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Amazon Lily

"This is the country of a tribe of female warriors, the 'Kuja.' The island of women, 'Amazon Lily.'"

Amazon Lily is an island populated by an all female tribe called the "Kuja". Since there are no men in their tribe and they're quite isolated from the rest of the world, Kujas tend to be ignorant and diffident about males, although some do leave the island and come back pregnant (and always with female children). Their costumes resemble those of the Amazons and they are ruled by Boa Hancock, who became a member of the Seven Warlords of the Sea to protect her island.

Every Kuja is quite strong and has some proficiency with Haki, and most of them wear really revealing outfits. Their most common weapon is a snake companion that can become a bow or a staff. However, only the strongest of them are part of the Kuja Pirates.

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    In General 
  • Action Girl: Nearly every one of them is a strong warrior, and it's said that all of them can use Haki.
  • Always Female: Amazon Lily is populated only by women, therefore all Kuja are female. It's exaggerated when it is revealed that they give birth exclusively to female babies.
  • Badass Cape: When not in formal outfits, all Kujas wear a white cape.
  • Bare Your Midriff: It seems like it's a trend for them to not cover their midriff. Not that you can cover much wearing just a bikini...
  • Beauty Is Best: Within the tribe, the stronger a Kuja is, the more she's considered as beautiful, regardless of her looks. Boa Hancock, however, is not only the strongest woman of the Kuja, but also one of the two most beautiful women in the world. Hancock will always use her beauty to get away with things she doesn't want or seduce people to turn them into stone with her Devil Fruit abilities, which only work on people who love her. Her Catch-Phrase is also "Why, you ask? Why, it is because I am beautiful". Luffy is the first one not to fall for her beauty, which she initially thought to be impossible.
  • Does Not Like Men: While they're not outright man-haters, due to most of them being ignorant of men, they don't trust them, and freak out when they discover that Luffy is a guy.
  • Fur Bikini: The majority of Kuja warriors wear just a furry bikini and a cape. And sometimes a snake.
  • Impossibly-Low Neckline: Their formal outfit starts below the shoulders.
  • Ki Attacks: It's said that every Kuja is able to use Haki, and some are seen using it for different purposes, mainly powering up their arrows.
  • Only One Female Mold: Averted. Despite Oda's female character design not varying much in contrast to his large variety of males, you'd have an hard time finding two similar Kujas.
  • Panthera Awesome: Bacura, a huge and fierce panther used as executioner.
  • The Pretty Guys Are Stronger: A worldview of the Kuja tribe of Amazon Lily is that "strength is beauty". The women there run gamut from pretty normal looking, to amorous Gonks, to incredibly beautiful - The leader of which, Boa Hancock, is not only the World's Most Beautiful Woman (aside from mermaid princess Shirahoshi) but also among the strongest woman in the world, despite being normally built and smaller than her two weaker sisters.
  • Stripperiffic: The Kuja are all beautiful amazons, so why wouldn't they leave more skin exposed than a normal warrior would do? It might not be very practical, but who cares?
  • Theme Naming: A floreal one, in case you haven't guessed it. All the members of the Kuja tribe, save for Hancock, are named after flowers. Even the Island they live in is called Amazon Lily.

Kuja Pirates

    General 
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Hancock's pirate crew, composed by the strongest and toughest Kuja warriors from Amazon Lily. Their power is known and feared among the people, and they can all use Haki. Because of Boa's open unruliness, they are just as likely to attack Marines as they are other pirates. Moreover, the Sea Serpents they use to pull their ship intimidates Sea Kings, meaning they can freely sail through the Calm Belt, giving an exceptional natural defense to their island. Still, after meeting Luffy, they have become secret allies to the Straw Hats.


  • Amazon Brigade: They're literally Amazons, and only the strongest Kuja can join the Kuja Pirates.
  • Badass Crew: It's one of the Seven Warlords' crews, and are considered fearsome warriors.

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Gorgon Sisters

    In General 

    "Pirate Empress" Boa Hancock 
See her entry in the Seven Warlords of the Sea page.

    Boa Sandersonia 

Boa Sandersonia

Voiced by: Chiwa Saito (JP), Lindsay Seidel (EN)

Age: 28 (Pre-Timeskip), 30 (Post-Timeskip)

Birthday: September 3rd

Bounty: 40,000,000 Berries (frozen)

Debut: Chapter 516 (Manga), Episode 409 (Anime)

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Known as Sonia for short, she's Boa Hancock's little sister, though you might not get it comparing their heights, and the middle one of the Gorgon Sisters. Along with her sisters, she was a slave of the World Nobles and was released by Fisher Tiger; since then, she and her sisters have been living a lie about why their backs cannot be shown, claiming that they have Gorgon eyes on their backs and anyone who sees them turns to stone, when in actuality they have "The Hoof of the Celestial Dragon" on their backs, marking them as property of the World Nobles.

