Today we are going to initiate the discussion of the One Piece Manga Chapter 926, titled the Prisoner Mine.
With this chapter, we are going back to the end of Chapter 924, where we left Luffy and Kid back in Kaido’s prison.
The chapter starts off with the beautiful capital of Wano Kuni, the Flower Capital.
Rumours Spread in Wano
For some reason, a boy is spreading rumors about a ghost been seen in the northern cemetery.
A bit weird but probably a teaser for something cool Oda has in store.
But we also have some other news.
They have to do with Kamazou the Manslayer.
Maybe he has something to do with the Kozouki family?
The news continue to pile up.
Now we learn about the Robin Hood of Wano Kingdom, the Witching Hour Boy.
He seems to be stealing from the rich to give back to the poor, thus the Robin Hood nickname.
Maybe yet another retainer of the Kozouki family.
It remains to be seen.
Then we witness the next moves of the alliance.
God Ussop Makes His Moves
Kin’emon asked everyone to pass a paper around, and that’s exactly what Usopp does.
On top of that, he passes the paper to a samurai without him even noticing!
Good job God Ussop! 😛
It’s interesting to note that the samurai has a crescent moon mark on his ankle, which of course means he’s a retainer of the
After that, we have the chance to see other people that got the paper in their hands, most of them, retainers, but also Bepo among them.
It’s funny that we don’t get to see the faces of the first two people who got the paper in their hands, which may mean they are important figures that Oda doesn’t want to give away yet.
Seeing more retainers, we learn from them that only the Samurais can hold weapons in Wano, which explains why people in the capital don’t carry any weapons at all.
Usopp thus far seems to have taken his job seriously, he’s working really hard and effective, gathering samurais, while running a small business as his disguise.
After Usopp we move to what seems to be a traditional japanese house of Lords or Daimyo.
Nami and Shinobu Spy
There is a classic pond with fish inside, as well as the Bamboo fountain known as Sozu in japanese.
It’s actually a device named shishi-odosi, which is used to scare away herbivores and protect the plants.
Quite interesting irrelevant information here :P.
Moving on to the rest of the chapter.
Someone inside the house says that there is no need for a geisha.
Could that have to do with Robin‘s plan of infiltration?
The two guys inside seem to talk about shipments of weapons.
In the attic, our cat burglar Nami hides trying to steal their plans away of course.
However, the bald guy somehow notices her and Shinobu (maybe observation haki??) and they barely avoid the attacks using Shinobu’s ninja powers.
Nami managed to get the port and time of the transaction, so maybe the alliance will try to steal the weapons there.
Sangoro or else Sanji
We then move on to Sanji, who is called Sangoro and seems to be running a Soba noodle shop in the capital.
Certainly Sanji’s noodles are gonna be awesome :P.
However, there’s a shady figure in the background that seems to be keeping an eye on him.
Interesting to learn who it might be.
The Prisoner Mine
We finally get to the Prisoner Mine, where we learn that the prisoner’s get a Kibi-dango for a day’s work or for moving 5 rocks.
The Prisoner Mine is a harsh place to be I guess.
Ultimately, we see Luffy and Kid carrying a rock each with a lot of energy.
It’s them after all.
Really interesting here, Kid misses his right metallic arm.
Seems that Queen,
Of course Luffy and Kid moved 500 rocks, so they have the priviledge to eat 100 kibi-dangos each.
Never expected less from them :P.
Also, Luffy talks to Kid with his new nickname, Jagged-guy, a reference to his jagged hair, but also similar to the way he
Seems the top 3 of the Worst Generation are gathering together once again.
Remember this epic scene in Sabaody?
Dobon, the Warden of Kaido’s Prison
Then a weird hippo-man combination appears, the Warden of Kaido‘s prison Dobon who is, of course, a SMILE user as well.
Let’s note here that we still see a mysterious man inside the prison.
Also, we see Caribou inside the prison, so of course he cannot be the mysterious man.
Maybe the person who will help or train Luffy and Kid?
We’ll have to wait and see I guess.
The hippo-warden thing-person tries of course to eat an old prisoner who dared to define the gifters of the prison regarding the food.
He then also tries to eat Luffy and Kid.
Let’s laugh together now.
Of course the duo defeat the Warden easily and save the old man prisoner from the hippo’s mouth.
Luffy and Kid – Unbroken?
It’s obvious that Luffy and Kid won’t get their spirits broken so easily.
They also seem to get along well and have a positive influence on each other.
I suspect that in the next chapters we will witness harsher ways employed against the duo.
After all, the simple rules of the prison cannot affect those two.
That was it about this chapter.
Not much to talk about today compared to the previous chapter, which was epic in my opinion.
One Piece 926 Discussion – TLDR
In chapter 926 we saw Luffy and Kid being really energetic and high in spirit inside Kaido’s prison.
We also saw the alliance of the Straw Hats and Heart Pirates making its moves, among weird news that spread around Wano.
A small chapter and without many developments, let’s hope for more in chapter 927.
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