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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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In which episode did Luffy say the following quote?

I want to know in which episode Luffy said the following quote: You came without fear. Don't have any regrets, no matter what happens. This is the duel you wanted.
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Are these One Piece characters based on western children's story characters?

Some characters oddly remind me of certain stories I remember reading as a child. While the similarities can be considered purely coincidental, three times in one group raises some suspicion. So I ask,...
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Why are there two different versions of how Luffy ate the Gum-Gum fruit?

I am watching "Romance Dawn", a fairly new episode of One Piece, but is just a different version of the original manga idea that was adapted into the first anime series (at least that’s my ...
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How did Luffy beat Katakuri?

Since Katakuri can see the future, shouldn't speed and tricks be irrelevant? Did he just wear him out until he was susceptible to more emotions?
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Why doesn't Usopp create great weapons for himself?

Usopp is the sniper of the Straw Hat Pirates and also a craftsman who created weapons like his fake 5 ton hammer. He also created a sort of a "magic" weapon, Clima Tact that he made for Nami. I ...
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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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Could a swordsman with Haki cut up Buggy?

If Buggy can't be cut by sword, he would be unstoppable in Wano. Buggy has the Bara Bara no Mi, so would a swordsman using Haki be able to cut him?
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Why does Law want to kill Kaido?

Law makes an alliance with Mugiwara to kill one of the Yonko, Kaido of the Beasts. But, why does Law want to kill Kaido? Is it because Law wants to be one of Yonko?
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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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Is One Piece Film Gold canon or not?

In the film: Also So is the film canon? If it is, when does it take place?
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Did Luffy know who Sogeking is?

In Ennies Lobby arc when Luffy and his crew members trying to save Robin, Luffy order Sogeking (Usopp) to burn World Government's flag. How can Luffy know that Sogeking can make something like ...
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What does Tom mean when he said “If you're a man, then do it with a 'Don'”?

In episode 313 of One Piece, there was a scene referencing Tom said in the past, If you are a man, then do with a "Don". What does this mean?
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How did Luffy get the scar on his chest?

There's a debate going on how Luffy got the scar on his chest but I recently seen episode 223 where Zoro and Luffy we're fighting and Zoro gave him that scar. Then for what reason is there a debate on ...
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Do artificial devil fruits also prevent the user from swimming?

If someone eats a devil fruit, they can get some power depending on the fruit that they eat. The side effect for eating this fruit is that the user cannot swim. How about the artificial devil fruits ...
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Why don't the citizens use the underground port and factory to escape the Birdcage?

People can use the lift to go down. The Birdcage wouldn't possibly be deep enough. Also, the cage won't do any harm since it is a port and there is sea-water. The path can be created by any strong ...
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How does Haki work?

Haki seems to not only affect the Devil Fruit user, but also all the other weak enemies. What is the mystery behind it? It seems like willpower but there are so many different types. I have read ...
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How strong is Owner Zeff?

Owner Zeff (in the Baratie Arc) was said to be a famous and fearsome pirate from the Grand Line. However, there has been no mention of him since then by other pirates/marines. So was he really a ...
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Haki vs.Venom Venom Fruit

Knowledge: Busoushoku Haki: This Haki can be used as armor against strong attacks or devil powers. This type of Haki also has the ability to bypass the powers of a Devil Fruit user, touching ...
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What is the extent of Bartolomeo's Devil Fruit power?

Bartolomeo has quite a strong Devil Fruit. In the Colosseum... So my question is, can he really block everything? Can it block beams, like the Slow-Slow Beam from Foxy, and shock waves, like what ...
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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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What is on Red Line?

At one of the intersections of Grand Line and Red Line are both Mariejois and the Fishmen Island. I believe it is the only way to go to the "New World". Since we don't know much about it, I was ...
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Who cut off Zephyr's arm?

After watching One Piece Film: Z it was stated during the movie that a pirate cut off Zephry's arm and killed most of his crew of Marines in trainging. This pirate was later invited to be one of the ...
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Why no one else used Conqueror's Haki?

In Marineford, there were other people than Luffy who had Conqueror's Haki (Whitebeard, Hancock, etc.). Why didn't they use it when Ace was about to get beheaded? Because if Luffy did not use it ...
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What is Crocodile's secret?

In chapter 540 we can see Ivankov mention Crocodile's weakness. What secret weakness was he referring to?
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Why are all members of the Kuja tribe born as women?

On chapter 515 they mentioned all Kuja Tribe women always give birth to females. How is this possible? Is there any explanation about this?
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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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What is the reason for the change in Nami's Seiyuu for a short period of time (Japanese Dub)?