She's the most emotional of the sisters, as she's usually quite cheerful but at the same time brusts into crying much more easily when thinking about her past, while in combat she teases and torments her opponent. She and Marigold are very devoted to their older sister Boa Hancock, and will support her in any of her decisions.

She's one of the elite Kujia warriors, and has eaten the Snake-Snake Fruit (Hebi Hebi no Mi), Model: Anaconda (although not by choice) which allows her to become a large and strong woman-snake. She's also proficient in Observation Haki, to the point of being able toeasily dodge Luffy's Gatling Gun attack, and can control her hair to shape them into snakes.


  • Action Girl: She's one of the Kuja's strongest fighters and a master of Observation Haki.
  • Affectionate Nickname: She's called Sonia for short.
  • Animorphism: Thanks to the Snake-Snake Fruit, Anaconda model, she can become a snake or half snake.
  • Badass Cape: Just like all the other Kuja pirates, but in her case it also helps hide the slave brands on her back. It's accidentally burned by Marigold during their fight with Luffy but the latter manages to hide the slave brand before it's revealed.
  • Big Little Sister: Despite being Hancock's younger sister, she's much, much bigger than her, as she's twice her height. And Hancock is not short by any means, standing at 193cm.
  • Big Sister Worship: She's very devoted to her older (though not "bigger") sister Boa Hancock.
  • Butter Face: Downplayed, but has a beautiful body and a disproportionately large face that resembles that of a snake.
  • Co-Dragons: Along with Mari To Boa Hancock. They're her sisters (therefore the closest members to her) and among the strongest of the Kuja Pirates.
  • Combat Clairvoyance: Her speciality is Observation Haki. With it, she can move her body to dodge every single hit of Luffy's Gatling attack.
  • Curse: Subverted. The other Kuja believe she, along with her sisters, have these special powers (actually their Devil Fruit) because they are cursed, and have eyes on their back that turn whoever watches them into stone. Turns out it's a lie spread by themselves, who don't want the others to know they have been Made a Slave in the past.
  • Curtains Match the Window: Both her eyes and her hair are sea green.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: After she and Mari's defeat at the hands of Luffy, the latter earns their friendship. Of course, that Luffy has prevented their secret from being revealed definetely helps too.
  • Does Not Like Men: Just like Hancock, she has a disdain for men, save for Raylegh and Luffy.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: Wears a stocking with colored motifs on her left leg.
  • Force Feeding: She didn't want to eat her Devil Fruit, but, when she and her sisters were slaves, they were forced to do so to amuse their masters.
  • Genki Girl: When not in action, where she's more sadistic, she's childish and cheerful.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Performs one following her sister Hancok's, when the latter falls in love with Luffy. Although she doesn't exactly become a nicer person in general.
  • Heroic BSoD: Her experience as a slave has really scarred her and she breaks down crying and screaming as Hancock explains their past to Luffy. Mari, despite being very shaken herself, has to give her a Cooldown Hug.
  • Kick the Dog: Subverted, but would've destroyed Marguerite's statue had Luffy not stopped her.
  • Long Neck: She gains a very long neck her half-snake form, of course.
  • Lovely Angels: She and her sister Mari fight as one against Luffy.
  • Made a Slave: Along with her sisters, until Fisher Tiger freed them. She still has bad memories about this and even goes into a brief Heroic BSoD while hearing Hancock telling their past to Luffy.
  • Medusa: Her theme, along with her sisters. She and Mari have eaten a Zoan type devil fruit which turns them into snakes (anaconda in her case), while Hancock's devil fruit gives her the ability to turn the other people into stones. They're called the Gorgon Sisters for a reason, after all.
  • Morality Pet: She and Marigold are the only ones (before Luffy comes around, that is) that Hancock doesn't act like an asshole towards.
  • Moral Myopia: Marigold and Sandersonia happily enable Hancock's behavior. When Luffy (who had earlier gone out of his way to conceal their slave marks while they were trying to kill him) asks Hancock to go to Marijoa, where the sisters were enslaved, so he can rescue his brother, they start screaming about what a cruel, selfish man he is and demand that Hancock petrify him.
  • Nonchalant Dodge: Thanks to her Observation Haki, she easily dodges Luffy's Gatling.
  • Oh, Crap!: She and Mari are shocked to see that Luffy possesses Conqueror's Haki. A little later, she's terrified when her cape is set on fire and the slave brand on her back is about to be revealed in front of all the Kujas. Thankfully, Luffy helps her.
  • Overly Long Tongue: Has a long forked tongue that often sticks out from her mouth.
  • Panthera Awesome: Instead of a snake like most of the Kuja, she has a giant panthera named Bacura as a pet.
  • Prehensile Hair: With her Hebigami-Tsuki (Snake Hair Possession) attack, she can shape her hair into large snakes.
  • Punny Name: All her (and Marigold's) attacks with "hebi" (Japanese for "snake) in them can taken to be either Japanese for snake or a romanization of the English word heavy.
  • Rapunzel Hair: She has long hair down to her mid-thighs. It almost makes a better cape than her cape itself.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: She's the red to Mari's blue. Sonia is playful and mischievous and Marigold is stern and serious.
  • Sadist: She enjoys tormenting her victims before defeating them, such as when she decides to crush Marguerite's petrified body right in front of Luffy.
  • Scaled Up: Courtesy of the Snake-Snake Fruit powers, she can turn into a large human-anaconda.
  • Slave Brand: Like Hancock and Marigold, she bears the "Hoof of the Rising Dragon" on her backs, burned onto them as marks of their slavery to the World Nobles. It doubles as Embarrassing Tattoo. During her fight with Luffy, it almost gets revealed in front of all the Kujas, but Luffy understands the situation and covers it.
  • Walking Swimsuit Scene: Her main outfit, aside from the white Kuja cape, consists of a normal bikini, unlike most Kujas' fur bikinis.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Her hair is sea green.

