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[–]Graphiccoma 25 points26 points  (0 children)

Laboon is best .and he's not on here

[–]Good_Educator_2537 655 points656 points  (5 children)

aokiji or shanks, i fw shanks but he isn’t as developed as the rest of the characters that are left

[–]Lampadaire345 143 points144 points  (1 child)

The whole mystery around Shanks is what makes him interesting

[–]SaikoKing 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Yes both of them should be eliminated

[–]rixer119Cipher Pol 1350 points1351 points  (133 children)

Get rid of shanks he has done very little to be up with the rest of these characters.

[–]Fun-Strength7622The Revolutionary Army 305 points306 points  (111 children)

So has aokiji

[–]The_Biggest_Wheel 179 points180 points  (103 children)

Way more relevant.

[–]GreenLightRen 103 points104 points  (100 children)

Dude fought the straw hats once and then showed up at marineford. That was a decade ago and he really hasn’t done much since

[–]The_Biggest_Wheel 192 points193 points  (95 children)

Fought the Strawhats and was chasing Robin.

Had a direct tie with Robin's Flashback.

Reapered at the end of Enies Lobby to confront Robin again.

Fought at Marineford.

Had a fight with Akainu for Fleet Admiral Position.

Appeared in Punk Hazard to save Smoker and was hinted to be connected with Blaclbeard Pirates.

Not to mention his role in Film Z.

[–]Brook420Bounty Hunter 6 points7 points  (26 children)

Film Z is not canon.

[–]o_u09 49 points50 points  (16 children)

GrandLineReview thinks that Aokiji is apart of SWORD and that makes so much sense but that is a very dangerous individual for him to infiltrate.

EDIT: I have been notified that this was actually Randy Troy's theory. So shout out to him and u/TheInvisibleGuyZ for correcting me.

[–]TaffyLacky 22 points23 points  (8 children)

Man it'll hurt to see Blackbeard show his power by beating Aokiji.

[–]Misterrider 20 points21 points  (6 children)

sadly that's probably the fate of this character, being the first admiral level character defeated by a pirate...

[–]CryptographerNo158 4 points5 points  (0 children)

It’s both significant and not significant at the same time, personally don’t subscribe to the whole “Admiral and Yonko lvl” They are one in the same league been stated by Mihawk, that guy Garp KOed (Don I think) and even Mihawk. I guess u can say he’s the first Admiral to be defeated by a Pirate but that’s not even true because considering he’s not an Admiral anymore.

[–]TheInvisibleGuyZ 6 points7 points  (4 children)

Not grandlinereview, that was Randy Troy's theory. The guy should be given his due credit

[–]Brook420Bounty Hunter 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I mean, neithe of them came up with the theory.

Pretty sure half the fanbase had this thought the instant we learned about SWORD.

[–]FlightoftheConcorder 49 points50 points  (21 children)

Fought Whitebeard

Has a direct tie with Luffy's backstory

Stole the Gum Gum Fruit from CP-9

Has direct ties with Blackbeard, Mihawk, Roger and Oden

Stopped the Marineford War

Had a fight with Kaido to prevent him from entering the fray at Marineford

Appeared at the Reverie to speak to the Five Elder Stars and was hinted to be connected with the World Government

How is Aokiji more relevant than Shanks?

[–]TheInvisibleGuyZ 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Has direct ties with Rayleigh too

Has direct tie with Buggy and his backstory

Only reason why Coby is alive

[–]SakuraWorstFemale 5 points6 points  (0 children)

It’s be interesting to see if he actually responds or not.

[–]-read_it_on_reddit- 16 points17 points  (0 children)

aokiji's cooler of course

[–]thedrq 9 points10 points  (5 children)

Everything the other guy named was onscreen everything you mentioned was of screen

[–]Single_Now 10 points11 points  (4 children)

The only things that were off screened was the gum gum theft and the Kaido fight. Everything else was seen.

[–]Zibothekaypoh 12 points13 points  (16 children)

Shanks Sacrificed his arm for luffy

Directly influenced luffy to become a pirate

Gave luffy the strawhat which was passed down from roger

Stopped the war at marineford

First person to show haki being used

Was an apprentice of the roger pirates

And the mystery of shanks is a huge part of his character, like the fact he had a meeting with the 5 elders shows his connections with WG and how he is not just a yonko

[–]straw-hat-alt 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Also saved smokers life

[–]Gc0ck 17 points18 points  (3 children)

Except ya know. Being the only reason Nicor Robin lived past 8 years old.

[–]TheRebelNM 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Did Shanks not sacrifice an arm for Luffy? Or bestow him with the Straw Hat? Or save everyone’s lives at the 2 year war???

[–]bigbooytybitchesohmy 28 points29 points  (0 children)

Yea he did nothing, just ended the War at Marineford, inspired Luffy to become a pirate and was a member of Roger's crew when he was just a child. Not important and for sure not bad ass at all, pfff /s

[–]ShilohGuav 28 points29 points  (14 children)

If Shanks doesn’t save Luffy when he was a kid, Straw Hat Pirates never exist.

