Toei Animation Announces Soft Launch of Global One Piece English Language YouTube Channel

One Piece Activation on the Exosphere, to Take Place June 10 – 16, Takeover on June 11



Scheduled to go live in June, a “soft launch” of the YouTube channel will serve as the ultimate destination for English-speaking fans worldwide, offering official news updates, exclusive information, and special video content dedicated to the beloved franchise, One Piece.

Coinciding with the channel’s soft launch of the YouTube channel is the commencement of a week-long One Piece activation on the Exosphere, situated on the exterior of Sphere in Las Vegas. Running from June 10th to June 16th, this activation promises an immersive experience for fans, featuring the largest-ever One Piece display. The Exosphere, recognized as the largest spherical structure globally, stands at an impressive 366 ft (112 m) tall and 516 ft (157 m) wide. Highlighting the event is a 90-second anime specially created for the Exosphere.

©Eiichiro Oda/Shueisha, Toei Animation

During the week-long residency, fans can look forward to a special four-hour “takeover” event on Tuesday, June 11th, from 7:00 to 11:00 pm Pacific time. This takeover will showcase the One Piece activation, providing enthusiasts with an unforgettable experience.

YouTube Channel Soft Launch

June 2024

One Piece Activation on Sphere

Monday, June 10, 2024 – Sunday, June 16, 2024

One Piece activation featured from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Pacific on Tuesday, June 11.

Franchise Overview: Celebrating 25 years since its premiere, the original episodic anime series created by Eiichiro Oda and produced by Toei Animation, One Piece, has become an integral part of mainstream pop culture, captivating fans of all ages. In addition to the milestone anniversary, the franchise has expanded to include its first-ever live-action series in 2023, along with 15 feature films, numerous video games, and a trading card game. Furthermore, the franchise boasts an extensive array of licensed merchandise, ranging from apparel and accessories to toys, games, and more.

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About Toei Animation Inc.
Based in Los Angeles, Toei Animation Inc. manages the distribution of Toei Animation’s top properties, including franchise series Dragon Ball, Sailor Moon, One Piece, Digimon, Saint Seiya and many others, to North America, Latin America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Toei Animation’s Los Angeles office also oversees all categories of consumer product licensing based on its film and television brands within these territories. For more information, please visit

©Eiichiro Oda/Shueisha, Toei Animation

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