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Kaneshiro Anime Infobox

Japanese Name: カネシロ
Romanized Name: Kaneshiro
Official English Name: N/A
Debut: Chapter 72; Episode 32[1]
Affiliations: Arlong Pirates; Sun Pirates (former)
Occupations: Pirate; Shipwright
Status: Alive
Japanese VA: N/A

Kaneshiro is the shipwright of the Arlong Pirates. He is a goldfish fishman. While not explicitly named during the course of the story, Oda mentions his name and his occupation in the Blue Databook.


Kaneshiro is a Goldfish fishman, with light pink skin, and two big blue fins on the side of his head. The tattoos on his head and his chest is the kanji for "gold" ( kin?), but this may simply be referring to goldfish . He has a sun mark on his left arm signifying he was a member of the Sun Pirates.[2] He sports an orange, open shirt, with circles on it, and white pants, with a light purple sash. He also has a tiny yellow hat on the top of his head.


Nothing is known about his personality.

Abilities and PowersEdit

Kaneshiro is a shipwright capable of fixing and building ships. As a fishman, Kaneshiro is several times stronger than an average human. However, while he is strong, Kaneshiro is a generic lackey when compared to the stronger members of Arlong's crew.



Kaneshiro was once part of the Sun Pirates, but, after Tiger died and the crew split up, he joined Arlong and several other fishmen on his quest to set up a Fishman Empire in East Blue.

Arlong Park ArcEdit

Taking over the various villages of Commi Island as a start, they built Arlong Park. After eight years of rule over the island, Kaneshiro, while accompanying Arlong on one of his excursions, witnessed Usopp bluntly shoot at Arlong.[1]

After this little incident, several events happened leading up to a battle within Arlong Park between the Arlong Pirates and the Straw Hat Pirates. At the very start of this battle, Kaneshiro and a majority of his fellow crew mates were taken out by Luffy. Though Kaneshiro's captain and three other of his crew mates were able to avoid the attack, they were eventually defeated by the Straw Hats. With his fellow crew mates defeated, Kaneshiro and the rest of them were delivered to the Marines and sent to prison.[3]


  • Kaneshiro (金城 kaneshiro?) means "gold city", the 'gold' part may be referring to his goldfish species.


  1. 1.0 1.1 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 9 Chapter 72 and Episode 32, Kaneshiro witnesses Usopp shoot Arlong.
  2. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 9 Chapter 78 and Episode 35, Kaneshiro's sun mark can be seen while he is standing guard.
  3. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 51 Chapter 492 (p. 13) and Episode 387, Hatchan mentions Arlong and the crew's fate.

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Arlong Pirates
Members: Arlong  •  Hatchan  •  Chew  •  Kuroobi  •  Nami  •  Kaneshiro  •  Pisaro  •  Take  •  Shioyaki  •  Mohmoo
Ship(s): Shark Superb
Weapon Based: Kiribachi
Fighting Style Based: Fishman Karate  •  Rokutoryu
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Story Arcs: Arlong Park Arc  •  Fishman Island Arc
Locations: Arlong Park
Others: Fishmen  •  Sun Pirates
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Sun Pirates
Members: Fisher Tiger  •  Jinbe  •  Aladdin  •  Arlong  •  Hatchan  •  Chew  •  Kuroobi  •  Kaneshiro  •  Pisaro  •  Macro  •  Gyaro  •  Tansui
Affiliates: Koala
Weapon Based: Kiribachi
Fighting Style Based: Rokutoryu  •  Fishman Karate
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Story Arcs: Arlong Park Arc  •  Amazon Lily Arc  •  Impel Down Arc  •  Fishman Island Arc
Location(s): Fishman Island
Others: Fishmen  •  Shichibukai  •  Arlong Pirates  •  Macro Pirates  •  New Fishman Pirates  •  Big Mom Pirates  •  Slavery
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Canon: Nugire Yainu   •  Kaneshiro  •  Gina  •  Sonieh  •  Donovan  •  Iceburg  •  Paulie  •  Peeply Lulu  •  Tilestone  •  Rob Lucci   •  Kaku   •  Franky  •  Tom   •  Den
Non-Canon: Mekao  •  Mobston
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Locations: Galley-La Company (Dock 1)
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Fishman Island
Fishmen: Arlong  •  Hatchan  •  Chew  •  Kuroobi  •  Pisaro  •  Kaneshiro  •  Take  •  Shioyaki  •  Octopako  •  Jinbe  •  Hammond  •  Kasagoba  •  Hody Jones  •  Fisher Tiger  •  Ammo Knights  •  Dosun  •  Zeo  •  Daruma  •  Ikaros Much  •  Harisenbon  •  Junan  •  Papaneel  •  Togare  •  Gotan  •  Nuru  •  Tom  •  Hack
Merfolk: Keimi  •  Hyouzou  •  Medaka Mermaid Quintuplets  •  Ishilly  •  Kairen  •  Hiramera  •  Seira  •  Mero  •  Lulis  •  Adele  •  Fillonce  •  Sora  •  Fukaboshi  •  Ryuboshi  •  Manboshi  •  Shyarly  •  Neptune  •  Minister of the Right  •  Minister of the Left  •  Shirahoshi  •  Den  •  Aladdin  •  Otohime  •  Maria Napole  •  Luca  •  Meverly  •  Garcia
Animals: Pappug  •  Hoe  •  Megalo  •  Surume  •  Daidalos
Fighting Style Based: Fishman Karate (Fishman Jujutsu)  •  Merman Combat  •  Merman Gujutsu  •  Rokutoryu  •  Hattoryu
Weapon Based: Kiribachi  •  Kirisame
Others: Haki  •  Energy Steroid  •  Bubbly Coral
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Story Arc(s): Fishman Island Arc
Locations: Ryugu Kingdom  •  Ryugu Palace  •  Mermaid Cove  •  Coral Hill (Mermaid Cafe)  •  Gyoverly Hills  •  Sea Forest  •  Criminal Brand Company  •  Fishman District  •  Fishman Karate Dojo  •  Candy Factory  •  Gyoncorde Plaza  •  John's Candies Shop
Ship(s): Noah  •  Ryugu
Organizations: Shichibukai  •  Sun Pirates  •  Arlong Pirates  •  Macro Pirates  •  New Fishman Pirates  •  Flying Pirates  •  Big Mom Pirates
Others: Slavery  •  Edward Newgate  •  Charlotte Linlin  •  Tamatebako  •  Mermaid Princess (Poseidon)

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