One Piece Art Piece Combines All Volumes in 21,450-Page Book

One Piece Art Piece Combines All Volumes in 21,450-Page Book

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All of One Piece (so far) is now all in one piece, with a new 21,450-page One Piece book. Printed by France-based Jean Boîte Éditions (JBE Books), this book is literally impossible to read and is actually more of an art project. It can also double as a weapon to wield if you need to slam your evil robotic doppelganger on the head with a One Piece collection. There will only be 50 copies available at 1900 euros, which is around $1920.30, each. [Thanks, Actualitte!]

The One Piece sculpture contains all of the current volumes of One Piece. The book's spine is decorate with large-format illustrations from the series. On his website, Ilan Manouach has a picture of how you can display it. You can use it as bookends, or as a rather large piece of decor if you have the extra space on your bookshelf.

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The 1900 euros does not include shipping, though JBE Books will ship it worldwide from France. JBE Books takes inquiries via email. For reference, the book's dimensions are 12 x 18.5 x 80 centimeters (4.7" x 7.2" x 31") and weighs 17 kilograms (about 38 lbs.).

While it may be possible to lay the book on the spine to flip through the pages, Manouach did not make it with the intent of people reading it. Manouach’s webpage notes that this piece symbolizes the “materialization of digital comics’ very own media-saturated digital ecosystem. One Piece exists only as an object of pure speculation.”

The 21,450-page One Piece art piece is available from JBE Books. As of the time of writing, six people have put in their orders, meaning there are 44 volumes left. It is unknown if Manouach will create a follow-up piece when One Piece finishes its final arc.

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