While watching One Piece I noticed that Nami's voice sounded different coming into the Little Garden arc. When I looked up info on her character on the One Piece wiki I found that during episodes 70-...
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Why is the written language inconsistent throughout One Piece?

I noticed even in the Englished Dubbed version of One Piece many of the props (flags, signs, etc) use Japanese symbols rather than alphabetical words, and now, watching on the Subbed version, I notice ...
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Who's Brook supposed to be in this image?

In this image, we can see: Luffy as Captain America Robin as Agent Maria Hill Frankie as Iron Man Nami as Black Widow Chopper as Hulk Sanji as Nick Fury Zoro as Thor Usopp as Hawkeye But, I don't ...
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Are any of these One PIece characters based on real people like this image suggests?

I found this One Piece picture on a friend's wallpaper and became curious whether any of these characters were really based on the people they're paired with (as confirmed by the production itself) or ...
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Why didn't Jinbe and Ace wear prisoner uniforms?

Ivankof and the others also didn't wear a uniform, but they're part of some kind of underworld society, so they're basically running away; but Jinbe and Ace are prisoners, so why they didn't wear ...
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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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What is the One Piece's “Episode of Nami” categorized as?

The One Piece's "Episode of Nami" is not an anime episode because of its length. What is that episode categorized as?
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Has the world in One Piece's world map been fully defined?

From what I understand, Nami became a straw hat pirate to draw a map of the whole world. Doing so forces the implication that the whole world hasn't been traversed yet, in spite of the claims of Gol D....
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What is the name of One Piece background music in episode 296 during the scene Zoro decides to use Usopp as a sword?

What is the music playing as Zoro decides to use Usopp as a sword while they are in Enies Lobby to get Robin back? It's in episode 296 and the music starts at about 22 minutes and 48 seconds.
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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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How did Ivankov and Inazuma survive Magellan?

So, in Chapter 545, Ivankov and Inazuma hold off Magellan. And they get covered in poison (at least Ivankov does for sure). How do they survive that? Maybe Ivankov I can understand, but how can ...
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What is the other goal Zoro mentions in the Alabasta arc?

In episode 102, during the Alabasta arc, Zoro says: As for why I still stay with him... being by his side all this time's given me another goal to strive for. Another translation I've seen of this ...
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Why does Kaido want to kill Whitebeard?

According to Wikia, Kaido's article: [...] Kaido and Edward Newgate were not allies, yet would not, under normal circumstances, provoke each other. However, Kaido saw the opportunity to take down ...
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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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How did Trafalgar Law get to and leave Marineford?

My question is two-fold: How did Trafalgar Law and the other "Worst Generation" pirates get to Marineford? I thought you had to go through the tri-currents? Or is that the tri-currents are just a ...
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Is it possible that marines are also trying to find one piece?

Gol D. Roger said that one piece treasure is there and anyone can claim it due to which it started the "Great Age of Pirates." After that moment, every pirate set sail to find that treasure and that's ...
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What is the name of the sound track played in Episode 296 of One Piece at 21:48?

I searched everywhere to find this piece. I even tried the android app called Shazam. It wasn't long enough to be recognized by Shazam. I'm talking about episode 296. The track starts at 21:48 (when ...
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Is Blackbeard ever shown having Whitebeard's jolly roger on his back?

I was wondering if it had ever been shown in the manga or anime of Blackbeard possessing the iconic tattoo of the Whitebeard Pirates on his back. I don't remember if it was required of the crew to get ...
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Can only men pass on the will of D.?

So I was wondering how the will of D. is passed on. We have seen three cases where the will of D. was shown to be passed on and they were all from generation to generation by birth. Luffy got it from ...
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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 happens when a Marine or Pirate goes after a bounty

In One Piece notorious pirates have a bounty on their heads with Luffy getting his after defeating Arlong. It seems obvious to me that the Marines would be the ones who do the payouts since they are ...
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How strong is Magellan?

He was trusted to guard the World Government's maximum-security prison from the most dangerous criminals and pirates from all over the world, he must be extremely strong. The main reason for the mass ...
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Is Law's Devil Fruit immune against Haki?

Law cut Vergo into two in one hit on Punk Hazard. As far as I know, Haki users can block Devil Fruit attacks. The best example was when Rayleigh fought against Kizaru, in which he easily countered ...
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Is Doflamingo really dead in chapter 743?

Kyros appears to have killed Doflamingo in chapter 743. Is he really dead? I want Doflamingo to die, but he can't just die so quickly. There should be a fight between Doflamingo and Luffy.

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