By Eiichiro Oda
Plot of the Story
One Piece is the story of a boy named Monkey D. Luffy who was inspired by Shanks, a pirate. At the start of the series, 22 Years Before Luffy leaves his hometown and sets sail, a pirate named Gol D. Roger known as the Pirate King was executed. He was the only pirate to successfully conquer the grand line. Before his death, he told the crowd of his treasure, The One Piece. His death sparked what would become the Great Pirate Era. As countless pirates set out to look for his treasure. Luffy becomes one as well, desiring to be the next Pirate King. He sets out to gather crewmates and begin his adventures and journeys.
In 2002, he met Chiaki Inaba, who played Nami during the Shonen Jump Fiesta and the two started dating. In 2004, they got married, and in 2006, he and his wife had a daughter.
When asked what is his schedule for the week, he answered "three days of sketching and three days of working on the final piece"
He has made it clear that he doesn't like to copy and paste old art into new chapters, if a event or events have already been illustrated and needs to be re-used, he draws them all over again