One Piece Chapter 1073 Release date and time, where to read, and more
On Monday, January 30, 2023, at 12 a.m. JST, One Piece Chapter 1073 will be released. Following the series’ dramatic comeback last week, people are optimistic about the series’ near future and can’t wait to see what’s next. This has prompted many people to seek the internet for hints on what could happen next.
Unfortunately, at the time of writing, there is no reliable spoiler information for One Piece Chapter 1073. While certain supposed spoilers have circulated, they have not been validated in bulk by the series’ leaker community, making them suspect at best. At the very least, fans now have confirmed official release information for the future issue.
One Piece Chapter 1073 will likely reveal Stussy as Dr. Vegapunk’s ally as he and the Straw Hats make their getaway
Release date and time, where to watch
On Monday, January 30, 2023, at 12 a.m. JST, One Piece Chapter 1073 will be released. For most foreign fans, this corresponds to a Sunday morning local release time. A small number of overseas admirers, such as Japanese viewers, will be able to see the program on Monday night. The precise time of release varies depending on area and timezone.
Official sources for the issue include Viz Media’s official website, Shueisha’s MANGAPlus website, and Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ app. The first two services are free and enable viewers to access the first and most recent three issues of the series. The latter is a paid, subscription-based service that gives readers access to a whole series.
One Piece Chapter 1073 will be released at the timings listed below in the relevant time zones:
Pacific Standard Time: 7 am, Sunday, January 29, 2023
Eastern Standard Time: 10 am, Sunday, January 29, 2023
Greenwich Mean Time: 3 pm, Sunday, January 29, 2023
Central European Time: 4 pm, Sunday, January 29, 2023
Indian Standard Time: 8.30 pm, Sunday, January 29, 2023
Philippine Standard Time: 11 pm, Sunday, January 29, 2023
Japanese Standard Time: 12 am, Monday, January 30, 2023
Australia Central Standard Time: 12.30 am, Monday, January 30, 2023
What to expect in One Piece Chapter 1073 (speculative)
One Piece Chapter 1073 will most likely begin with Stussy betraying Kaku and Rob Lucci. Fans will most likely see her decide or reveal which side she’s on with no space for misunderstanding. Most fans believe she will be shown to be on Dr. Vegapunk’s side, if not Dr. Vegapunk’s mysterious ally.
The problem will most likely return to Bonney and Dr. Vegapunk, rapidly resolving their present difficulty and returning to whatever Bonney learnt from the energy later. If this path is pursued, Dr. Vegapunk and Bonney will most likely reunite with the other Straw Hats and prepare to depart Egghead Island.
While they are unlikely to depart in One Piece Chapter 1073, the issue is expected to conclude with the whole gang meeting at the Thousand Sunny. The Straw Hats will uncover Stussy’s actual identity here, which will likely spark a fast but spirited argument about whether or not they can trust her as the chapter draws to a conclusion.
Chapter 1072 recap
Chapter 1072 began with an emphasis on Dr. Vegapunk and Bonney, who were still playing cat and mouse at the start of the issue. However, Bonney rapidly gained the upper hand, transforming Dr. Vegapunk into a baby version of himself. She then discovered a secret door with a paw-print emblem on it, within which she discovered a ball of energy from her father Bartholomew Kuma’s Paw-Paw Fruit.
The real Kuma then attempted to ascend the Red Line at the same time as conversation from Bonney and Dr. Vegapunk and a flashback from the latter played out. As Bonney reaches out to absorb it, it is revealed that this ball of energy contains Kuma’s memories. The episode then shifted to the Lab Stratum, where the Seraphim and CP0 attacked the structure as Kaku and Zoro battled.
However, Kaku and Zoro’s battle was cut short when Stussy seemed to betray her CP0 colleagues by putting Kaku to sleep and requesting Lucci to do the same. Shortly later, it was revealed that Stussy was a clone of a previous Rocks Pirates member known as Miss Buckingham Stussy.