In Defense of Monkey D. Luffy

Many are of the opinion that Monkey D. Luffy is a one-dimensional character, or under the impression that he is just another generic stupid goofy shounen protagonist who turns serious when fighting for his friends. I believe this is a pretty narrow way of looking at what I consider a remarkably well-written character.

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Times I Should’ve Cried Reading One Piece

One Piece is one of the biggest emotional roller coaster rides I’ve ever been on and hasn’t stopped. So why do I have such a tough time expressing the FEELS during its more tragic, somber and heartfelt moments through the bittersweet reaction of tears?

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Sanji is NOT a Womanizer!

There seems to be this idea that started long ago – that Sanji is a womanizer, to the extent that even the creator, Eiichiro Oda agrees and has referred to him as such. Now, you might think the creator’s words are gospel to their works, but not when it comes to a fundamental misunderstanding of the meaning of a word, here, in contrast with the character’s contrary attitude, behavior, and actions.

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