    Boa Marigold 

Boa Marigold

Voiced by: Kimiko Saito (JP), Julie Mayfield (EN)

Age: 26 (Pre-Timeskip), 28 (Post-Timeskip)

Birthday: September 5th

Bounty: 40,000,000 Berries (frozen)

Debut: Chapter 516 (Manga), Episode 409 (Anime)

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Known as Mari for short, she's Boa Hancock's little sister, though "little" might not be the right word, and the youngest of the Gorgon Sisters. Along with her sisters, she was a slave of the World Nobles and was released by Fisher Tiger; since then, she and her sisters have been living a lie about why their backs cannot be shown, claiming that they have Gorgon eyes on their backs and anyone who sees them turns to stone, when in actuality they have "The Hoof of the Celestial Dragon" on their backs, marking them as property of the World Nobles.

She's the most stern of the Gorgon Sisters, and only shows some emotion is when she's being slightly playful in combat. She's very devoted to her older sister Hancock to the point of following her in any decision.

She's one of the elite Kuja warriors, and wields a giant Guandao. She has eaten the Snake-Snake Fruit (Hebi Hebi no Mi), Model: King Cobra (although not by choice) which allows her to become a large woman-snake and spit poison in her hybrid form. She's also proficient in Armament Haki, and is able to hurt Luffy with blunt attacks, and can control her hair shaping into snakes and even set them on fire.


