Eiichiro Oda is a Japanese manga artist known as the creator of the series One Piece. With more than 473 million tankōbon copies in circulation worldwide, One Piece is both the best-selling manga and the best-selling comic series of all time, in turn making Oda one of the best-selling fiction authors. The series' popularity resulted in Oda being named one of the manga artists that changed the history of manga.
|Born:||Eiichirō Oda, January 1, 1975, Kumamoto, Japan|
|Pen name:||Tsukihimizu Kikondō used for his entry in the 44th Tezuka Award.|
|Notable works:||One Piece|
|Notable awards:||Grand Prize at 41st Japan Cartoonists Association Award|
|Instagram:||Eiichiro Oda's Instagram profile|
|IMDb:||Eiichiro Oda's IMDb|
|Rotten Tomatoes:||Eiichiro Oda's Rotten Tomatoes|
|iTunes:||Eiichiro Oda's iTunes|
About Eiichiro Oda
Popular Japanese manga artist who was best known for his work on the "One Piece" series, which became the highest-selling manga series of all time, with 345 million copies sold. He was voted the fifth most popular manga artist in Japan.
He spent his childhood watching the animated series Vicky the Viking, which inspired him to draw pirates. He was heavily influenced by Akira Toriyama of Dragon Ball fame.
He and Toriyama collaborated on the crossover Cross Epoch, which featured Dragon Ball and One Piece characters.
He stated that he knew he wanted to become a manga artist from the age of four. He married Chiaki Inaba in 2005.
His series was turned into a long-running anime series featuring Caitlin Glass as a voice actor in the American dubs.
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