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Hanzo[6] is a ninja and a member of the Beasts Pirates.[2] He previously was a member of the Orochi Oniwabanshu which served the shogun of Wano Country, Kurozumi Orochi.[1]

Appearance

Hanzo's anime concept art.

Hanzo is a very large and thickset man. He wears a yellow mask over his face that only exposes his eyes, and has a skull design on the forehead. He also wears a yellow kimono with shuriken designs on it and a light green scarf around his neck, and his entire body below his head appears to be covered in dark green netting.[1]

Personality

Like the other members of the Orochi Oniwabanshu, Hanzo is loyal to the shogun Orochi and is dedicated to his job. While appearing calm most of the time he is on the job, he became gripped by fear when he encountered the renowned kunoichi Shinobu.[1]

Abilities and Powers

Despite his large size, Hanzo is extremely acrobatic, and spends most of his time hanging and crawling on the ceiling. As a member of the Orochi Oniwabanshu, Hanzo is an extremely skilled ninja, having snuck up on Nico Robin with his comrades,[1] sneaking through Orochi's banquet hall without attracting attention (although he was noticed by Robin),[7] and sneaking up on Nami and Shinobu in the attic of Orochi Castle.[6]

His specialty is "Floating" (浮遊 Fuyū?).[5]

Weapons

Hanzo wields a grappling hook rope and is skilled in using it, as seen when he used it to restrain Robin's body double extremely quickly. He also carries a sword on his back.[7]

History

Past

In the anime, Hanzo was part of the Kozuki Family Oniwabanshu.[3] 20 years ago, Hanzo was present in the Flower Capital to witness Kozuki Oden's execution.[8] When Shinobu began telling the truth behind Oden's foolish behavior, the Oniwabanshu appeared behind her and stopped her talking.[9]

Wano Country Arc

After seeing the geisha Nico Robin suspiciously sneaking around Orochi Castle during Orochi's banquet, Hanzo and the rest of the Orochi Oniwabanshu snuck up on her body double and cornered her in a room.[1] When Robin's body double claimed to be Ushimitsu Kozo, Hanzo restrained her with a rope as the Oniwabanshu moved in to attack, but the body double then disappeared. Fukurokuju sent the Oniwabanshu to look for the real Robin, and Hanzo crawled on the ceiling of the banquet hall and looked around.[7]

He eventually crawled into the space above the ceiling and caught Nami and Shinobu peeking into the hall. He correctly identified Shinobu at first, but then doubted it was her because she was no longer as beautiful. Outraged, Shinobu threw a projectile into his groin, which incapacitated him. Shinobu then broke through the floor, causing Hanzo to fall into the banquet hall below.[6]

After the Straw Hat Pirates began causing chaos at Rasetsu Town after Shimotsuki Yasuie's execution, the Orochi Oniwabanshu entered the battle.[10]

On the day of the Fire Festival, Hanzo accompanied Orochi to Onigashima.[11] After Kaidou disposed of Orochi for his New Onigashima Project, Hanzo did not object to Fukurokuju swearing the Oniwabanshu's allegiance to Kaidou when given the choice of joining the Beasts Pirates or death.[12]

As the Ninja-Pirate-Mink-Samurai Alliance waged war on Onigashima, the Oniwabanshu fought against the rebels.[13]

After Queen unleashed the Ice Oni virus, Hanzo and his allies found themselves under attack by those infected.[14]

When the little Hyogoro, infected with the Ice Oni, again became the former boss of the yakuza, which he did in his youth, Orochi Oniwabanshu is amazed at this fact, asking what happened to him and how the old man became the one Kaidou wanted to get on his team.[15]

Major Battles

Trivia

  • Hanzo may be named after Hattori Hanzō, a famous samurai who helped found the Tokugawa shogunate in Japan.
  • Hanzo's favorite food is fugashi.[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 92 Chapter 931 (p. 12-13) and Episode 925, Hanzo makes his debut.
  2. 2.0 2.1 One Piece Manga — Vol. 98 Chapter 986 (p. 6).
  3. 3.0 3.1 One Piece Anime — Episode 972, it is revealed that Hanzo was in the Kozuki Family Oniwabanshu.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Vivre Card - One Piece Visual Dictionary (Card #1352), Information about Hanzo is revealed.
  5. 5.0 5.1 SBS One Piece Manga — Vol. 97 (p. 62), The names, heights, and special attacks of the Orochi Oniwabanshu are revealed.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 93 Chapter 933 (p. 8-9) and Episode 928, Hanzo encounters Shinobu.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 93 Chapter 932 (p. 3-8) and Episode 926, The Orochi Oniwabanshu chase after Robin.
  8. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 96 Chapter 971 (p. 11, 13) and Episode 973.
  9. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 96 Chapter 972 (p. 3-4) and Episode 974.
  10. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 94 Chapter 945 (p. 2) and Episode 943.
  11. One Piece Manga — Vol. 95 Chapter 958 (p. 6-7).
  12. One Piece Manga — Vol. 98 Chapter 986 (p. 6).
  13. One Piece Manga — Vol. 98 Chapter 990 (p. 10).
  14. One Piece Manga — Vol. 98 Chapter 994.
  15. One Piece Manga — Vol. 100 Chapter 1006 (p. 9), Daikoku, Chome, Bishamon, Jigoku Benten, Kazekage and Hanzo amazed a Hyogoro's appearance.

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