Shueisha revealed the number of One Piece issues sold during a press conference on 16 October 2017. The famous story by Eiichiro Oda has sold 430 million copies worldwide.
In 2015, One Piece was certified with the ‘Most frequently issues comic series by a single author’ in the Book of Guinness World Records. This year the series is celebrating its 20th anniversary since serialization.
Editor Hiroyuki Nakano from Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump said, ‘We are convinced that in the near future we will be able to report 500 million issues sold, which is the amount of money that is on Luffy’s head.’ 360 million issues were sold in Japan and 70 million overseas.