Questions tagged [one-piece]

One Piece is a shounen manga written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda, about the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his diverse crew, the Straw Hat Pirates.

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What does the 'D' stand for in all the names?

There are a lot of characters with the middle initial "D". Is this an indication of something, or do they really all just have middle initials of the letter D? If they are initials, do we know what ...
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Would a water manipulating Devil Fruit user be able to swim?

If all Devil Fruit users in One Piece anime are not capable of swimming, what about a Devil Fruit user whose ability is to control water? Can such a person able to swim or evade the Devil Fruit's ...
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In One Piece, does a Devil Fruit reappear after the user dies?

In chapter 702, we see Ace's Devil Fruit 'Mera Mera no Mi' being showcased as the prize of the event held in the Colosseum. The announcer of the event mentions that the "fruit is reborn." Does it ...
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Does Devil's Fruit power gained depend on how much of it is eaten?

Luffy accidentally ate the Gomu-Gomu (Rubber-Rubber) fruit, but was interrupted by Shanks after a few bites. It was too late and Luffy got the Devil's Fruit powers anyway. If he had instead eaten the ...
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Can multiple people/animal eat a single Devil Fruit?

Provided, Chopper eats the Devil Fruit along with the other deers, will they all have the Devil Fruit ability, given that acquiring the ability only requires a single bite?
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Why are Haki attacks not effective on Marine admirals?

Why are Haki attacks not effective on Marine admirals? In the Marineford war, we see countless instances where Haki-imbued attacks don't affect Marine admirals. When Marco and Vista attack Sakazuki, ...
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Can a Devil Fruit user drown in a bathtub?

If a Devil Fruit user goes to a bathtub full of water or gets into a spa, will he drown?
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What's the correct pronunciation for Luffy or Rufi?

What's the correct pronunciation of his name? Luffy or Rufi? At the One Piece wikia, it says "Monkey D. Luffy (モンキー・D・ルフィ Monkī D. Rufi)".
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How is the ability of a Devil Fruit discovered?

Since there is just one Devil Fruit for a specific ability, how does one know about what ability it holds? For example, Buggy and Teach knew about the powers their Devil Fruits would have provided ...
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What are the 9 mountains and 8 seas?

So we have all seen Zoro boast. Over the 9 mountains and 8 seas... Throughout the world itself... There is nothing I cannot cut. Now it made me wonder, which mountains and what seas was he ...
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Why is Kairoseki's effect more powerful than the sea?

It is said that the Kairoseki is just a solid form of the sea and have the same effect as the sea. But why does Kairoseki weaken and negate devil fruit's power, like when a DF user is handcuffed or ...
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Can anyone give me a short, concise lore summary on One Piece?

I got into anime from watching Death Note; then moved on to My Hero Academia, during the hiatus between season 3 & 4, I'm looking for an anime to watch. I heard about One Piece from a friend; all ...
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Can Brook have another Devil Fruit?

As per One Piece logic, a person cannot have 2 Devil Fruit powers. The Yomi Yomi no Mi fruit revives the one who eats it. The powers of this fruit are a one-time use, and has been used up after Brook ...
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What will happen if one person eats two Devil Fruits?

If a person has already eaten one Devil Fruit, what will happen to him if he eats another Devil Fruit?
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What happened to Bon Clay after the Impel Down arc?

SPOILER ALERT: Contains spoilers for those who have not read or watched the end of Impel Down arc. In the anime episode 451, Bon Clay disguises himself as Magellan to help Luffy and the prisoners ...
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How do Luffy's Gear attacks work?

Might just be me missing an explanation part in the manga, or just not properly understanding at the time. But how does Luffy's Gear 2nd and 3rd attacks work?
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What did Enel do after being defeated?

As shown in the Manga and the Anime, Enel survived along with the Ark. He then Embarks to Fairy Verth In the Manga it shows his adventures on the Moon. But what happened? I didn't understand the ...
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Can Blackbeard consume more than one Devil Fruit?

Can Blackbeard consume more than just one Devil Fruit? If yes, then what is the upper limit? When he reaches the maximum number of Devil Fruits, can he change them, i.e. can he lose one of the Devil ...
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Are there any other Guinness world record holders?

Recently I stumbled upon a post mentioning that One Piece managed to get a place in the Guinness World Records for most printed comic series by one author ever. Are there any other manga / anime that ...
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How much time have the Straw Hats spent with each other?

Rewatching a few episodes of One Piece made me wonder: How much time did the Straw Hats spend with each other before the timeskip? [It's not necessary for all of them to be present. I'm looking for ...
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Who is it that killed Zephyr's crew and then became a warlord?

So I just watched the One Piece Movie - The Battle of Z and it left me wondering who it was that killed Zephyr's crew (while he was in the Navy) and then became a warlord? It says he was a devil fruit ...
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Is Russian still alive?

During Dresrosa arc, past of Senõr pink was shown and in that Russian was shown on hospital bed which was around 14-15 years ago. After that it wasn't shown what happened to her.
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Why does a Devil Fruit's power nullify only if the user is knocked unconscious and not when he sleeps?

I have noticed something rather strange: Why do devil fruit users abilities nullify when they are knocked unconscious but not when they fall sleep? Take Moria for example. Moria had control of all ...
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Is it possible to understand the One Piece storyline by watching the movies only?

According to the Wikipedia, there are 13 One Piece movies. As a new viewer to the series (haven't watched the anime at all), is watching all the movies enough to understand the storyline, or are ...
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What's up with Nami's breast size?

