One Piece Chapter 973 will finally mark the end of Wano act 3 and Oden’s storyline will be concluded as the manga returns to the present timeline. The next manga installment will also see the return of Luffy and the rest of the straw hats pirates and they will try to reunite with the scabbards.
As per the One Piece 973 predictions, Jinbe will also return to the crew and it will also feature Big Mom meeting with Orochi and Kaido. Here are more details on One Piece Chapter 973 release date delay, spoilers, predictions, raw scans leaks and how to read online the manga chapters.
One Piece Chapter 973 Spoilers: Wano Act 4 and Jinbe’s Return
One Piece Chapter 973 will mark the start of Wano Act 4 and a few stills of Oden’s death will act as the bridge between the flashbacks and the present timeline. Lady Toki has sent Momonosuke, Kinemon and other scabbards 20 years to the future and with that the current timeline will resume. One Piece 973 manga chapter will also show the arrival of Big Mom Pirates in Wano and they will meet with Kaido and Orochi.
Denjiro along with Marco the Phoenix from Whitebeard Pirates will also appear in the next manga chapter. The scabbards might get attacked on their way to Onigashima in “One Piece” Chapter 973 and their reunion with the straw hats seems difficult. The former Shichibukai and the Knight of the Sea, Jinbe will also return in One Piece manga as hinted during the previous chapters.
One Piece Chapter 973 Release Date, Raw Scans and Read Online
One Piece Chapter 973 has been delayed for a week due to Oda’s illness and will now release in manga stores on Sunday, March 8, 2020. However, the raw scans for the manga will leak online 2-3 days before and fans will start discussing the spoilers of One Piece 973 over Reddit and other social media platforms around March 6.
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Although, it would be better to wait for the official release of One Piece chapter 973 English version. One Piece manga chapters can be read for free on VIZ media and Shueisha’s Shonen Jump and Mangaplus official websites and platforms, and this would also help the manga creators.