The Straw Hat’s Separation Serial is a series of cover pages which tells what happened to the other eight Straw Hat Pirates after the crew was separated at the Sabaody Archipelago by Bartholomew Kuma. In the manga, each story runs through two cover pages per member, and they all take place during the arcs where Luffy was separated from them. In the anime, they were shown during Luffy’s travel from Impel Down to Marineford.
1. Sanji’s “Resisting in Kamabakka”
Sanji was sent by Bartholomew Kuma to Kamabakka Kingdom, where he was trying to escape the nightmare which he calls ‘Hell’. However, he seems to have been turned into one of the island’s okamas.
2. Robin’s “How Terrible You People Are”
Robin was sent by Bartholomew Kuma to Tequila Wolf, where she was trying to escape the place. Luckily for her, the place is soon liberated by the Revolutionaries.
3. Franky’s “This Week’s Me is No Good”
Franky was sent by Bartholomew Kuma to Karakuri Island, where he is chased by wild cyborg animals. There, he happens to stumble across the house where Vegapunk was born.
4. Usopp’s “I’ll-Die-If-I’m-On-My-Own Disease”
Usopp was sent by Bartholomew Kuma to the Boin Archipelago. There, he and his companion, Heracles, find a forest full of food, resulting in Usopp getting very fat.
5. Chopper’s “I’m Not Food You Assholes”
Chopper was sent by Bartholomew Kuma to Torino Kingdom. There, he narrowly escapes the natives who were trying to make him into stew, just before the natives get attacked by gigantic birds.
6.Nami’s “Weather Report”
Nami was sent by Bartholomew Kuma to Weatheria, a small sky island where the scientific study of weather is conducted. There, the scientists hold a meeting and Nami is impressed with their ability to control the weather.
7. Brook’s “Lodgings and Panties Repayment”
Brook was sent by Bartholomew Kuma to Namakura Island. Just as Brook is about to see a girl’s panties, she is kidnapped by members of the Longarms, and Brook is surprised that none of the villagers are willing to go after her. He then sits down to write a song.
8. Zoro’s “Where the Hell Are They? What a Pain in the Ass”
Zoro was sent by Bartholomew Kuma to Kuraigana Island, the same location that Perona had been sent to. After being bandaged and healed by the former enemy, the two seemed to be wary of each other. However, some brand of trust seems to have grown between them, as Perona returned Zoro’s swords and the two casually wander through the ruins of the island. Later, he encounters an unknown being carrying a sword.