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- One Piece - Love & Piece [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - Every once in awhile, I come across a site that just makes me *SQUEE* with wild abandon because it captures the feeling of the One Piece style/art so incredibly well AND gives me exactly what I want, that I just fangirl like mad crazy. This is one of those sites because the artist is incredibly talented but also because she draws some of my favorite pairings from the series AND does fantastic gen stuff. (There's the regular gallery, but also check out her Weekly Jump section, because she's got some fantastic sketches based off the chapters there. ♥) She's got that grin that Oda-sensei does down phenominally well, really helping along that sense of FUN that One Piece has. Her colors are also incredible, her lines fantastic, her poses perfect, her One Piece-tone amazing, and all of that. But, really, the thing that just made me twirl around the room in utter glee? That I believed these pairing illustrations. Sometimes, with some art sites, I have to squint a little to match the characters up with the ones in my head (This isn't an insult--this is something that happens with even the most STUNNING sites, many of which are among my absolute favorites.), but with this site... I dunno, I just SAW the characters (and pairings) that I adore so much. Because THIS is my Zoro/Nami, toally. And, really, I'm all about the squee-factor. If it makes ME fangirl, then I'm terrifically happy to have seen the site. ♥ (Some Zoro/Nami, some Sanji/Nami and some Luffy/Nami, and some gen.)


- One Piece - [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - I just... one of the things that I love so much about One Piece fanartists is that they so often capture the sense of fun and adventure and color and excitement of the series itself, yet never being redundant. And this site is no exception to that--I love the artwork here; the artist draws a fantastic Zoro and a fantastic Nami and fantastic Zoro/Nami and fantastic group illustrations and I could go on all day. Her sense for color is really strong, using the CG style in the way that I really like, her lines are terrific, very much in line with the art of the series, but not a copycat. It's just... why do I like this site so much? Because this is the Zoro/Nami dynamic that I like so much--sometimes she's teasing him, sometimes he's teasing her, sometimes they're annoyed as hell at each other, sometimes they're laughing together, it all just felt right to me. The other reason I like this site is that same thing I keep harping on--it FEELS like One Piece to me, you know? Plus? She had animated gifs! Oh, my god, the one of Luffy plopping his hat on Nami's head and kissing her cheeks was just about the most adorable thing ever! Though, Zoro looking over Nami who's fallen asleep at her desk was terribly adorable as well. And the multi-paged comic(s) was wonderful. I just... I love this site. ♥ (Zoro/Nami, with some gen.)


- One Piece - Color Life [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - Admittedly, I waffled on this site, trying to figure out if I wanted to rec it or not, because not all the art is to my taste, but... the more and more I would go through the gallery, the more I could find an image here and there that I really liked. The one that finally sold me, though? Zoro giving Nami a hug in Alabasta after the fighting, it was just... it was fantastically done, from the bloody smears and worn clothing to the details on said clothing to the beautiful colors of it to the body language that just said it all. I could go on about that image for hours, I suspect. Plus, the one of Ace hitting on Nami while Zoro casually (and while facing away) points a sword at Ace's throat amuses me and the Valentine's Day ones were great and there's this one of Zoro and Nami in black against the background of the pyramids that is SO COOL/PRETTY and on and on and on. The point is that while not all of the art is my thing, there were enough here that made me squee and fangirl that I wanted to shove them at other people. ♥ (Zoro/Nami, with some gen.)


- One Piece - Sunroom [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - You know how sometimes a site doesn't have the absolute best art, but it can win you over because the art is so fecking CUTE? Yeah, that's pretty much what this site did. The artist really does have great lines, they're just a bit rounder than what I'm used to--however, the absolute adorable and coo-worthy positions/situations she draws the characters in just completely and utterly WON ME OVER, despite the pairing not being my favorite. Just... I don't know how to explain it any better than that. I mean, yeah, it helped that there's a good content of Zoro/Nami on the site, too, but... geehhh, Sanji/Luffy SO FRICKIN CUTE. XD Plus? Best. Action. Figure. Poses. EVER. Seriously, that alone is worth visiting this site for. XD And, hey, it's good to expand my catagories sections once in awhile. ^_~ (Sanji/Luffy, some Zoro/Nami.)


- One Piece - A.S.A.P. [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - I sort of went back and forth on this site, because I liked the art, but I wasn't in love with it... until I hit the comics section. The b&w comics are largely cute and just a lot of fun, but there are two here that are just... fantastic really and LONG. One is 26 pages long and the other is 54 pages long and they're just... incredibly well-done, the action scenes and pacing and layouts of them are strong enough that they could be a doujinshi--there's a lot of detail, there's a great use of space, and there are FIGHT SCENES. OMG GREAT FIGHT SCENES. Which totally kept the feel of One Piece and then there were some light sex scenes (Pretty hetsmut! Wheeee!) that just totally won me over with this site. There are also a couple of ura illustrations which I loved because they weren't crude, they were little more than female frontal nudity and just... really pretty. I gush over this site, much love. ♥ (Zoro/Nami, a tiny, tiny bit of content.)