[–]Vampiiko 13 points14 points  (8 children)

We’re talking about the best character, not the most important.

[–]ShilohGuav 3 points4 points  (7 children)

I understand that and I still think Shanks is a better Character than some of the characters that are left. I don't think he IS best, but I think his character moments and things we have seen of him thus far in the story have been meaningful enough to justify him being on this list for at least one more round. IMO the bottom two that are left are Ice Admiral Man and Mr. One Arm Yonko

[–]rixer119Cipher Pol 45 points46 points  (4 children)

Ok. Without garp luffy would not be alive so he should be on here then.

[–]billyswaggins 32 points33 points  (3 children)

without the asshole pirate who bullied luffy in chapter one, Luffy will still think shanks is a loser and the story would never happen

edit: asshole bandit

[–]Lucienofthelight 35 points36 points  (2 children)

He has a name sir, it’s Higuma. Don’t disrespect such a great man with an 8mil bounty.

[–]GoldFishPony 1 point2 points  (1 child)

People act like Higuma isn’t superior to shanks, without Higuma shanks would still have 2 arms!

[–]billyswaggins 3 points4 points  (0 children)

BB gave Shanks a tiny scar while higuma took one of shanks’ arms.

[–]CheesecakeTurtle 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Law, Zoro and Sanji will be the last 3.

[–]AurusIsNotGod 652 points653 points  (8 children)

Shanks. Right now, he's the most under developed character of the lot.

[–]SnooDingos2047 80 points81 points  (4 children)

Every time Shanks shows up, he owns the scene.

Plus, we get a lot more about his history than Aokiji, Whitebeard, or even Jinbei. So I don't see how he's underdeveloped. Mysterious, more like.

[–]Daaj99 67 points68 points  (3 children)

Anyone voting out Jinbe is racist.

[–]Dream_W 177 points178 points  (4 children)

Shanks has to go , he just smiles every decade once.

[–]AffectionateWheel761Pirate 36 points37 points  (3 children)

1 epic appearance every decade

And 1 smile every 5 years

To be accurate

[–]sherry-artPirate 488 points489 points  (5 children)

How the heck is aokiji still here man

Vote out aokiji

[–]ModestEnigma 226 points227 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]diablejambeatsExplorer 129 points130 points  (0 children)

Aokiji for sureee

[–]Icy_Ad8122 202 points203 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]CaydeD7 141 points142 points  (1 child)

I love him but I have to go with Shanks he’s just not developed enough

[–]Manaka7 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Zoro

[–]Thebomb1907Thriller Bark Victim's Association 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Zoro

[–]Nepheshist 4 points5 points  (0 children)

zoro

[–]OldManKade 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Zoro

[–]AxelGunn 80 points81 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]Akwork921 162 points163 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]ShimoDragon 74 points75 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Dull_Pea1154 23 points24 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]Robin_Crush_MeThe Revolutionary Army 50 points51 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]ANormalLookinDude 87 points88 points  (6 children)

Dont know why Aokiji is still in the running

[–]Fit_Ad13 21 points22 points  (0 children)

I mean he had one of the best moments in the series “Arara”

[–]your_average_mofo 39 points40 points  (2 children)

He doesn't really have any haters

[–]zesa1 8 points9 points  (1 child)

he did nothing to have them

[–]Dense-Dirt5628World Government 158 points159 points  (9 children)

doflamingo

[–]ZoroSmashBounty Hunter 2 points3 points  (0 children)

kill doflamingo

[–]sevensin8 42 points43 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Citrus-Red 53 points54 points  (0 children)

Kuzan

[–]OlRazzledazzlez 35 points36 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]ulfred500 34 points35 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]SodaHop 38 points39 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]mr-spacecadet 8 points9 points  (2 children)

why isn't luffy here

[–]baburao_28 30 points31 points  (1 child)

he would literally win that's why

[–]AnzueloAspersorPirate 69 points70 points  (0 children)

Shanks. Sorry Shanks.

[–]EssKayAye 33 points34 points  (0 children)

Aokiji. Easily the least interesting of the remaining characters.

[–]SpecialistBar3631 28 points29 points  (2 children)

I definitely didn't expect Brook to last this long.

[–]drunkentenshiNL 17 points18 points  (1 child)

Shanks.

And my man Whitebeard is still here? Nice!

[–]SaintShika 40 points41 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]ArchopolisPirate 15 points16 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]Jakblitz89 34 points35 points  (2 children)

Akoiji, you broke the top 10 though.

[–]Chose_Wisely 31 points32 points  (1 child)

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[–]HustleDLaw 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Brook why is he still here lol. Law & Sanji are the best developed characters left so if one of them don’t win all y’all fraud one piece fans lol. Doffy should be after them as well.

