So, in 2002, the statue and its cub were relocated 120 metres to the current that fronts where it stands on a newly reclaimed in front of.
Rather than the popular persona of a wicked, hardened, toothless pirate ransacking villages for fun, Luffy's reason for being a pirate is one of pure wonder: the thought of an exciting adventure that leads him to intriguing people and ultimately, the promised treasure.
The 30-episode series divides into 10 episodes during high school time, 10 episodes at campus and the last 10 with the characters in adulthood.
The last surviving humans on Earth confine themselves to the Tank, a lower district in the giant mobile fortress Deca-Dence.
But instead of being worried, this prospect excites him beyond belief.
I wanted to feature these outstanding female technologists, so I asked Lena Soh-Ng — she has broadcast journalism experience — to co-host.