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Yazaemon[3] is a ninja and a member of the Beasts Pirates. He previously was a member of the Orochi Oniwabanshu which served the shogun of Wano Country, Kurozumi Orochi.[1]

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Yazaemon is a man of relatively average height, though he is perpetually hunched over with his hands resting on the ground. His face is completely covered by bandages, leaving only his red eyes exposed. He wears straw snow cape. He wears a blue kimono with hash patterns on it; the kimono has rather puffy sleeves.[1]

Personality[edit | edit source]

As a member of the Oniwabanshu, Yazaemon appeared to be loyal to Kurozumi Orochi until the latter's death.[1]

Abilities and Powers[edit | edit source]

Like the other Oniwabanshu, Yazaemon possesses tremendous stealth abilities and was able to sneak up on Nico Robin with the entirety of his group.[1] His specialty is "Arrow" ( Ya?).[3]


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


Weapons[edit | edit source]

In the anime, Yazaemon can release what appears to be paper-like bindings from his arms.[4] He later launched several arrows from the tube on top of his head.[5]


Concludes non-canon section.


History[edit | edit source]

Four Emperors Saga[edit | edit source]

Wano Country Arc[edit | edit source]

When the geisha Nico Robin snuck around Orochi Castle during a banquet held by Orochi, the Oniwabanshu confronted her and attempted to restrain her.[1] However, the Robin they had confronted turned out to be a body double, and Fukurokuju ordered the Oniwabanshu to search the banquet hall for the real Robin.[6]

Several days later, the Oniwabanshu accompanied Orochi to Onigashima to have a banquet with the Beasts Pirates during the Fire Festival.[7] However, Kaido would kill Orochi during the banquet as part of his plot to fully take over Wano, and Fukurokuju pledged the Oniwabanshu's allegiance to the Beasts Pirates.[2]

Anime and Manga Differences[edit | edit source]

Brook scares Yazaemon and other members of the Orochi Oniwabanshu.

In the manga, Yazaemon was not shown attacking Robin when the Oniwabanshu confronted her, but in the anime he appeared to attempt to bind her.[6] In the manga, Yazaemon did not appear with the Orochi Oniwasbanshu after Shimotsuki Yasuie's execution but in the anime, Yazaemon is shown with the Orochi Oniwabanshu to help fight off the Straw Hat Pirates at the execution site. He along with the other members is also shown terrified by Brook's disembodied spirit and mistook him for the Gashadokuro.[5]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Yazaemon may be named after Kido Yazaemon, a famous ninja from the 16th century who once attempted to assassinate the daimyo Oda Nobunaga.[8]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 92 Chapter 931 and Episode 925, Yazaemon makes his debut.
  2. 2.0 2.1 One Piece Manga — Chapter 986 (p. 6).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 SBS One Piece Manga — Vol. 97, Yazaemon is named and his height and special attack are revealed.
  4. One Piece Anime — Episode 926.
  5. 5.0 5.1 One Piece Anime — Episode 943.
  6. 6.0 6.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 93 Chapter 932 and Episode 926.
  7. One Piece Manga — Vol. 95 Chapter 958.
  8. http://www.ninjasword.com/content/10-ninja-legends

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