  • Action Girl: She's one of the Kuja's strongest fighters and a master of Armament Haki.
  • Affectionate Nickname: She's called Mari for short.
  • Animorphism: Thanks to the Snake-Snake Fruit, King Cobra model, she can become a snake or half snake.
  • Badass Cape: Just like all the other Kuja pirates, but in her case it also helps hide the slave brands on her back.
  • Barrier Warrior: She uses Armaments Haki to deflect enemy attacks like Luffy's Bazooka.
  • Big Little Sister: Despite being Hancock's younger sister, she's much, much bigger than her. And this IS Hancock we're talking about. She's even "larger" than Sandersonia, despite being the youngest of the three.
  • Big Sister Worship: She's very devoted to her older (though not "bigger") sister Boa Hancock.
  • Blade on a Stick: Her weapon of choice is a giant guandao with a particularly oversized blade. She's the only one of the Gorgon Sisters to wield a weapon.
  • Blood Knight: A subtle example, since she's The Stoic, but displays some emotions during her fight with Luffy.
  • Breath Weapon: In her cobra form, Mari can spit venom from her mouth.
  • Co-Dragons: Along with Sonia To Boa Hancock. They're her sisters (therefore the closest members to her) and among the strongest of the Kuja Pirates.
  • Curse: Subverted. The other Kuja believe she, along with her sisters, have these special powers (actually their Devil Fruit) because they are cursed, and have eyes on their back that turn whoever watches them into stone. Turns out it's a lie spread by themselves, who don't want the others to know they have been Made a Slave in the past.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: After she and Sonia loses to Luffy, they become friends. Of course, there's also the fact that Luffy has prevented their secret from being revealed.
  • Does Not Like Men: Just like Hancock, she has a disdain for men, save for Raylegh and Luffy.
  • Flaming Hair: During her fight with Luffy, she sets herself alight for her Hebigami-Tsuki: Salamander attack. It accidentally burns Sandersonia's cape.
  • Force Feeding: She didn't want to eat her Devil Fruit, but, when she and her sisters were slaves, they were forced to do so to amuse their masters.
  • Formerly Fit: Mari was thin as a child and as a teenager, now she's fat to have a valkyrie vibe. (Word of God says it's actually muscle).
  • Giant Flyer: Her pet is not a snake but an unnamed huge hawk.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Performs one following her sister Hancok's, when the latter falls in love with Luffy. Although she doesn't exactly become a nicer person in general.
  • Ki Attacks: She's a proficient user of Armament Haki, and can even hurt Luffy with blunt attacks despite the latter being made of rubber.
  • Lovely Angels: She and her sister Sonia fight as one against Luffy.
  • Made a Slave: Along with her older sisters, until Fisher Tiger freed them. She still has bad memories about this, but is more subtle than her sisters.
  • Medusa: Her theme, along with her older sisters. She and Sandersonia have eaten a Zoan type devil fruit which turns them into snakes (king cobra in her case), while Hancock's devil fruit gives her the ability to turn the other people into stones. They're called the Gorgon Sisters for a reason, after all.
  • Morality Pet: She and Marigold are the only ones (before Luffy comes around, that is) that Hancock is nice to.
  • Moral Myopia: Marigold and Sandersonia happily enable Hancock's behavior. When Luffy (who had earlier gone out of his way to conceal their slave marks while they were trying to kill him) asks Hancock to go to Marijoa, where the sisters were enslaved, so he can rescue his brother, they start screaming about what a cruel, selfish man he is and demand that Hancock petrify him.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Compared to One Piece women's standard body, Mari is fat (though Word of God says it's muscle).
  • Oh, Crap!: She and Sonia are shocked to see that Luffy has the Emperor's Haki.
  • Playing with Fire: She can set her hair on fire when using Hebigami-Tsuki.
  • Poisonous Person: Well, half-cobra person, at least. And cobras are venomous snakes.
  • Prehensile Hair: With her Hebigami-Tsuki (Snake Hair Possession) attack, she can shape her hair into large snakes and even sets it on fire with Hebigami-Tsuki: Salamander attack.
  • Punny Name: All her (and Sandersonia's) attacks with "hebi" (Japanese for "snake) in them can taken to be either Japanese for snake or a romanization of the English word heavy.
  • Rapunzel Hair: She has waist-length hair.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: She's the blue to Sonia's red. Sonia is playful and mischievous and Mari is stern and serious.
  • Scaled Up: Courtesy of the Snake-Snake Fruit powers, she can turn into a large human-cobra.
  • Slave Brand: Like Hancock and Sandersonia, she bears the "Hoof of the Rising Dragon" on her backs, burned onto them as marks of their slavery to the World Nobles. It doubles as Embarrassing Tattoo.
  • The Stoic: She has a serious expression most of the time and rarely shows any emotion, although it's clear her experience as a slave has scarred her as well.
  • Technicolor Toxin: The poison she spits is purple.

Other Members

    Marguerite 

Marguerite

Voiced by: Masumi Asano (JP), Whitney Rodgers (EN)

Age: 16 (Pre-Timeskip), 18 (Post-Timeskip)

Birthday: April 9th

Debut: Chapter 514 (Manga), Episode 408 (Anime)

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One of the Kuja tribe who happens to find Luffy after he lands in Amazon Lily, along with her friends Sweetpea and Aphelandra. Due to not having met any man before Luffy, she's very naive about them, and there's the Running Gag of her wishing to see Luffy's "golden balls" (a Japanese slang for male testicles). After an initial mistrust to Luffy, just like all the Kuja, because he's a man, she forms the closest attachment to Luffy of the three, especially after he saves her in the arena trial.

She fights using a snake that can turn into a bow to shoot Haki-imbued arrows. She's also seen using a dagger.

She joins the Kuja Pirates during the Time Skip.


