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I don't even get why it should be one of the rookies that gave Smoker his scar. Give the man a little credit. New World is filled with veterans.
Last edited by Razh; February 22, 2012 at 01:47 PM.
And Oda likes making old characters reappear so it's normal we think about them first.
Last edited by k-dom; February 22, 2012 at 02:52 PM.
About Smoker's scar i also think it would be pretty lame if he got that from some rookie . We have to take into account he's a logia so whoever did that to him must be someone with skill . I can't see Smoker being scared by a no name pirate.
Plus he was in the NW and in this sea only strong people reside so yeah it could be one of the pirate crews allied with WB , the ones we saw at MF for example
I thought the term "The Eleven Supernovas" was just a term used to only describe those pirates that arrived on Sabaody Archipelago before the Whitebeard War with bounties over 100 million Beli (as hoeru stated). I didn't take it to mean a term used to generally describe a rookie with a bounty over 100 million Beli - wasn't it only used in a specific sense rather than for general use? So Caribou and Coribou don't really fit under the intended meaning of the "Supernova" term, and are just labelled famous/super rookies rather than Supernovas =/.
Anyway I may be wrong but does Nova = Rookie?
Last edited by Syphin; February 22, 2012 at 03:31 PM.
Well maybe nova is the name used in italian but it's not what is used by Oda so I don't know where your nova term is from. And caribou was never called a supernova.
This was discussed already so I won't argument further here, but you are clearly extrapolating.
I thought the term Choshinsei was chosen to show the unnatural rise in status and power...
I sure hope Caribou isn't given the title.........
Last edited by Poneglyph420; February 22, 2012 at 05:57 PM.
Supernova is the violent, explosive death of a massive star. Nova means 'new' in Latin. The nickname is a pun that can be taken as a reference to their strength and bright future, or can mean "super new (rookie)" pirate.
Last edited by Kaiten; February 23, 2012 at 12:23 AM.
2. also lots of mysterious characters introduced before that havent been shown yet
3. i doubt there would be that many new significant characters...its the new world where pirates from the first half gone too...its just logical they would have a reunion there.
4. not too much time for one piece, its the last part of the journey and introducing many new significant characters that havent been mentioned before would have no time to develop imo....same reason why i think the last recruit are the characters that had been introduced before, no time to develop characters because as you can see, new world is one crazy turn of events after another....i doubt we would see many chapters to give strawhats time to relax or to develop a new character.
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im guessing that its that bastard blackbeard.
he gave shanks his scar.
he killed thatch
he killed and cockblocked whitebeard.
he smoked ace.
only explanation why smoker got a scar imo...its too show how powerful kurohige is.
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supernova is just a term given by media and public to the 11 rookies who entered the shabondy archipelago at same time frame who got bounties that exceed 100 million beli.
and all of those supernovas are not rookies anymore...its been 3 years in one piece world...(1 year + 2 year time skip)
those 11 are the only supernovas...its not even a group or faction...its just a term, no big deal.
Or some mod could move all those post to the "official" 11 Supernova thread, before the deletion starts. Hoero was at least so kind to post it in the convo thread... There wouldn't be such questions if people just took ten minutes to skim through the chapters, especially the one titles after those guys.
I don't see BB giving Smoker that scar because he should not have been alive afterwards. Aside from that, I think he got the scar from his first months at G5, while Blackbeard had to go from G1 towards the end invading island after island, so the chances of them meeting would be rather small Imo.
Last edited by Schabrak; February 22, 2012 at 11:06 PM.
It could be Pekoms or anybody else proficient and strong from the New World. I like to keep some secrect and this should be ones of those, just as with Zoros eye, it happened, they learned from their mistakes and life goes on. :P
Last edited by Schabrak; February 22, 2012 at 11:12 PM.
I wonder who gave Brook his new hat. Probably a Shichibukai. But which one? Nami's new haircut must have been styled by a Gorosei. A weak character could never have thought up a makeover that fabulous.
In all seriousness Smokers scar is just a character design flourish. Who gave it to him is not necessarily relevant to the plot. Should Oda fail to address who gave him the Scar it will not leave much in the way of a plot hole.
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I most certainly do expect new characters in the New World. All of the fishman island characters were new. So is the samurai head and talking samurai legs. I expect Oda to take his time with the New World. After 15 years I hardly expect Oda to start rushing now. One Piece is so popular that it could lose 70% of it's sales and still out sell all but two or three manga. Losing popularity will not be a problem, Oda will have as long as he wants. One Piece is no different than KochiKame, Detective Conan, or Ippo now.
Last edited by Kaiten; February 23, 2012 at 12:16 AM.