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Tony Tony Chopper

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Japanese Name: トニートニー・チョッパー
Romanized Name: Tonī Tonī Choppā
English Name: Tony Tony Chopper
Debut: Chapter 134; Episode 81
Affiliations: Straw Hat Pirates; Foxy Pirates (temporary)
Occupations: Doctor; Pirate
Epithet: "Cotton Candy Lover" (わたあめ大好き Wataame Daisuki?)[1]
Age: 15 (debut)[2]
17 (after timeskip)[3]
Birthday: December 24th[4]
Bounty: Beli Small50[1]
Japanese VA: Ikue Otani (episodes 83-253, 264+);
Kazue Ikura (episodes 254-263, movie 7)
Odex English VA: Emlyn Morinelli
4Kids English VA: Lisa Ortiz (Brain Point Form) Brian Maillard (Heavy Point Form)
Funi English VA: Brina Palencia
Devil Fruit
Japanese Name: Hito Hito no Mi
English Name: Human-Human Fruit
Meaning: Human
Type: Zoan

Tony Tony Chopper is the doctor of the Straw Hat Pirates. Chopper is a reindeer that ate a Devil Fruit called the Hito Hito no Mi. He came from Drum Island, which makes him the only member of the Straw Hat Pirates who was born on the Grand Line. He is the sixth member of the crew and the fifth to join Luffy, as well as being the youngest member on board. He has a bounty of Beli50 due to being mistaken for the crew's pet.[1]


Most of the time, Chopper is a toddler-sized human/reindeer hybrid, but his Devil Fruit abilities allow him to change his appearance depending on the situation. Chopper's left antler is braced at the base by a metal plate because it was broken during his search for the Amiudake when he was younger (where he thought the Amiudake can cure Hiluluk's disease).[5] He usually wears a large pale red/pink fuzzy top hat with a sideways medical cross (given to him by Hiluluk) and a maroon pair of shorts. He also sometimes wears a blue backpack that has the same sideways medical cross as his hat. He also has a remarkable blue nose. As Oda's style evolved and many readers commented on how cute Chopper was, as a result, Chopper has been given a much more "chibi" like appearance, meaning that when in his preferred transformation (which he calls Brain Point), he has a larger head and eyes and a less defined muzzle than earlier in the series. Many female characters, such as Nami, Robin, Makino, Porche, Shakky, and Vivi find Chopper very cute. There are even males that find Chopper cute such as Foxy.

A running gag is that various characters in One Piece think Chopper is a tanuki (raccoon-dog, often simply translated as "a raccoon") while in his Brain Point or hybrid form. The word "tonakai", which is the Japanese word for "reindeer", is where the "Tony" in Chopper's name is derived from. His Heavy Point or human form is likewise mistaken for a gorilla (or an abominable snowman on his home island).

Before the TimeskipEdit

Similar to most of his male crewmates, Chopper has the same outfit throughout most of the series.

In the Alabasta Arc, he wore a shirt with a green-lined collar, then a bigger one with giant sleeves that is light blue with dark blue liners.

In the Enies Lobby Arc, he wore a red leather jacket.

After the TimeskipEdit

Chopper now wears a blue cap that has a ring of dots around the circle, while the cap has buckles hanging from it. He wears this over his old pink hat. He also wears a white and yellow vertical-striped tank top, which he takes off when he transforms into Heavy Point, and an orange pair of shorts. Aside from being slightly slimmer and having his fur changing from dark brown into a light brown color, Chopper's Brain Point form has not changed. His Walk Point (reindeer) form has grown considerably, now being roughly as tall as Usopp. His horns are larger, he has more muscle, and his fur is longer. His Heavy Point has become exceedingly larger and more muscular, being almost the size of Dosun. He also developed new transformations through his research during the timeskip, which he debuts on Fishman Island, including Kung Fu Point (which he uses to defeat Neptune's soldiers) and a revised Horn Point (which he uses against Daruma).

While on Punk Hazard, he was given a black coat by Kin'emon using his unnamed Devil Fruit ability.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 45 Chapter 435 (p. 17) and Episode 324, Chopper's bounty for attacking Enies Lobby is revealed alongside the other crewmembers'.
  2. SBS One Piece MangaVol. 19, fan question: I've been wondering, how old are Vivi and Chopper?
  3. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 61 Chapter 598 and Episode 517, two years pass in the storyline.
  4. SBS One Piece MangaVol. 16, fan question: What are Vivi-chan and Chopper's birthdays? Are they February 2nd for Vivi and December 24th for Chopper?
  5. One Piece Manga and Anime — Vol. 16 Chapter 143 and Episode 86, Chopper broke his left antler in order to retrieve a mushroom and save Hiluluk.

External LinksEdit

  • Reindeer — Wikipedia article on Chopper's actual species.
  • Tanuki — Wikipedia article on Chopper's alleged species.
  • Shapeshifting — Wikipedia article on Chopper's ability.

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