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    fr0st2k is offline Member Frequent Poster
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    Default One Piece is about pirates???

    ok ... the beginning of the manga was pirates...now im forgetting all about pirates to be honest....author needs to add some more pirate elements, maybe he should watch Pirates of Caribbean 2 trailer for inspiration.

    now i love this manga, its just like the pirate idea was thrown in there...

    they have a ship ... and a crew... but there is no pirate elements other than that... they dont even use their cannons ??? they dont steal gold... they dont encounter real pirates like that anymore ....

    what happened to Shanks?!?! he was a real pirate, with a real crew...

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    lIt was originally about pirates, but through the Straw-Hat crew's actions, they've become the target of the World Government and all those people, so they can't really just go around stealing gold and stuff. Besides, the Straw Hats aren't those kinds of people who would rob towns of their money. Yes, they're pirates, but they don't have to follow the 'yo ho ho' stereotype that comes with being one. They are the 'good guy' pirates, which in itself is pretty original.
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    oh my god ~_~ (to delete or not to delete. that is the question)

    @frost : are you sure we read the same manga ?
    about the pirate thing :luffy and co stole gold from skipea inhabitants, usopp did use the cannons too (and btw, they had until now a little boat, not a warship !), they encounter "real" pirates from time to time, and ended up beating them several times in the past (bellamy ? )

    we will see again shanks, and white beard, and other worthy pirates in due time don't worry


    this being said, luffy and co is NOT the average pirate crew, they fight for ideals that are NOT ones of pirates (as well as shanks and other "good" pirates" to a lower extent), and it is good like that


    ps : also, going against the common rule, fighting the government etc. can be seen as a pirate behaviour don't you think ?

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    Bleeding nurse is offline Senior Member Well Known
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    Luffy and his crew are pirates, just that they find stealing gold every day as important as folowing their dreams. And plus Luffy's aim is to become pirate king and get the One Piece, which is considered the biggest treasure.
    Also a nice pirate example is Zoro who drinks like a maniac. Yo ho ho bottom's up ! Savy?
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    I like these types of pirates, and if this One Piece world was real, I would kill to become a pirate on Luffy's ship!
    OMG! he forgot his lines ! ><

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    Quote Originally Posted by fr0st2k
    ok ... the beginning of the manga was pirates...now im forgetting all about pirates to be honest....author needs to add some more pirate elements, maybe he should watch Pirates of Caribbean 2 trailer for inspiration.

    now i love this manga, its just like the pirate idea was thrown in there...

    they have a ship ... and a crew... but there is no pirate elements other than that... they dont even use their cannons ??? they dont steal gold... they dont encounter real pirates like that anymore ....

    what happened to Shanks?!?! he was a real pirate, with a real crew...
    PotC has the same direction of One Piece: Different organization of pirates compete with one another, while the government hates all of them and attempts to intervene.

    Usopp uses cannons several times [nobody else would be able to use one effectively]. Unfortunately, they are generally chased by 10+ Marine ships, so engaging within a battle of cannonfire would be suicide.

    Why would good-hearted people steal regularly?

    Strawhats just encountered Foxxy before the Water 7 arc.


    Honestly, Oda doesn't wish for the manga to become monotonous with stereotypical pirate adventuring.

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    Miles Edgeworth is offline Senior Member Regular
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    What xxsaznpride and Shautieh said sum it all up. Luffy and co are good guy fantasy romantic pirates. Not your average scum of the seas pirates who is only interested in pillaging. It IS original.

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    yeah although it is a pirate manga but it's not as brute as others pirates' background of story because almost not a single of the characters face a death...

    about the main character luffy (Captain of Straw Hat Pirate) is a guy who believing that becoming a pirate is for enjoying, having party. it can be proved that he is always wanted a musician in his crew.

    so this manga is really fun and exciting. this is the best manga that i read..

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    The whole point about pirates was that they rejected society and authority, and so caused problems for the government. It may be true that the Strawhats can be considered 'good' pirates however they still are rejecting authority by fighting against the world government and society by being wanted pirates.

 

 

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