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S12:E408 Landing! The All-Female Island, Amazon Lily

One Piece
07/05/2009 01:51 pm EDT

Three days have passed since the incident at Sabaody Archipelago. Having been hit by Kuma, Luffy is teleported to an unknown ...read more Three days have passed since the incident at Sabaody Archipelago. Having been hit by Kuma, Luffy is teleported to an unknown island. Searching for food, he comes across some unknown mushrooms, and eat them. Unfortunately, these mushrooms are "mushrooms-growing-on-body-mushrooms", and as Luffy goes to sleep, mushrooms start growing on his body. He is discovered by a trio of amazon women who take him to their city in order to cure him, but during the cleaning process, it's discovered that Luffy, unlike everyone else on the island, is a man. show less

S12:E409 Hurry Back to Your Friends! The Maiden Island Adventure

One Piece
07/12/2009 01:57 pm EDT

Luffy realizes that the island's name is Amazon Lily, an island populated entirely by the Kuja tribe of women warriors that ...read more Luffy realizes that the island's name is Amazon Lily, an island populated entirely by the Kuja tribe of women warriors that men are not permitted to set foot on. He wakes up in a cell and receives clothing from some of the women there, who have never seen a man before and have no knowledge of them. He inadvertently angers his captors and is forced to escape when they try to kill him, taking a woman named Margaret hostage in order to recover his Vivre Card. While Luffy learns about the island from Margaret, his pursuers become desperate to eliminate him before the Snake Princess, their leader, returns. show less

S12:E410 Everyone Falls in Love! Pirate Empress Hancock

One Piece
07/19/2009 01:58 pm EDT

Luffy resolves to leave the island, reunite with his crew and defeat the enemies who had overpowered them earlier, and decides ...read more Luffy resolves to leave the island, reunite with his crew and defeat the enemies who had overpowered them earlier, and decides to borrow a ship. Margaret then realizes that she cannot afford to be friendly with Luffy, and attacks him, forcing him to flee. A few kilometers from the island, Boa Hancock - the Snake Princess and one of the Seven Warlords of the Sea - meets with a Navy vessel commanded by Vice-Admiral Momonga, who informs her of Portgas D. Ace's upcoming execution and the likelihood of Whitebeard intervening. He orders her to join the fight against Whitebeard's forces or risk losing her status as a Warlord and having the treaty between Kuja and the World Government annulled. Hancock refuses and, using her Love-Love Fruit powers, turns his men to stone and leaves. show less

S12:E411 The Secret Hidden on the Backs - Luffy and the Snake Princess Meet

One Piece
08/02/2009 01:59 pm EDT

Hancock's ship reaches Amazon Lily and she returns to her palace. Nyon, a former ruler of the island, urges Hancock to ...read more Hancock's ship reaches Amazon Lily and she returns to her palace. Nyon, a former ruler of the island, urges Hancock to answer the summons in order to keep the treaty that protects her people, but Hancock refuses and throws her out a window. Hancock goes to take a bath, and some of the villagers discuss a legend that states that Hancock and her sisters defeated a Gorgon, but received eyes that turn anyone who looks at them to stone. Luffy, searching for someone from whom he can borrow a ship, falls into the bath. He sees something on Hancock's back that surprises him, but does not turn him to stone. show less

S12:E412 Heartless Judgment! Margaret is Turned to Stone!!

One Piece
08/09/2009 02:00 pm EDT

Luffy looks at Hancock's back and notes that he saw what was on it before. Hancock tries, but fails to turn him to stone ...read more Luffy looks at Hancock's back and notes that he saw what was on it before. Hancock tries, but fails to turn him to stone with her powers when he mistakes her Love-Love abilities for Foxy's Slow-Slow Beam. Luffy tries to escape but gets captured by the Kuja pirates and is brought to the execution arena. Margaret confesses to bringing him to the island, and Hancock turns her and two of her companions to stone. Enraged at the Kuja's lack of empathy for Margaret, Luffy punches out Bakula, the panther sent to execute him. Hancock's two younger sisters, Sandersonia and Marigold, jump into the arena and using their Devil Fruit powers, transform into snake-women to fight Luffy. show less

S12:E413 A Difficult Fight for Luffy! The Snake Sisters' Haki Power!!

One Piece
08/16/2009 02:00 pm EDT

Luffy gets the petrified Margaret and her friends to safety and then fights against Sandersonia and Marigold, but struggles ...read more Luffy gets the petrified Margaret and her friends to safety and then fights against Sandersonia and Marigold, but struggles against their Devil Fruit powers and their ability to predict his moves with "Haki". When Sandersonia plans on breaking the petrified Marguerite in order to cause Luffy pain, he screams for her to stop, forcing her to stop and causing many of the assembled warriors to faint by using a special and rare kind of Haki Hancock identifies as a Conqueror's Spirit. With Margaret safe, Luffy prepares to fight at full power. show less

S12:E414 All-Out Special Power Battle!! Gum-Gum vs. Snake-Snake

One Piece
08/23/2009 02:01 pm EDT

Luffy activates Gear Second and gains the upper hand. Desperate to finish him off, Marigold and Sandersonia attempt to finish ...read more Luffy activates Gear Second and gains the upper hand. Desperate to finish him off, Marigold and Sandersonia attempt to finish him off with their strongest moves, but Luffy fights them off and ties their tails together. Marigold's fire attack accidentally burns the clothes off Sandersonia's back, prompting Hancock to order everyone to evacuate or risk seeing the "Gorgon Eyes". Luffy covers the symbol on her back with his body, saying that while she is his enemy, her secret has nothing to do with his fight. Boa Hancock is then moved to tears. show less

