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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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Are the three Gorgon sisters blood related?

Boa Hancock is considered to be the most beautiful woman in the world of One Piece, but her sisters are totally different. Are they blood related sisters?
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Roronoa Zoro's sense of climate/aura/motion and other observation capabilities

It's not a luck or co-incidence, of all people Zoro sensed first that their Ship isn't moving (when they entered Calm belt for the first time) In episode 385 he sensed (along with Nami) change in ...
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What is the Gol D. Roger's ability 'To hear the voice of all Things' that Rayleigh is talking about?

In Chapter 507, Rayleigh was talking about the power 'To hear the voice of all things' that Gold D. Roger has. It seems to explain how he was able to write in the ancient language on the Sky Island's ...
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What was that giant shadow with the glowing red eyes at the end of the Thriller Bark arc?

At the end of the Thriller Bark Chapter 490 in manga and episode 381 in anime. I noticed strange giant shadows with glowing red eyes at the background. What could it be? Check this image in manga: ...
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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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Can Logia users be hurt by intangible attacks?

After reading chapter 757 I wondered the following:
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What is Genga exactly?

I've been seeing a lot of "Genga" on eBay and I know it means "Original Art" but is genga actually like the ORIGINAL ORIGINAL art like drawn by hand by the artist then packaged and sold? or is Genga ...
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Does Zoro still have his ankle scars from Little Garden?

In Chapter 133, Zoro appears to have received ankle scarring from Little Garden, yet in Chapter 239, there's no scarring, so does this mean the scarring wasn't permanent, or was it an error?
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Who is fixing the Going Merry?

Recently got done watching the Skypiea Arc, and it has just been bugging me constantly, but in Episode 167 Usopp goes to the bathroom and sees someone fixing the Going Merry. No where else is this ...
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Why is Robin never seen making funny faces?

I have been seeing One Piece for a long time. I came to notice that during any funny scene, Nico Robin is never seen to make any kind of funny or weird face while all the other Straw Hat crew members ...
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Is there any particular reason behind why Dressrosa is such a long arc?

I am sure most of the fans of One Piece agree with me on this one. The entire story of Dressrosa is progressing slowly. If you follow the anime like me, rather than the manga it's a very painful wait ...
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Why were Luffy, Zoro, and Usopp surprised when they saw the Dragon from Punk Hazard?

I wonder why Luffy, Zoro, and Usopp (and also Robin) were surprised when they saw the Dragon from Punk Hazard while the three of them have already seen Ryu, the Dragon that they met on Warship Island?
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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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Is Shanks Haki different from other users?

What is Shanks' power? If "Haoshoku Haki" then is it different from other users? This question came to my mind after rewatching all episodes of One Piece. Shank's Haki seemed to be different from ...
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How can Brook see and hear without organs?

How is it possible that his five senses are still working? How can he even talk?
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What is the main purpose of Portgas D. Ace's death?

I want to know what turn of events did it take by the death of Portgas D. Ace in One Piece. I don't seem to understand.
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How did Spandam become the leader of CP9?

I've just rewatched the Enies Lobby arc and still don't understand how Spandam became the leader of CP9. Why didn't Lucci become the leader? He's the strongest member of CP9, but why Spandam is the ...
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Is there a standard energy consumption on the usage of Devil Fruit powers?

Im on Episode 685, and while Captain Law runs out of energy after using his ability to deflect/slice about 4 meteors the size of the Sunny (rough estimate), I'm seeing this guy with Flamingo now ...
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Why couldn't he simply turn into fire and repair the damage?

Spoiler alert, stop reading if you're not past One Piece episode 483. When the guy (Akainu) put a hole in Ace, why couldn't Ace just turn into his element like all of those elemental Devil Fruit ...
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How can I find out when new English Dubbed One Piece episodes will be released?

I know there are currently over 700 One Piece episodes with subtitles, lots of people like the subtitles, I strongly prefer the English dubbed version. The English dub currently ends at 421 sadly. ...
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What is Sabo's Power?

Sabo has been shown to use Dragon type attacks in the latest episodes of One Piece. But does it have something to do with the Dragon Style of fighting (from Dragon Claw on Burgees), or has he eaten ...
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What is that thing behind Enel's back?

Enel, God of Thunder, or of anything, usually has multiple copies of a thing behind his back. What is that thing? Did he transplant it inside his body?
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Is Shanks that strong?

After the War of the Best, when Whitebeard died and there was no hope for the pirate side, Shanks enters the area and everything ends on his command. So I'm wondering if Shanks is really that strong (...
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Is the Golden Den Den Mushi mechanical, or a living specimen?

The Golden Den Den Mushi is used for ordering the Buster Call and seems to be made of rigid gold. It's strange and unusual for the rest of the species. Is it an actual living being, or (unlike ...
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What is Shanks' sword made of?

