Revealed in the 30th issue of the Japanese Shonen Jump magazine:
Announced on Monday, One Piece will be receiving a 2-hour anime special covering the East Blue arc. The special is called One Piece Episode of East Blue: Luffy and His 4 Crewmates’ Big Adventure. The special will premiere on August 26 at 9:00 p.m. and it will include the East Blue characters Luffy, Zoro, Nami, Usopp and Sanji. The special will also have the iconic chapter covers and the song “We Are” as part of the manga’ 20th anniversary. The special will start from Luffy’s beginning to him and his friends entering the Grand Line. The animation will also be redone as well.