Roronoa Zoro’s Mysterious Lineage Has Finally Been Revealed
Finally, one of the biggest enigmas of the series has been addressed by Eiichiro Oda, and that is that, on this occasion, the mangaka has used to deal a little more about the issue of Roronoa Zoro’s ancestrythe second in command of the Straw Hats and an outstanding swordsman, since from the beginning of the series many doubts arose regarding Zoro’s relatives, since he was presented as a young orphan who was trained by his best friend’s father.
But, apparently, the first impression about Zoro’s past did not satisfy the fans of the series, since they took on the task of make countless hypotheses and theories about the ancestry of this swordsmanwhich were gaining strength as the One Piece plot progressed and this character developed, since Oda left many details at a glance that raised doubts.
However, all concerns regarding this issue have been clarified recently, since Eiichiro Oda has decided to reveal Zoro’s family tree and in this way solve one of the great mysteries that the series had for a long time. Next, we tell you the details.
Eiichiro Oda has revealed Zoro’s family tree and finally solves one of the great puzzles of the series
Wano’s arc gave rise to the theories that existed about Roronoa Zoro and his past will gain more strengthsince, upon arriving on this island full of Samurai and Swordsmen, the fans noticed many similarities between Zoro and the natives of this place, because as they got to know in depth the history of the Shimotsuki and the exploits of this clan, they went increasing the doubts in the followers who quickly came to a conclusion.
Finding many Zoro matches and more details about the Wano Samurai being presented, fans immediately they speculated that Roronoa was a descendant of this place or had a great tie to this country. In addition to this, they mentioned that they also could be the reincarnation of Shimotsuki Ryumagiven their great resemblance and skillful swordplay.
However, all hypotheses or speculations have come to an end, since Eiichiro Oda has revealed the mysterious lineage of Roronoa Zororecently, solving one of the biggest puzzles in the series.
In the recent SBS section of the One Piece volume #105Eiichiro Oda has taken the opportunity to reveal the origins of this Samurai and thus end the doubts that existed regarding his past, since he has shared an official sketch where Zoro’s family tree is shown. Through the Twitter account called @Mugiwara_23 Said translated illustration has been shared, in which Oda’s explanation can be seen in detail.
Roronoa Zoro’s family tree revealed in One Piece Volume 105 SBS 😍😍😍!! A reader tells Eiichiro Oda that there are many questions about Zoro’s lineage and sends him a family tree created by himself, which Oda agrees with and accepts. pic.twitter.com/zIe1TH19Me
— Sergio (redon) (@Mugiwara_23) March 1, 2023
According to what Oda recounts in this official sketch, 55 years ago Shimotsuki Kouzaburou left Wano along with 25 people, including Furiko, during his trip saved a small town in East Blue from banditsten of the twenty-five travelers who left Wano stayed on this site, founding the “Shimotsuki Village”.
In this place, Shimotsuki Kouzabouru and a village girl gave birth to Shimotsuki Koushirou, meanwhile, Shimotsuki Furiko and Roronoa Pinzoro a village swordsman, gave birth to Roronoa Arashi.
Shimotsuki Koushirou and an unknown girl gave birth to Shimotsuki Kuina and on the other hand, Roronoa Arashi and Tera, the daughter of some bandits, gave birth to Roronoa Zoroconfirming the fan theory about the connection of this swordsman with Wano, since his lineage comes from this mythical island full of Samurai, which explains many things.
This surprising revelation has confirmed what many fans expected, because Zoro’s roots come from Wanobeing this swordsman descendant of Shimotsuki Ryuma and Shimotsuki Ushimaruwhich explains Roronoa’s great power and skill with a sword.
In addition, Oda has mentioned the causes of the deaths of Zoro’s parents.and it is that Roronoa Arashi died in a battle and Tera because of an illness, these being the reasons why the young Samurai grew up without his parents.
He Wano arc has marked a before and after in One Piece, since it was of great relevance to give a better context to the history of some characters, as is the case of Roronoa. In addition, it also served to define Zoro’s power level, since during the battle in Onigashima he awakened incredible abilities.