10 Things You Should Know About Straw Hat Pirates

  • The Straw Hat Pirates have the third highest total bounty of any currently known pirate group, behind the Big Mom Pirates and the Ninja-Pirate-Mink-Samurai Alliance. So far they are the only known pirate crew where each member has a bounty on their head.They are also the group with the most bounty holders.
  • When Luffy first left his village he mentioned that he would be satisfied with a pirate crew of about 10 crew members.
  • Every crew members have lost someone whom they loved: Zoro lost his rival and friend, Nami lost her adoptive mother; Usopp lost his mother; Chopper lost his father figure; Robin lost her mother, her civilization, and Jaguar D. Saul; Franky lost his mentor; Brook lost his captain and later on his crew; Luffy lost one of his brothers; and Sanji lost his mother and later his fellow chefs from the Orbit.
  • The Straw Hats have sailed with at least two royals, Vinsmoke Sanji, the third Prince of the Germa Kingdom and Nefeltari Vivi, the Princess of Alabasta. 
  • The Straw Hats had at least Beli200,000,000 in their possession, which is the value of the treasure they got from Thriller Bark.
  • Oda gave information about the sea in which each one of the Straw Hats was born in: Monkey D. Luffy: East Blue, Roronoa Zoro: East Blue, Nami: East Blue, Usopp: East Blue, Sanji: North Blue, Tony Tony Chopper: Grand Line Nico Robin: West Blue, Franky: South Blue, Brook: West Blue.
  • In the anime since the Post-War Arc, all Luffy, Zoro, Usopp, and Robin’s olive skin were changed to light skin (in Robin’s case to very light skin, similar to Nami’s and Sanji’s) to match them as they are colored in the manga.
  • Usopp and Sanji are the only Straw Hats who have both of their parents named.
    • They both have a deceased mother (Banchina and Sora), and an infamous father (Yasopp and Judge).
  • Luffy, Zoro, Usopp, Robin, and Franky all have their own autographs, which they gave to Bartolomeo on his request.
  • In the manga series “Rurouni Kenshin”, the Straw Hats’ flag design was used on a bomb to start a vengeance hit on one of the main characters of the series. Before writing “One Piece”, Oda worked as an assistant to Nobuhiro Watsuki, the creator of “Rurouni Kenshin”. In the final chapter of the Naruto manga series, the author, Kishimoto, includes the Straw Hat’s Jolly Roger in the final scene as homage to One Piece. Conversely, Oda includes multiple references to Naruto on the cover of Chapter 766.

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