It’s no secret that anime fans around the globe have fallen entranced with the world of One Piece. With fans fully engrossed in the Land of Wano Arc, Toei Animation and FUNimation Entertainment are excited to bring viewers worldwide the “One Piece Wano Watch Party.” This live stream event of epic proportion will coincide with the simulcast stream of Episode 971. Special guests and One Piece voice actors Mayumi Tanaka (voice of Monkey D. Luffy), Kazuya Nakai (voice of Roronoa Zoro), and Director Tatsuya Nagamine will join hosts Justin Rojas (Toei Animation) and YouTuber RogersBase for the 75-minute long simulcast celebration. As always, fans can also look forward to giveaways throughout the live stream on Toei Animation’s YouTube channel and FUNimation’s YouTube channel. “One Piece Wano Watch Party” kicks off on Saturday, April 24 at 7 pm CT / 8 pm ET in the United States and Canada, and internationally, including 10:00 am AEST in Sydney and 12:00 pm NZST in New Zealand.
“One Piece Wano Watch Party,” A Virtual Simulcast Event
Presented by: Toei Animation and FUNimation Entertainment
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Time: United States and Canada: 7 pm Central / 9 pm Eastern
International: April 25, 2021 at 10:00am AEST Australia / 12:00pm NZST New Zealand
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
URL: Simulcast on Toei Animation’s YouTube channel and FUNimation’s YouTube channel
Hosts: Justin Rojas (Toei Animation) and Roger DiLuigi of the YouTube Channel RogersBase
Special Guests: Mayumi Tanaka (Voice of Monkey D. Luffy), Kazuya Nakai (Voice of Roronoa Zoro), and director Tatsuya Nagamine
Program: “One Piece Wano Watch Party” featuring a live stream simulcast of Episodes 969 and 970 on YouTube coinciding with the premiere of Episode 971. The event will also include a pre-recorded Q&A with voice actors and director as well as promotional giveaways throughout the event
One Piece Land of Wano Arc Synopsis
Luffy arrives at the Land of Wano to find its people and its beautiful lands in a disastrous state. The one behind it all is Kaido of the Four Emperors, who is in league with the shogun. The Straw Hats search desperately for allies while the island’s tragic history comes to light. Amid the stories of the past, a tale of Oden and Gol D. Roger surfaces.