Oda Eiichirō, born January 1, 1975) is a Japanese manga artist, who is best known for his manga series One Piece (1997–present). With 440 million tankobon copies in circulation worldwide, One Piece is the best-selling manga series of all time. The series’ popularity resulted in his being named one of the manga artists that changed the history of manga.
On June 15, 2015, it was announced that Eiichiro Oda and One Piece had set the Guinness World Record for “the most copies published for the same comic book series by a single author” with 320,866,000 copies printed worldwide up until December 2014.
In 1997, One Piece began serialization in Weekly Shōnen Jump and has become not only one of the most popular manga in Japan, but the best-selling manga series of all time. It sold 100 million collected tankōbon volumes by February 2005, over 200 million by February 2011, had 320,866,000 copies printed worldwide by December 2014, 430 million volumes in circulation worldwide as of October 2017, and 440 million copies sold as of May 2018.
Additionally, individual volumes of One Piece have broken publishing records in Japan. Volume 56 received the highest initial print run of any manga, 2.85 million copies, in 2009.Volume 57’s print of 3 million in 2010 was the highest first print for any book in Japan, not just manga. A record that was broken several times by subsequent volumes and currently held by 67’s 4.05 million initial printing in 2012 In 2013, the series won the 41st Japan Cartoonists Association Award Grand Prize, alongside Kimuchi Yokoyama’s Nekodarake Nice.
A Look Inside Eiichiro Oda’s House.
Eiichiro Oda, the creator of One Piece, has an interesting house. Let’s have a peek!
Previously, we saw Oda’s studio, which is also located in his house.
After checking out that, other parts of his house, which were recently introduced on Japanese TV, shouldn’t come as a total surprise.
For example, he has a crane game in his house.
A bar with a popcorn machine.
A small train on the balcony.
And if you never get tired of seeing it, via Ruliweb, here is where Oda creates One Piece.