The amount of "freaks" seem to strengthen my theory that this Island is used for sick experiments and I think we're dealing with a machine/some technology rather than a devils fruit. I mean if this was the doing of Law then the wings of the birdwoman and the lower body of the centaur-creatures shouldn't be able to coordinate as well as they are doing since they should have a will of their own just like the lower body of the Samurai evidently has.
The question though, is whether this "M" and the Shichibukai is the same person?
Yeah it seems someone is creating hybrid creatures. I'm not sure to see the interest, it does not seem to make them hyper stronger (contrary to Moria's zombies). The spoiler translation is quite messy but it seems they are quite easily defeated.
to make it clear....
4 year ago incident was vegapunk failing on his experiment on punk hazard.
2 years ago was the fight between akainu and aokiji on punk hazard.
and smoker wonders why there's so much poison gas in the island.
MAGELLAN is "M"???????
Leopard and giraffe involved... Are we about to see CP9 again? , but what about that harpy, it should have been a wolf.
I guess the gap between the monster trio and the middle trio is as big as ever.
While Franky is now being comparable to a Pacifista, the big three one shotted them.
Okay, so now there is a theory that automatically comes to mind :
A virus, which was created by VegaPunk 4 years ago, is responsible for the island weirdness.
Maybe it turns normal people to giants. <-- the kids said they are fine now, yet they are still big, maybe they really are giants.
Maybe it creates hybrids of people.
Maybe it can cut people like Law does. <-- The samurai did however say that he was cut by someone, so I dunno.
The virus can be something that randomly simulates Devil Fruits' effects.
Now, we have mentions of a shichibukai and an unknown "M". The people in the quarantine suits seem to rule the place so I believe they are affiliated with world government AND VegaPunk (see how they easily compared Franky's laser the Pacifistas' ?).
LOL i just realised that in this picture http://mangastream.com/read/jpreview/26436568/4 luffy is fighting the centaur with the half-guy stuck to him as you can see his feet, thus it's centaur vs. centaur!
The chapter seems pretty interesting.. did not expect both the theories to be right at same time.. vegapunk and akainu vs aokiji... lol... remaining is the law theory.. who knows if he is there too...
Anyways a schichibukai is there for sure.. dont know who it is .. but trying to make a giant army by doing experiments on giant children... pathetic.. hope its not hogback somewhere in picture (hate that guy)...
Why people were talking about giraffe ..I could not see any??!! hope the chapter is worth the week gape... and dragon could be a result of experiment?? Children are infected with certain disease.. we have seen oars body.. hope he is not the source of so many children .. (dont get me the wrong way I am just talking about his DNA to be used in the experiments )
Oda the mega troll, he lead to conflicting theories and in the end it's a combination of both. Though I don't think those two have changed much on the island, as it was already a failed project in the first place. More weird creatures are always welcome, some minotaur, a freaky pegasus, some mutated one eyed giant or a gorgon.
Since it's a WG institution, M could really be Magellan being transfered to PH to overlook that project after his failure at ID.
Sweet children crying, Nami has a heart after all, but will likely make a ransom demand once they meet the parents. XD
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I mean the freakyness of the creatures and people of ID also correlate to the freaky things on this island. And here I thought it was going to be similar to Thriller Bark, now I am rooting for the more similar to ID theory.
I'm loving Oda right now. Can't wait for the chapter. Wont say anything else until then since I was already tricked once with the spoilers.
Interesting. Considering the idea of experiments and animal hybrids... my thoughts are leaning towards Moreau, as in The Island of Doctor Moreau, for "M." It definitely fits, and Oda makes references to literature now and then, so it's possible...
Kudos to the folks who predicted that this island was Aokiji's and Akainu's battleground. This was a nice full chapter, I didn't expect the island to have that much history. Maybe we will get more insight on Vegapunk this arc. Also did Sanji kick a gun through somebody's stomach? That's pretty hardcore. I wonder if this "Master" fellow is an product of the island or a logia user. Although, if he is a logia user why would he stay in element form?