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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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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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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 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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How many characters are based on real life pirates?

Throughout the One Piece series, several pirates seem to be based upon real life pirates. Some of which are quite obvious Like Blackbeard & Whitebeard. These names combined would be the real name ...
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Can Nico Robin really reveal the void century?

Nico Robin's goal is to find out what happened in void century that written in poneglyph, and she must read all the poneglyph to know the history. Poneglyph is said scattered around the world, and ...
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Is there any real world equivalent measurement to a Gomu Gomu?

So we all know that Luffy ate the Gomu Gomu no Mi Devil fruit and I found in the Gomu Gomu no Mi's wiki page that Luffy is able to stretch a length of 72 Gomu Gomu's. So is there any real way to turn ...
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Is Haki based on anything real?

In One Piece series, there's this 'will' technique called Haki. Is this based on anything real, all three of them?
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How did people even know that the One Piece was in the Grand Line?

The people say it's in the Grand Line, but I can't find anything on how they knew. In the opening with his last words, Gold Roger only says he left it in one place, not that he left it in the Grand ...
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In which episode is this scene with two Zoros?

I recently stumbled upon a One Piece pic which left me dumbfounded. In the picture below you can clearly see that 2 Zoros appear at the same time, being a One Piece fan myself I wasn't able to ...
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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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What happens if a Devil Fruit is destroyed?

We know that if a Devil Fruit user dies, their fruit reappears (see In One Piece, does a Devil Fruit reappear after the user dies?). However, this doesn't answer the question of what happens when the ...
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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 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 did Luffy react to Nami's body, but not to Hancock's?

When Luffy saw Nami's naked body thanks to Mr. 2 and later in chapter 213 due to her happiness punch, he reacted and got excited. But on the other hand, when Luffy saw Boa Hancock naked it did not ...
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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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How does Zoro's sword technique work?

A lot of times, Zoro uses his swords to cut down far away objects without any physical contact. How does that work?
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Which episode to start watching One Piece from to see Ace and WhiteBeard getting involved?

I want to start watching One Piece again but don't want to start from the beginning. I know most of the beginning where they assemble a crew and fight Arlong, Buggy, Crocodile. I want to start at a ...
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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 didn't Kizaru engage Beckman in the Marineford War?

In episode 488 of One Piece anime, During the Battle of Marineford, Beckman prevented Admiral Kizaru from attacking Luffy and Trafalgar Law, telling Kizaru not to move a muscle while aiming his gun ...
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Why do all Marine Vice Admirals (and higher ranking officers) put their coats as capes?

Garp The Vice Admirals The Admirals ex-Fleet Admiral Sengoku Why are the coats always worn as capes? Is there an in-universe explanation as to why the Marines wear it in that way? The only ...
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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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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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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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Who is Lola's mom in the New World?

During the Thriller Bark Arc Lola mentioned to Luffy that her mother is in the New World and indicates that she is a extremely powerful pirate. She even left Luffy a vivre card that if ever he runs ...
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How is Brook alive?

One of the Strawhat pirate crew members, Brook, is obviously a skeleton. How is it that he's still alive? Even when his shadow is returned, why doesn't he just 'move on' like his other companion? Is ...
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How far along is the anime compared with the manga? [closed]

Episode 596 came out today, and I am having a hard time placing this in the manga's time-line. Around which chapter would the anime be right now? And would watching the anime spoil the manga for me?
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Are Den Den Mushis conscious?

In One Piece there are some snail-like creatures that ..have the ability to communicate with each other telepathically through radio waves. The people in One Piece world take advantage of this ...
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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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How was San-Juan Wolf put in the Impel Down?

San-Juan Wolf is a giant who was a prisoner in Impel Down, until Blackbeard freed him. But how does a man so huge, who is almost big as the Marine Headquarters, get put in the Level 6 of Impel Down? ...
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Why is Shanks a Yonko?

