Seize the 21-foot Luffy and the rest of the Straw Hat crew at Animezing North 2023!
Still can’t get over with One Piece live-action? Well, here’s a treat for you, anime lovers: Toei Animation Enterprises and Funko have recently teamed up with SM City North EDSA for this year’s Animezing North event, featuring One Piece.
Starting September 20 until October 8, the Straw Hat pirates are raiding The Block Atrium with fun exhibits and thematic photo walls of the iconic scenes and characters from the hit series. Additionally, you can also browse and purchase a variety of collectibles, fashion items, and One Piece memorabilia at the exhibit.
Here’s Why You Should Set Sail to SM City North EDSA for the Animezing North 2023 Event
For more than two decades and across a staggering thousand episodes, One Piece saga has steadfastly sailed on, steered by the artful tapestry of its geopolitical plot and the masterful creation of iconic characters, all thanks to the genius of Japanese creator Eiichiro Oda. It comes as no surprise that Filipinos remain enthralled by the manga and anime—and even with Netflix’s live adaptation.
Now, as the action continues, Filipino nakamas are in for a treat as the hit anime series takes center stage in the third run of Animezing North—a joint project that features life-sized anime collectibles, fashion collaborations, and other delightful experiences for anime and manga lovers.
This year, the centerpiece of the exhibit is a colossal 21-foot Giant Monkey D. Luffy inflatable, which has embarked on a grand tour across Japan, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. Additionally, fans can immerse themselves in the world of One Piece by capturing photos against the backdrop of iconic scenes and characters from the series, including the Thousand Sunny, Pirates’ Wanted Posters, Pirate Flag, the ship’s deck, and, of course, the beloved Straw Hat crew.
Best of all, you can also purchase exclusive One Piece merch, like toys, helmets, flip flops, and other memorabilia, from licensed brands such as Funtastik, Bilmola, Toy Kingdom, Havaianas, Geek PH, Filbar’s, and Coolectzone.Absolutely animezing, right? This extraordinary exhibit promises an unforgettable experience for solid One Piece fans—including those who were swept by Mackenyu’s charm in the live-action adaptation. Don’t miss out on this chance to embark on an epic adventure with your crew and set sail to SM North EDSA before it’s too late!