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For the arc that takes place in this town, see Loguetown Arc.

Loguetown is a city on the Polestar Islands (ポルスター諸島 Porusutā Shotō?)[2] in East Blue, covering nearly the entire island it is on, save for a few steep hills. The town is also known as "The town of the beginning and the end", because the former Pirate King Gol D. Roger was born and executed here. It is the main setting of the Loguetown Arc.

Almost all East Blue ships, especially pirate ships, pass through to stock up on supplies for the Grand Line, since Loguetown is in a convenient location very close to Reverse Mountain, just out of sight of the Red Line.

Location and Climate

The island the city is located on.

Loguetown is situated just north of the Calm Belt and east by north-east of Reverse Mountain's entrance. Therefore, many East Blue pirates stop there to gather supplies, before entering the Grand Line. Since Smoker became the captain of the local Marine Base, many pirates were caught before reaching the Grand Line.

Weather and Climate

Normally, the weather is bright and sunny, occasionally partly cloudy. While the Straw Hat Pirates were in Loguetown a major storm, unlike any other known weather event, occurred right around the area.

Major Locations

Execution Platform

The execution platform.

The Execution Platform, where the Pirate King Gol D. Roger was executed, is found in the center of the town. Luffy was very adamant about seeing it. It was destroyed by lightning.[3]

Loguetown Marine Base

Loguetown's Marine Base.

Captain Smoker was in charge of the base until two years ago. He had a reputation of not letting any pirates escape from the island. This record was lost two years ago when the Straw Hat Pirates and the Buggy and Alvida Alliance escaped. Because of this, Smoker left the base to chase after the escaped pirates. It is unknown who is in command of the base now.[4]

Arms Shop

Ipponmatsu's sword shop.

The Arms Shop[5] is a family business owned by Ipponmatsu. The shop has been in business for over 200 years. The shop sells antique swords, new swords, and new swords in fashion. It also sells clubs, axes, flintlocks, rifles, armor, daggers, spears, etc. The shop also takes polishing jobs. It used to have a lot of customers until captain Smoker was put in charge of the town. Until 2 years ago, the best sword that the shop had was Yubashiri.

Zoro stopped here to get new swords after Mihawk broke two of his swords in their battle. Zoro found the cursed sword Sandai Kitetsu, and decided to use it after a quick test. Ipponmatsu was amazed at his swordsmanship and gave him a Yubashiri, his family heirloom, and the other sword for free.

Robecca Hanberg

Robecca Hanberg[6] is a high class boutique where Hanger works. Nami tried on some clothes there.[7]

The Fisherman King Uotome

The Fisherman King Uotome[6] is a fish market owned by Sapi. Sanji bought a blue-finned elephant tuna from him.[8]

Antique House

The Antique House is a funky boutique that sells cheap and fashionable clothing.[6] After trying on clothes at Robecca Hanberg and not buying anything, Nami bought an enormous pile of clothes from there.[9]

Glove Factory

The Glove Factory is located in Loguetown, neighboring the Robecca Hanberg.[7]


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


Love Love Pirates

Love Love Pirates is an anime-only shop owned by Ed that supposedly sells items that accompanied pirates that returned from the Grand Line.

Gold Roger Bar

Gold Roger Bar is an anime-only bar located in Loguetown. This bar used to be the most popular in town, in which many pirates used to gather. But since the execution of Gol D. Roger, only Marines come to this bar, that is until Luffy entered the bar by coincidence. Also by coincidence, Luffy appears to be sitting in the exact same seat at the bar table, where Gol D. Roger used to sit, as seen in the flashback of Roger speaking with Raoul, the man who oversees the bar. Gold Roger Bar appears only in the anime.[10]

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The sign above the door outside the bar.
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Luffy talking to Raoul inside the bar.


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Citizens

See also the associated category: Loguetown Residents.
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Loguetown
Citizens
Ipponmatsu Ipponume Yu Sapi Hanger
Packy Gol D. Roger  Ed  Raoul  Daddy Masterson 
Carol  Eccoli  Dias 
Loguetown Marine Base
Smoker  Tashigi  Mashikaku 

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History

Past

Loguetown is the birth place of Gol D. Roger. Upon Roger's surrendering, the marines decided it would be appropriate to execute the Pirate King right at the place of his birth. It was at the moment of his execution in Loguetown, when Roger, with his last words, inspired a whole new generation of pirates, thus starting the new age of piracy.

East Blue Saga

Loguetown Arc

Upon arriving in Loguetown, the Straw Hat Pirates took their separate ways to do some shopping and exploring. Nami tried on some clothes, Zoro bought new swords and Luffy visited the famed execution platform, eventually climbing on it to check out the view.

While on the platform, Luffy was ambushed by Buggy and Alvida, who managed to trap him on the spot by putting his head through an execution lunette. Just as Buggy was about to decapitate Luffy, a lightning bolt fell upon the platform, hitting Buggy and setting Luffy loose. Among the crowd witnessing the spectacle was Bartolomeo, who was impressed by Luffy's attitude in the face of death and incredible luck, and began idolizing him as a result.

Smoker, the captain of Loguetown's Marine base, witnessed the event and was determined not to let any pirates escape his jurisdiction. The marines captured Buggy's crew and Smoker chased the Straw Hat Pirates as they tried to make a run for their ship. Using his Devil Fruit ability, he managed to corner Luffy and pin him to the ground.

At that moment, a mysterious man appeared and stopped Smoker from arresting Luffy, providing the time needed for the Straw Hats to safely escape the island. A strong gust of wind also helped free Buggy's crew, leaving Smoker unable to capture any of his targets.

Trivia

  • The town's name is derived from the words prologue and epilogue, the parts of a book that explain what happens before and after the story without being directly attached to the plot. Oda took the roots of both words and created "Logue"town.[citation needed] This city is also known as "the town of the beginning and the end" (始まりと終わりの町 Hajimari to Owari no Machi?). All these reflect Loguetown being the place of both the birth and death of the late Pirate King. [citation needed]
  • The city's design is based on Florence. Florence Cathedral, Palazzo Vecchio's tower make their appearance in Loguetown. Oda placed Florentine shops such as Madova Glove Factory and Ottino in the city's landscape. There's also Villa Medici in Loguetown. House of Medici was a dynasty ruling in Toscany of which Florence was a capital.

References

  1. One Piece Manga — Vol. 1 Chapter 1 (p. 2), The Pirate King is executed.
  2. One Piece 15th Anniversary: Dive to Grand World (p. 5), One Piece World Map.
  3. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 1 Chapter 1 and Episode 48, The execution platform is introduced.
  4. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 11 Chapter 97 and Episode 48, The Loguetown Marine base is introduced.
  5. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 11 Chapter 97 (p. 5) and Episode 49, "ARMS SHOP" is displayed on the sign outside Ipponmatsu's shop.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 One Piece Yellow: Grand Elements (p. 228), Information on Loguetown locations.
  7. 7.0 7.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 11 Chapter 97 (p. 2) and Episode 48, Robecca Hanberg and Glove Factory are seen.
  8. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 11 Chapter 98 (p. 2) and Episode 51, Sanji gets a rare fish from Sapi.
  9. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 11 Chapter 98 (p. 3) and Episode 52, Nami buys clothes from the Antique House.
  10. One Piece Anime — Episode 48, Gold Roger bar is shown.

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