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One Piece Made Its Creator Stinking Rich

One Piece Made Its Creator Stinking Rich

If you’ve ever wondered how much money you’d make creating the biggest-selling manga ever in Japan, the answer is a lot. Good.

Eiichiro Oda doesn’t sleep. The dude works hard. He seems to truly love creating One Piece.

A couple years back Japanese TV show Baka Furi looked into this and reported that Oda probably makes ¥3.1 billion ($37.7 million) a year. Not bad! This figure was based on calculations that the show did, factoring in royalties, income earned from international licensing and character goods.

One Piece Made Its Creator Stinking Rich

With the insane hours he pulls, I doubt he’s doing it for the money, because goodness knows he doesn’t have much free time to spend it.

Top image: Baka Furi via NWK News


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