In order to recover from the Kumamoto earthquake, Kumamoto Prefecture is promoting a recovery project in collaboration with the manga “ONE PIECE”, and is developing the “Hino-Kuni Revival Edition” in which straw hat crews install bronze statues in the affected areas.
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In this “ONE PIECE Kumamoto Reconstruction Project”, a collaboration project is being held to celebrate the reconstruction with the cooperation of JR Kyushu in response to the resumption of the JR Hohi Main Line, which was particularly damaged.
Along with the opening on August 8, the “Straw Hat Crews” welcomes visitors with various plans, including the Usopp statue at Aso Station, which was installed in December 2019. Details can be confirmed on the special site.
Date and time: August 8 (Saturday) to January 11 (Monday, National Holiday)
① Photo spot panel [Installation location: Kumamoto Station, Aso Station]
② Photo props for commemorative photo
③ONE PIECE reconstruction project panel display [at Aso station]
④Each station character panel installation Twitter hashtag campaign
Kumamoto Station: Luffy
Suizenji Station: Chopper
Hikarinomori Station: Nami
Higo Otsu Station: Zoro
Tateno Station: Frankie
Akamizu Station: Robin
Uchimaki Station: Brook
Aso Station: Usopp
Miyaji Station: Sanji Other: The unveiling ceremony for the statue of Chopper and the statue of Brooke, which had been postponed due to the new coronavirus, will be announced on the official Kumamoto website as soon as the schedule is decided.
ONE PIECE Kumamoto Reconstruction Project Special Website: https://op-kumamoto.com/