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Are anythese One Piece characters based on western children's story characters?

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Some characters oddly remind me of certain stories I remember reading as a child. While the similarities can be considered purely coincidental, three times in one group raises some suspicion. So I ask, Is there any credible source that can state if any One Piece characters are derived or based on western ones?

Here are some of the more closely related ones, the Straw Hat Pirates.

Chopper - Rudolph Chopper - Rudolph

Similarities: Reindeer, odd colored noses, shunned by their pack etc


Usopp - Pinocchio Usopp - Pinocchio

Similarities: Liars, Long noses


Franky - Popeye Franky - Popeye

Similarities: Large forearms, relies on food for energy

Some characters oddly remind me of certain stories I remember reading as a child. While the similarities can be considered purely coincidental, three times in one group raises some suspicion. So I ask, Is there any credible source that can state if any One Piece characters are derived or based on western ones?

Here are some of the more closely related ones, the Straw Hat Pirates.

Chopper - Rudolph Chopper - Rudolph

Similarities: Reindeer, odd colored noses, shunned by their pack etc


Usopp - Pinocchio Usopp - Pinocchio

Similarities: Liars, Long noses


Franky - Popeye Franky - Popeye

Similarities: Large forearms

Some characters oddly remind me of certain stories I remember reading as a child. While the similarities can be considered purely coincidental, three times in one group raises some suspicion. So I ask, Is there any credible source that can state if any One Piece characters are derived or based on western ones?

Here are some of the more closely related ones, the Straw Hat Pirates.

Chopper - Rudolph Chopper - Rudolph

Similarities: Reindeer, odd colored noses, shunned by their pack etc


Usopp - Pinocchio Usopp - Pinocchio

Similarities: Liars, Long noses


Franky - Popeye Franky - Popeye

Similarities: Large forearms, relies on food for energy

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Some characters oddly remind me of certain stories I remember reading as a child. While the similarities can be considered purely coincidental, three times in one group raises some suspicion. So I ask, Is there any credible source that can state if any One Piece characters are derived or based on western ones?

Here are some of the more closely related ones, the Straw Hat Pirates.

Chopper - Rudolph Chopper - Rudolph

Similarities: Reindeer, odd colored noses, shunned by their pack etc


Usopp - PinochioUsopp - Pinocchio Usopp - PinochioPinocchio

Similarities: Liars, Long noses


Franky - Popeye Franky - Popeye

Similarities: Large forearms

Some characters oddly remind me of certain stories I remember reading as a child. While the similarities can be considered purely coincidental, three times in one group raises some suspicion. So I ask, Is there any credible source that can state if any One Piece characters are derived or based on western ones?

Here are some of the more closely related ones, the Straw Hat Pirates.

Chopper - Rudolph Chopper - Rudolph

Similarities: Reindeer, odd colored noses, shunned by their pack etc


Usopp - Pinochio Usopp - Pinochio

Similarities: Liars, Long noses


Franky - Popeye Franky - Popeye

Similarities: Large forearms

Some characters oddly remind me of certain stories I remember reading as a child. While the similarities can be considered purely coincidental, three times in one group raises some suspicion. So I ask, Is there any credible source that can state if any One Piece characters are derived or based on western ones?

Here are some of the more closely related ones, the Straw Hat Pirates.

Chopper - Rudolph Chopper - Rudolph

Similarities: Reindeer, odd colored noses, shunned by their pack etc


Usopp - Pinocchio Usopp - Pinocchio

Similarities: Liars, Long noses


Franky - Popeye Franky - Popeye

Similarities: Large forearms

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