Now that One Piece has finally reached its 1,000th episode, let's take a look back and admire how far the anime has come. Ever since 1999, the shonen behemoth has been serving up great episodes. Which ones are the very best is a matter of personal preference, but there are some that really stand out above the rest.
From epic fights to tragic moments, these 20 episodes are among the very best the series has to offer. If you don't see a personal favorite on here, that doesn't mean it's not incredible or deserving of recognition. Let's celebrate the greatness of One Piece by looking back at a handful of its greatest moments.
- 12,846 VOTES
Episode 278 - 'Say You Want to Live! We Are Your Friends!'
- 22,454 VOTES
Episode 396 - 'The Exploding Fist! Destroy the Auction'
- 32,508 VOTES
Episode 483 - 'Looking for the Answer - Fire Fist Ace Dies On the Battlefield'
- 42,650 VOTES
Episode 312 - 'Thank You, Merry! Snow Falls Over the Parting Sea!'
- 52,221 VOTES
Episode 405 - 'Disappearing Crew - The Final Day of the Straw Hat Crew'
- 62,605 VOTES
Episode 377 - 'The Pain of My Crewmates Is My Pain! Zoro's Desperate Fight!'