One Piece manga creator Eiichiro Oda addressed the topic of One Piece YouTubers in a Q&A nook revealed throughout the manga’s 101th compiled amount, which shipped in Japan on Friday. When requested if he watched analysis channels on YouTube, he responded: “I know of them, and I have seen some videos here and there. I’m surprised at how knowledgeable everyone is. Their predictions of future events can be completely on the mark, so I make sure not to watch them.”

Oda further outlined that he creates the sequence for readers who can engage with it on any diploma, so he feels that it is likely to be dangerous if he took the opinions of mega-fans deeply into account. He acknowledged that if he did so, he might actually really feel tempted to abridge or omit explanations, which could make the story inaccessible.

He acknowledged that because of he doesn’t impose any checks on YouTubers, he encourages readers to freely engage with their content material materials. He moreover plugged the “Nakama ga Iru Tube” functions on the official One Piece YouTube channel, which attribute excellent One Piece fan YouTubers.

Oda began serializing the One Piece manga in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump manga on July 19, 1997. In the a hundredth compiled amount, which launched in Japan on September 2, Oda claimed that “The story is in the final stage.” Oda beforehand acknowledged in an interview in August 2020 that he plans to complete the story in 4 or 5 years.

Source: One Piece Volume 101