|“||Wealth. Fame. Power. Gold Roger, the King of the Pirates, attained this and everything else the world had to offer. And his dying drove countless souls to the sea: "You want my treasure? You can have it! I left everything I gathered together in one place! Now you just have to find it!" These words lured men to the Grand Line in pursuit of dreams greater than they ever dared to imagine. This is a time known as the Great Pirate Era!||„|
|~ The Narrator of the first intro describing Gol D. Roger.|
|“||Destiny. Fate. Dreams. These unstoppable ideals are held deep in the heart of man. As long as there are people who seek freedom in this life, these things shall not vanish from the Earth.||„|
|~ Gol D. Roger in the second intro.|
Gol D. Roger also known as Gold Roger, was a posthumous protagonist of the series One Piece. He was the captain of the Roger Pirates. He was executed in his hometown Logue Town leaving the reason he is willing to be executed because of his illness (which cannot be cured). His bounty was 5,564,800,000. According to Brannew His and his arch foe, Whitebeard's bounties were unsurpassed.
He was voiced by the late Chikao Ohtsuka in the first episode, then currenty by Masane Tsukayama and Takeshi Kusao as a child in the Japanese version of the anime. he was voiced by Brian Zimmerman in an alternate English dub by Odex, then by Frederick B. Owens in the 4kids dub, and Sean Hennigan as a adult and Marcus D. Stimac as a child in the Funimation dubbed in the English version of the anime.
Roger was born in Logue Town in East Blue. He met Rayleigh and traveled together as pirates.
40 years ago, Roger formed an alliance with Monkey D. Garp to fight and kill Roger's first rival and the most dangerous of all pirates, Rocks D. Xebec. Years after Xebec's death, Roger fought against Edward Newgate countless times and Garp many times. In the Gold Pirates Era, Roger stolen the blueprints of Road Poneglyph from Big Mom (which caused her enraged). Roger has suffered an illness (which cannot be cured) as he is dying. Roger surrendered to the Government to be executed in his hometown Logue Town. Before the time of his execution, Roger entrusted Garp to look after his son although Garp would decline.
Before the moments of his execution, Roger told in public to go search of his treasure, One Piece which caused many pirates to go in catastrophe although Roger was executed as he died smiling as the member of the D,'s family.
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