Today we bring you a curiosity straight out of the trunk of nostalgia. There are a lot of people who have started One Piece recently, but it’s really hard to remember what happened in the early years of the game. mangaspecially in Japan. It is for this reason that we have found it interesting to bring the first popularity poll which was carried out on One Piece in the Weekly Shonen Jump. What did you think Eiichiro Oda about the results? Keep reading to find out.
One Piece: What were the results of the first popularity poll and why did it concern Eiichiro Oda?
As you can see in the image above, the winner was none other than the captain of the Straw hat and protagonist of the work, Monkey D. Luffy. In second position, very close to him, is Roronoa Zoro. In third position and to complete the podium, we can see a young Shanks. The survey had a total of 35 characters in its vote and forms the East Blue.
Regarding all this, we are curious about this information. Oda was worried that characters as charismatic as Shanks or Zoro could surpass Luffy in this popularity poll, but In the end everything ended as the author wanted.
Without a doubt, it is a very different story from how the popularity polls are today, and not because of Luffy, but because of the number of characters that One Piece has.
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