Eiichiro Oda talks about Zoro’s legacy in One Piece

One Piece he’s gathered most of his Straw Hats at this point, and the legendary crew has a lot to do before their journey ends. During their time together, the creator Eiichiro Oda has revealed tons of information about the group, but there are still secrets to open.

One of these great secrets involves the legacy of Roronoa Zoro, and a recent interview has teased fans about the swordsman once again. It all came to light in the most recent issue of SBS, a magazine dedicated to all things OP.

It was there that Oda made another question and answer session with fans, and a question asked the artist if Zoro’s father had made an indirect appearance in the manga. After all, recently, the manga finally reveals how Zoro originally obtained his swords.

Who is Roronoa Zoro’s father?

Roronoa Zoro Anime One Piece

Foto: Shueisha –Roronoa Zoro

“To answer you, Ushimaru is not Zoro’s father. The names of the ones there will not be revealed in the story, so I will reveal them here, but I’m still wondering whether to draw Ushimaru’s lineage or keep it a secret, let’s just leave it at that .. . They really look like that, don’t they? “commented Eiichiro Oda.

According to Oda, a figure in question was referred to as a certain person in the manga, and the mangaka kept his name private on purpose. However, he continued to confirm his name on SBS as Oda feels that he will not have time for such introductions in the manga.

The secret identities in Chapter 1024 of the manga belonged to the former daimyo in Wano, and one of them was Shimotsuki Ushimaru. Oda went on to tell fans that these daimyo rose up against Orochi but were unsuccessful.

They ended up giving their lives in Wano to save Yamato from his father. However, Ushimaru’s appearance in the manga made comparisons to Zoro, so some fans were curious if the two were related. So, of course, Oda had to make things clear.

As you can see, Ushimaru may not have been Zoro’s father, but that doesn’t mean the couple is unrelated. The two of them could come from the same bloodline, and if that’s the case, then Zoro is a descendiente de Shimotsuki Ryuma.

This would be appropriate considering Zoro’s history with Ryuma and his legendary sword Shusui. So if Oda wants to clarify the record a bit more, well, the fans wouldn’t mind in the least. You can read the most recent chapters of the One Piece manga en MANGA More.

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At the time of writing this article in The Truth News, the anime carries a total of 1002 episodes released on platforms such as Crunchyroll. In other news, One Piece Film Red is the new anime movie coming in 2022.

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