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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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Is there any meaning behind Zoro's headband?

When Zoro gets serious, he always wear his headband. Where did he get that? How did it become so important to him? Is there any back story about it (Maybe from a movie or something)?
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How come Zorro's slash become a fire?

One Piece chapter 467 when Zoro fighting Samurai Ryuuma at the end of their fight Zorro slash him down and his wound become a fire? Is there any explanation about this? I don't remember Zorro doing ...
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What happened in the fight between Zoro and Monet?

In the Punk Hazard Arc, Zoro has a fight with a logia named Monet. She had the snow snow no mi power. In that fight Zoro defeated Monet not using haki but using some form of fear relating to an animal....
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Are the scenes in the opening theme content from later episodes?

The episode 629 of One Piece is out with a new opening theme. The opening shows scenes from dressrosa arc ( which I have read in manga ) which will be covered in the future episodes ( in the range of ...
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How do fishmen produce water when there is no water around?

I was watching the fight between Luffy and Hody, when Hody tries to use the attack where he shoots water bullets (I think it's called Yabusame). So I was wondering how he can produce so much water ...
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What happened to Sham Nyaban?

Somewhere between episode 12 and 14 of One Piece, The Nyaban brothers fight Zoro. Zoro defeats them by using a sentoryu attack (i cant seem to remember the name) and sends The Nyaban Brothers towards ...
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How could the Marines catch Zoro?

The first time Luffy met Zoro, Zoro got caught by the Marines because he killed Helmeppo's pet wolf. He was already strong at that time, he could easily defeat Morgan, a Marine Captain there. Had he ...
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How does the work relation between Shichibukai and the World Government?

Shichibukai are pirates who have allied themselves with the World Government. But how does it work between them? What are their rule between each other? All Shichibukai have a bounty, is that means if ...
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What did Tom say about shipbuilders back at Water 7?

I'm looking for a quote by Tom to Franky at Water 7 in One Piece. I remember Tom saying this to Franky, when he said he regrets making the battleships, and then Tom hit him. It was something like ...
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What is Dr. Kureha's secret?

In the Drum Island arc, Dr. Kureha always asks this: So, what is the secret of her youthfulness? Is it because of her medicine? Her lifestyle? Maybe she found a fountain of youth?
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Can someone please give me a total recap on One Piece [duplicate]

I'm a Naruto fan, not really a One Piece fan. I want to start watching it, but I don't have any time to do a marathon. Just a little summary would be nice.
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How did Diamond Jozu lose his arm?

I have read in the wiki that Jozu's right arm was missing after the war. But I have never seen nor notice it in the anime. And I can't find the part where he lost it. So when and how did he lose his ...
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What happen after Enel finished his business in moon?

At the end of Enel's Great Space Operations, he seems to be satisfied with how things goes on the moon. Looking around, Enel sees endless followers, and an enormous amount of "vearth", and decides ...
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How can Enel reach the moon?

On the mini-series in Manga, Enel goes to the moon. It's a side story titled Enel's Great Space Operations. How can he reach the moon? He goes to space where there is no air, how can he breathe? It'...
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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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How did 'Rollover Jango' and 'Iron Fist Fullbody' become Ms. Hina's subordinates?

We all know that Iron Fist Fullbody was demoted after the incident at Baratie Restaurant, and Jango was a famous pirate with a bounty of 9,000,000 Beris. So how did they manage to get into Grand ...
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Do Shanks or Buggy know the location of the One Piece?

Both Shanks and Buggy were apprentices on Gol D. Roger's ships. I had this doubt that whether they know the location of One Piece, shouldn't they know considering they were on the ship?
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What effect does Kairoseki's have on Haki?

When a Devil Fruit user is locked with Kairoseki, is there any affect on his Haki abilities. Like in episode 627, couldn't luffy use Conqueror's Haki when he was in the cage made of Kairoseki?
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What's the deal with Roronoa Zoro's eye after the timeskip?

I'm up to date in the One Piece anime but not in manga, is there any information about Zoro's closed eye? Can't he open it because of his scar there or is he maybe hiding his real power with holding ...
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Did Luffy kill Bellamy when he punched him at Jaya?

In episode 151 where Bellamy uses Spring Hopper at Jaya and launches around the buildings, Luffy punches him. But does he kill him or just knock him out ?
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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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Will a Devil Fruit user swim if he/she is in contact with Kairoseki?

We know that Kairoseki nullifies the Devil Fruit powers and sea immobilizes the Devil Fruit users. So hypothetically, what will happen if a Devil Fruit user tries to swim while he/she is in contact ...
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Is Kizaru really able to kick at the speed of light?

