One Piece is packed to the brim with some of the most memorable characters in all of anime and manga as a whole, and one great cosplay is reminding fans why Boa Hancock is known as the Pirate Empress. Although Luffy has encountered all kinds of savage friends and foes during his long journey across the seas thus far, there are fewer characters that have had the kind of impact on fans as Hancock. Introduced as one of the Seven (former) Warlords, the Pirate Empress quickly becomes one of Luffy’s biggest and best allies yet.
When we last saw Hancock in the manga or anime, her fate is still in question because much of the Reverie fallout is still up in the air as Luffy and the Straw Hats are still venturing on the other side of the world. It may be a little longer before we get to see her in action again in some way, but luckily the @seracoss artist provided a great reminder of why Boa Hancock is such an empress with some pretty cool cosplay on Instagram! check it out:
Over 1,000 entries in One Piece anime and manga at this point. While this may seem like a huge mountain to climb at first, it is the kind of series that really draws you in to look further into it. There are great ways to do this, as not only can you find the full manga available digitally through Viz Media’s Shonen Jump digital library, but you can find all the anime that are streaming right now with Crunchyroll. They tease the long-running series like this:
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“Monkey. D. Luffy refuses to let anyone or anything stand in the way of his quest to become King of all Pirates. With a path charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line and beyond, this is one captain who will not give up until he has obtained the greatest treasure on Earth: the Legendary Artifact!”
Where does Boa Hancock rank among your favorite One Piece characters overall? Let us know all your thoughts on this topic in the comments!