Zoro: Male, Monster?
Ussop: Male, Inventor/Creator
Sanji: Male, Female related quirks
Vivi: Strongly considered to join the crew, but refused.
Chopper: Male, Monster
Franky: Male, Inventor/Creator
Brook: Male, Female related Quirks
Jinbe: Strongly considered to join the crew, but refused.
Oh, we're debating over Bellamy? Screw that, Bellamy can go rot in the sewers for all I care. I thought we were just debating about powers in general. Rebecca is weak but can still add a lot to the crew with her speed and color of observation haki, making her nearly impossible to hit.
After the last chapter I believe that there Will be a flashback on LEo,so maybe the possibilities he joins grow up
Well, it seems like leo has something with the princess in which case his non existent odds become... well, stay equally non existent considering that you can't go beneath that.
Yeah I can't see Leo leaving the Princess side he seems like the "Knight in shining armor," . I still have hope for Bartolomeo being the next member . From the mini flashback his crew seemed really "normal" and I'm pretty sure Bartolomeo was searching for the Straw Hats knowing Luffy would come after Ace's DF . Chances are Bartolomeo got tired of his crew, quit it, and was now trying to meet up with Luffy with a chance of joining the SH crew .
Did you forget there was Gambia from his crew in the Colosseum?
Rebecca could be next crew member. I would like to see he as part of Luffy crew
On the other hand, I feel that his friend fits the bill because of the uniqueness of the Straw Hat members. Looking at the crews, we have:-
Luffy - Captain (the leader)
Zoro - Swordsman
Nami - Navigator
Robin - Aarchaeologist
Sanji - Chef
Franky - Shipwright
Brook - Musician
Chopper - Doctor
Usopp - Sniper
Sunny - Ship (Transportation vehicle)
In the Straw Hats, every individual has a specific role to play and each role compliments each other and it does not overlap. Imagine if Kanjuro joins, he would be an Artist (or Painter) in the team.
As for the concern of the samurai being having foul feelings towards pirates (and marines), I do not think this would be an issue. How many of the current Straw Hats members do not have problems before joining the crew? Let's say, for instance, Nami's mother and her village people were killed by pirates, her village was controlled and oppressed by pirates and the poor girl was being forced to work under the pirates at a very young age. Then, she was being forcefully "robbed" by the pirates of her hard-earn wealth. But at the end, she became a Straw Hat member.
Nico Robin, used to be Miss All Sunday under the Baroque Works, was an enemy to the Straw Hat. We have already known the story about her struggle till later on she joined the crew. Similarly, Franky was also an enemy till he later joined the crew.
What I'm saying is that whatever obstacles or problems, they may eventually be solved, especially with our Luffy, it seems like he has some sort of a "charm" to bring people close to him. Thus if Kanjuro is the person that the author has in mind, then the issue of joining wouldn't be a tough thing.
On the other hand, I have noticed another person who has been really in close contact with Luffy. She is none other than Rebecca who has "saved" Luffy by helping him to escape from people who were trying to kill him while he was in the Colosseum and also buying food for him. Later on, we saw that Luffy was "rooting" for Rebecca when the girl was in the ring.
Though Rebecca may have a close encounter with Luffy, but I'm not sure if she is the right candidate for the Crew. As it has made known that she wants to live with his father. Moreover she is also a Princess, the granddaughter of King Riku and there is also her aunt Viola. With her family around, it would be like a reunion for them and presumably that Doflamingo is defeated later on, Dressrosa will naturally be fallen back into King Riku's hand. In other words, King Riku's throne will be reinstated, Princesses Viola and Rebecca will be back home, as well as Kyros, the father of Rebecca and son-in-law of Riku, who will ultimately be back into the palace to resume his role as a Royal Army Commander.
Though having all kinds of speculation, there is also an existence of an unknown member who may not have appeared yet. We just need to see what's next in the author's mind.
Kanjuro also seems like a good fit for the SH crew but if you really look at it, If it comes to painting that is one of Usopp strong points . It isn't like how Usopp had to take care of the ship (Clearly not knowing what he was doing) till Franky was introduced at Water 7 . By that time the Going Merry was on it last leg . But it was Luffy who couldn't draw a proper pirate flag and needed Usopp an do you remember when the mermaids were being drawn up by the crew and Luffy drew a fish ? Lol Now if Kanjuro do join the crew (which I still doubt) he really can be a good addition . He's honorable and seems childless at the moment . What if Kan can't draw good but has a GREAT handwriting for some reason ? That could mean he could be Data Holder or a novelist . Also his bad drawing ability might make Luffy bust out laughing which the crew can have a comeback about him being bad too .
Also if you remember we're missing a Samurai, they were 4 if I remember including Memosuke . What happen to him ? Well like you said it's up to the artist though .
1rst she is very weak 2nd very boring character in everything she does and she doesnt have an important dream that will let her go with the sh crew. She doesnt have a future potential needed for a straw hat member.
She is a princess plus joining the sh and became a pirate will automatic make her a criminal haunted by the marines for the rest of her life and i dont think i would like that sweet little girl to go on that way. Rebecca giving food to luffy means that luffy consider her a friend everyone who offers him food are friends and he always help his friends
Kanjuro is a good candicate because as someone allready said he is an artist with very useful df he will help a lot the straw hats if he will became one in the future and been a bad artist means he can improve his art in the future.
Other good candicates for straw hats are bellamy( Many still hate him and he is DD asslicker but he has the future potential as a character) / Cavendish i am thinking his crew is just his horse and him because he is way too in love with himself and his popularity for having a real crew. Few chapters ago i would tell you bart but his fan-orgasmic way of reacting became annoying to my eyes
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Bellamy is still too "boring" in my eyes to be a Straw Hat . Even IF his character change and his bounty increased in the Manga & Anime he's still seem like the old Bellamy bring no new ability or fighting style to the table . That's opinion wise on my behalf . Cavendish is more of a rival then a crew member , his attention whoring Attitude towards Luffy isn't something a crew member should have cause if Luffy bounty grows problems could happen . Now him being like I hoped Bartolomeo would; under the Straw Hats in a alliance is possible . Why not join forces with a crew that stay in spot light all the time if that's what I want also ?