One Piece is an ongoing manga series as well as anime series with regular updates and 1029+ episodes to date. What makes One Piece what it is today is its world-building and variety of unique characters. In his journey to find the One Piece and become the King of the Pirates, Monkey D. Luffy, the protagonist of the series, meets various people, both friends, and foes. Each individual has their own characteristic and quirks that briefly describe their personality.
Eiichiro Oda, the writer and illustrator of the manga series took a very interesting approach while designing his characters. Each character in the series has their own unique personality, quirks, and goals, which considering its vast number of characters, is a feat of its own.
Characters in One Piece come from various lands and origins and have their own individual goals and values. Interestingly, the abilities a character possesses reflect the personality of the character. For example, Luffy is a carefree and simple-minded individual but can be very rigid and a force to be reckoned with once he sets his mind on something, which is reflected by his abilities as a rubber man, simple but powerful.
Apart from Monkey D. Luffy, the main character of the anime, viewers can choose their favorites from a large and diverse cast of characters. One Piece fans have been fortunate with a wide cast of characters that they have related to on many different levels over the years, because each character has a unique backstory and identity.