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Very Good
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Very Good Anime Infobox

Japanese Name: ベリーグッド
Romanized Name: Berīguddo
English Name: Berry Good
Debut: Chapter 426; Episode 309
Affiliations: Marines
Occupations: Marine Captain
Birthday: September 10th[1]
Japanese VA: Keiichiro Yamamoto
Funi English VA: J.C. Miller
Devil Fruit
Japanese Name: Beri Beri no Mi
English Name: Berry-Berry Fruit
Meaning: Berry
Type: Paramecia

Captain Very Good was one of the Marines who helped to attack the Straw Hats during the Buster Call at Enies Lobby. His name and the name of his fruit were revealed in Yellow Databook as well as in SBS Volume 47 of the manga.[2][3]


Very Good Youth

Very Good in his youth as a marine.

Very Good is a large Marine with a black afro. He has the word Marine tattooed across his chin and a cross shaped scar on his forehead. He wears the usual Marine clothes and he is relatively round in shape.


As a Marine, Very Good has a strong sense of justice. It is unknown whether he believes in moral justice or absolute justice.

Abilities and PowersEdit

As a marine officer he has the command over lower-ranked marines. Since he is a marine captain and a Devil Fruit user it could be assumed that he is quite strong.

Devil FruitEdit

Further information: Beri Beri no Mi

Very Good has the power of the Beri Beri no Mi ,a Paramecia-class Devil Fruit that allows him to separate his body into several berry shaped orb parts. It is showed that the ability is immune to blunt physical attacks such as punches.


Enies Lobby ArcEdit

The Enies Lobby IncidentEdit

When a Buster Call attack was accidentally ordered on Enies Lobby by Spandam, Very Good joined the Marine forces sent to bombard the judiciary island. During the operation, Very Good, along with all of those of the rank Marine captains and above, were sent to attack the Straw Hats on the Bridge of Hesitation. Despite their best efforts however, Very Good and his fellow Marines weren't able to stop the Straw Hats from escaping. Having completely destroyed an important World Government island without stopping even one of the invaders, Very Good and his fellow Marines suffered a humiliating defeat.

CP9's Independent ReportEdit

Hunt for CP9Edit

After some time passed since the incident in Enies Lobby, Very Good is seen leading a group of Marines and Government agents onto the homeland of CP9 in order to capture the failed government unit, CP9. His force soon finds the group.[4][5] However the force is utterly defeated and Very Good himself left literally in pieces. After defeating him, CP9 abandon him (though still split apart) in their homeland, and his current condition remains unknown.[6]

Major BattlesEdit

Anime and Manga DifferencesEdit

In the anime, Very Good antagonized Franky much longer, pinning him down with his rapid-bouncing until Zoro batted the segments of Very Good's body into the distance, leaving Franky free to grab his head and blast him into the side of a battleship.

Translation and Dub IssuesEdit

His name is a pun due the Japanese pronounce of "very" being the same as "berry" (for his Devil Fruit power).


  1. One Piece Blue Deep: Characters World Page 157, Very Good's birthday is given
  2. One Piece Yellow Grand Elements - Very Good's and his fruit's names are revealed.
  3. SBS One Piece Manga - SBS Volume 47 - Fan Question: What are the names of the Devil Fruits the Marine Headquarters captains and commanders, that fought the Straw Hats in Volume 44, had?
  4. One Piece Manga - Vol. 53 Chapter 521 Cover Story: CP9's Independent Report Vol. 27, Very Good leads a group of Marines and Agents to capture CP9.
  5. One Piece Manga - Vol. 53 Chapter 522 Cover Story: CP9's Independent Report Vol. 28, Very Good's forces encounter the CP9.
  6. One Piece Manga - Vol. 54 Chapter 528 Cover Story: CP9's Independent Report Vol. 33, Pieces of Very Good remain on island.

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