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Monkey D Dragon Anime Character from One Piece

Monkey D Dragon Anime Character from One Piece

Mar 26, 2024


Monkey D Dragon: Are you someone who is fond of watching anime series and movies in your leisure time for some entertainment? Indeed, it is necessary with the fast living and hectic schedules we are on. Furthermore, on your journey of discovering and watching different anime series and movies did you come across One Piece? Hence, are you currently watching this anime series? And, are you interested in knowing more about this specific character from its narrative named Monkey D Dragon? If you are, then we have got you covered.

In this blog, we are going to tell you everything that you are going to want to know about this character. Evidently, we will cover things like the character, its role, the anime series, appearance and much more. Also, while doing so we are going to be as elaborate as we possibly can. For the same reason, this blog is going to be packed with information that is going to entertain you along the way.

A popular dialogue of Monkey D Dragon from the narrative of One Piece

In the narrative of this anime series, while allowing his son to pursue his dream of becoming a Pirate King he says the following:

“GO! If that’s what you want, then by all means, make your dream happen!”

Overview and details of Monkey D Dragon



JAPANESE NAME– モンキー・Dディー・ドラゴン


  • World’s Worst Criminal
  • Dragon the Revolutionary
  • World’s Most Wanted Man
  • Master (by Bartholomew Kuma)
  • Insurgent Serpent
  • The Devil (by Boa Hancock)

ANIME DEBUT– 52nd Episode


  • Supreme Commander of the Revolutionary Army
  • Formerly Captain of the Freedom Fighters


  • Revolutionary Army
  • Marines
  • Freedom Fighters

ORIGIN– East Blue (Goa Kingdom)


  • Baltigo (former)
  • Dawn Island (former)
  • Momoiro Island


AGE– 53 to 55

DOB- 5th October

HEIGHT– 256 cm (8’5″)



  • Full control is the Revolutionary Army
  • Genius level intellects


  • Overthrow the World Government (ongoing).
  • Sent Sabo to Dressrosa to steal weapons from Donquixote Doflamingo (succeeded).
  • Meet his son Luffy again one day. (Ongoing)
  • Overthrow the Celestial Dragons (ongoing).


  • Monkey D. Garp (father)
  • Unnamed mother
  • Monkey D. Luffy (son)


  • Sabo
  • Emporio Ivankov
  • Koala
  • Bartholomew Kuma
  • Nico Robin
  • Vegapunk
  • Belo Betty
  • Karasu
  • Lindbergh
  • Morley
  • Ginny


  • World Government
  • Smoker
  • Marines
  • Celestial Dragons
  • Blackbeard
  • Sakazuki
  • Imu
  • Five Elders
  • Cipher Pol

TYPE OF HERO- Revolutionary Hero

Who is Monkey D Dragon in One Piece?

Monkey D Dragon is a supporting character in the One-Piece anime which fulfils a major part of its narrative. This character is known and referenced by many names such as Dragon the Revolutionary, The Insurgent Serpent and the world’s worst criminal. Evidently, this character is portrayed as being the father of main character named Monkey D Luffy. Whereas, he himself is the son of Monkey D Garp, Vice Admiral of the Marines. In the narrative, this character serves as the Supreme Commander of the Revolutionary. His son is to target and take down the World Government.

He also wants to eliminate all the Celestial Dragons in order to ensure that the world gets liberated from the tormenting reign of the Government. For the same reason, he is the most dangerous criminal in this anime series’ fantasy-based world. Hence, also a big threat to the World Government. Formerly, he used to be a part of the Marines. However, he quit them and never went back. The reason behind that he felt the Marines contain no justice. This character gets voiced by Hide katsu Shibata in the original Japanese version of this anime series. Whereas, in the English version of this anime series, Bryan Massey is the voice actor for this character. Lastly, in the live action version this character is going to be portrayed by Dean Damonse.

Monkey D Dragon: All you need to know about the anime series and franchise “One Piece”

One Piece can be described as a very popular anime series of all time. Evidently, this anime series has been running actively for quite some time. Currently, it has aired more than 1000 episodes. This anime series originated out of Japan. In fact, One Piece is a franchise itself with various media forms. Additionally, the narrative of this anime series is entirely based on the manga. The manga and anime series both have the same exact titles. The writer and illustrator of the manga this is based on is Eiichiro Oda, a famous Japanese manga artist.

Thereafter, the popularity of the manga led to the anime series adaptation. The narrative of this anime series is full of adventure, fantasy and science fiction. Toei Animation made this anime series. In fact, its first episode aired back in 1999. Thereafter, it is still actively ongoing. Lastly, the 1000th episode of this anime series got aired in November of 2021.

Appearance of Monkey D Dragon

This character is usually portrayed as dressed in a green cloak that is indeed very long. However, in the manga the colour of the cloak used to be black. Under the coal he wears a white garb. The colour of his hair is black. And, he keeps his hair in a spiky hairstyle. Furthermore, he also has tribal tattoos on the left side of his face. The colour of these tattoos is portrayed as red in the narrative. He seems to have no eyebrows. However, he has some facial hair on his chin. Usually, his character can be seen with a sinister and mischievous smile. In only rare situations, his character stops smiling. Lastly, his character is overall depicted as a mysterious mature guy.

Monkey D Dragon
Monkey D Dragon

Personality and behaviour traits of Monkey D Dragon

Undeniably, many mysteries and secrets surround this character. This is the reason why most of his personality is not really known. However, there are certain traits that we can notice during the whole narrative. Evidently, this character seems to have a quite strong love for freedom. Additionally, this character also has a strong belief in fate. Therefore, he believes in already having a destiny and journey. Also, he has a very stern and serious aura. His demeanour is of a very thoughtful individual. Mostly, this character is seen with a wide and confident smile on his face.

Meanwhile, he is also sympathetic towards innocent people and is concerned for them. The reason behind this is that he knows how the World Government exploits them. Evidently, the proof of this is when he rescued many individuals from the Gray Terminal. Thereafter, he even offered them different positions in the Revolutionary Army. In addition, he seems to not like when someone asks anything about his past. His hesitation is crystal clear when he is in a similar situation. Lastly, he is a very interesting character with very distinctive and unique personality traits.


Indeed, One Piece is an iconic and legendary anime series. It has a very dedicated and big fan base. One piece has earned everything through their efforts as well as the narrative of the anime. However, we  cannot forget about the contribution of characters such as Monkey D Dragon that make the narrative appealing. Now you have reached the end of this blog. In conclusion, we hope that we were successful in our attempt to entertain you. Also, we packed this blog full of information for the same. Lastly, if you have enjoyed reading this then consider checking out more blogs from our website.

AUTHOR- Piyush Chauhan

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