10 Things You Should Know About Jinbe

  • His name comes from jinbei-zame (甚平鮫), which means “whale shark” in Japanese. It could also mean the type of clothing worn by Japanese during the summer, Jinbei.
  • Jinbe holds the longest time from his mention to his full reveal (mentioned in Chapter 69, December 1998, appeared Chapter 528, January 2009), for over 10 years and 458 chapters. Some early concepts of Jinbe were revealed in One Piece Green: Secret Pieces.
  • Among the Shichibukai, Jinbe has a whale shark animal theme. He was also the only fishman Shichibukai.
  • His blood type is F, the same as Luffy’s.
  • In Volume 63 SBS, Oda draws the Shichibukai as children. Jinbe as a child is seen with light hair wearing a tattered gi practicing his Fishman Karate. He already had a black belt at this age.
  • In the Volume 76 SBS, Oda drew the original seven known Shichibukai as their opposite gender. Here is Jinbe:
  • Jinbe’s first bounty was Beli76,000,000. Eventually, his bounty raised to Beli250,000,000 before joining Shichibukai. After he resigned from the Shichibukai, his bounty has been raised to over Beli400,000,000.
  • He was 44 years old when he debuted in One Piece. Now his age is 46.
  • Jinbe will be the helmsman of the Sunny. In One Piece Chapter 881, Jinbe’s helmsman quality has been shown.
  • In the 5th fan poll, Jinbe ranked 35th, making him the most popular Fishman in the series.

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