As the relentless Captain Smoker is still hot on his trail, Monkey D. Luffy and his friends turn their sights towards their goal, the treacherous path to the greatest ocean in the world: the Grand Line! The Legend Begins is the 12th volume of Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece shonen manga series.
Summary of the Book
Just as he escapes the clutches of Lady Alvida and Buggy the Clown, Luffy is being chased by Captain Smoker, a Marine officer with the ability to transform himself into smoke. Barely escaping his clutches, Luffy and his friends begin their journey up the Reverse Mountain and into the Grand Line. Luffy has waited years to undertake this journey, inspired by his idol Shanks. Now, what adventures await him in the greatest ocean on the planet, and what foes will he encounter next?
About Eiichiro Oda
Eiichiro Oda is a Japanese Mangaka best known as the creator of the One Piece manga series. Besides this series, Oda has also worked on Wanted!, God's Present for the Future, Monsters, Romance Dawn and Taste of the Devil Fruit.
One Piece has since been adapted into an award-winning anime series, several direct-to-video movies, and one animated movie which was released in theatres across Japan and the United States. Eiichiro Oda is a self-professed fan of the works of Akira Toriyama and considers Dragon Ball one of the inspirations for his series. He has worked with Toriyama-sensei on Cross Epoch, a crossover manga series involving One Piece and Dragon Ball Z characters.
Manga Chapter List
This volume contains chapters 100 to 108 of the manga series. It includes:
100. The Legend Has Begun
101. Reverse Mountain
102. And Now, the Grand Line
104. Cape Promise
105. Log Pose
106. The Town of Celebration
107. Moonlight and Gravestones
108. 100 Bounty Hunters
Series Reading Order
In the next action-packed volume of One Piece, Luffy and Zoro clash in an epic battle, but while they’re fighting, who’s going to take care of the crazy bounty hunters that are after them? Find out in Volume 13: It’s Okay!!!
This manga is read from right to left and is presented here in its original “un-flopped” format to retain authenticity.