One Piece Episode 988 is all set to showcase a grand re-entry in the series. As the One Piece anime approaches the landmark thousandth episode, the story is getting more and more thrilling. Fans can expect marvelous action in the upcoming weeks. The War is getting more tensed as Luffy progresses inside the castle. Will the pirates get past the giant performer and reach Kaido? Here is all you need to know about the new episode.
The forthcoming episode of One Piece will feature the return of Marco the Pheonix after almost two hundred episodes. Luffy’s former ally was never seen after the events of Marinefold. The arrival of his fleet will likely bring trouble for Big Mom’s ships. Fans can also expect to see Marco in action. This is because he will reach out to help Luffy in his battle against Apoo.
One Piece Episode 988: Plot Details
The title of the upcoming episode is “Reinforcements Arrive! The Commander of the Whitebeard Pirates!” The title clearly hints towards the return of Whitebeard’s ally in Onigashima. The preview of the episode reveals that Marco the Pheonix will enter the Wano sea with his ships. Since Big Mom’s fleet lands at the helm of the city, they will be the first one to fall at the hands of Marco. But her fleet may also cause fatal damage to Marco’s ships.
The new episode is also likely to feature the heartfelt reunion of Marco and Luffy. They are going to share the same screen after almost two hundred episodes after the events of Marinefold. Lastly, fans can also expect to see the conclusion of the battle between Apoo and Kid.
Previous Episode Recap!
In the previous episode of One Piece, fans saw one of the most exciting battles of the show. Luffy and Apoo collided with all their will and might. But Luffy was struggling to gain focus while Apoo sang and performed in this untuned voice. Therefore, Kid had to take center stage in order to snatch away Apoo’s instruments. The scene then cuts to Queen and Who’s Who looking for Yamato. They were ordered by Kaido to search for his daughter before she joined the Straw Hats. One Piece Episode 988 will feature a new surprise entry in the Land of Wano.
One Piece Episode 988: Release Date
The Beast Pirates and the Straw Hats are colliding heads on, and fans only have to sit and enjoy the action. One Piece Episode 988 is releasing this Sunday on August 22, 2021. The episode will release on Netflix, Crunchyroll, Hulu, and AnimeLab.