One Piece is feeling itself lately with just a little assist from idol fame. The franchise welcomed the idol fandom when it debuted Uta in One Piece Movie: Purple. Now, the anime goes again to these roots with a particular collab as a digital idol named Mori Calliope simply paired up with One Piece.

Sure, you learn that right. One other idol has joined the Straw Hat crew, and Mori celebrated the team-up with a particular tune for One Piece.

As you’ll be able to see above, a brand new PV was launched for One Piece not too long ago, and the monitor is devoted to the manga’s newest quantity. The one, which is titled “Future Island”, offers Vegapunk’s Egghead Island a complete retro makeover. Mori’s music goes together with the visuals completely, and followers are admittedly obsessive about its type of animation.

In fact, Mori joins various musicians who’ve labored on One Piece, and that features Brook himself! Nonetheless, this singer’s origins can’t be missed. Mori is a Vtuber and idol underneath Hololive, so they don’t seem to be thought of a standard act by any means.

In case you are unfamiliar with Mori, it’s best to know the idol debuted in 2020 underneath Hololive as a part of its English first technology. The idol was launched alongside different favorites like Gawr Gura, and Mori’s music comes straight from Common Music Japan. Often known as the “Grim Reaper’s first apprentice”, Mori left the demise trade to develop into an idol with edgy appears. Nevertheless, her darkish garments and punk-rock type cover a delicate soul.

Clearly, this One Piece x Hololive collab exhibits simply how huge Vtubers have develop into since their begin. Digital idols are as huge if not larger than some real-world singers. One Piece discovered that with Uta final yr as followers nonetheless adore the twin-tailed singer. So when you’ve got but to look at One Piece Movie: Purple, you will discover the function movie on Blu-ray right this moment!

Wish to know extra about One Piece? You’ll be able to learn up on the hit sequence beneath courtesy of its official synopsis:

“As a toddler, Monkey D. Luffy was impressed to develop into a pirate by listening to the tales of the buccaneer “Purple-Haired” Shanks. However Luffy’s life modified when he by accident ate the Gum-Gum Satan Fruit and gained the facility to stretch like rubber…at the price of by no means with the ability to swim once more! Years later, nonetheless vowing to develop into the king of the pirates, Luffy units out on his journey…one man alone in a rowboat, in quest of the legendary “One Piece,” stated to be the best treasure on the planet…”

What do you consider this newest One Piece collaboration? Do the Straw Hats want to raised rep the Vtube scene? Tell us what you suppose within the feedback beneath in addition to on Twitter and Instagram. You can even hit me up @MeganPetersCB to share your take!