While Kizaru does a physical attacks (such as kicking or punching) Does he, or atleast a part of his body transform back into his normal form ? Won't he hurt himself attacking at the speed of light ? ...
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Why was Bartholomew Kuma after Luffy's head at the conclusion of the Thriller Bark arc?

Why did Bartholomew Kuma want to take Luffy's head after the Thriller Bark Arc? Wasn't he a member of Revolutionary Army and secretly working for his father Dragon? If it wasn't for Zoro, Luffy would ...
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What type of Devil Fruit did Sengoku eat?

What type of Devil Fruit did Fleet Admiral Sengoku eat? Zoan? Logia? Paramecia? Since it seems he can change his physical appearance, I assume he ate a Zoan fruit, but what type?
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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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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 can't Zoro cut Seastone?

In chapter 402, page 8, Zoro and Usopp got cuffed together with a Seastone cuff, but Zoro didn't cut it, and instead he suggested to cut one of their hands. At first I thought that maybe it's ...
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Can Logia type Devil Fruit users fight each other?

Precisely the question is about fights like: Portgas D. Ace VS Enel or VS Smoker. This question isn't about who is stronger, it's rather about how can they fight each other if they meet? How can ...
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Why are the ship names suffixed with “Go”?

The names of all the ships in One Piece are suffixed with Go in Japanese. For example, Going Merry Go, Thousand Sunny Go, Moby Dick Go. However, the English version drops the Go suffix. This suggested ...
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Why weren't CP9 at the battle in Marineford Arc?

I'm just curious as to why weren't the CP9 members present at marine ford during the Whitebeard war. They are also a part of marines and are even the strongest Soru users so is there any specific ...
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Why are there so many cross-over episodes of One Piece and Toriko?

I've noticed that there has been many cross-over episodes involving One Piece and Toriko. In fact, Toriko's first episode has One Piece characters in it. Is there any kind of connection between both ...
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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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Could Caesar Clown have controlled Smoker?

Smoker is a smoke man. He can "create, control, and transform into smoke at will" – One Piece wiki Caesar is a gas man. He can "create, manipulate, and transform into gas at will." – One Piece wiki ...
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What is the tune played when the Strawhats stand against the CP9 in Enies Lobby?

In Episode 274 (Answer Us, Robin! The Outcries of the Straw Hat Crew!!), the Strawhat Pirates assemble on the roof of the Court House. They then walk towards the Tower of Justice to join Luffy, and ...
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How do you pronounce Roronoa's name?

I've heard from varying sources that Roronoa's name is pronounced two different ways and I was wondering what is the correct way to say it. I have heard it pronounced 'Zoro' in the manga but my ...
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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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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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What happens to Mr 3?

As everyone knows that Mr 3 had helped Luffy to release Ace from the Kairoseki handcuffs by using his wax power. Once they were free, Luffy catches hold of Mr 3 and they move down towards the ground. ...
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How does Sanji produce fire in Water?

As you know, Sanji has a move called Diable Jamble, where he somehow manages to generate fire on his leg by rotating with great speed. We have seen this move first when he was fighting CP9. ...
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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 does Shanks sacrifice his arm to save Luffy?

In Luffy's backstory, we saw that when Luffy was drowning and a Sea King attacks him, Shanks jumps in to save him and scares away the Sea King using Haki, losing an arm in the process. Why did he not ...
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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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What is the striped thing on Jango's chin?

Jango is an antagonist, who first appeared in episode 9, during the Syrup Village arc. What is the striped thing seen on his chin? (Encircled in the image below.)
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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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What is the piece played when Luffy uses Gear Third in Episode 288?

In Episode 288 ("Fukuro's Miscalculation - My Cola is the Water of Life!"), Luffy's Gear Third is introduced when he uses it to break down a closed steel door, and proceeds to pursue Robin. What is ...
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What's the medical condition Whitebeard has?

Whitebeard had a clear medical condition and it seemingly wasn't just old age. What was it, and why does he have it? What did it impact?
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What story are the two new admirals based off of?

Oda-sensei likes to create important characters that are based off real-life people and/or folklore. The three old Admirals are based off characters from tale of Momotaro. I'm curious to know if ...
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What class of Devil Fruit does the Gomu Gomu no Mi come under?

Considering the three types of Devil Fruits that has been explained are 1. Paramecia Type - where the user can get super human abilities and change their body parts into weapons, etc. 2. Zoan type - ...
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Why does the use of Haki turn part of your body black?

Before the time skip, characters like Garp and the Priest of Sky Island, used Haki to deal damage to Luffy via a blunt attack, which would have been impossible otherwise. Also, Haki was used by both ...