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Eiichiro Oda’s long-running contemporary manga “One Piece” is the undisputed king of Japanese pop culture today.

With over 400 million volumes in circulation worldwide, it’s the most popular manga of all time, and its ever-growing legion of fans is holding strong 20 years after its debut. Add its popular anime series, films, abundant merchandise and even its own kabuki version, and there’s really no question — in Japan, the Pirate King reigns supreme.

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