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One Piece Chapter 979 Delayed, New One Piece 979 Release Date Revealed

Following the release of the latest chapter of One Piece manga, it seems that fans will have to wait for another week to get the newest chapter. As announced, One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda and his team will be taking a one-week break.

It’s usual for One Piece fans to see the manga taking a break, but it’s unusual for the manga to be put on hiatus after delaying the release last week. Well, it’s actually not surprising since the One Piece chapter 978 was delayed due to the virus outbreak in Japan. But when will the new manga chapter be released?

One Piece Chapter 979 Release Date

Since there is no new manga chapter this week, the author has set the release of chapter 979 a week later. Meaning, the upcoming One Piece Chapter 979 will be released on May 10, 2020.

Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece is not the only one being delayed this time. My Hero Academia, Kimetsu no Yaiba and other popular manga are also being delayed and will also return along with the release of One Piece manga.

One Piece Chapter 978 Recap

Knowing that there is no new chapter this week, let’s take a look at what happened in the previous chapter.

Chapter 978 marks the arrival of the Straw Hats and the alliance to Onigashima. Kinemon shows off his devil fruit’s power by changing the clothing of their allies to hide their presence from the opponents.

Meanwhile, the party has finally begun. Scrathemen Apoo, X Drake, and the other previously introduced characters in the Wano Arc has been spotted. Orochi was also spotted preparing for the feast and is excited to meet Big Mom and her children.

But what makes things more exciting is the full character reveal of the member of the Flying Six, also known as Tobi Roppo. Page One and X Drake was already revealed to be a member of Tobi Roppo in the previous chapters while the remaining members have been finally unveiled.

About One Piece

One Piece follows the story of Monkey D. Luffy, the user of Gum-Gum Devil Fruit, who wants to be the new Pirate King. Luffy was inspired by Red Haired Shanks, one of the most powerful pirates. Along with his pirate group named the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy explores the vast world of One Piece in search of the treasure known as “One Piece” and becomes the new King of the Pirates.

One Piece is a manga series written by Eiichiro Oda. Since the manga has been serialized in July 1997, it already reached a total of 99 volumes. The manga series is part of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine. Apart from the original manga series, One Piece has started airing the anime adaptation in 1999. One Piece has also received several anime films with the latest movie titled One Piece: Stampede that have been released in 2019.

By Billy Cortez

Billy is an anime geek fan. He loves reading manga and watching anime during his free time. His favorite anime and manga series are One Piece and Hunter x Hunter.