One Piece Episode 1072 Release Date & Spoiler

One Piece Episode 1072 Release Date & Spoiler

Exciting news for ONE PIECE fans! The upcoming episode 1072 is set to be released next Sunday, and the preview video gives us a sneak peek of Luffy enjoying his new form while facing off against Kaido.

A recent Gear 5 trailer has been unveiled, hinting at even more intense and thrilling developments in the story. To catch a glimpse of what’s to come, you can watch the preview video for One Piece Episode 1072 with English subtitles below (and it will also be available on Crunchyroll at the end of One Piece Episode 1071).


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The preview for One Piece Episode 1072 has been titled “Ridiculous Power! GEAR5 in Full Play,” providing additional glimpses of Luffy’s new form. Following the intriguing plot twists involving Sanji and Zoro in the previous episodes, it’s evident that Luffy is also about to showcase his incredible power. The anticipation is building for this action-packed episode!


What Happened in One Piece Episode 1071

In this gripping episode, Luffy’s long-awaited awakening of his Devil Fruit powers marks the arrival of Gear 5. He takes charge and pulls Kaidou back to the rooftop, setting the stage for an epic showdown. Amidst the chaos, a weakened Kazenbo takes a final stand, igniting a trap that engulfs Orochi in flames.

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The episode commences with Luffy, seemingly defeated, sprawled on the ground. Yet, his heartbeat returns, triggering a mysterious transformation. His skin takes on a rubbery texture, and his eyes adopt an intense darkness. He rises and boldly declares himself as the “Joy Boy.”

One Piece Episode 1071, Luffy Joy Boy


Luffy’s astonishing change takes Kaidou aback and launches an attack. However, Luffy’s newfound speed and strength render him too swift and formidable. He effortlessly evades Kaidou’s assaults and lands a mighty blow that propels Kaidou through the air.

Luffy’s next move is to pull Kaidou back to the rooftop, reigniting their intense battle. Their clash radiates immense power, causing even the Skull Dome to tremble.


Meanwhile, trapped beneath Kazenbo’s fading form, Orochi faces a fiery demise. Kazenbo, on his last breath, harnesses his remaining strength to set Orochi ablaze. Orochi’s agonized screams fill the air as the flames consume him.

As the episode concludes, Luffy and Kaidou’s fierce battle rages on. The gravity of this final confrontation is palpable, as the destiny of Wano Country hangs in the balance.

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Highlighted moments from the episode include:

  • Luffy’s awakening of his Devil Fruit powers and entry into Gear 5.
  • Luffy’s triumph over Kaidou, sends him hurtling through the air.
  • Kazenbo’s sacrifice, trapping Orochi and igniting the flames of destiny.
  • The unrelenting battle between Luffy and Kaidou marks a pivotal climax.

The episode received a mix of reactions from fans. Some were enthralled by Luffy’s newfound prowess and dynamic transformation, while others expressed reservations about the animation style. Nevertheless, the episode left an impact, generating anticipation for the thrilling culmination of Luffy’s clash with Kaidou.

One Piece Episode 1072 Release Date & Time

  • Japan: Sunday, August 13, 9:30 AM JST
  • Pacific Time (PT): Saturday, August 12, 7:00 PM PT
  • Central Time (CT): Saturday, August 12, 9:00 PM CT
  • Eastern Time (ET): Saturday, August 12, 10:00 PM ET
  • UK: Sunday, August 13, 3:00 AM BST
  • India: Sunday, August 13, 7:30 AM IST
  • Australia: Sunday, August 13, 11:30 AM AEST

Where to Watch One Piece Episode 1072

One Piece Episode 1072 will be available to stream on the Crunchyroll and Funimation platforms after the episode premiered on Japanese local networks.

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