S12:E415 Hancock's Confession - The Sisters' Abhorrent Past

One Piece
08/30/2009 02:02 pm EDT

Sandersonia and Marigold concede defeat to Luffy, and Hancock agrees to grant Luffy the choice of getting a ship or saving ...read more Sandersonia and Marigold concede defeat to Luffy, and Hancock agrees to grant Luffy the choice of getting a ship or saving Margaret, and he chooses the latter. Luffy is brought to the palace, where Hancock is shocked to learn of Luffy's attack on the World Noble. Luffy learns that the three sisters were once slaves of the World Nobles, but were freed when Fisher Tiger attacked Mariejois, and that he eventually founded the Sunny Pirates from former slaves. Hancock then grants Luffy use of her ship. show less

S12:E416 Saving Ace! The Next Stop: the Great Prison!

One Piece
09/06/2009 02:03 pm EDT

Following a party, Luffy learns from Nyon that Hancock is a Warlord of the Sea, and that they have been called together as the ...read more Following a party, Luffy learns from Nyon that Hancock is a Warlord of the Sea, and that they have been called together as the Navy is launching an all-out offensive on Whitebeard. When Luffy hears that they are planning on executing his brother Ace at Marinford to lure Whitebeard out, he decides to save him from the prison Impel Down before he's transported away. The only hope of him getting there in time is for Hancock to answer to the call for the Warlords so Luffy can hitch a ride on her ship, but the empress has just caught a disease, and is lying in bed. show less

S12:E417 Love is a Hurricane! Hancock Madly in Love!

One Piece
09/13/2009 02:04 pm EDT

Nyon discovers that Hancock's disease is the same one that killed her two predecessors, and has Hancock meet with Luffy. ...read more Nyon discovers that Hancock's disease is the same one that killed her two predecessors, and has Hancock meet with Luffy. Luffy requests that Hancock take him to Impel Down, and when Hancock agrees, much to everyone's shock, Nyon realizes that she is in love with Luffy. Hancock boards Momonga's ship to answer the summons, smuggling Luffy aboard inside her clothes, and de-petrifies the crew before the ship sails to Impel Down. Elsewhere, Sengoku notes that Jimbei, one of the Seven Warlords, refuses to fight and is being held in Impel Down, and learns that the 23 ships observing Whitebeard's flagship have been destroyed. Garp visits Ace in prison. show less

S12:E418 The Friends' Whereabouts - The Science of Weather and the Mechanical Island

One Piece
09/20/2009 02:05 pm EDT

Luffy proceeds to Impel Down, but worries about his friends. Nami finds herself on Weatheria, a sky island dedicated to the ...read more Luffy proceeds to Impel Down, but worries about his friends. Nami finds herself on Weatheria, a sky island dedicated to the study of weather, and learns about a special rope that can create winds. She uses the rope with her Clima Tact to stop a storm. Franky ends up on the futuristic Mechanical Island, and is frozen solid in the cold. He is rescued but because there is no cola on the island, is given tea instead and becomes a gentleman. show less

S12:E419 The Friends' Whereabouts! An Island of Giant Birds and a Pink Paradise!

One Piece
09/27/2009 02:06 pm EDT

Chopper lands on an island known as Birdie Kingdom, and finds himself in the nest of two large birds who play with him before ...read more Chopper lands on an island known as Birdie Kingdom, and finds himself in the nest of two large birds who play with him before accidentally dropping him into the forest below. While searching for food to regain his strength, some residents of the island capture him. When they leave to shoo away the birds after an unsuccessful attempt at stealing their nest, Chopper escapes the pot and realizes that the birds rule the island. Sanji finds himself on Peachy Island, seemingly entirely populated by beautiful women, and someone named Elizabeth nurses him until he wakes up. He goes to Elizabeth's house to return a handkerchief, only to find that Elizabeth is actually a male transvestite, and begins desperately running when the island's residents attempt to get him to cross-dress. show less

S12:E420 The Friends' Whereabouts - Bridging the Islands and Vicious Vegetations!

One Piece
10/04/2009 02:07 pm EDT

Robin finds herself on Tequila Wolf, a snow-covered island. She is taken in by Soran, a young girl who works on the island as a ...read more Robin finds herself on Tequila Wolf, a snow-covered island. She is taken in by Soran, a young girl who works on the island as a slave, and tells her much about the outside world, which she pretends to visit by drawing pictures. Some soldiers break in to find Robin, smashing Soran's pictures in an attempt to determine her location, and Robin is captured. She learns that she is on an island full of prisoners and citizens of countries that refused to join the World Government, and that she and the others are being forced to build a bridge. Meanwhile, Usopp finds himself on Bowin Island, an island full of man-eating plants, with a man named Heracles. show less

S12:E421 The Friends' Whereabouts! A Princess Negativity and the King of Demons!

One Piece
10/11/2009 02:08 pm EDT

Zoro lands on the island where Kuma sent Perona. Perona treats his wounds, but forces him to stay while subjecting him to ...read more Zoro lands on the island where Kuma sent Perona. Perona treats his wounds, but forces him to stay while subjecting him to humiliating treatment. Brook finds himself in the Land of Poverty, where he is mistaken for Satan, whom the islanders had summoned for revenge against the Long-Arm tribe. Famous Marine officers gather at Marine Headquarters, as do the rest of the Shichibukai besides Hancock. In Impel Down, Ace begs Garp to kill him, but Garp says that even if he did, the war with Whitebeard cannot be avoided. show less