One of Luffy’s newest allies, the mace-wielding Yamato, finally gets a top-notch figure in One Piece’s Portrait of Pirates series.
The new figure of the warrior who idolized Oden has appeared on the website of collectible manufacturer Megahouse. The company has also released a YouTube video showing a full 360-degree rotation of the new statue, depicting the daring Yamato smiling proudly with his huge mace held behind him. The statue accurately recreates a number of small details from the popular character’s costume, the emblems on their kimono and the explosive cuffs that initially prevented them from escaping Onagashima. The figure captures the imposing stance of the Yamato and is almost 11 inches tall. Pre-orders for the new statue will open on May 6, with a suggested retail price of 25,960 yen (around USD 200 at current exchange rates).
Yamato was first introduced in the Wano Country arc. Their father, Kaidou, is the arc’s main enemy, but Yamato gladly joins Luffy in the fight against their ruthless pirate, as they face life-long harassment and imprisonment. Since their introduction in 2020, Yamato has become one of the most popular characters in the series. Even before his anime debut, the character ranked above several core members of the Straw Hat Pirate crew, including Usopp and Chopper, in the series’ official popularity polls. The aspiring samurai made his anime debut in 2021, where he is voiced by actor Saori Hayami, formerly known for portraying Insect Hashira Shinobu Kocho. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba and now the stars in the anime adaptation Spy x Family as the assassin Yor Forger.
This A piece The anime recently resumed its Wano Country arc adaptation after six weeks of reruns. The release of new episodes in the series was delayed after March 6 after Toei Animation, the studio behind all animation in the series, suffered a targeted ransomware attack. In addition A piecethe attack also delayed production Digimon Ghost Game and Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero. The anime resumed airing in Japan earlier this month and its international simulcast on Crunchyroll.
A piece It was created by Eiichiro Oda and originally Weekly Shonen Jump In almost a quarter century since its debut, the story of Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates has become the best-selling manga series of all time, with nearly half a billion copies worldwide. While the entire anime series can be streamed on Crunchyroll, certain seasons and some of the franchise’s animated features can stream on Netflix.
About the author