The Bustercall Project is an official art project licensed by Shueisha. It contains a variety of artistic works about One Piece created by artists from around the globe. The artists and art pieces are featured on an official Instagram page.
The project has been organized into an art exhibition at three different venues. At the first two venues, ComplexCon Long Beach and Innersect Shanghai in 2019, the exhibition was called Bustercall Art Gallery. For the third venue at Asobuild in 2020, it was renamed to Bustercall = One Piece Exhibition (BUSTERCALL＝ONE PIECE展?).
- 1 Information
- 2 Artwork
- 2.1 No.001: Origin of everything
- 2.2 No.002: CYLINDRICAL CANDY
- 2.3 No.003: untitled
- 2.4 No.004: Roronoa Zoro
- 2.5 No.005: Usopp Bigfoot
- 2.6 No.006: Shinsekai Gyojin Mandara
- 2.7 No.007: Robin's sculpture
- 2.8 No.008: Tegami
- 2.9 No.009: Shiri Kurai
- 2.10 No.010: Dr. Anthony T. Chopper
- 2.11 No.011: BUGGY'S BAD TRIP
- 2.12 No.012: Wolf
- 2.13 No.013: The Worst Generation - 9 -
- 2.14 No.014: Sailing Out
- 2.15 No.015: Mugiwara no Ichimi Sotoba
- 2.16 No.016
- 2.17 No.017: Dai tomoku -Big father-
- 2.18 No.018: Coup De Burst Mementos
- 2.19 No.019: Shall We Dance?
- 2.20 No.020: Gomu Gomu no Ono
- 2.21 No.021: Ko
- 2.22 No.022: Straw Hat Pirates
- 2.23 No.023: Ope Ope no Mi Intersubjectivity
- 2.24 No.024: THE ONE PIECE ~I will be the man of my dreams!~
- 2.25 No.025: Midnight Thousand Sunny
- 2.26 No.026: Plantation
- 2.27 No.027: PUNK CHOPPER
- 2.28 No.028: Sunset Tashigi
- 2.29 No.029: The Battle of Rubber and Darkness
- 2.30 No.030: Binks' Sake (1.3 times faster) GANMI ver
- 2.31 No.031: eve
- 2.32 No.032: The Tale of the Marine admiral
- 2.33 No.033: HOPE
- 2.34 No.034: Thriller Bark
- 2.35 No.035: Zoroastrian Demon and Saint Luke's Buggy
- 3 Trivia
- 4 References
- 5 External Links
- 6 Site Navigation
The project was initially presented as unofficial, with the organizers giving an anynonymous interview to KAI-YOU where they claimed that it was run by fan volunteers. However, it was later revealed to be an official project planned by the editorial department of Weekly Shonen Jump. In an apology and explanation posted on the official Shonen Jump website, the team explained that they presented the project as unofficial in order to encourage artists to create art without constraints.
No.001: Origin of everything
"Origin of everything" is an animated video created by PERIMETRON. It shows a giant underwater tree that grows a Devil Fruit, which breaks off from it. Large sea creatures are seen staring at it before the video zooms into the fruit, showing a pirate ship sailing across the ocean. The ship is suddenly bisected by a swordsman on another ship, and the swordsman becomes engulfed in fire and ice as a gorilla strikes him; the gorilla is then hit away by a large blue and orange bird with blonde hair.
No.002: CYLINDRICAL CANDY
"CYLINDRICAL CANDY" was created by Kenzo Hara. It is a minimalist graphics piece that shows cylindrical representations of the first nine Straw Hat Pirates.
"untitled" was created by Tomoko Sato. It is four fruits that are carved to resemble Devil Fruits.
No.004: Roronoa Zoro
No.005: Usopp Bigfoot
No.006: Shinsekai Gyojin Mandara
"Shinsekai Gyojin Mandara" (新世界魚人曼荼羅? Meaning: "New World Fish-Man Mandala") was created by Kazuki Takakura. It is an animation modeled after a mandala, which in the real world is traditionally a geometric diagram used by several Indian religions to represent deities. This mandala depicts several fish-men and merfolk from Fish-Man Island, with Fisher Tiger representing sun god Dainichi Nyorai and Hatchan, Otohime, Jinbe, Arlong, and Hody Jones representing the heavens.
No.007: Robin's sculpture
"Robin's sculpture" was created by Naoya Hirata. It is an abstract sculpture with many effigies of arms and hands stretching all over it, and it also features a random assortment of sculpted trinkets.
"Tegami" (手紙? Meaning: "Letter") was created by Blue Aoi. It is a letter written as a result of Blue Aoi's admiration for One Piece, placed under the double spread of Senor Pink thinking about Russian as he is defeated by Franky.
