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The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked  

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Do you love One Piece? While the series itself is long enough to keep fans busy for a long time, you might want to explore aspects of the series that just aren't covered in canon. That's where fanfiction comes in. Skilled writers flex their creativity to bring their versions of One Piece to life. This list features some of the best One Piece fanfiction that's out there. 

Some good One Piece fanfic focuses on romantic relationships between members of the Straw Hat crew - something that's definitely not happening in canon. Others send the characters on new adventures or imagine how their lives might change if something were different. What if Luffy were raised by Whitebeard instead of Garp? What if Luffy weren't human? Some of these stories will take you minutes to read, while others offer weeks or months worth of entertainment - one story on the list is over a million words long.

Use this list to help you find some of the best One Piece fanfiction. If you see one that you already enjoy or find a new one worth reading, show these hardworking authors a little love and vote it up.

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Ten Years Difference is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
Ten Years Difference

by Stormy1x2

It's amazing what differences there would be if there were a ten-year age difference between Ace and Luffy. For one thing, how on earth could Ace possibly feel good about himself leaving Foosha Village if his brother had been six-and-a-half instead of the canon fourteen?

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Warm Memories and Brotherly Bo... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
Warm Memories and Brotherly Bonds

by RoseDragonWitch

In the middle of some strange ruins, Luffy disappeared. As the rest of the Straw Hats try to find him, they end up travelling through his memories and are trapped in the past, with no idea to how to get out or how to find their captain. But not all things are meant to be seen… how will they take to seeing what had Luffy been hiding from them?

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To Build a Home is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
To Build a Home

by endlessblankpages

The ASL pirates are used to being accused of crimes they didn't commit. But when they're accused of destroying a small village in the New World, it sends them hurtling toward a deadly confrontation with the strongest man in the world, Whitebeard. The results are not what they were expecting.

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Unsinkable is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked

by RikoJasmine

The Straw Hats find out that their captain has one hell of a family. When asked about his mother’s whereabouts, Luffy simply grins and throws his arms out, gesturing to the endless expanse of sea around them. With complete sincerity, he replies, “The ocean is my mother!”

An AU where Luffy isn’t entirely human, and water affects him differently than other Devil Fruit users.

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Exclusivity is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked

by taizi

A stranger flirts with the oblivious Luffy, and the Straw Hat Pirates reveal a possessive streak.

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Mist of Memories is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
Mist of Memories

by HeroR

Guilt, regret, if left alone these feelings will consume even the strongest of souls. That is the reality the Strawhats face as they go into their captain's memories to save their precious crewmate. To free their captain's from his guilt, they must first understand the depths of his pain and loss.

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Once Again is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
Once Again

by TheVictor

A 7-year old Luffy is approached by his future self. It seems Luffy's entire crew died at the hands of Fleet Admiral Akainu right after defeating the Yonkou Kaidou. Follow a much stronger, smarter Luffy as he repeats his adventure, hoping to avoid the same fate as well as correct some mistakes.

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Rewind (Be Kind) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
Rewind (Be Kind)

by donutsandcoffee

What should be a run-of-the-mill skirmish with a devil fruit user turned Sanji into an eight-year-old, and the Strawhats are suddenly faced with a version of Sanji they have never met before: a Sanji before the Strawhats, before the floating restaurant, but after—something.

Zoro observes, learns, and relearns.

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Second Wind is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
Second Wind

by The-Lost-Samurai 

Luffy and Zoro awaken in two different parts of East Blue, both with the same thing on their mind. Protect the crew. There would be no failures this time around, Captain's orders. As bits and pieces of the unknown past that the two comrades share are gradually revealed, the rest of the crew can only speculate. For all their absolute resolve, they're hiding something. 

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This Bites! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
This Bites!

by Xomniac 

Sea Kings, sea-sickness, sunburns, a 95% genocidal Navy and more than a million and one other assorted ways to die. It's official: Being inserted into an anime sucks ***. Buuut I guess it could be worse. I mean, look on the bright side: At least I'm sailing with the future king of the pirates. 

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unintended consequence is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
unintended consequence

by itsmylifekay

Imagine person A making person B a friendship bracelet, expecting person B to never wear it, but when it’s given to them person B puts it on and is rarely seen with it off.

A group of marines charge, Zoro slices through them, and in that instant Sanji feels his own eyes grow wide. Because there, on the arm now outstretched towards him, steel glinting in hand, is the stupid bracelet he’d given Zoro.

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It Takes A Village (Or A Pirat... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
It Takes A Village (Or A Pirate Crew)

by MarzBarz 

Dragon asks Whitebeard to take care of his infant son, Luffy. Life on the Moby Dick is never the same. 

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Young and Built to Fall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
Young and Built to Fall

by fingers-falling-upwards

Ace will save his nakama. He will save his father. And he will save his little brother and ensure Luffy's happiness even if it kills him. Again. Thankfully, he won't be doing it alone. Together, he and Luffy will change the world.

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With Allies Like These is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
With Allies Like These

by Kereea

Ace and the Whitebeard pirates are having serious issues hanging onto their territory when faced with Blackbeard, the rest of the Worst Generation, and that new brat Weevil. Marco suggests an alliance with a new superpower on the block: Ace’s brother Luffy, who has recently acquired a fleet and another alliance, as well as the enmity of two of the Emperors.

But Ace finds himself a bit more concerned about his brother’s so-called “ally” Trafalgar Law…

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Poison All It Touches is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
Poison All It Touches

by Kereea

Boa Hancock summons the crew to deal with trouble in the form of Vinsmoke Reiju, and Sanji has to confront the fact that his family is definitely on the hunt for him and will hurt his friends and their friends to lure him out.

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Deep is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked

by CharlieNozaki

As a marine biologist with the Bio-Aquatic Rescue and Testing Institute of East Blue (B.A.R.A.T.I.E.), Sanji has encountered his fair share of underwater life. But none quite like the ball of algae that flops on-deck one fateful day…

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no matter how much everything ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
no matter how much everything hurts

by Tsume_Yuki

In a universe where you can accept half the pain your soulmate is feeling, Luffy wishes he could take it all on.

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The Trouble With Eastern is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
The Trouble With Eastern

by teaandtumblr

I one day wanna see a One Piece AU where everyone actually speaks different languages. Like, perhaps there’s a language that’s spoken in 95% of the world and everyone is bilingual.

Expanding on the above prompt, what would happen if everyone on the Grand Line really did speak different languages? A couple of little explorations done here and there.

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one for the money, two for the... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
one for the money, two for the show

by donutsandcoffee

The sign, standing unassuming outside the Grand Line Coffee Shop in a handwriting Sanji recognizes as Usopp’s, says:

You give me your number.

Or, the one coffee shop au where Usopp pulls a prank, Sanji is unexpectedly (read: completely unexpected to him and only him) popular among the male population of their campus, and Zoro just wants to grab a coffee.

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Sol Invictus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best One Piece Fanfiction, Ranked
Sol Invictus

by toraffles

Even as she stormed through the world like an atomic bomb, Luffy knew she couldn't protect everybody with these two small hands. Of course, she knew that. But she could try. With these memories of that other world, by god would she try. Fem!Luffy.

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