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Roronoa Zoro was originally planned to be introduced as Buggy the Clown's bodyguard.
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The reason why Zoro dislike Sanji is because he treats women differently than he treats men, and ever since Kuina complained about being a girl, Zoro is set on the idea that gender should not decide how you treat a person.
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In a Manga collaboration with Dragon ball, Luffy was able to ride Goku's cloud which means Luffy had a pure heart.
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Sanjis name was originally going to be Naruto until Masashi Kishimoto's manga Naruto was released.
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Nami was the first main character to appear on screen in the anime before Luffy's famous debut.
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Admiral Kizaru, Aokiji and Akainu are also based on actual Japanese actors. They were modeled after Kunie Tanaka, Yûsaku Matsuda and Bunta Sugawara respectively.
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Episodes from 207 onwards have been broadcast in high-definition at 720p resolution, in addition to standard definition.
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The three admirals of the Marines: Kizaru, Aokiji amd Akainu are based on the animals that accompanied Momotaro (a Japanese folklore hero). The animals they resemble are a monkey, pheasant and a dog respectively.
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As Zoro practised Swordplay when he was young, he would get his ears pierced, whenever he mastered a sword style. That's why he has three earrings, one for each sword style.
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4Kids was the second dubbing company to dub One Piece. However, many fans of the original Japanese version detested the editing many episodes and scenes in 4Kids's translations received (editing out all mentions of death, getting rid of cigarettes or replacing them with lollipops, cutting out entire arcs, adding unnecessary jokes and puns in the heavily edited dialog and more). FUNimation eventually acquired rights to dub the series from episode 144 onwards, and eventually obtained the rights to episodes 1-143. The 143 episodes which 4Kids did edit were edited so heavily that they had been cut down to 104 episodes.
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In the 4kids version, the name of Captain Smoker is changed to Chaser, to avoid any relation with cigars (one of the many items that were censored in the series). While in the Funimation version, his name is changed back to Smoker and his cigars aren't censored out.
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One piece was supposed to run for a maximum of five years, but Oda continued writing it up to this day (20 years and no signs of stopping) because he really enjoys writing it.
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Luffy was the first anime character to appear in a fashion magazine (Non no).
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The name of the character Roronoa Zoro is derived from the famous Caribbean pirate Jean David Nau, who nicknamed himself ''L'ollonais''.
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Part of the names of Sanji's attacks are in French. Part of Nico Robin's are in Spanish
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Zoro shows signs of left handedness, at least in his swordsmanship. In sword culture the sword is worn on the hip of non-dominant side. Zoro wears his swords on the right hip.
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Ussop birthday is on April 1, which is April fools day. This is quite fitting considering his ability to fool people.
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Whitebeard (Edward Newgate), unlike other devil fruit users doesn't name his attacks.
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Oda has no intention that Shanks got his arm lost, but after an editor told him that the story is not interesting enough, Oda decided to cut his arm off.
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Kuina defeated Zoro 2001 times.
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Jamie McGonnigal, Sean Schemmel and Michael Sinterniklaas are the only voice actors who have done voice work in both the 4Kids & Funimation's version of One Piece.
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Every time a person shows the middle finger, it is censored in the anime.
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Chopper was supposed to carry a sword and be taller than Sanji.
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Oda stated that Sanji was originally going to be named as Naruto. But this was changed to avoid confusion with manga series Naruto.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Oda confirmed that both of Luffy's parents have already been shown in both anime and manga.
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Oda has stated that the post time-skip Ussop is as strong as pre time-skip Zoro.
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Shanks and Buggy aren't really after one piece, because they already knows the truth about it since they are the crew mates of Gol. D. Roger.
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Oda stated that if Akainu were to become a protagonist, he is so strong that he would find the one-piece with in a year, suggesting that he alone could be compared to a Yonko.
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Luffy and Marco the phoenix are the only two persons who faced the three admirals and survived.
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So far Luffy is the only one who has fought and defeated 3 warlords. Crocoldile in Alabasta, Gekko Moriah in Thriller Bark and Donquiote Flamingo in Dressrosa.
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Luffy's third gear was based off of Chonji's expansion Jutsu from Naruto.
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Crocodile's scar and missing arm is the result of fighting Whitebeard
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Luffy hasn't killed anyone yet
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The name of Blackbeard "Marshal D. Teach" comes from the name of the infamous pirate real Blackbeard Edward Teach.
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Koala is the first non-fishmen to use fishmen karate
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Akainu was planned to die in Marine ford arc, but that idea was cancelled.
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