The Straw Hats at long last reach Alabasta. They make landfall in the port town of Nanohana to enjoy a nice, leisurely meal. At the restaurant known as the Spice Bean they encounter an incredible character that's directly related to one of the crew. Young adult.
Eiichiro Oda debuted in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1997 as a comic creator and artist with ONE PIECE. One of the most popular comic artists in Japan today, Oda started out by winning the Hop Step Award (a monthly award given by Jump for amateur artists) as well as the esteemed Tezuka Award. His art style is reminiscent of Akira Toriyama, Sergio Aragones, and the movie Yellow Submarine.