The Ace Musical
Act 1, Scene 1
(this part of the musical is animated, using clips from the series to recap the story)
ANNOUNCER - Wealth, fame, power... Gold Roger, the King of the Pirates obtained this and everything else the world had to offer. And his dying words drove countless souls to seas.
ROGER - You want my treasure? you can have it! I left everything I gathered together in one place! Now you just have to find it!
ANNOUNCER - These words lured men to the Grand Line in pursuit of dreams greater than they've ever dared to imagine! This is the time known as 'The Great Pirate Era'! Four great pirates roamed the seas, called Yonkou. One Yonkou, by the name of Shanks, had given his signature straw hat to a young boy named Monkey D. Luffy. Luffy had eaten a devil fruit, taking his ability to swim, but given him a new power. In his case, it was a rubber body. He sailed across the sea, gathering a loyal crew, and crushing bad guys like Buggy the Clown, the Barogue Works agents, the marines, and some Shichibukai. Shichibukai are seven pirates working with the World Government. Luffy defeated his first Shichibukai a while back. He was an evil man named Crocodile, who lead the Baroque Works. Other agents were Mr. 1, Mr. 2, and Mr. 3. Luffy defeated another Shichibukai named Gekko Moriah, but then shortly after lost to Barthalamew Kuma the Shichibukai. Luffy also escaped Shichibukai Hawk Eye Mihawk and marine Commodore Smoker. Luffy is the grandson of legendary marine, Monkey D. Garp, and son of Monkey D. Dragon the Revolutionary outlaw. He has an adopted brother, Ace, who is 2nd Devision Commander of Captain Whitebeard the Yonkou. His own subordinate, Blackbeard, captured Ace and sent him Impel Down the prison. Blackbeard then became a Shichibukai. Luffy also had run-ins with marine Admiral Aokiji. Luffy and his crew eventually made it to Sabaondy Archipelago. He was then attacked my Admiral Kizaru, bodyguard Sentomaru, Kuma, and an army of Kuma robot clones called "Pacifistas". Kuma, using his compression devil fruit powers, send Luffy's crew all over the world, seperated. This is the story of Luffy's landing...