Top 10 most influential Japanese cartoons in China
Updated: 2016-11-02 07:32
By Zhang Xingjian(chinadaily.com.cn)
Poster of One Piece [Photo/Weibo.com]
2 (tie). One Piece: 9.5
One Piece mainly depicts the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a young man whose body gained the properties of rubber after unintentionally eating a devil fruit. With his diverse crew of pirates, named the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy explores the Grand Line in search of the world's ultimate treasure known as "One Piece" in order to become the next King of the Pirates.
Dreams, friendship, loyalty and family bonds constitute the key themes for the ongoing anime. Its huge fanbase attracted many renowned enterprises in China including China Merchants Bank and MacDonald to launch related products to boost sales.