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Gazelleman is a Gifter in the Beasts Pirates.[1] After being tamed by Tama, he became an ally of the Ninja-Pirate-Mink-Samurai Alliance.[2]

Appearance

Gazelleman's anime concept art.

Gazelleman is a tall, muscular man with wide shoulders, a large chest, a thick neck, and a square jaw. He wears a skin tight dark shirt with a light colored stylized "G" with the letter's leg resembling a "z", with light colored long sleeves with a dark line through them. He also wears light colored gloves, a Gifter's cape and cowl, and fishnet stockings over his gazelle like legs.[1]

Personality

Gazelleman is somewhat cheerful, especially when he brags about his speed. He has no remorse when kidnapping a child.[1]

After he was tamed by Tama, he became loyal and supportive to her, aiding her in turning the other Gifters into allies of the Ninja-Pirate-Mink-Samurai Alliance.[2]

Like many other people, he has a distinct laugh: "Hohohoho".

Abilities and Powers

Devil Fruit

Gazelleman ate a Gazelle SMILE (ガゼルのSMILEスマイル Gazeru no Sumairu?), which grants him the ability to transform his legs into that of a gazelle, enabling him to run at a great speed. He claims that he can go 200 kilometers in an hour.[1] He appears to be lacking in stamina as he was wheezing with exhaustion after delivering Tama to Holdem.[3]

Anime-only Techniques

  • Bikyaku Mawashigeri (美脚まわしげり Bikyaku Mawashigeri?, literally meaning "Beautiful Leg Spin Kick"): Gazelleman first lifts his legs in the air and then spins to kick an opponent. It was first used in an attempt to kick Luffy but it was blocked by his arm.[4]

History

Four Emperors Saga

Wano Country Arc

Gazelleman and Batman were tasked with hunting down thieves when they came across Monkey D. Luffy, Roronoa Zoro, Tsuru, Kikunojo, and Tama at Okobore Town. While Batman shot arrows at Tsuru and the others after hearing Tsuru speak ill of Shogun Orochi, Gazelleman kidnapped Tama. He then reported to Holdem that he had captured the girl who tamed their baboon, and Holdem ordered Gazelleman to bring Tama to him.[5] Gazelleman later brought Tama to Holdem as instructed, but he was extremely exhausted after the run.[3]


The following events are Non-Canon and therefore not considered part of the Canon story.


At Udon, Gazelleman and Batman participated in the Sumo Inferno. After Luffy defeated the Pleasures, the duo were the first Gifters to fight him, but they were defeated as well.[4]


Concludes non-canon section.


Prior to the Fire Festival, Gazelleman joined Holdem in confronting the Okobore Town citizens concerning the Paradise Farm thefts.[6] Sometime later, Gazelleman was tamed by Tama. During the Fire Festival, Gazelleman, Speed, and Daifugo went to Onigashima with Tama on Speed's ship. After arriving, the three distributed Tama's dangos to the other Gifters.[2]

Trivia

  • Gazelleman referred to himself as "Idaten" (韋駄天?), the Japanese name for Skanda and a term used for fast runners.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 914 (p. 13) and Episode 900, Gazelleman debuts.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 One Piece Manga — Chapter 1004 (p. 4).
  3. 3.0 3.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 915 (p. 4) and Episode 901.
  4. 4.0 4.1 One Piece Anime — Episode 933.
  5. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 91 Chapter 914 (p. 13, 16) and Episodes 900901.
  6. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 95 Chapter 959 (p. 8) and Episode 959.

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