Art of Zoro.
|First appearance||One Piece - Chapter 3: Introducing Pirate Hunter Zoro (ロロノア・ゾロ) (1997)|
|MG appearance(s)||Super Smash Flash 2|
|Created by||Eiichiro Oda|
|Voiced by (Japanese)||Kazuya Nakai|
|Voiced by (English)||Christopher Sabat|
Roronoa Zoro (ロロノア・ゾロ), also known as "Pirate Hunter" Zoro or simply Zoro, is a master swordsman and a former bounty hunter. He was the first member to join the then yet formed Straw Hat Pirates and is considered as one of the Monster Trio alongside Luffy and Sanji. He is one of the main protagonists of the One Piece series.
Zoro is a muscular man of average height with lightly tanned skin. He always carries his three swords along with him, bundled up with a green haramaki over his right hip, allowing him to easily draw them with his left hand. Of the three swords he has, he has always been seen carrying the Wado Ichimonji, while his other two swords have varied over time due to them being destroyed and subsequently replaced with progressively better ones. Although his right hand is usually seen resting over them, he can also use this hand to pull his swords out before sitting down. He has three identical gold earrings on his left earlobe. Zoro normally keeps a black bandana tied around his left bicep and ties it around his head when he is fighting seriously against an opponent.
Zoro's body is covered with scars from his many battles, most notably the massive scar stretching from his left shoulder to his right hip that he acquired during his loss against the world's greatest swordsman, Dracule Mihawk, at Baratie. His other visible scars are the scars he inflicted upon his ankles in a desperate attempt to free himself from Mr. 3's Giant Candle Service Set by trying to cut his feet off at Little Garden. After the timeskip, he gained another scar over his left eye, obtained through unknown means.
In Super Smash Flash 2
In Super Smash Flash 2, Roronoa Zoro appears as one of the numerous background characters on Thousand Sunny, alongside Nami, Sanji, Franky, Nico Robin, Usopp, Brook, and Tony Tony Chopper. He appears on the left side of the stage and sleeps against a wall. He is the only background character on this stage that does not strike a pose when a KO is scored.