“One Man’s Determination! Katakuri’s Deadly Big Fight!!” is the 868th Episode of the One Piece anime which aired on 13th Jan 2019.
The Episode starts with Flampe and her subordinates laughing at Luffy. Katakuri realizes that Flampe interfered with their fight.
As Katakuri approaches Flampe, the latter has another fantasy about him.
Katakuri before stabbing himself, asks Flampe whether if she interfered in their fight.
Katakuri then removes his scarf and shouts at Flampe for patronizing him.
Flampe then goes on insulting Katakuri and tells her subordinates to click photos of his eel face.
As Katakuri walks back to Luffy, Flampe threatens to shoot venomous needles at them.
Whoa Whoa… in the manga I didn’t feel it this intense… The clash of their Haoshoku (Conqueror’s) Haki was so freaking intense, It literally gave me goose bumps.
Both of them knocked out the interfering pests with their superior Conqueror’s Haki.
Big Mom is following Bege’s ship on prometheus but she has gotten way thinner from before.
Bege accepts Chiffon’s decision to go to Fluffy Island/ Funwari Island.
Sanji leaves the Thousand Sunny with Pudding to go back to Cacao Island.
The anime shows that Smoothie drains her own subordinates to get larger. She shoots a barrage of powerful attacks to sink the Sunny but Jinbei pulls through with the help of Nami.
Katakuri apologizes for Flampe’s interference as they resume their fight.
Katakuri mentions that he no longer thinks Luffy is inferior to him.
Both of them resume their deadly fight with the old school shouting and running towards each other.
Luffy and Katakuri punch each other in the face.
- In the manga, Katakuri apologized for Flampe’s interference before he and Luffy unleashed their Haoshoku Haki. In the anime, it is after.
- In the manga, it never explained how Smoothie has the ability to increase her size. In the anime, it is revealed to be part of the Shibo Shibo no Mi.
Episode 869 Preview:
In the preview we can see Luffy once again remembering his training with Rayleigh.
In the next episode, Luffy finally awakens his advanced Observation Haki.
Episode 869 will air on 20th January 2019.
We will finally get to see Snakeman in Episode 870. The fight will end in Episode 871.