No.009: Shiri Kurai
"Shiri Kurai (尻喰らい? Meaning: "Ass Eater") was created by Taro Nikuguso. It is a drawing that depicts a stag with its jaws clamped over the buttocks of a naked, blue-faced man who is only wearing a straw hat.
No.010: Dr. Anthony T. Chopper
No.011: BUGGY'S BAD TRIP
"Wolf" was created by Hikaru Cho. It is a photograph of Cho with her face and right arm painted. By bending her arm and holding it up to her face, Cho creates the illusion of having a wolf's muzzle.
No.013: The Worst Generation - 9 -
"The Worst Generation - 9 -" was created by Shu Umezawa and his flower shop MUNSELL. It is a set of photographs that depict the nine members of the Worst Generation aside from Luffy and Zoro by using flowers and similar plants, placed with trinkets that relate to the subject.
No.014: Sailing Out
"Sailing Out" was created by Mark Conlan. It is an idyllic painting of a ship sailing on the water inside a silhouette of Luffy.
No.015: Mugiwara no Ichimi Sotoba
"Mugiwara no Ichimi Sotoba" (麦わらの一味卒塔婆? Meaning: "The Straw Hat Crew's Stupa") was created by Give me ~! Tomotaka. It is a painting of the first nine Straw Hats on a Japanese Wooden Grave Tablet, which is known as a Stupa or Sotoba.
No.017: Dai tomoku -Big father-
No.018: Coup De Burst Mementos
"Coup de Burst Mementos" was created by David Porte Beckefeld. It is a painting of the Thousand Sunny blasting into the background with Coup de Burst, leaving a variety of objects in its wake that the artist included to represent objects and themes from One Piece. These objects include a Devil Fruit, straw hat, anchor, rope, bone, plank, flower, compass, and the figurehead of the Sunny.
No.019: Shall We Dance?
No.020: Gomu Gomu no Ono
"Gomu Gomu no Ono" was created by Kris Andrew Small. It is a typography piece containing the title in both English and Japanese.
No.022: Straw Hat Pirates
Straw Hat Pirates was created by Dante Zaballa. It is a digital painting of the Straw Hat Pirates filled with other abstract shapes and unrecognizable characters.
No.023: Ope Ope no Mi Intersubjectivity
Ope Ope no Mi Intersubjectivity (オペオペの実 Intersubjectivity(間主観性)? Meaning: Ope Ope no Mi Intersubjectivity(Intersubjectivity)) was created by God Scorpion in Styly VR. It is a video that shows animals and nature getting cut up and reformed together in Room.
|Ope Ope no Mi Intersubjectivity|
|Art Direction||God Scorpion|
|Music||食品まつり a.k.a Foodman|
|Management||Ryohei Watanabe, awai|
No.024: THE ONE PIECE ~I will be the man of my dreams!~
THE ONE PIECE ~I will be the man of my dreams~ (THE ONE PIECE ~運命の人にわたしはなる！~? Meaning: THE ONE PIECE ~I will be the man of my dreams!~) was created by Mami Kurata. It is an illustration of Luffy and many notable female characters from the series (specifically, Nami, Robin, Nojiko, Alvida, Hancock, Tashigi, Hina, Conis, Camie, Perona, Shirahoshi, Vivi, Baby 5, Monet, Viola, Kalifa, Rebecca, Makino, Kaya, and Pudding). It is a reference to the American television program The Bachelor.
No.025: Midnight Thousand Sunny
Midnight Thousand Sunny was created by Yukino Ohmura. It is a sticker painting of the Thousand Sunny on the sea at night.
Plantation was created by YAR. It is a looping animation of a metallic Gomu Gomu no Mi melting through the floor and reforming.
|Art Direction||Koji Wagatsuma|
No.027: PUNK CHOPPER
No.028: Sunset Tashigi
Sunset Tashigi was created by Vinne. It is an illustration of Tashigi with a "straps" design.
No.029: The Battle of Rubber and Darkness
No.030: Binks' Sake (1.3 times faster) GANMI ver
eve was created by This Man. It is an animated video of a pirate watching a video on a Den Den Mushi before being abducted by a UFO.
No.032: The Tale of the Marine admiral
HOPE was created by KYOCO MORI and Aya Watada. Concept, casting, styling, and artwork were done by KYOCO MORI, and photography and direction was done by Aya Watada. It is a photograph series of children holding pieces of a painting, each piece symbolizing a member of the Straw Hat Pirates.
No.034: Thriller Bark
Thriller Bark was created by Kaiho, who did both the special effect makeup and art direction. It is a photo collage of Oars and a group of zombies on Thriller Bark.
No.035: Zoroastrian Demon and Saint Luke's Buggy
- Eiichiro Oda confirmed that he had visited the Bustercall Exhibition in an author comment in Shonen Jump 2020 Issue 2.