One Piece Chapter 1,045 Release Date

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After the latest chapter of One Piece broke the internet, it looks like the fight between Kaido and Luffy isn't over. With no more interruptions, the two face each other to finish the battle once and for all! Here's everything you need to know for One Piece Chapter 1,045's Release Date!

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One Piece Chapter 1,044 Recap

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Luffy has lost, but it seems like he's still conscious. Momonosuke and Yamato are surprised to think that Luffy is Joy Boy. Meanwhile, other people also sense Luffy's presence as well, realizing he's still alive.

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On the other hand, the Five Elders are having a discussion at Marijoa. It turns out that the World Government has been trying to get its hands on the Gum-Gum Fruit (Gomu Gomu no Mi), but they haven't been successful in the past 800 years.

The Five Elders mention that it looks like the Devil Fruit is trying to run away from them, which is understandable since Zoan Devil Fruits have their own will. It is revealed that another name for the Gum-Gum Fruit is the Zoan-type Human-Human Fruit, Mythical Type, Model: Nika. They also mention the Warrior of Liberation — referring to Nika, the Sun God.

Meanwhile, Orochi tries to convince Hiyori to save him and get him out of the rubble. However, Hiyori talked about her father and expressed her hatred and anger for Orochi.

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Orochi freaks out. Suddenly, a tiny version of Kanjuro's flame monster shows up. Orochi orders it to attack Hiyori, but it goes to him instead.

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Luffy is ecstatic and calls his current state Gear Five. Luffy then grabs Kaido, who is on the floor below. He pulls him back to the rooftop and starts spinning him around.

Kaido is grateful to see Luffy alive and counterattacks with Bolo Breath. Luffy grabs the ground and manages to send Kaido's attack back to himself. With that, the battle between these two continues.

One Piece Chapter 1,045 Release Date

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Chapter 1,045 of One Piece will be released on Sunday, April 3, 2022. The series is available to read on Viz and Manga Plus.

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One Piece Chapter 1,045 Release Time

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Chapter 1,045 of One Piece will be out in Japan at 12 AM JST on Monday, April 4. The simulrelease of the chapter will be on Sunday, April 3, in the following timezones:

  • Pacific Time: 8 AM PT
  • Central Time: 10 AM CT
  • Eastern Time: 11 AM ET
  • British Time: 4 PM GMT
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One Piece Chapter 1,045 Spoilers, Summary

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The chapter focuses on the continued battle between Luffy and Kaido. He notices the odd things about Luffy's Devil Fruit — specifically how it has features of a Paramecia and a Zoan.

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Luffy has a new attack that turns him into a giant, making him look like a god. Yamato and Momonosuke witness this form.

Eventually, Luffy becomes tired but manages to regain energy by getting his heart to pump blood due to the drum heartbeat. He punches Kaido.

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