Years ago, the fearsome pirate king Gol D. Roger was executed, leaving a huge pile of treasure and the famous "One Piece" behind. Whoever claims the "One Piece" will be named the new pirate king. Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who consumed one of the "Devil's Fruits", has it in his head that he'll follow in the footsteps of his idol, the pirate Shanks, and find the One Piece. It helps, of course, that his body has the properties of rubber and he's surrounded by a bevy of skilled fighters and thieves to help him along the way. Monkey D. Luffy brings a bunch of his crew followed by, Roronoa Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Tony-Tony Chopper, Nico Robin, Franky, and Brook. They will do anything to get the One Piece and become King of the Pirates!
Luffy's recent exploits make their way around the world! The reputation of this mighty pirate begins to grow as all eyes look towards the Straw Hats' next move! Also - German 66 leaves an artifact behind which excites the crew!
As the royals make their way to the Reverie, the mighty Navy takes all precautions to make sure they don't fall prey to kidnappings! At the vanguard is Koby, who glimpses Luffy's exploits and remembers their shared past. Meanwhile, Luffy is confronted with a staggering change to his bounty!