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How Many Seasons Are in ‘One Piece’?

How tall is Mount Everest? How deep is the Mariana trench? How far does our universe rush ever outward into oblivion? These are what we call the big questions, because big things require big questions to understand. And what’s the biggest thing I can conceive of? It’s not the Hercules-Corona Borealis Great Wall. That little thing? Hardly. It’s the 1,000 episode saga that is One Piece. You see, big questions require big answers, and conceiving the 16 days 18 hours and 30 minutes it would take to watch One Piece is just one piece of that big answer.

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So How Many Seasons Are in One Piece?

How do you quantify infinity? How do you count every grain of sand in the Sahara? Every droplet in the Pacific? Every star in the sky? These impossible questions have plagued both scientists, scholars, and philosopher-kings for centuries. How did I find an answer to the great unknowable question? By consulting with the Oracles of the Internet of course. And after sacrificing a fattened hard-drive to the Cybernetic Gods of Collective Interconnectivity, I was given an answer.

One Piece is 20 seasons long, by internet reckoning.

This is only a rough estimate of the true size of One Piece. Like Sanskrit, the Binary Language of Oracles is a fickle, fluid language with numerous different meanings. In this context, the term “1001110011010111” could mean “season,” but it also could mean “era” or “epoch.” Conversely, it could also mean “palace of memes” or “cringe content” depending on the context. Myself, and the other members of the Monastic Order of the Interweb, have alighted upon “season” to be the most likely translation, but like the answers to most big questions, we may never know for certain.

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