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One Piece Chapter 981 Delayed, New Release Date Revealed

Despite the pandemic in Japan, Shueisha still continues to release the newest issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine which includes the new One Piece manga chapter. There is no announced delay for the release of the new issue next week but Eiichiro Oda decides put the series in hiatus. That being said, the upcoming One Piece Chapter 981 will not be coming in the next issue.

Now that we know that there will be no new One Piece manga next week, the question is when will it be released? In this guide, we will be sharing you all the details that we know about the upcoming chapter of One Piece.

When is the One Piece Chapter 981 release date?

As mentioned above, Eiichiro Oda is taking a break next week. If you’re a long-time follower of One Piece, you know that the author usually taking a one week break. In addition, the One Piece creator also revealed the release of the next chapter at the end of Chapter 980.

As seen in the last spread of the previous chapter where Kid was seen getting revenge against Apoo, One Piece Chapter 981 will be released in the 27th issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. The physical magazine hit stores in Japan every Monday, which means that it will be available on June 1, 2020.

Where to read One Piece Chapter 981 online?

While Shueisha’s WSJ magazine are available every Monday, it’s not the case for the digital copy of the manga series. For fans who are following One Piece online, you will be able to read the official release of One Piece Chapter 981 on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

Is there a One Piece Chapter 981 spoilers?

True fans know that One Piece manga is usually being leaked ahead of its official release. As of the moment, there are still no leaked One Piece 981 spoilers and raw scans online. However, we will be posting another article if we found the official spoilers for the upcoming chapter.

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.