In One Piece, Shanks doesn't have any Devil Fruit power. Also, he lost an arm while saving Luffy. What makes him a Yonko ? For Example Whitebeard had a powerful Devil Fruit. But even without ...
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What would happen if Devil Fruit that Chopper ate were eaten by a human being?

Wiki about Hito Hito no Mi: The Hito Hito no Mi is a Zoan-type Devil Fruit that allows its user to transform into a human hybrid and a full human at will. It was eaten by Tony Tony Chopper. ...
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Why did Sabo eat the Mera Mera no Mi fruit?

Does anybody know why Sabo ate the Mera Mera fruit? I thought Luffy really wanted this fruit because it was the devil's fruit that his brother Ace ate. Sabo took Luffy's spot in the Colosseum to get ...
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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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Which of Usopp's lies have not come true?

A running gag in One Piece is that Usopp's lies eventually turn out to be true (with some minor modifications such as his age). For instance, he discovered giant goldfish, pirates came (though they ...
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How much of a Devil Fruit must be consumed to gain the power? [duplicate]

To get the devil fruit power is it necessary to eat the whole devil fruit? What if one person eats half and some other person eats the rest? Will both of them get the devil fruit power? I am ...
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Does the size of a person matter when Devil Fruit powers are involved?

As seen in the anime, Lily Enstomach grew herself into the size of a giant inside Luffy thus giving Luffy immense power. He was strong with a weakness of becoming slower. However, when he went into ...
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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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Why didn't Shirohige rescue Ace when he was still in Impel Down

The news of Ace capture is quite long time before the execution. And surely it will be much easier to save Ace when he was still in Impel Down (or maybe Enies Lobby). Is it because Shirohige is to far ...
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Is the World Government aware of the existence of the Sky Island?

Sky Island is a myth or a legend to many people including the pirates form Jaya, who laugh at Luffy because he thinks that Sky Island exists. Does the World Government know about Sky Island or is ...
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Why was the straw hat passed to Shanks and then to Luffy?

Why did Gol D Roger give his straw hat to Shanks, and why did Shanks pass it on to Luffy? Is there any explanation for this in the manga? Also, why do they love the hat so much? Is the cause for ...
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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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Has Crocodile already “awakened” his Devil Fruit Power?

Crocodile is the first villain that easily beats Luffy (twice) while Luffy survived due to Robin's interference and luck. However, one of the comments on his devil fruit power struck me. Chapter 178:...
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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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What are the similarities between Gol D. Roger and Monkey D. Luffy? Are they related by blood? What are their relatives' ages?

This question is regarding One Piece. I have three questions to ask. Since they are interrelated, I'm asking them as a single question on this site. As I was reading about the prominent people in ...
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Who are the members of an early design of Luffy's crew?

Browsing through One Piece wiki, there's a databook series called One Piece Green: Secret Pieces. I found a picture of Mugiwara Pirates early design. This is the picture. I can see Zorro, Luffy, Nami,...
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Was Shadorian Civilization technologically advanced?

This question pertains to One Piece. Also if that's true, then are Poneglyphs a way to find out the story about earth or moon?
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What devil fruits and their users that are able to fly?

In the Alabasta Arc, Pell said that there are only 5 known flying devil fruits. Pell: You're lucky to see this. Only five flying devil fruits are known to exist What are these "5 known flying ...
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Why was Luffy never offered a Shichibukai position?

I recall that a shichibukai needs to have quite a good bounty, and be very strong. So why was Luffy never offered the position? I mean his second bounty was higher than Crocodile and Hancock, so if we ...
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Is Jack a fishman?

In chapter 824 of One Piece, Jack is shown lying motionless on the ocean floor, waiting for his crew to come and rescue him after being defeated by Zunisha the giant elephant. His mask is broken and ...
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Which episodes of One Piece are filler?

I want to watch One Piece, but the anime has a lot of filler content not in the manga. I'd rather not watch the filler content and only watch the episodes which are directly related to the plot. To be ...

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