e Shiryuu of the Rain
Many people have already speculated that Shiryuu hails from Wano, things such as his Japanese mannerism, his epithet and him being a swordsman make it very possible. But why did he leave Wano in the first place? Maybe he was exciled
Roronoa Zoro the Pirate Hunter
Zoro had quite the reputation as a "bounty" and "pirate hunter" throughout East Blue. It hasn't been mentioned explicitely, but I think it's safe to assume that he was in fact the most notorious bounty hunter in all of East
West Blue Daz Bones the Killer
Second, we have Daz Bones, known as "the killer" (or assassin) during his bounty-hunting days at West Blue, and according to Smoker's reaction he must've been quite a big deal. We can only speculate that his epithet stems fr
THE SACRED FEMININE
Assuming Im right about Oda partially basing the Calamities on temple ornaments, then what better representatives for the power couple of King and Queen than a pair of creatures that epitomize the greatest aspects of woman and man, re
being from the South Blue is just too random of a guess
Jul 20, 2017
I would just love to see Ryokugyu be a bounty hunter whom Zoro will face in the future. And I love the concept of 4 bounty hunters. However, I feel it lacks p
In a way, Kinnari embodies the most positive traits inherent in the ideal woman. Only natural then that Queen the anti-Kinnari will personify the opposite, every negative perception of women made manifest.
I figure her character will be a composite of se
efreshing theory and like how Zoro must overcome some kind of level to become better.
Friday at 10:48 PM
Nice topic! Makes sense about the 4 seas though i think maybe Fuji is the one from south blue rather than Ryokugyu. I also think th
Ryokugyu the Green Bull
This is 100% speculation now, but I believe either Fujitora or Ryokugyu was originally a bounty hunter. For this theory, I'm gonna assume Ryokugyu. And South Blue is the least well known of the four oceans, so it kinda fits. What I
okugyu Cutting through an admiral's armament haki will be a huge fucking deal.
3. vs. Shiryuu Splitting diamonds to become the worlds greatest swordsman and whatnot.
Why is this relevant? It isn't. It's just a neat little detail that I thought is exactly
Ryokugyu is the exact opposite of Fujitora who joined the marines out of idealism, whilst Ryokugyu may have joined out of opportunism because the World Government offered him a huge amount of money so he gave up his bounty-hunting business?
Finally, the o
m to be heavily tied to the element of water.
- Jack the Drought appears to be part Fish-man.
- Theres sufficient evidence connecting Kaido himself to the element of water. My theorys that his fav island is based on Hokkaido, which reads as the Ocean Way.
tands out for multiple reasons. Kat Facts:
- His childhood name? Toranosuke.Tora is the Japanese word for tiger.
- Kato Kiyomasa was as spartan as they come. Hater of all things effeminate, he regarded anything related to the arts with disgust. This was a
this ones admittedly a major reach, but it pays off much later on in my analysis.
Its a stretch, but Im thinking Jacks moniker maaaay be a play on a similar-looking wordspelled slightly differentlywith a way different pronunciation and meaning
Jack the D
hat insights can be gleaned from Jack will help us make some calculated, edumacated guesses as to the remaining Calamities powers, personalities, and upcoming roles in the story.
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nd Taoism, the elephant is a symbol of strength and wisdom. Its mental acuity is equal to its physical might, balanced on both an intellectual and emotional level; qualities best exemplified by the elephant-headed God, Ganesha remover of obstacles both ph
sidered the guardians of gateways, the practice of lining the entranceways of temples is widespread throughout South/Southeastern Asia. Quite intriguing, as we all know by now that Kaido can be read as shrine/temple/church.
Tied to various water deities,
Based on these telltale nuggets of info, Im operating on the following assumptions about the remaining Calamities:
(1) They too are corrupted versions of auspicious animal symbols in Chinese lore.
(2) Based on temple guardians/monuments/statues
(3) Are "
s in Kato Kiyomasa
Kato Kiyomasa was a famous samurai and general from the Warring States Period, hailed as one of the Seven Great Spears of Shizugakate. Loyal retainer to Toyotomi Hideyoshi, hed later ally hi
a himself is well familiar with the Ainu. Isnt hard to spot where Oda drew some inspiration for Kuma if you look close enough.along with a few other surprises.
Anyway, I have a feeling Oda may be turning the scope in on his own homeland, diving into the m
E CALAMITY OF WATER
NEITHER ELEPHANT NOR SEAL
I think Jack's seeming mixed blood points to him representing a curious mythical beast often portrayed as cross between an elephant and a large fish - the Makara. These aquatic creatures are commonplace fixtur