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One Piece Episode 986: Release date, time and preview revealed

the last episode titled 'Thinking of Otama! Luffy’s Furious Strike!' was a nail biter for fans as they watched Zoro and Luffy go all out as the battle at Onigashima begins. So what happens next?

By Iram Sharifah Khan

August 3, 2021

The last episode titled ‘Thinking of Otama! Luffy’s Furious Strike!’ was a nail biter for fans as they watched Zoro and Luffy go all out as the battle at Onigashima begins. So what happens next?

One Piece released its 20th Season, kicking it off with episode 890 in June 2019 and currently sits at 8.8/10 on IMDB, as arguably one of the best and longest-running anime series of all time.

The Season finale is only a handful of episodes away and will conclude on episode 890. As the series climbs its way up to 1000 episodes in its 20th Seasons, things are becoming more and more intense as the pirates delve deeper, into dangerous situations.

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One Piece Episode 986 Release Date And Time Confirmed

One Piece Episode 986 is scheduled to release online at 7 PM PDT on Saturday, 7th August 2021. Depending on your time zone, this could be a day later on Sunday, 8th August 2021.

The release has been confirmed by Crunchyroll and episodes are expected to release at the following times around the world:

  • Central time: 9 PM on Saturday, 7th August 2021.
  • Eastern time: 10 PM on Saturday, 7th August 2021.
  • British time: 3 AM on Sunday, 8th August 2021.
  • Central European time: 4 AM on Sunday, 8th August 2021.
  • Pakistani time: 7 AM on Sunday, 8th August 2021.
  • India time: 7:30 AM on Sunday, 8th August 2021.
  • Australia time: 11:30 AM on Sunday, 8th August 2021.

Please use Savvy Time for conversions for times not included.

  • KINGDOM: Season 3 episode 17 premiere on Funimation revealed!

Preview of Episode 986 Revealed

The title of this episode is ‘Fighting Music! An Ability That Harms Luffy!’. While the last episode saw raids, battles and gathered forces, Episode 286 is expected to show Luffy and Zoro run away from the Queen after she hears about the incident. This comes at the same time as Apoo recognising Luffy and he begins to wonder if they were locked up in the first place.

After they manage to escape her, she puts a bounty on their heads and as a result, they are ambushed by Apoo. While the three face-off, the Kid intercepts and appears to be gravely injured by Apoo at the end of the episode.

  • PLATINUM ENDAnime release date has officially been confirmed!
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How to watch One Piece on Crunchyroll

To catch up on all 20 Seasons and watch episode 986 when it releases, fans can head over to Crunchyroll. To watch episodes on the anime streaming platform, fans will need a subscription with Crunchyroll. Prices start at £6.50 a month.

Fans can read the popular version of the manga series on Viz, where the first and last three chapters are free. Readers will need a subscription to read the remaining chapters.

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Iram Sharifah Khan

Iram is a London-based freelance journalist with a BA in Journalism and Media from Birkbeck University. She studied several modules, including Journalism in British Life, Interview skills and Feature Writing, Introduction to Journalism Practice and Manga and Anime. Iram went from university to work with GRV Media at The Focus Writers’ Academy and enjoys learning Japanese, taking singing lessons, playing video games and watching Korean dramas in her spare time.

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