One Piece Episode #496 Review

While it’s easy to understand some people getting a bit tired of this arc since it’s focusing on flashback material, there is a certain amount of fun to it that does work as we see how the two brothers and Sabo got along way back in the day. I’m typically not a fan of such arcs lasting longer, if at all in some cases, but I’ve been warming up to this one as it goes along because I like seeing Luffy at this stage and getting a good look at how Ace was pretty skilled even at this age. While we know the overall arc of their lives up to the present at least, seeing the early stages of it and getting a handle on Ace’s friend of Sabo is continuing to make me smile after all the heavy material we’ve had to work through, great as it was. READ MORE...


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