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Cropped from Chapter 804, page 16

The print on Franky's shirt reads something like "I☀HT". I Googled about it and nothing came up. Also, I have checked the One Piece Wikia page and it doesn't have any details about the logo. What does it mean and does it have any significance?

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    I'm pretty sure that it's supposed to be a sun. Like those shirts that say "I <3 NY". So "I (sun) {something}" - "HoT", maybe? Oct 23 '15 at 7:07
  • I'm not sure, but I found this IoHT is acronym for Institute of Human Thermodynamics, see here. Or maybe not, I don't know :D
    – JTR
    Oct 23 '15 at 7:28
  • This could potentially be a sneak reference to Jack Sun, The general manager of HT-Tools
    – Dimitri mx
    Oct 23 '15 at 7:54
  • @JTR: lol, highly unlikely, unless Oda is a fan of thermodynamics. Oct 23 '15 at 7:57

Some comment here suggests that the sun is a reference to the rising sun, so "AM", as in "in the morning"/"Ante Meridian". It then becomes "I AM HT". HT would be the acronym of 変態 (HenTai) or pervert.

So that would mean the T-shirt is actually subtly saying "I am a pervert".

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    Knowing Franky it wouldn't surprise me if he wore a t-shirt to convey that message. Please note that HenTai can also be interpreted as a 'shapeshifter' which he is, being a cyborg and all..
    – Gravinco
    Sep 25 '17 at 9:19

The most relevant abbreviation of HT i found was "Hull Maintenance Technician", which is a US Navy occupational rating.

Though now that i think about it, the "I AM HenTai" makes more sense for Franky afterall lol

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