  • Archer Archetype: Her snake can become a bow, and she mainly fights using Haki-imbued arrows.
  • Badass Adorable: She doesn't get to fight onscreen much, but enought to qualify for the badass part. Hell, she even become a member of the Kuja Pirates after the timeskip, which most definitely means she's stronger than she looks. And she's a naive but kind woman.
  • Badass Cape: Just like all the Kuja warriors, she wears a white cape.
  • Beauty, Brains and Brawn: Among the three Kuja who find Luffy, Marguerite is the brain, as she's the unofficial leader of the trio and the one who makes decisions and gives orders.
  • Combat Stilettos: Strangely for an amazon, her boots have heels, and she has no problem fighting while wearing them.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: Has a black and white striped stocking only on her right leg.
  • Feather Boa Constrictor: Just like nearly all Kuja warriors, she has a snake that keeps around her waist. It can also become a bow.
  • Fur Bikini: Just like a classic fanservicey amazon, she has a furry outfit that doesn't cover much.
  • Innocent Innuendo: She really wants to see Luffy's "kintama" (aka: testicles), but there's no malice in that, it just originates from her naivete.
  • Ki Attacks: She can use Haki to make her arrows more powerful.
  • Knife Nut: She has a dagger which she uses to threate Luffy at one point, though her favorite weapon is the bow.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Just look at how cute she is, and how much skin she reveals!
  • Oh, Crap!: Her reaction as she's Taken for Granite by Hancock, resulting in a statue with a scared expression.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Fans aren't sure whether her name is supposed to be spelled "Marguerite" or "Margaret".
  • Taken for Granite : Happens to her, Sweetpea and Aphelandra after they reveal they are the ones who found Luffy. She gets better after Luffy's fight with Sandersonia and Marigold, though.
  • Taking the Heat: Takes the blame for Luffy's presence in Amazon Lily to prevent him from fighting in the arena, and gets turned into stone. Thankfully, Luffy can handle his own and frees her.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Apparently, during the time-skip she has become strong enough to become a member of the Kuja Pirates.

    Aphelandra 

Aphelandra

Voiced by: Akemi Okamura (JP), Sarah Weidenheft (EN)

Birthday: August 1st

Debut: Chapter 514 (Manga), Episode 408 (Anime)

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A member the Kuja tribe, arguably the tallest besides Sandersonia and Marigold, and one of the three who find Luffy after he lands in Amazon Lily. Like the other two, she forms a close attachment to him after he saves them. She's a kind and innocent woman and is also shy and submissive in spite of her size. She obeys in a very militaristic way, complete with right-handed salute.

She wields a large Jian sword proportionate to her size and apparently is proficient enough to join the Kuja Pirates during the Time Skip.


  • Adorkable: Despite being more than ten feet tall, her shyness and the goofy way she obeys orders and her moe appearance make her really endearing.
  • Apologetic Attacker: She's so nice she apologizes to Luffy right before blocking him and slamming him back.
  • Badass Adorable: She is tall, kind and insanely cute, but remember she's a Kuja warrior.
  • Beauty, Brains and Brawn: Among the three Kuja who find Luffy, Aphelandra is the beauty, being the most naive and cute of the three.
  • BFS: Carries around a large Jian sword fitting her size.
  • Funbag Airbag: Weaponized when she uses her humongous bosom to stop Luffy's escape.
  • Gentle Giant: She's is the tallest of the Kuja warriors, towering over nearly everyone of them, and also one of the nicest and most innocent.
  • Giant Woman: Downplayed. She's not huge but she easily tops 10 feet in height and normal women are as tall as her legs.
  • Nice Girl: Aside from an initial mistrust of men, she's the nicest of all the Kuja, to the point she even apologizes before slapping Luffy during his escape.
  • Oh, Crap!: Her reaction as she's Taken for Granite by Hancock, and her petrified face keeps this expression.
  • Statuesque Stunner: She is incredibly moe with her innocent personality and cute appearance, and really, really tall.
  • She's Got Legs: She wears a skimpy bikiny bottom and nothing else to cover her person-long legs.
  • Taken for Granite : After learning she, along with Marguerite and Sweetpea, are the ones who found Luffy, Hancock punishes them with her Devil Fruit powers. She's turned back to normal after Luffy's fight with Sandersonia and Marigold.
  • Taking the Heat: Along with Sweetpea, she joins Marguerite and takes the blame for Luffy's arrival in Amazon Lily, and gets promptly turned into stone.
  • Took a Level in Badass: During the time-skip, she has improved enough to join the Kuja Pirates.

