One Piece Reveals Magazine Cover With Zoro and Sanji, Prequel Novel Announced

ONE PIECE Magazine will feature Vinsmoke Sanji and Roronoa Zoro on the cover of the Volume 18 issue. It will include a special feature of the Straw Hat captain’s left and right-hand men describing them as his “Wings.” This comes with in-depth character information, as well as a free poster and sticker set. The magazine issue will be released on June 4, 2024.

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ONE PIECE Magazine: Zoro and Sanji Cover Illustration

In addition to the cover illustration, it was also announced a novel titled “Zoro – Josho Sasakaze” will also be released on June 4. The prequel novel will be written by Jun Esaka (the author of the ONE PIECE Novel: Heroines) and illustrated by Nakamura. The story is set to focus on the Pirate Hunter’s life before his fated meeting with Luffy.

Other content to look forward to in the ONE PIECE Magazine Volume 18 are the “Dream” corner, Devil Fruit encyclopedia, collaborative illustrations with popular illustrators, design explanations by the staff, and a Q&A with the voice cast. The magazine is available for pre-order online. Watch the preview video below:

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ONE PIECE is a manga series by Eiichiro Oda. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since July 1997. An anime adaptation by Toei Animation began in 1999, followed by 14 feature films, 13 TV specials, and many more media throughout the years. The anime is currently in its “Eggheard Arc.” Meanwhile, Yen Press publishes the manga in English and describes it as:

As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally gained the power to stretch like rubber—at the cost of never being able to swim again! Years later, Luffy sets off in search of the One Piece, said to be the greatest treasure in the world…

Source: ONE PIECE Website, ONE PIECE X (formerly Twitter)
© Eiichiro Oda / Shueisha