Captain Buggy reveals an unexpected connection between himself and Luffy's long-lost hero, Captain "Red-Haired" Shanks. Meanwhile, Luffy and his tiny crew must endure the Trial of the Forest on a remote jungle island if they hope to find the elusive One Piece.
First published in Japan in 1997 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.
In keeping with the original Japanese format, this book reads from back to front and from right to left.
"This graphic novel contains material that was originally published in English in Shonen Jump #10-13"--T.p. verso.