Volume 57 is titled "Conflict at the Summit".
Cover[edit | edit source]
The outside colored cover is sky blue, though white clouds cover much of it. The title logo is red and yellow, with flames appearing in the letters. The author's name is written in red.
Luffy is running in the foreground, and behind him are the division commanders of the Whitebeard Pirates, all in a blue tint. Behind them is Whitebeard's smiling face, and behind Whitebeard is his Jolly Roger.
Author's Notes[edit | edit source]
Chapters[edit | edit source]
- 552. Ace and Whitebeard (エースと白ひげ Ēsu to Shirohige?): As Whitebeard begins his attack on Marineford, Ace remembers how he joined the Whitebeard Pirates.
- 553. Conflict at the Summit (頂上決戦 Chōjō Kessen?): The Whitebeard Pirates begin their attack and come into conflict with the Marines and Shichibukai.
- 554. Admiral Akainu (大将赤犬 Taishō Akainu?): Admirals Kizaru and Akainu fight the division commanders as the giant Little Oars Jr. arrives.
- 555. Oars and the kasa (オーズと笠 Ōzu to kasa?): Little Oars Jr. rides a path of destruction to save Ace, but is ultimately brought down.
- 556. Justice will Prevail! (正義は勝つ!! Seigi wa Katsu!!?): The Battle of Marineford continues as Luffy and the other Impel Down prisoners fall from the sky.
- 557. Luffy and Whitebeard (ルフィと白ひげ Rufi to Shirohige?): The arrival of the prisoners throws the battle into chaos as Luffy and Whitebeard make an alliance to save Ace.
- 558. Younger Brother (弟 Otōto?): Luffy fights his way through hordes of Marines as it is announced to the world that he is Dragon's son.
- 559. Karma (天命 Tenmei?): Whitebeard forms an alliance with Buggy, Luffy receives assistance from Hancock, and Ivankov confronts Kuma.
- 560. The Prisoners of Impel Down (インペルダウンの囚人達 Inperu Daun no shūjin-tachi?): Ivankov battles Kuma as Crocodile attacks the Whitebeard Pirates, though Doflamingo intervenes. Meanwhile, Mihawk confronts Luffy.
- 561. Luffy vs. Mihawk (ルフィVSミホーク Rufi VS Mihōku?): Luffy uses Buggy to escape Mihawk as Sentomaru arrives with a Pacifista army.
- 562. Pirate Maelstrom Spider Squad (海賊大渦蜘蛛スクアード Kaizoku Ō Uzu Gumo Sukuādo?): The Pacifista throw the Whitebeard Pirates into chaos as Squard, a pirate allied with Whitebeard, unexpectedly stabs Whitebeard.
SBS Notes[edit | edit source]
- Whitebeard's birthday is decided.
- The actors the admirals are based on are revealed: Aokiji is based on Yusaku Matsuda, Kizaru is based on Kunie Tanaka, and Akainu is based on Bunta Sugawara.
- Hiroaki Hirata, Sanji's voice actor, gives a voice actor SBS.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- VIZ Media originally were going to print Volume 57 using the "Impel Down" header. However it was changed to "Paramount War" before printing. Soon after, they switched to the "New World" header and kept it until "Wano" for volume 90
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