"Awakening After 500 Years!! Oars Revives!!" is the 351st episode of the One Piece anime.
Moria implanted Luffy's shadow inside the corpse of Oars, making the massive zombie come to life. The zombie immediately showed his similarity to Luffy, yelling out for food at the moment of awakening! Oars called out for Sanji to make him some food, but was confused by his own sentence, not remembering who Sanji was, the shadow's personality and memories already starting to be worn away. Usopp, Chopper, and Nami are discovered by Moria's band, upon which Nami was abducted by Absalom for marriage and the others were left to fend for themselves against another platoon of zombies until they were saved by Franky and Robin.
Moria walks along the chains to the lifeless Oars being watched by his minions as well as the horrified Straw Hats. No matter how the shadow of Luffy struggles, Moria holds the shadow and makes it swear loyalty.
The zombie then places Luffy's shadow into Oars, making the giant monster begin to feel new life and break the chains binding it. Nami's party is horrified as the monster opens his eyes.
The Straw Hats make loud noises and are noticed by Absalom and Perona. Gyoro, Nin, and Bao block the exit.
Oars drops an ice block, hitting Dr. Hogback who admires his masterpiece. Oars then yells for meat in a distorted version of Luffy's voice and calls for Sanji. The yell blows Nami's party out of the room and they try to escape.
Chopper realizes that Dr. Hogback is the one making the zombies and they steal personalities with the shadows inside them. The reindeer knows that Hogback is using people like pawns. Usopp knows they must save the bodies of the other pirates in their crew. Just then, Absalom lights Usopp and Chopper on fire and abducts Nami so he can marry her. Usopp tries to save his friend with the Viper Star Six but the lion-faced zombie and Nami disappear.
Absalom then orders some zombie knights to capture Usopp and Chopper. The zombie soldiers then demand for their shadows and overpower them, but the two pirates break free and race back up the stairs. They are completely surrounded until, Franky and Robin purify the zombies. The zombies are horrified about how their secret was ratted out, but Franky has failed to save Nami while Usopp and Chopper cry in joy.
Characters in Order of Appearance
- Pandaman appears in this episode.