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Moqueca[3] is the king of Samba Kingdom (サンバ王国 Sanba Ōkoku?) in the South Blue and one of fifty monarchs who took part in the Levely.[2][3]

Appearance

Moqueca is a short, rotund middle-aged man with a thin mustache. He wears a frilly shirt, a bead necklace, robes and a colorful, feathered hat resembling a palm tree.

Personality

Moqueca is a cheerful, jovial man who enjoys samba.

Abilities and Powers

Moqueca is the king of a nation affiliated with the World Government and one of the few allowed to attend the Levely, which grants him some authority over matters concerning the world.[2]

History

Levely Arc

Moqueca was first seen in Pangaea Castle's Socializing Plaza, where he struck a friendship with Manboshi over their preferred music genres.[1]

Moqueca later attended the beginning meeting of the Levely. He was seated between Beer VI and Iwatobi.[2]

Trivia

  • Like many of the kings in the Levely, Moqueca's character takes inspiration from a real-world culture. In his case, Brazil.
    • His name refers to a Brazilian-Angolan dish made out of seafood stew.
    • He appreciates samba, a Brazilian music genre, which also happens to be the name of his kingdom.
    • Moqueca's hat resembles those used by performers in the Brazilian Carnival.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 90 Chapter 906 (p. 6) and Episode 884, Moqueca makes his debut.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 90 Chapter 908 (p. 12-13) and Episode 889, Moqueca attends the Levely.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Vivre Card - One Piece Visual Dictionary (EX Characters: Levely Arc Vol. 2 #1201), Moqueca's name is revealed.

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