Warning: SPOILERS for chapter #1068 of One Piece.
An previous villain has returned in One Piece, however this time Sentomaru is not on the World Government‘s facet. Regardless of solely making a handful of appearances within the collection, Sentomaru is likely one of the hardest opponents that the Straw Hat Pirates ever fought. Nevertheless, evidently his allegiances have shifted, and he’s not an enemy of Luffy and his crew.
Sentomaru made his debut through the Sabaody Archipelago Arc because the commander of the Marines’ Particular Science Group (SSG). He tried to seize the Straw Hat Pirates alongside admiral Kizaru (whom he calls ‘uncle’), main a squad of Pacifista, the damaging peace-keeping cyborgs created by the World Authorities using the body of Bartholomew Kuma. Sentomaru then appeared once more through the Summit Conflict and, lastly, when the Straw Hats briefly returned to Sabaody after the two-year time skip. This second time, he was unable to combat in opposition to Luffy and his buddies however witnessed their unbelievable progress and newfound power, earlier than they departed for the New World.
Sentomaru was launched as Dr. Vegapunk’s bodyguard however this occurred fourteen years earlier than the genius scientist made his precise debut within the manga. Because of this, their relationship continues to be not clear, apart from the truth that they each belong to the Marines’ SSG. Nevertheless, Vegapunk has lately had a fallout with the World Authorities attributable to his forbidden analysis into the history of the Great Kingdom. The assassins of CP0 have been dispatched to Vegapunk’s lab on Egghead Island to do away with him. In chapter #1068 of One Piece, after the CP0 assault begins, Vegapunk orders the mobilization of his new cyborgs, the Seraphim Pacifista, and places Sentomaru answerable for them, which proves that the bodyguard is in the end loyal to Vegapunk and to not the Marines or the federal government.
Sentomaru’s Return Means That The Straw Hats Have Gained A New, Highly effective Ally
The point out that Sentomaru will combat on Vegapunk’s facet is a bit stunning, as he was promoted to fully-fledged Marine Officer after the time skip. He was very loyal to the Marines and took his officer place very significantly, main the Pacifista cyborgs into battle. Nevertheless, the truth that he was promoted to officer later might imply that Sentomaru was not initially a Marine, so his first allegiance and loyalty go to Vegapunk. No matter that, Sentomaru is an important character within the collection, as a result of, together with Kizaru, he was the primary enemy that the Straw Hats couldn’t compete with. The entire Sabaody Arc was meant to show the Straw Hats concerning the energy hole between the primary and the second half of the Grand Line. As an emblem of that stunning second, Sentomaru left a giant impression on the followers.
It is going to be very attention-grabbing to study the reality about Sentomaru and Vegapunk’s relationship. Contemplating that the scientist is joining the Straw Hats to flee from the World Authorities, if Sentomaru joins too, the crew will achieve one other very highly effective member, one thing that they are going to certainly want within the exhausting battles that they are going to face within the closing, thrilling a part of One Piece.
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