At Marineford, Shanks stopped Akainu with his sword. That much we all saw, but what I noticed was that he did not use Haki on the sword and yet it did not melt. This has been bugging me. How is this ...
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Have any Zoan types other than Chopper gained the ability to transform into more than three things?

Chopper can transform into 7 different things (not including monster point) with the rumble ball and after the timeskip he can transform into 7 more. But why are there no other Zoan types that have ...
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Did Paulie own any additional abilities to perform his rope attacks?

During Water 7 and Enies Lobby, Galley-La worker Paulie could be seen performing a huge variety of roping attacks and abilities - including the save of almost the entirety of Franky Brothers team when ...
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How big would the One Piece planet/universe be if looked from outer space?

Since I don't read the manga and I can't remember a lot of it, maybe someone who has more extensive knowledge/understanding of One Piece world can have a rough estimate of how big the universe/planet/...
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What purpose does Zoro's third sword actually serve?

Zoro has trained with Santoryu for basically his entire life, and has completely perfected it by this point. But, just from a fighting perspective, it would be quite difficult to get enough leverage/...
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Was Shanks expected to eat the Gomu Gomu no Mi?

At the beginning of the series, we see Shanks carrying the Gomu Gomu no Mi fruit around like a treasure. Was he expected to eat this fruit? Or did he just sell it? It's obvious he didn't want Luffy ...
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Why does Boa Hancock hate men?

From what I've known, she is the only female member of the Shichibukai. She is also the "Snake Princess" of Amazon Lily. My question, why does Boa Hancock hate men? And more particularly, why is ...
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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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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 ...
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Are the peculiar One Piece laughs based on anything?

In One Piece, there are several strange laughs such as Donquixote Doflamingo with his Fuffuffuffuffu Dorry with his Gegyagyagyagya Are laughs like these based on anything? Or are they just ...
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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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Who is this man in the cover page of One Piece chapter 839?

In the cover page of chapter 839 of One Piece, there's a man on large bounty poster that Luffy draw number 3 on his face. It seems that all Mugiwara crew give some respect to this man, even ...
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Has there been a woman that Sanji did not get attracted to?

As far as I have read One Piece, Sanji has not met any woman yet that he did not get attracted to (except okamas, old women and young girls). My question is, were all middle-aged women in the series ...
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Why can't Haki be used with seastone cuffs?

Throughout One Piece, a recurring bane of devil fruits is Seastone. While it does completely seal off their devil fruit powers, why can't they just use Haki to break it apart? Haki doesn't require ...
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Is Ussop based on Aesop?

Aesop was an Ancient Greek fabulist or story teller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. Here is a description of Aesop: "of loathsome aspect... potbellied, ...
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Who wrote the passage on the Poneglyph at Skypiea?

In chapter 507 the Straw Hat crew meets Rayleigh for the first time. It was then that Robin asked whether Roger was able to understand the ancient language used on the poneglyphs, because at Skypiea ...
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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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If Blackbeard removes your power do you regain the ability to swim?

When Blackbeard touches a devil fruit user, it is as if they don't have powers. Unlike the sea, when he drains your power, even physical property changes to your body are cancelled out. The Wikia on ...
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Which parts of Franky's body have remained organic?

I saw a picture from the parts when Franky visits the Future Kingdom (I haven't reached those parts of the series actually, so I don't know the context), with his metallic skull, chest, and other body ...
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What is the name of the song that plays in One Piece episode 722 at 12:28?

The question is similar to this one but the song I'm looking for is different. I'm looking for the song that started approximately at 12:28 in episode 722. It begins when Doflamingo begins speaking. ...
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Significance of Seagull in Navy flag

In one-piece is there an in-universe reason for the seagull on the navy flag or is there another reason that they chose a seagull for the navy flag?
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What’s that hand gesture Usopp does when Luffy says about himself to Arlong in episode 42?

In episode 42 of One Piece about Arlong Arc/Episode of Nami, at around 6:40, when Luffy tells Arlong that he can’t use swords, or cook, or navigate, or lie, Usopp does a hand gesture to Luffy. I have ...
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What would have happened if Brook Died from eating a Second Devil Fruit?

I saw a post about "Creating your own Devil Fruit Powers".. Most OP would be having two abilities. Then I remember that eating Two Devil Fruits = your body to explode. So.. I was thinking, What ...
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How many weeks are there in a One Piece year?

During the time-skip Luffy was sent to Rusukaina to train with Rayleigh. When they arrive Rayleigh introduces the island as follows. Rusukaina is home to the "48 seasons", a brutal island where the ...
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Where and when does Franky say that Sanji is one of the strongest guys on the crew?

I found this statement in the Wikia, Franky acknowledges that Sanji's strength is greater than his own, claiming that Sanji was one of "the strongest guys on the crew". but I can't find where or ...
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Where does Sanji get his endless supply of cigarettes from?

In the One Piece anime, there are numerous occassions where the crew runs out of critical supplies such as food, water, etc. However, Sanji never seems to run out of cigarettes. Furthermore, he is ...

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