Luffy’s Gear 5 transformation in One Piece Episode 1071 showcases his new abilities and draws inspiration from classic cartoon violence. A fan-made mashup video by TikToker XLerate combines One Piece and Tom and Jerry, syncing Luffy’s fight with Kaido to a comical track. This mashup video has gained significant popularity, with nearly 800 thousand views and 200 thousand likes. The premiere of One Piece Episode 1071 caused streaming platforms like Crunchyroll to crash due to the overwhelming traffic from fans. The episode follows the manga and represents creator Eiichiro Oda’s desire to have fun and inject humor into the final saga of the series. Fans can expect to see more of Luffy’s toon-force abilities in the upcoming episodes, as well as new images from Netflix’s live-action adaptation of One Piece, set to release on Aug. 31.