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One Piece episode 1090 caused controversy due to Jewelry Bonney’s character design, especially her physical features, when she was 12 years old according to regulations.
Some viewers have expressed concerns about the animation style used to depict Jewelry Bonney in Episode 1090. Notably, there were observations of an over-emphasis on certain physical features, such as a large bust and a noticeably small waist, which some say contribute to the look of unnecessaryness. and overt sexual representation.
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It is important to note that this is part of Bonney’s Devil Fruit power, which allows her to change the age of people or objects, including her own, at will. Bonney is essentially 12 years old, but when using her Devil Fruit, she often takes on the body shape of a young woman. Regardless, feedback from the fanbase was varied, with some expressing discomfort at the objective way the character was viewed, while others defended the appropriate artistic choices with the overall style of the series as well as Bonney’s characterization.
Eiichiro Oda, the creator of One Piece, did not directly address the specific animation choices in Episode 1090. However, the discussion surrounding Bonney’s portrayal of the character prompted Oda’s previous comments of female character design more generally reappears. In 2015, Oda was asked how to draw a “sexy female character,” to which he replied: “I recommend thinking of women’s proportions as ‘three circles, one X.’ …I only drew that kind of body, so I received a lot of complaint postcards from female viewers.” However, as some fans pointed out in response to the quote, One Piece does contain other female characters that do not follow that particular character design. Others emphasized their respect for Oda as a creator without directly acknowledging the comment.
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One Piece fan and translator Sandman (@sandman_AP), who posted comments about X, has been repeatedly accused of “setting up” Oda. Sandman replied, “Brother, I believe that if we are truly Oda fans, we should not turn a blind eye to his flaws and accept him for who he is…???? ???? This is not an arrangement.” Others have pointed out that character designs such as Bonney’s, which are stereotypically erotic, are not unusual in anime or Western animation and are commonly seen in teenage female characters, regardless of their possible nature. has its problems.
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