    Sweetpea 

Sweetpea

Voiced by: Kujira (JP), Doug Goodrich (EN)

Birthday: January 14th

Debut: Chapter 514 (Manga), Episode 408 (Anime)

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A member of the Kuja tribe, and one of the three who find Luffy and gets on good terms with him after he saves her, Marguerite and Aphelandra. She has the habit of describing the events she's living with complex quotes, as if she's writing a novel.

After the Time Skip, she becomes a member of the Kuja Pirates.


  • Beauty, Brains and Brawn: Among the three Kuja who find Luffy, Sweetpea is the brawn, as she has a corpulent, masculine-like build compared to the other two's feminine bodies.
  • Brawn Hilda: She's not exactly cute, is quite plump and is a Kuja warrior.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: She has the habit of resuming the current situation as if it's a novel's chapter.
  • Feather Boa Constrictor: Zig-Zagged. She has a snake (like most Kuja) but somtimes is used as a cane instead of being kept around her body.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Her hair is kept into two pigtails, although neither her appearance or her personality is girlish at all.
  • Gonk: Despite being called "Sweetpea", her appearance isn't sweet at all, especially compared to the other Kuja, who are, for the great majority, beautiful women. Her Kuja warrior outfit is still just as Stripperific as the others.
  • Ironic Name: The sweet pea is a petite and fragile flower, but she's actually a masculine and fat woman.
  • Oh, Crap!: Her reaction as she's Taken for Granite by Hancock, which remains as she's a statue.
  • Purple Prose: In-Universe. She describes every event in an extremely convoluted way, like using "a race against time" to describe that Luffy doesn't have much time left before the mushrooms convolute him.
  • Taken for Granite : Boa Hancock turns her, Marguerite and Aphelandra into statues as punishment for having found Luffy. She gets better after Luffy's fight with Sandersonia and Marigold.
  • Taking the Heat: Along with Aphelandra, she joins Marguerite and takes the blame for Luffy's arrival in Amazon Lily. Boa Hancock turns them into stone as a punishment.
  • Took a Level in Badass: During the time-skip, she has improved enough to join the Kuja Pirates.

    Ran 

Ran

Voiced by: Umeka Shoji (JP), Clarine Harp (EN)

Birthday: November 24th

Debut: Chapter 516 (Manga), Episode 410 (Anime)

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A member of the Kuja pirates. She's among the most knowledgeable and analytical member of the crew, as seen when she comments Luffy's fights in the arena.

She has a snake that can morph into a bow and use it to shoot arrows and, like all Kuja, is a Haki user.


  • Cleavage Window: She doesn't wear a fur bikini top like most Kuja, but has a tank top with a hole that reveals some of her cleavage.
  • Combat Commentator: She's quite perceptive, and when Luffy is fighting Bacura and later Sandersonia and Mari, she comments how strong he is or that he has Emperor's Haki.
  • Feather Boa Constrictor: She keeps a snake that can be used as a bow.
  • Ms Exposition: She explains to a child, and therefore the audience, about the Gorgon Sisters' curse and eyes on the back. (However, that story is revealed to be a lie).

    Daisy 

Daisy

Voiced by: Chigusa Ikeda (JP), Mary Morgan (EN)

Birthday: February 15th

Debut: Chapter 516 (Manga), Episode 410 (Anime)

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One of the Kuja Pirates. She's always seen smiling and ends every sentence with her laugh "Zahahaha".

She's never seen fighting, though, being a Kuja Pirate, she must be one of the strongest Kuja.


  • The Hyena: She can't say anything without laughing. She laughs so often it borders on being a Verbal Tic.
  • Meaningful Name: In the language of flowers, "daisy" can mean "cheer", a very appropriate name for a woman who laughs a lot.
  • Perpetual Smiler: There's not a moment where her grin disappears from her face.
  • Signature Laugh: The only Kuja to have a distinct laugh. In her case, it is "Zahahaha".

    Cosmos 

Cosmos

Voiced by: Hiromi Nishikawa (JP), Anastasia Munoz (EN)

Debut: Chapter 516 (Manga), Episode 410 (Anime)

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One of the Kuja Pirates. She's a fat and cheerful woman.

Her abilities are never shown, but she should be strong if she's a Kuja Pirate.


    Rindo 

Rindo

Voiced by: Satomi Sato (JP), Jennifer Green (EN)

Birthday: September 16th

Debut: Chapter 516 (Manga), Episode 410 (Anime)

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One of the Kuja Pirates. She's very aloof, but also loyal and respectful toward her duties.

She's the best sniper of the Kuja Tribe. Instead of the common snake-bow, her weapon is a large bazooka rifle.


