One Piece Future Projects Revealed, With More Ace Spinoff Manga Details.

One Piece Future Projects Revealed, With More Ace Spinoff Manga Details.

More details on Portgas D.Ace backstory novel were revealed when a Twitter user @sandman_ap released a list of upcoming projects from the manga creator, Eiichiro Oda. Which you can see below.

The Ace novel was announced has part of the One Piece 20th anniversary early this month with "Durarara!!" Author and "Bleach tie-in Spirits Are Forever With You" writer ,Ryohgo Narita, to helmet the project.

  • Novel Ace' Volume 1 - which will focus on how Ace Established Spade Priates, set to release July 7th. Written by Shou Hinata.'

  • Novel Ace' Volume 2 and 3 - which will focus the story up untill Ace dies, which has not been revealed in manga before. The novels are set to release August 4th and September 1st. Written by Shou Hinata.'

  • Novel Straw Hat Crew' - a new short novel that focuses on each member of Straw Hats. Written by Tomohito Osaki'Picture Book Light and Darkness ' - which is a new story on the childhood of Luffy, Ace, and Sabo. Written by Shinsaku Nagata.

  • Special Manga Drawn by Oda

  • Oda's extended interview

  • A new special poster that is drawn by Oda

Ace, also known as Gol D. Ace backstory will include his depature from Mt. Colubo, formation of the Space Pirates, and early meeting with Jinbe, leading to his time as a Whitebeard Pirates commander.

Portgas D. Ace, born asGol D. Ace and nicknamed"Fire Fist" Ace, was the adopted older brother of Luffy and Sabo, and son of the late Pirate King, Gol D. Roger and his lover, Portgas D. Rouge. He was adopted by Monkey D. Garp as wished by Roger to him before his birth. Ace was the 2nd division commander of the Whitebeard Pirates and one-time captain of the Spade Pirates.

Hunted by the World Government for his lineage, Ace was captured and sentenced to death, which resulted in the Battle of Marineford in an all out clash of powers. Ace was freed, but he sacrificed his life to protect his younger brother from Akainu. His death ultimately proved to be the catalyst leading to Luffy to train for two years to become strong enough to protect his friends, paving the way for the second half of the series.

Eiichiro Oda launched One Piece manga in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1997. Ace serialised magazine and the return of One Piece Kabuki is set for October 6th.

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