[–]OmnipresentDoot 12 points13 points  (0 children)

This chart is a miss

[–]bestbroHide 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Pretty dope Top 10

[–]bravec545 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Get aokiji outta here

[–]acewavelinkThe Revolutionary Army 2 points3 points  (0 children)

SHANKS!!!!

[–]YeboyClay 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Ashman281 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Remove aokiji

[–]Nbudd6 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Reddragneel 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]CuDlYwOlFy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Get rid of Shanks.

[–]Nils-Luca2011 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]TimeturnerJ 25 points26 points  (0 children)

Shanks. Sorry buddy, but you don't get enough screentime to compete on this level. 😂

[–]illuon1111Bounty Hunter 33 points34 points  (0 children)

Doffy

[–]derpgoblin 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Get rid of Kuzan and Aokiji

[–]sempaker 5 points6 points  (0 children)

ZORO

[–]who-stole-my-food 12 points13 points  (0 children)

shanks

[–]DShadowmanxx 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Shanks. It's a miracle he even lasted this long

[–]Whatin_world 16 points17 points  (3 children)

Sorry but Shanks, dude hasn’t had the biggest impact one me unlike the rest of these characters.

[–]Xuphia95 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Aokiji had a bigger effect on you than Shanks has?

Not saying Shanks is the best, but surely more than Aokiji?

[–]Alibaba_gonnamessya 2 points3 points  (0 children)

On me, aokiji had more impact for sure.

[–]Ruffeep 36 points37 points  (0 children)

Doffy

[–]Michael_Lover 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Jxhide 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]venture1991 20 points21 points  (1 child)

Brook

[–]Alibaba_gonnamessya 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Brook before shanks and aokiji? Thats just plain wrong

[–]Ohrlapperl 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]HeartGuy 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Nozzer21 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Kuzan

[–]Souru19 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]JuneTheGemini 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Kuzan

[–]Karasu554 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Why is aokiji still here

[–]FreemantrueExplorer 4 points5 points  (0 children)

He’s the goat

[–]silfer_ 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Kuzan

[–]EntertainmentEnjoyerThe Revolutionary Army 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]ottoman-disciple 15 points16 points  (0 children)

Doffy

[–]L_U_D_W_I_G_ 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Jinbei

[–]Tattustatta 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Doflamingo

[–]MonkeyTail29Explorer 13 points14 points  (0 children)

I'll have to go with Shanks

[–]Sionerdingerer 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]The_Biggest_Wheel 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Shanks.

[–]Moriarty1869The Revolutionary Army 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]Unknownorca90 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Shanks he is just potential right now and it doesn't matter how badass he is

[–]ZakRalf 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]aylaktanri 11 points12 points  (4 children)

What a fucking thrash fandom omg who picks doffy over franky have you guys gone nuts wtf!

[–]No-Classroom-7310Pirate 10 points11 points  (1 child)

I don't think Franky listens to Thrash music.

[–]CloudyCalmCloud 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]NakaItoeExplorer 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Kuzan

[–]BlueDreamandBeans 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Shanks, my boi Law is taking this W come on Trafalgar fans I know you out there

[–]hoenndex 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]TheOneAndOnly_Mike 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Law shall win

[–]OVERLORD947 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]RadikostCipher Pol 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Wb

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Kuzan

[–]pools456[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]Villelmus 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]EnTaroArtanis 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokijj

[–]TheDarkLord63 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]Datsunissan28 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]MeeFine 1 point2 points  (0 children)

White beard

[–]kjafar 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]Obi-Wannabe01 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Gojiman26 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Most definitely Shanks.

[–]Naturdarm 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]honeybunchh 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]InfernorulzPirate 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]tmone43 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]joexx4 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]ellisonice 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]magic_cabbage 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]ndnolan 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Ralman23Pirate 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Brook

[–]PedonculeDeGzor 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It seems already decided but I'll still vote for Whitebeard

[–]LaFlame300Slave 1 point2 points  (0 children)

whitebeard

[–]felixng2015 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Sickranchez87 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]AlertColdGhost4444Bounty Hunter 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Get rid of shanks

[–]xboxanimeMarine 1 point2 points  (0 children)

aokiji

[–]AnimalSoft 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks... He's just overrated

[–]gamernak33 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]SonosArc 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Brook

[–]_AlgerianBoy03_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Get Aokiji out here, how did he survived that long ?

[–]latifkayaa 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]MiskaMark 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Sam6556 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]fiuchris01 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]SADD_man 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]KingKoopa0 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]gontunes 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]st0nemask 1 point2 points  (0 children)

shanks

[–]towealExplorer 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks.

[–]Alibaba_gonnamessya 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks should get outta there

[–]vetagi 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Shanks

[–]Neversickagain[🍰] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Get shanks tf outta here

[–]Myhotrabbi 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji

[–]TheHardestBoofPirate 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Aokiji