My Love for One Piece

This post was inspired by Fed’s blog post on his love for Final Fantasy XIV.

Blocks

Sanji/Zoro

Fan Art

Laboon/Nami/Buggy the Clown and transponder snail

Taking Pictures

The Brook wall art was taken at Ki Tea House Cafe, and the devil fruit cake was made by a cake vendor at Anime Revolution.

Fan & Autograph

The fan was a gift from a friend. Kappei Yamaguchi, the seiyuu of Usopp, signed my fan and wrote ‘Usopp’ under his signature! I waited two hours in total, and it was worth it.

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Posters & Plush

The Chopper plush was a birthday gift. I have several One Piece posters.

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Painting

This Zoro painting was a birthday gift, painted by a friend.

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Takoyaki

I bought takoyaki after watching the Straw Hats eat takoyaki made by Hatchan.

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Straw Hat & Cosplay

Luffy’s straw hat was a Christmas gift from a friend.

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Marimo

Sanji calls Zoro ‘marimo.’

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Gatcha

I got Luffy.

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At Sea

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T-shirts

Chopper/Luffy t-shirts from Uniqlo

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Funko Pop

These were graduation gifts from friends.

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Don’t get me wrong – I don’t think owning stuff makes you a “bigger” fan at all. I don’t own a ton of One Piece things but I do own quite a lot of anime things in general. I like to own anime stuff because it makes me happy. I like to see things that I like around me.

To me, being a fan of something or someone just means that you really like it. You don’t have to own merchandise, and you don’t have to know everything about the show. A word of advice: Don’t call someone a “fake fan” because that’s really rude. πŸ™‚ Maybe you are quick to assume their love for the show, and that kind of elitism is toxic. πŸ™‚

19 thoughts on “My Love for One Piece

  1. I would so love to see this series one day, but with now at almost a 1000 episodes, I don’t think it’s likely that will ever happen. Just would not know where to find the time. You have some great items here though, and it’s great that you are such a big fan of it: It totally shows πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

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      • Haha: well, I guess I never say never. So…I will see if maybe at some point I can just start watching an episode or two each week. Have heard so many great things about it that it’s hard to pass up on😊😊

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  2. All your merch makes me so happy! One Piece has always been a favorite of mine. Pay no mind to the people who call you a fake fan. You don’t have to own anything to prove you like something. Great post!

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