Toei Animation Launches Virtual Event Series for Fans in the United States and Canada With “One Piece” Livestream Watch Party on December 5, 2020

Anime’s favorite pirates will set sail on a new voyage with the upcoming digital release of new English dub episodes and fans will get a chance to mark the occasion courtesy of Toei Animation in collaboration from FUNimation. To celebrate the December 1, 2020 digital release of One Piece Season 11 Voyage 1 (Episodes 629-641 of the “Dressrosa” Arc) on Microsoft and Sony PlayStation Network, Toei Animation will host a special two hour One Piece livestream watch party for U.S. and Canadian fans. The One Piece watch party, which will take place on December 5, 2020, kicks-off Toei Animation’s new virtual event series for fans. The two hour event starts at 5:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 p.m. EST and will be simulcast on the Toei Animation and FUNimation YouTube channels. The watch party will be hosted by Justin Rojas and Josellie Rios, who will provide an introduction as well as lead the discussions with special guests Colleen Clinkenbeard (English voice of Luffy) and Michael McFarland (ADR director and English voice of Buggy the Clown). Fans will get to enjoy two full episodes, Episode 634 – “A Pirate Noble! Cavendish!” and Episode 635 – “The Fateful Reunion! Bellamy the Hyena!” during the livestream. Each episode will be followed by guest commentary along with fan giveaways.

One Piece Livestream Watch Party
Date: December 5, 2020
Local Time: 5:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 p.m. EST
Duration: 2 hours
URL: ToeiAnimationUS YouTube Channel and FUNimation YouTube Channel
Hosts: Justin Rojas and Josellie Rios
Special Guests: Colleen Clinkenbeard (English voice of Luffy) and Michael McFarland (ADR director and English voice of Buggy the Clown)
Program: Introduction, screening of Episodes 634 & 635, guest commentary and fan giveaways throughout the livestream

Season 11 Voyage 1 Synopsis
The Straw Hats are embarking on their next adventure. Destination? The passionate island of Dressrosa, a place where living toys roam and danger lurks around every corner. A competition is about to begin, and Luffy will do anything to win the prize. From enchanting disguises to mysterious strangers, the island’s colosseum isn’t the only place they’ll battle.

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