Created in 1997, One Piece has become the most popular anime">anime franchise in Japan and has spread its reach to hundreds of countries. Creator Eiichiro Oda could have never expected his shonen series to become a worldwide hit, but the Straw Hat crew is not to be overlooked. The strong-willed group of vagabond pirates are as close as family and willing to fight to the death - and fight they do.
The long-running series has housed dozens of over-powered pirates who fight for whatever reason. May it be gold or the One Piece, a slew of characters make themselves known thanks to their supernatural strength and Devil Fruit powers. Seriously, Jack Sparrow and his Caribbean crew have nothing on these guys.
Here at ComicBook.com, we are listing some of the strongest characters from One Piece. So, take a seat and set sail for controversy; here are six of the most powerful characters from the franchise!