In Turkey, One Piece first aired on Star TV under the name "Lastik Çocuk" (Rubber Boy) in year 2004 but only for 52 episodes, because of Sanji's and Smoker's cigarettes the series, which let the anime to be banned by RTÜK (Radio and Television Supreme Council).
|Opening 1 (Narrative)||Nüvit Candaner|
|Monkey D. Luffy||Ahmet Taşar|
|Nami||Birtanem Coşkun Candaner / Pınar Erengil|
|Roronoa Zoro||Lori Barokas / Cüneyt Öner|
After the release of the first volume, publishers decided not to release the second volume until the first four volumes were ready for release. Releases were put on a hiatus for nearly eight months.
They stated that they have been asked by Viz Media to translate sound effects to Turkish, instead of giving explanations. Since that kind of sound effects is not common in Turkish, they had to create those sound effects, which takes a long time.