‘One Piece’ Composers Say Luffy and Gold Roger’s Themes Mirror Each Other

From the very beginning of One Piece, Monkey D.

Luffy and Gold Roger are fundamentally linked.

The two are at different points in the same journey – Luffy is just beginning his quest to become King of the Pirates while Roger’s is at an end, sparking the Golden Age of Pirates with his final words.

For the live-action series, composers Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli understood that connection and wanted to emphasize that in their music.

In an interview with Collider’s Arezou Amin, they detailed how the themes of both pirates were made to parallel each other’s respective lives.

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