  • Absolute Cleavage: A particular example because, unlike most Kuja who wear a bikini top, she wears a jacket left open.
  • BFG: Her weapon is a bazzoka almost as big as her that shoots harpoons.
  • Cold Sniper: Although her weapon is a tad too flashy for an actual, silent sniper, she's one of the most stoic Kuja.
  • Smoking Is Cool: She's a badass sniper and there's always a cigarette hanging from her mouth.
  • The Stoic: She's always serious, and not even the presence of a man in Amazon Lily surprises her.

Kuja Islanders

Those who aren't members of the Kuja Pirates remain in Amazon Lily, and thus have little knowledge about the outside world. While not as strong as the Kuja Pirates, they're still proficient warriors.

    "Elder Nyon" Gloriosa 

"Elder Nyon" Gloriosa

Voiced by: Ako Mayama (JP), Nancy Sherrard (EN)

Birthday: February 4th

Debut: Chapter 514 (Manga), Episode 408 (Anime)

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Commonly referred to as "Elder Nyon", she's the ex-ex-ex-empress of Amazon Lily. She's an elderly lady who lives on the outskirts of Amazon Lily, as a consequence of leaving the island and abandoning her duties, after she came down with "love sickness", and somehow surviving when her predecessors didn't. However, during her time away, she learned several things about the world outside the isolated island, including about the opposite gender (and is the only not misandrist Kuja), the politics of the world and she also met a member of the Roger Pirates, Silvers Rayleigh and Shakuyaku; and discovered Boa Hancock and her sisters, Sandersonia and Marigold, who were previously missing for four years after they were enslaved by the Celestial Dragons, taking care of them and eventually bringing them back home. For this reason she's very close to Boa Hancock and cares about her despite the latter's constant mistreatment of the old lady.

Thanks to all of her experience of the outside world, she's very wise, and doesn't believe to (most) of Hancock's lies. Gloriosa takes her role as a senior figure to the Kuja Amazons very seriously, and is something of an adviser to the current empress "Snake Princess" Boa Hancock (despite their often antagonistic relationship), and her interest in current affairs keeps Hancock informed; important considering her Warlord position. When Luffy arrives on the island, she's surprised by his spirit, his luck and his kindness. She informs Luffy of Ace's execution, and warns him of the dangers that follow, and is surprised to see him survive both Impel Down and the Whitebeard War in two days.


  • Category Traitor: Due to having left Amazon Lily, she's considered a traitor among the Kuja. While the Kuja Empress of that time forgave Gloriosa after she returned, she lives in the outskirts, isolated from the other Kuja.
  • Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: She's always been the Straight Man to Boa Hancock, but becomes this once Hancock falls in love with Luffy, as she constantly reminds her that none of Luffy's actions mean they're married.
  • Cool Old Lady: As expected of a former empress. Hancock chucking her out of a window doesn't bother her much.
  • Destination Defenestration: Dammit, Hancock. Be more nice to who have raised you!
  • Feather Boa Constrictor: Being a Kuja, she has a snake that she uses as a staff to give her the image of a wise old lady.
  • Flower in Her Hair: She has a small pink flower as a decoration for her hair.
  • The Hermit: Downplayed because she does not live that isolated from the others, but she still has little contact with the rest of the Kuja tribe, save for Hancock.
  • Miniature Senior Citizens: She's both the oldest and the shortest of the Kuja tribe.
  • Ms. Exposition: She reads a lot of newspaper to keep herself informed about the world's events and is the one to inform Luffy's about Ace's capture and future execution. She's even surprised that an infamous pirate like Luffy has such an ignorance of the world. She also explain Hancock about the "love sickness".
  • Never Mess with Granny: She easily recovers from defenestration off a building around 50 feet high by Hancock. These skills are to be expected considering she's a Retired Badass.
  • Oh, Crap!: She's shocked to learn that a man (Luffy) is on Amazon Lily.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Everyone call her "Elder Nyon". The only exception is Silvers Rayleigh, who's a close friend of hers.
  • Only Sane Woman: The one resident of Kuja island who doesn't sycophantly agrees with everything Hancock says althouth she sometimes believe Hancock's lies too. She's often the voice of reason for Hancock, as she constantly urges Hancock to be more responsible.
  • Retired Badass: She was, after all, former empress of the Kuja, who live under the philosophy "strength is beauty".
  • Straight Man: To Hancock. Being one of the wisest Kuja and having raised the Gorgon Sisters, she's the only one who can reply to her and often remembers Boa Hancock her duties as empress and Warlord. However, Hancock doesn't always listen to her. This become even more extreme when Hancock falls in love with Luffy, as she even has to remember her that a hug doesn't mean being married.
  • Verbal Tic: She often says "nyo" in her sentences.

