Big Bird, Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu, their friend from China, were on hand at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago for the US premiere of One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure which opens to the public this Friday, October 17. Two first grade classes from the National Teacher’s Academy, a Public School in Chicago’s Chinatown, enjoyed a live performance by the loveable Muppets from Sesame Street, including an original song from the planetarium show.
Toei Animation Europe relaunched the dedicated website for One Piece on October 15. One Piece debuted in Japan on Fuji TV on October 20, 1999, where it continues to be broadcast today. As of October 5, 2008, 373 episodes of the series have aired. The new website can be found at http://www.onepiece-toeianimation.com/.