The battle is ready to begin as Luffy and the other rush with the final preparations in One Piece Episode 956. The upcoming installment is called Ticking Down to the Great Battle! The Straw Hats Go into Combat Mode!

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The promo video for One Piece Episode 956 shows Luffy’s struggle to get hold of Ryuo. Meanwhile, the day of the battle nears.

Here’s the preview text for One Piece Episode 956.

“Cut in two with a single stroke! Zoro struggles with Enma that draws out Hakil. Meanwhile, Luffy tries hard to master Ryuo! As everyone rouses themselves, the recruitment of allies is almost over! Finally, the day comes! With the fate of the Land of Wano on the line, the Straw Hats and Akazaya make desperate efforts! On the next episode of One Piece! Ticking Down to the Great Battle! The Straw Hats Go into Combat Mode!

In the previous episode of One Piece, Zoro and Gyukimaru continue the fight on the bridge. During the battle, Gyukimaru learns that Zoro met with Ryuma.

Meanwhile, Gyukimaru is hurt and quickly changes his form. In the meantime, a week ahead of the raid on Onigashima, where the great battle is planned to happen on the day of the Fire Festival, the samurai get their hands on several swords. Meanwhile, Kozuki asks Zoro if his sword is the real Shusui, he must return it to the Land of Wano.

But Zoro asserts that it is his sword. Kozuki offers him a replacement. She is ready to part ways with the sword that was handed down to her from her late father. She agrees to give him Enma the famed blade.

Apparently, it is a legendary blade and the only sword that ever wounded Kaido. Zoro is excited to get his hands on Enma.

Kawamatsu expresses his disagreement over Kozuki handing over the precious sword to someone like Zoro. However, Kozuki remembers her father Oden, was a Two-Fullsize-Sword swordsman. After his unfortunate execution, she and Momonosuke were entrusted with one of the two swords that her father used. Now, she wants Zoro to use the sword against Kaido.

How To Watch One Piece Episode 956 Online?

Episode 956 of the anime series will live stream for fans on Crunchyroll. The episode will be out in Japanese with English subs. Fans can expect the English dubs in 2021.

One Piece Episode 956 Release Date and Airtime

One Piece Episode 956 is scheduled to broadcast for viewers on Saturday, Dec. 26.

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