    Kikyo 

Kikyo

Voiced by: Yuriko Yamaguchi (JP), Rachel Robinson (EN)

Birthday: July 27th

Debut: Chapter 514 (Manga), Episode 408 (Anime)

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One of the Kuja Warriors. She's a serious and severe leader, although she deeply cares for her mates and panics when Sonia is about to crush Marguerite. She's the one more opposed to Luffy's presence, to the point she wants to kill him. Even after Luffy has become a friend of the Kuja, she still doesn't like his antics.

She uses a snake that can become a bow, and by using Haki she can turn her arrows into explosive projectiles.


  • Anime Hair: Her hair is arranged into a really weird ponytail.
  • Feather Boa Constrictor: Like most Kuja warriors, she has a snake as a pet that can be used as bow.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's the Kuja who like Luffy the least, and the only one to not enjoy Luffy's funny antics but as harsh as she may be, Kikyo does like her fellow Kuja warriors, and is a stern but well-meaning leader.
  • Ki Attacks: Can imbue Haki to her arrows to make them explosive.
  • Knight Templar: She wishes to kill Luffy at any costs but out of desire to protect her people. After Boa Hancocks and the rest of the Kuja become allies with Luffy, she drops this even if she doesn't like him.
  • Make-Up Is Evil: Downplayed. She's not evil, but she wears makeup on her face and is the one who dislikes Luffy the most.
  • Made of Explodium: After being imbued with Haki, her arrows explode on contact with anything.
  • Only Sane Man: She's the only Kuja who does not replicate Luffy's antics.
  • Perpetual Frowner: She's always serious and not even a party can get her to crack a smile. The only non-serious expression she has is when she's panicking when Sandersonia attempts to break Marguerite.
  • Stripperiffic: Oh boy. It's rare to find a Kuja whose outfit doesn't reveal much skin, but she has arguably the most revealing outfit.
  • Token Evil Teammate: While "evil" is an exaggeration, she's the one more hostile toward men in Amazon Lily, although it's out of a desire to protect her people.

    Belladonna 

Belladonna

Voiced by: Tomoko Naka (JP), Dana Schultz (EN)

Birthday: October 26th

Debut: Chapter 514 (Manga), Episode 408 (Anime)

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The doctor of Amazon Lily. She's smart, as she can deduce that the Gorgon Sisters' power don't originate from killing a gorgon, and, fittingly for her role, has wide medical knowledge and is able to quickly heal Luffy after his body is infected by mushrooms while keeping her cool, although she doesn't understand the cause of Boa Hancock's sickness (actually love).


  • Bilingual Bonus: Belladonna, aside of the name of a plant, means, fittingly, "beautiful woman" in Italian.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: She has a pair of googles with large lenses that are always on her forehead.
  • Impossibly-Low Neckline: A particular example because she's always seen wearing the formal attire, which fits this trope.
  • Meaningful Name: She's a doctor named Belladonna, which is also a medical plant.
  • The Medic: Well, she's the doctor of Amazon Lily, take a guess... Whenever there's an illness among the Kuja, she's the one who intervenes.
  • Non-Action Guy: She's the only Kuja who doesn't seem to have any fighting skill, although she balances it by being an expert doctor.
  • The Stoic: She mantains her composure all the time, even when she sets Luffy on fire to destroy the mushrooms' roots and when she can't identify Hancock's illness.
  • Token Wholesome: Downplayed, but she's the only Kuja not seen wearing a Fur Bikini or an extremely revealing outfit, this could be justified by her not being a warrior.

    Nerine 

Nerine

Voiced by: Aiko Hibi (JP), Michelle Rojas (EN)

Birthday: December 15th

Debut: Chapter 514 (Manga), Episode 408 (Anime)

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A member of the Kuja tribe who's very curious about men. Upon meeting Luffy, she takes note of everything about him and uses him as a standard for all other men, to the point that she starts to believe that all men are made of rubber.


  • Hair Decorations: Has a yellow hair-clip.
  • Innocent Bigot: Although she's friends with Luffy, she treats him and other men like another species.
  • Ki Attacks: As with all Kuja, she can use Haki. Her main use is to imbue her arrows with Haki to make them explode upon contact with the target.
  • Made of Explodium: Her arrow become explosive after being imbued with Haki.

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