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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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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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What factor led Zoro to accept Luffy as Captain?

Why does Zoro respect Luffy? When they first met, he wasn't really pleased about Luffy. Zoro was always quite a loner, even now in the crew. Does he accept Luffy as his captain because of his dream? ...
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Change from Gold Roger to Gol D. Roger

Was there ever a reason given for the name change? I thought at first that it was possibly a mistranslation in the initial episodes. However, in LogueTown Luffy visits a bar named "Gold Roger" and ...
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Which is the biggest character shown so far in One Piece?

From what I can tell the candidates for largest character in One Piece are: 1) Laboon, enormous whale of questionable scale at the entrance to the grand line. 2) Surume, the enormous kraken tamed by ...
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Can a Devil Fruit user pass on powers to their children?

If a Devil Fruit user has a child with a person or another Devil Fruit user, would said child have a similar power, the same power, or no power and just be a regular child? Because from what I've seen ...
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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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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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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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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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How much has changed since the start of One Piece?

I recently started watching One Piece, and noticed as I reached episode 590 that the animation quality seems to have changed quite a bit since episode 1. Now I was wondering, are there any other big ...
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Was mother Caramel eaten by Big Mom? And does eating Devil Fruit Users transfer the powers?

My question is divided into 3 subsets that have been bothering me for some time now. But they are all related to a theoretical way of gaining devil fruit abilities. In the flashbacks of Big Mom's ...
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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 Chopper hide himself the wrong way?

When Chopper wants to spy into a room, he hides the wrong way, so that he is exposed totally. Why does he do that? It can be seen multiple times through the Manga.
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Did Bartholomew Kuma intend to send the crew to different places or was it by chance?

Did Bartholomew Kuma plan to send all of the crew members to different places or is it just a coincidence that he helped all of them in different ways?
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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 meaning of Brook's 45 degrees technique?

As seen in the anime/manga Brook performs a technique called 45 degrees which seems to be funny somehow. It's this some kind of Japanese joke or pun?
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What are the bounties of the Yonko?

We know that the Yonko are one of the three great powers of the One Piece World. Though they are the four emperors ruling the second half of grand line, they are still Pirates in the eyes of the world ...
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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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Has Zoro ever called Sanji by his name?

I was rewatching One Piece, and I see that Sanji is the only crew member who is recruited without Zoro being around. Their strength and rivalry aside, what is most fun is the nicknames they keep ...
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Is Conqueror's Haki Indiscriminate?

Haoshoku Haki/Conquerors Haki by definition is: is a rare form of Haki that cannot be attained through training. Only one in several million people have this ability. This type of Haki allows the ...
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Is Otohime really the mother of Shirahoshi?

One of the interesting and weird things I saw in One Piece was the mermen and mermaids in the Fishman Island Arc. But one of the biggest confusion I have is the relation between Shirahoshi and Otohime....
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How can Kyros run so fast?

I know that Kyros is a legendary gladiator from Corrida Colosseum who was turned into a toy by Sugar. He cuts his left foot off to save King Riku (if I'm not mistaken). But, how can he run so fast ...
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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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What's this dance that Franky and Chopper are doing?

In episode 380 of One Piece, during Brook's rendition of "Bink's Booze," Frankie and Chopper do a rather bizarre dance with what looks like chopsticks up their noses, and holding baskets out in front ...
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How did Brook know what his devil fruit was?

What I'm wondering is...is it possible to know what devil fruit power a devil fruit holds before a character eats it? Don't devil fruit eaters find out what their devil fruit powers are by ...
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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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What's the meaning behind S.A.D. and Smiles?

From the Punk Hazard arc, we have learned that Vegapunk had created a unique substance called S.A.D., which is one of the few things needed to create Smiles, artificial Zoan Devil Fruits. So ...
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How is Lola (a general zombie) able to do what she wants?

During Thriller Bark Arc, it was shown that all general zombies are under the command of Absalom and all zombies must follow the orders of their commander. Then how is Lola able to chase after ...
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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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Language in One Piece

I understand that One Piece is anime and not real, but come to think of it, how come everyone speaks the same language. In the Punk Hazard Arc, Kin'emon exclaimed about foreign lands from where the ...
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Has Kaido eaten a devil fruit? If so, what is its power?

Kaido is called the strongest creature in the One Piece world. Hence, he must be immensely powerful. My question is: What is his power? Is he a devil fruit user?
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Has Luffy ever killed anyone?

In One Piece, there is a lot of blood and fights as we saw on the death of However, did Luffy ever actually kill any person?
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How did Zeff really lose his leg?

The anime and manga versions of One Piece usually tell the same story. (e.g. like when Dragon saved Sabo is almost obvious in anime than in manga). However, there are 2 versions of how Zeff lost his ...
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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 do the women of Amazon Lily reproduce?

I just got to the part where Luffy arrived to Amazon Lily. I started wondering, how do the women multiply in Amazon Lily as there are no men? There were kids, so they must've some method. Maybe you ...
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Does this swordsman pose have any significance?

Does this pose of raising your sword with your right hand have any significance? For example, is this a famous pose used by a real life legendary swordsman? Both Zoro of One Piece and Erza of Fairy ...
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Are there any other Leg Style combatants other than Okamas, Sanji and Zeff?

Sanji's fighting style is using his leg and his epithet is also called Kuroashi no Sanji / Black Leg Sanji. He learnt this style of fighting from Aka-Ashi no Zeff / Red-Leg Zeff. As far as I remember,...
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Why isn't Blackbeard dead?

It's a known fact that Blackbeard had a fight with Magellan. Magellan poisoned Blackbeard and all of his crew. They're seen covered in Magellan's poison after the scene below. Why aren't they dead ...
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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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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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Asking a ninja to hide in the ceiling and get pierced by a spear?

In One Piece, Chapter 817: Raizou of the Mist, there's a scene right after Luffy and his crew first encounter Raizou, where they all start asking him to perform some stereotypical ninja techniques. ...
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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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Has it ever been stated that One Piece is some kind of material treasure?

Whitebeard said that when "the one" Gol D. Roger has been waiting shows up, he'll find the One Piece and he will turn the whole world upside down. I can't recall any statement that declares that One ...
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How does the Devil Fruit user know how to activate their power?

For some Paramecia type, to use their power, they must do something with parts of their body. Just like how Bartholomew must cross his finger to create a barrier, or Foxy must stick his thumb, middle,...
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Was Blackbeard strong before eating the Yami Yami no Mi?

He gave Shanks a brutal scar, years before he found the Yami fruit. This instantly makes me think he is strong as hell, with or without a Devil Fruit. He almost broke Ace's neck during their battle. ...
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Who does the Fishman Island territory belong to?

To whom does the Fishman Island territory belong to? First it was sure Whitebeard's territory. But what happened after he died? I thought Blackbeard took them all, because he knew them really well. ...
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What are the differences between the One Piece anime and manga?

Recently I started watching the One Piece anime and noticed some differences in the story line than were present in the manga, and I was wondering if there was a huge divergence in the anime over the ...
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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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Where and when Mugiwara Crew's new bounty poster taken?

After reading this question about why Sanji's bounty poster is drawn, not his real picture. I was just thinking about the bounty posters itself. I know that aside from Luffy, the rest of the crew's ...
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How many characters in One Piece know what happened in the Void Century?

What I found directly on One Piece wiki is the following: Gol D. Roger's crew appears to have followed the poneglyphs all the way and figured out exactly what the missing history is. When queried by ...

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