This morning, I woke up at around 6 a.m. I tried to lay still and go back to sleep for a little while longer, hoping certain parts of my brain hadn't noticed I was awake yet. But, it was too late.
After inheriting a house filled with thousands of objects that had no meaning or value to me, and being forced to process them one at a time, my newfound lightness was invigorating.
Eiichiro Oda, creator of the best-selling series in the history of manga, describes One Piece as the story he wanted to read as a boy.