For a while, One Piece: Strong World had been an aspirational landmark in that journey. I started One Piece in 2018, a full nine years after the film’s release. As I read, I was frequently being recommended films to watch, but only once I reached X point in the manga so I wouldn’t be spoiled. Strong World and Film Z tended to be the top recommendations, and of the two I decided that Strong World would be my first watch.
In the summer of 2019 I finally got to see One Piece: Strong World. My friends and I reviewed it on our podcast (I promise this isn’t a shameless plug) and in short, I loved it. I had been patient in working my way to that point, and was bubbling with excitement. My anticipation was only further heightened by the then-pending release of Read full Story ➤