Harisenbon is a slim fish-man with lanky dark hair, a sharp face, tiny ears, and spikes jutting out of his arms and chest. He also has a dark outlined eyes. He wears an open light-colored shirt.
Abilities and Powers
As a fish-man, he was born with the natural strength ten times that of an average human, and twice that underwater. The spikes on his body make it difficult for him to be harmed by unarmored melee attacks. He can inflate his body like a pufferfish, extending his spikes outwards in an attempt to stab the enemy. His powers and leadership skills apparently were enough for him to be the commander of the squadron.
Fish-Man Island Saga
Fish-Man Island Arc
He was present when Hody Jones and Vander Decken IX raided the palace and took over. When Hody went over to Gyoncorde Plaza, he was seen behind him on the sea animal. Harisenbon led the Sea Urchin Armor Spine Squad to attack Sanji with their spikes, but he simply jumped up and let the Fish-Men crash into each other.
Anime and Manga Differences
During Hody's attack on Ryugu Palace in the anime, Harisenbon was replaced with a fish-man with brown hair, rather than black hair. The only resemblances between this fish-man and Harisenbon are their jawline and skin tone. In terms of actual resemblance to the manga version of him, he bears little similarity.
- "Harisenbon" (針千本 Harisenbon?) means "porcupinefish" in Japanese. More literally, however, the three kanji that make it up literally mean "a thousand long cylindrical needles".