Massive hit series One Piece is now 20 years old, and the world is celebrating with One Piece Day.
One of the most popular manga franchises in history is celebrating its 20th anniversary today. Ever since One Piece debuted in 1997, the series has been delivering endless entertainment, laughter, exciting battles, epic speeches, and tear-jerking moments non-stop. But overall, it’s also taught readers and viewers many lessons to live by. Here are our 20 favorite lessons One Piece has taught us!
A dream is all you need to go on
Don’t discriminate against other races and species
Friends are the most precious thing you have
Help kids out and believe in the next generation
Being forgotten is worse than dying, so make your life count
Family doesn’t end with blood
Your past does not define you
… but you should study history so as not to repeat past mistakes
Pay no mind to bullies
… but also know when it’s time to step in
There’s nothing wrong with admitting you’re afraid, as long as you keep going
If you want something, never stop working
Be grateful and don’t forget what others have done for you
Good friends overcome difficulties and learn to forgive
Music makes everything better
A leader is someone who protects and inspires others
Don’t be afraid to ask for a helping hand
Freedom is the most important thing in life
Justice is a complex concept that shouldn’t be taken lightly
Focus on what you still have, not on what you’ve lost
What are some of the things you’ve learned from reading and watching One Piece? How are you celebrating the 20th anniversary? Let us know down below!