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One Piece, the manga by Eiichiro Oda, is one of the most iconic pirate sagas of all time. It has captured the hearts of millions of fans around the world thanks to its epic story, unforgettable characters and fascinating universe. As the live-action adaptation hits Netflix, whether you’re a lifelong fan or a newcomer, you know just how inspiring and admired the saga can be. But how about bringing a little piece of the adventure back to your own world by collecting One Piece figurines? In this article, we’ll explore the 10 figurines that every One Piece fan should have in their collection. Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of piracy with these beautiful collectibles that pay homage to this incredible manga and anime.
One Piece, what’s it all about?
One Piece is the story of Monkey D. Luffy, a young pirate with an elastic body after eating a Demon Fruit, who dreams of becoming king of the pirates by finding the legendary treasure called the “One Piece”. He forms an eclectic crew and embarks on a journey across the dangerous Grand Line to find the treasure, while battling rival pirates, corrupt marines and strange creatures. The story explores themes of friendship, freedom and justice, and each member of Luffy’s crew has his or her own dream to realize. Together, they experience thrilling adventures and uncover mysteries linked to Luffy’s past and the world in which they live. Here’s the list of the Straw Hat crew members:
- Monkey D. Luffy – Captain: Luffy is the protagonist of the series. He’s a pirate with an elastic body after eating a rubber Demon Fruit. He is determined to become king of the pirates and is known for his courage and insatiable appetite.
- Roronoa Zoro – Swordsman: Zoro is the crew’s swordsman. He wields three swords and is incredibly powerful. His dream is to become the world’s greatest swordsman.
- Nami – Navigator: Nami is the crew’s navigator. She is an expert in cartography and navigation. Her dream is to draw a map of the whole world.
- Usopp – Sniper: Usopp is the crew’s sniper. He’s skilled at making lies and gadgets. His dream is to become a valiant sea warrior.
- Sanji – Cook: Sanji is the crew’s cook and an expert in martial arts using his feet. He dreams of finding the All Blue, a legendary sea.
- Tony Tony Chopper – Medic and Zoan: Chopper is a reindeer who ate a Zoan Demon Fruit. He can take different forms and is the crew’s doctor. His dream is to become the most skilled doctor in the world.
- Nico Robin – Archaeologist: Robin is the crew’s archaeologist. She has a wealth of knowledge about the world’s ancient history. Her dream is to discover the true story of the lost century.
- Franky – Carpenter and mechanic: Franky is the crew’s carpenter and mechanic. He has transformed his own body into a cyborg. His dream is to build the ultimate ship, the “Sunny-Go.”
- Brook – Musician and sword-wielder: Brook is the crew’s musician and can wield a sword. He is a living skeleton after eating a Demon Fruit. His dream is to find his shadow and become a legendary musician.
- Jinbe – Helmsman: Jinbe is the crew’s helmsman and an expert in aquatic martial arts. His dream is to achieve coexistence between humans and pirate fish.
Each of these members brings unique skills and dreams to the Straw Hat crew, contributing to the adventure in a special way.
Why is One Piece so popular?
By combining a number of elements, “One Piece” has succeeded in creating an immersive and captivating experience that has captured the hearts of millions around the world, making it one of the most popular and enduring manga and anime series of all time:
- Enthralling storytelling: The story of “One Piece” is rich in twists, mysteries and intrigue, keeping readers and viewers engaged throughout. Revelations about the characters’ pasts and the world help maintain interest.
- Memorable characters: The series is packed with charismatic, complex characters, each with their own story, motivations and development. Fans become deeply attached to these characters and follow their journeys with passion.
- Rich and detailed world : Eiichiro Oda, the creator of “One Piece”, has created a vast and imaginative world with unique islands, varied cultures, demon fruit powers, and ancient history. This provides fertile ground for exploration and discovery.
- Universal themes: The series explores profound themes such as friendship, freedom, justice and travel. These themes resonate with a wide audience and give “One Piece” a powerful emotional dimension.
- Action and adventure: Epic battles, confrontations with fearsome enemies, and perilous adventures are at the heart of “One Piece”. The constant excitement keeps fans on their toes.
- Extended lifespan: The series has a long lifespan, allowing fans to invest in the story for many years to come. The characters’ perseverance in achieving their goals inspires fans to pursue their own dreams.
- Passionate community: The large fan base of “One Piece” is very active and engaged. Discussions, theories and events related to the series reinforce the sense of belonging to a community.
Our selection of 10 One Piece figurines
Monkey D. Luffy The Grandline Series Wanokuni Vol. 4 from Banpresto: let’s start with the main character, our hero with a big heart, boundless enthusiasm and unfailing willpower, namely Luffy D. Monkey! In this simple yet stylish version, he’s ready to find out and let you know. 18 cm high approx.
Anime Heroes Luffy from Bandai: we’re still going on with Luffy, but this time in an articulated version, allowing you to play with him and give him dynamic positions! Ideal for entertaining children or for toy photography! Comes with two extra sets of hands. Size: approx. 17 cm high.
Going Merry model from Bandai: what would the Straw Hat crew be without their very first ship, the legendary Going Merry? It’s now possible to buy it and even assemble it yourself, as it’s a 30 cm model to be assembled without glue or paint.
Roronoa Zoro Wano Country Third Act Ichibansho from Bandai Spirits: another ultra-popular character from the saga, Zoro appears here in a dynamic, determined stance with his swords equipped. A must-have for fans of the pretender to the title of the world’s greatest swordsman. Allow a little space on your shelves or in your window.
Grandista Nero Nami from Banpresto: the beautiful Nami will turn the heads of many of you! In this lightly dressed version, the determined, mischievous gaze of the navigator from the Chapeau de Paille crew is sure to melt your heart. 28 cm high.
Dxf Grandline Lady Vol.3 Nami from Banpresto: this 16 cm figure also features the first female character to join Luffy’s crew. Here, her glamorous attire will leave no one indifferent.
Chronicle King Of Artist Sanji from Banpresto: the charismatic Sanji never ceases to surprise us. His bad boy side takes over here, and we find him with his usual cigarette in his hand (warning: smoking is bad for you, but you probably already know that), hand in his pocket, tie slightly undone. Who can resist such allure?
Glitter & Glamours Color Walk Nico Robin Blue Short Ver. from Banpresto: the second woman in the Chapeau de Paille team is no match for Nami. Her cool beauty has already conquered the world. Here, her clothes emphasize her curves, in particular her slim waist and large breasts. Gentlemen, please don’t drool.
Variable Action Heroes Portgas D. Ace from Megahouse: Luffy’s spiritiual brother is one of those impossible-to-forget characters from the series: stylish, powerful, his characteristics are clearly visible on this 18 cm articulated figurine. Supplied with numerous accessories to set the scene.
Statuette Creator X Creator Boa Hancock II from Banpresto: we finish with the incredible empress of Amazon Lily and current captain of L’Équipage des Pirates Kuja, the superb Boa Hacock. In the One Piece universe, she’s considered the most beautiful woman in the world, so it would have been a shame not to pay tribute to her in miniature. This classy, glamorous version, in eveningwear mode, is just the thing. 13 cm of pure visual delight.
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