Did Nami undergo a breast operation by Chopper? ;-) All joking aside! How could an 18 year old girl's breasts grow so large within 2 years? After the time skip, Luffy became 19 and Nami turned 20. ...
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How does the One piece Bounty system work?

Right from the beginning of One piece, we see luffy and his crew keep getting a bounty increase everytime something big happens and this leaves a lot of room for pondering; especially on how these ...
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Is Roronoa Zoro based on Rurouni Kenshin?

There are several similarities between the two characters and also the characters they interact with. They are both extremely skilled swordsmen. Their names/titles are slightly similar and hint at ...
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How does the travel works in One Piece universe? [closed]

I have noticed that traveling between and within the oceans in the One Piece world isn't easy. However, the Marines and some advanced pirate crews/alliances commute daily between the oceans. To be ...
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What is the name of the musical piece that plays in One Piece episode 722 at 13:54?

There was a soundtrack piece playing in the episode 722 of One Piece. It started playing at 13 minutes and 54 seconds in. What is the name of that piece? It starts playing when Luffy rushes ...
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When does One Piece take place?

When does the story of One Piece take place? Since the story is pirate-themed, I thought it may be at the time of the Golden Age of Piracy. The Golden Age of Piracy spans from 1650s to the 1730s. So I ...
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Who cursed the Devil Fruits?

One Piece is near in reaching 1000 episodes, but never in a single episode where the origin of the so called Devil Fruits is elaborated. Is there any creator of the Devil Fruits or their existence are ...
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What is the source of Sanji's flame power?

I recently came up with a theory that Sanji might get a power because all his siblings did, even though he was called a dud. I was then watching One Piece Film: Gold and remembered how his flames didn'...
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Why didn't Boa Hancock's attack affect Luffy?

Why didn't Boa Hancocks attack convert Luffy to stone? It didn't look like he used Haki or something which would nullify the effect! Is there any possible explanation for it?
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Who died in One Piece?

I have been hearing a lot of people say that "Nobody dies in One Piece", yet we have seen many people die like Ace, many of the antagonists' parents, etc. So it made me curious to all the people that ...
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Why is Sanji's Wanted Poster drawn?

Unlike any other characters, only Sanji's poster are drawn. In chapter 436, they ask the photographer, but there's no reply (or at least the answer didn't revealed after). Did he really forget to ...
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Is Dracule Mihawk really the strongest swordsman?

When Shanks entered the Battle of Marineford, it was to end it. All he used was a single sword to stop Akainu (considered as the strongest in the marines now) from killing Coby. Mihawk left the ...
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Why can't Devil Fruit users swim?

I've only seen bits and pieces of One Piece, but I know that Devil Fruit users (people who have eaten a Devil Fruit) can't swim. I never understood why, though. How does this work? It doesn't seem to ...
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Was the first time Zoro experienced haki in Alabasta?

Remember when Zoro learned to cut steel in Alabasta and he heard the breath in all things? Was this swordsmanship or was this his first encounter with Haki?
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Is the Ship Spirit (klabautermann) based on any real legend?

In One Piece Chapter 254, Usopp saw someone that fix Going Merry, later in chapter 351, Franky told him that it actually a manifestation of a ship's soul. Is this based on any real legend?
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Does the usage of Haki affect the user in any way?

We know that Haki is a mysterious power present inside every individual. But only few people are able to awaken and use it. It is very closely related to the willpower of a human being. So the ...
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Is Haki visible to other characters?

We know of the several forms of Haki, the Kenbunshoku Haki, Busoshoku Haki and the Haoshoku Haki. I've been wondering, are those Haki visible to other characters in the One Piece universe, or only ...
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Are the clothes of Devil Fruit users made of a special material?

We have Akainu, who is a Logia user with magma capabilities, and Luffy, who can stretch with the Gomu Gomu no Mi. Are their clothes made up of some special material that doesn't burn or tear apart?
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Why does Luffy use Gear Second so much?

As mentioned here, Gear Second decreases the user's life span. When he first used Gear Second, it was a really important decision to make since it's side effect is so brutal. But after Enies Lobby ...
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Why did Bartholomew Kuma allow Vegapunk to turn him fully into a pacifista?

Kuma seems to have a good enough relationship with Vegapunk. Vegapunk was able to grant him his final wish as a human being, which was to program Kuma to protect the Straw Hats ship until their return....
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Is there a re-encounter with the sea monster that ate Shanks's arm?

Just of out curiosity, do we ever get to see the same sea monster that ate Shanks's arm way back in the beginning of One Piece? I have only kept up with the series until Impel Down, so please no ...
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What are the names and grades of Zoro's swords?

Zoro always (almost always) carries 3 swords with him. So the question is, what are the names and the grades of those 3 swords he is currently carrying?
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How does Zoro speak with a sword in his mouth?

When using Santoryu (Three Swords style), Zoro holds a sword in his mouth. How is he able to speak normally, without the sword falling?
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How do they imbue their weapons with Haki?

In the One Piece world, you can give a devil fruit power to weapons (things) by destroying it with that weapon. It seems one can also give haki to weapon, how can they do that? Kuja tribe member ...
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Is there a way to kill Brook?

Is there any possibility of Brook dying? I mean, you can't really kill him, because his soul always comes back. Do you have to destroy his bones? But if I remember right, the Samurai on Thriller Bark ...
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How can CP9 members and Sanji run in the air?

How can CP9 members and Sanji(post-timeskip) run and stand in the air? Do they use something like Haki? If not, what kind of techniques do they use? If it is Haki, can Luffy and Zoro run and stand ...