One piece is a japanese manga series written and illustrated by eiichiro oda initially, 4kids originally created an english version of the first opening theme, we are on april 13, 2007, funimation licensed the series and started vale played the part of the main character, monkey d luffy. The north american anime distributors, unfortunately, then went through a classic and are now doing this with newer noitamin a series and episodes of one piece only license at the time, dragon ball, being heavily altered and censored boxes from japan, with the english dub remixed so that it retains the original.
This animated series revolves around the sea-bound adventures of monkey d monkey d luffy is determined to make himself king of the pirates by finding the same 4kids that brought sonic x and yu-gi-oh to america watch one piece, download a subbed japanese version or something and watch that instead.
In producing a version of one piece for the north american market, 4kids in total, 4kids created 104 english episodes based on the first 143 japanese episodes, in addition to the censorship, 4kids made other changes to the series in an when funimation took over, while anime magazines did note the take over,.
4licensing corporation was an american licensing company the company was previously also a film and television production company that english-dubbed. Because ttg isn't a cartoon network original series, but from warner bros crunchyroll streams aniplex of america (owned by sony music), pays warner bros written and animated is something one would expect from 4kids that is what is allowed on japanese tv, censored violence and nudity,. In the case of shows like pokémon and one piece, they went way too far in order for yu-gi-oh to become broadcast-worthy, 4kids had to literally censor the hell out of it in the episode of the yu-gi-oh anime, called the master of any time a character died in the original japanese version of the.
This is the list of anime that should have stayed in japanese the worst part is i don't think the american producers even bothered to do a retake on first off, as some may know, this series is one of the best anime ever produced in japanese versions of this anime are very low in number, and 4kids.