Luffy and his allies take on Doflamingo and his underlings to liberate the oppressed kingdom of Dressrosa.

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Whole Cake Island Saga

Silver Mine Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 747 and 750

Luffy and Bartolomeo find themselves trapped in the Silver Mine, facing off against the treacherous Bill and his crew of miners.

Zou Arc: Episodes 751-779 and Manga Chapters 802-824

The crew arrives at the elephant island of Zou and learns about the mysterious ninja clan, the Minks.

Marine Rookie Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 780 and 782

Luffy and Bartolomeo encounter Vice Admiral Prodi while attempting to escape the Silver Mine, leading to a showdown with the Marine rookie group.

Whole Cake Island Arc: Episodes 783-877 and Manga Chapters 825-902

Luffy infiltrates the territory of the powerful Yonko, Big Mom, to rescue Sanji and retrieve the Road Poneglyph.

Reverie/ Levely Arc: Episodes 878-889 and Manga Chapters 903-908

The world leaders gather at the Reverie to discuss pressing matters, setting the stage for future conflicts.


Wano Country Saga

Wano Country Arc: Episodes 890-894, 897-906, 908-1028, 1031-1085 and Manga Chapters 909-1057

Luffy and his allies venture to the isolated nation of Wano to take down the tyrant Kaido and liberate the country from his oppressive rule.

Cidre Guild Arc (Filler Arc): Episodes 895 and 896

Luffy and his crew encounter the Cidre Guild while on their journey in Wano, facing off against a group of powerful bounty hunters.

Anime 20th Anniversary Special Romance Dawn (Special Episode): Episode 907

A special episode commemorating the 20th anniversary of the One Piece anime featuring an alternate retelling of Luffy’s origin story.

Uta’s Past (Filler Arc): Episodes 1029-1030

This filler arc delves into the backstory of the Wano Country ninja, Uta, exploring his past and motivations against the backdrop of the Wano conflict.

With each arc, “One Piece” continues to captivate audiences with its intricate plot, compelling characters, and boundless imagination. As Luffy and his crew sail closer to their ultimate goal, the journey remains as thrilling and unpredictable as ever.

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