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Broken Hat Tsunagoro is a yakuza boss who was in charge of the Hakumai region in Wano Country. He was imprisoned in Udon by the Beasts Pirates, but was freed when Luffy took over the prison.[3][2]

Appearance

Close-up of Tsunagoro's face.

Tsunagoro is a thin man with a long face and light colored hair. He has a signature double chonmage, while the rest of his hair falls down his face, covering his right eye. He is constantly seen with a sinister grin and twig in his mouth.[3]

Personality

Being a yakuza boss, he had the respect of his followers from Hakumai, as well as the other yakuza bosses of his time, being able to work alongside them.[2] He seems to highly respect Hyogoro and would threaten those who offend the elder as well as obey his commands.[3]

Abilities and Powers

Physical Abilities

Tsunagoro seems to have enough strength to hold down a struggling Luffy while the latter is being punished for his rudeness.[3]

History

Past

At a certain point in his past, he became the yakuza boss of the Hakumai region of Wano Country. After the Beasts Pirates took over the country, he opposed them and ended up in the Prisoner Mine in Udon.[3][2] He was put to work in the Iron Factory.[1]

Wano Country Arc

Tsunagoro was working in the Iron Factory when O-Lin rampaged through the prison and the Beasts Pirates tried to call for help.[1]

After Monkey D. Luffy led a rebellion in the prison, Tsunagoro was freed with the rest of the prisoners. The yakuza bosses later approached Hyogoro to show him respect, and upon seeing Luffy's casual way of addressing Hyogoro, they tried to punish Luffy, only to be stopped by Hyogoro. The bosses then let Luffy go and left to recruit their followers from across Wano.[1]

Two days before the raid on Onigashima, Tsunagoro and the other yakuza bosses contacted Kin'emon and informed him of the number of allies they had recruited.[4] 

On the day of the Fire Festival, the alliance began the raid on Onigashima and the rebels successfully infiltrated the island. After the Red Scabbards launched a surprise attack on Kaido, the rebels waged an all-out war on the Beasts Pirates. Tsunagoro fought alongside Hyogoro at the Live Floor.[5]

As Chopper began mass-producing the antidote for the Ice Oni virus, the yakuza bosses volunteered to guard him.[6]

Trivia

  • During Hyogoro's monologue about the yakuza bosses imprisoned in Udon, Tsunagoro is the only one whose silhouette matches his appearance, while the rest had their appearance altered.[7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 94 Chapter 947 (p. 8) and Episode 946, Tsunagoro is seen in the Iron Factory.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 93 Chapter 940 (p. 16) and Episode 937, Hyogoro talks about the yakuza bosses.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 One Piece Manga — Vol. 94 Chapter 952 (p. 8-10), Tsunagoro is introduced.
  4. One Piece Manga — Vol. 95 Chapter 955 (p. 10).
  5. One Piece Manga — Vol. 98 Chapter 991 (p. 2).
  6. One Piece Manga — Chapter 998.
  7. One Piece Manga — Vol. 93 Chapter 940 (p. 16).

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