As you all probably know that Japan has declared a ‘State of Emergency’ in several prefectures including the epicenter Tokyo due to COVID-19.
Recently, Mayumi Tanaka, Luffy’s Seiyuu (Voice Actor) mentioned in her blog post (婆あ外出禁止令 | 浜田山町内会) that the Studio has stopped recording for future EPs in order to protect the staff from Corona Virus.
So there might be a delay in the future ONE PIECE EPs.
But don’t worry since the studio is always at least 2–3 weeks ahead of current airing EP, we will probably still get 2–3 more EPs.
Anyway, be prepared for the break.
Below is what Tanaka san said in her blog.
One Piece ( ワンピース) is a Japanese anime television series adapted from the manga of the same name by Eiichiro Oda. The story follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a boy whose body gained the properties of rubber after unintentionally eating a Devil Fruit. With his crew of pirates, named the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy explores the Grand Line in search of the world’s ultimate treasure known as “One Piece” in order to become the next Pirate King.
Produced by Toei Animation, One Piece premiered in Japan on Fuji TV on October 20, 1999, has aired more than 900 episodes, and has been exported to various countries around the world.