Manga, One Piece, Review

The Great One Piece Journey (Part 4): The Baratie

This is the part where One Piece goes from 'decent' to 'great'. Unfortunately, we're not quite at 'incredible' yet. That's not until Arlong Park. After acquiring the Merry Go, Luffy and the crew continue their adventures. Their journey takes them to the Baratie, a floating restaurant. Here, they meet Sanji, a playboy cook with some… Continue reading The Great One Piece Journey (Part 4): The Baratie

Manga, One Piece, Review

The Great One Piece Journey (Part 2): Orange Town

I'd say that this is the first proper 'arc' of One Piece. Everything before this was mostly setup with throw-away villains. Here? We get actually character growth, a fun and memorable villain that would play a larger part in the story going forward, and it does a great job of introducing one of the series'… Continue reading The Great One Piece Journey (Part 2): Orange Town