Eiichiro Oda Reveals His Favorite One Piece Character And It’s Not Luffy

As a true One Piece fan, you are bound to have your favorite character. Just like Eiichiro Oda, the creator of the legendary manga who entrusted the identity of the one he loves to draw.

One Piece, the treasure of Eiichiro Oda

One Piece is probably one if not the most popular manga of the 21st century. The work ofEiichiro Oda has gone beyond the spheres of the Japanese comic universe since it has been sold to more than 500 million copies. It’s even more than worldwide cult sagas like Harry Potter Where The Lord of the Rings. The phenomenon One Piece is explained by the enthusiasm that has been created around the manga for many years.

Everyone wants to discover what the legendary treasure of Gol D. Roger is. Theories after theories, fans are trying to unravel the mysteries hidden by Oda. Thanks to its diversity of characters, the manga stands out from other works with protagonists and antagonists all more interesting than each other. The creator of One Piece which had revealed crucial information about Zoro’s past He also has his favorite character.

Eiichiro Oda’s amazing favorite character

Shanks, Luffy, Kaido, Law, Zoro, Whitebeard… All these characters are usually in the top 3 favorites of most fans. But as usual, Eiichiro Oda is not like everyone else. The creator of the cult manga has another favorite character and you may have forgotten his identity. The name of Gayon is it familiar to you?

To jog your memory, this is the former pirate stuck in a chest for 20 years who lives as a hermit on the island of rare beasts. During a cross interview in 2017 with Akira Toriyama the author of dragonballOda explained his surprising choice.

I love Luffy, but the character I love the most is Gaimon. It’s hard to think of anyone better than him. Just a guy who’s been in a treasure chest for 20 years. I think that alone was an incredible situation.

After revealing his working conditions to write One Piecethe designer of 47 years shocks all fans of the manga with this little-known anecdote about his character.