One Piece: Defeat The Pirate Ganzak!

Alt title: One Piece: Taose! Kaizoku Ganzack

OVA (1 ep)
1998
3.654 out of 5 from 4,452 votes
Rank #2,616

Pirate Luffy and his crew, Zoro and Nami, are aimlessly drifting along in the ocean; but soon their tranquillity is blown apart, literally, as a missile hits their boat. Amidst the commotion, a giant sea monster carries Nami away and Luffy and Zoro disappear below the waves. When the pair eventually washes up on a beach, they are about to be captured by two pirates - that is, until a young girl called Medaka intervenes! Luffy and Zoro are told of the Pirate Ganzak, a dastardly man who shattered the island's peace and enslaved its residents in the process. Spurred on by the promise of food, Luffy and Zoro decide to storm the tower where the pirates are based. But can the pair foil Ganzak's plot and free the people, even when it appears that Nami has betrayed them? And more importantly, will they score themselves a decent meal?

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roriconfan May 10, 2012
Score 4/10

One Piece may be considered the best perpetual ongoing shounen of all times, but its first anime adaptation was actually a short OVA, aiming to promote it and subtly prepare the way for the main series to begin next year. Strangely enough it is made by an entirely different studio, and for that reason it also has a very different animation style, as well as voice actors.

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PharuanUndearth Mar 23, 2016
Score 7.4/10

Ugh I really can't do it, it is literally just a normal episode of OP. It is the very first one so there is wiggle room for improvement. Art style is similar, voices are similar Luffy is a bit different, and actions are very hilarious. Especially when Luffy runs up the creature's neck and bites its throat big lol there. Pros: The beginning sorta, the intro to the series at least, basic OP, basic music. Cons... read more

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