- One Piece - [ English Fanart Site ] - You know what pairing I'm still kind of weak to, even though I'm not really sure why? Zoro/Nami. I kind of went back and forth on this artist, mostly because I wasn't sure I wanted to get into One Piece fanart this morning, but I eventually caved because I really kind of like the artist's style. It's similar to the canon feel, but it's still the artist's own take on things, but it's got that sense of... kick-ass, hardcore characters that I love so much about One Piece. I love the sense of hot, sexy characters with these two, because that's part of what I love about the idea of them, probably what makes me ship them--because I think they'd be hot together. This artist played nicely into that. XD Also, there's a Luffy/Nami/Zoro b&w image in the gallery and I won't lie, it was pretty hot, too. (Zoro/Nami.)


- One Piece - Gensou Mokeizu [ Japanese Fanart Site ] - I was a little hesitant about this site at first, I wasn't sure the art was going to be my thing, it looked a little off at first. But the more I clicked on the links, the more I saw the level of detail that went into the illustrations and how really kind of amazing they were. I knew I was going to be recommending the site just based on the top page illustrations alone, but then I started getting into the pairing stuff and a;lskdfjasl;kj this site has such a hot ass Nami. Even if the art is a little off sometimes, the site captures the essence of her and how totally amazing and awesome she is, how gorgeous she is, how sexy she is. And, okay, I'm easy for sites that have Zoro/Nami, especially when she's totally a match for him and they're all about the makeouts and hotness and beautiful colors mixing together. ....that's pretty much what I want from Zoro/Nami, honestly. That and pretty art, which this site totally delivers on. And. As if that weren't awesome enough, there's also some gorgeous Zoro/Nami/Luffy art. And some gorgeous Luffy/Nami art where Nami continues to be smoking hot and there are gorgeous colors and there are sexy times in some of them! YES PLZ. And there's even some stand-alone art that's really fantastic and just. a s;dlfkjasl;kjslkj it's like this artist wanted to make me happy. And how she did. (Some Zoro/Nami, some Luffy/Nami, some Zoro/Nami/Luffy, some Sanji/Nami, some other, some gen.)


One Piece: The Best Use of Roronoa Zoro's Pocket Money by Ranier - I never intended to stop on a One Piece fic again tonight, but the Zoro/Nami caught my eye and I decided what the hell. I'm glad I did because this is a cute, fun little story and I really like the way it plays on how Zoro doesn't care about money or worldly posessions and while, in some ways, that's easier for Nami (as the one who has her hands on their cash supplies), but also sort of drives her up the wall. And I really liked the other characters around them and the way the Zoro - Nami - money relationship ultimately worked out in this fic. <3 (Zoro/Nami, but it could really be gen, too.)


- One Piece - [ English Fanart Site ] - This is one of those artists who was just, like, made for me because the art hits me where I live so hard. Zoro/Nami plus Zoro/Sanji plus the occasional bit of Luffy/Nami, all done in a style that's reminiscent of the manga, but with brighter, shinier colors? Sometimes I love fandom a lot. I actually originally came here for the Zoro/Sanji art (and, boy, do I ever love this image of them--probably NSFW on that one, btw) but then noticed the artist also had some really really good art of Zoro/Nami as well, which is still totally that ship I just can't shake off, no matter how long I'm a fan of One Piece. Because it's a mix of sweeter moments with them and then stuff like Zoro just carting her off and it's all designed to make me weak. I love the artist's bright, warm colors as well, it's such a treat to go through each and every image ♥ (Zoro/Nami, Zoro/Sanji, a little other.)


  - One Piece - [ Pixiv Account ] - Do you know what's another thing I love? A really cute Zoro/Nami piece to catch my attention that'll lead me back to an account that has a bunch more really cute art with shoujo, sparkly, bright colors that are totally my thing. Also, there is hotass Zoro. And a STRONGWORLD inspired Luffy/Nami hug. And Nami and Namizou in awesome clothes. And Luffy and Zoro both hugging Nami in their own ways with more warm, almost shoujo-style coloring. And, really, I wanted to say something coherent about this artist, how the lineart is really good in a lot of images, how I like the colors, how I'm totally in love with their love for Nami, etc. But then there's Nami at four stages in her life all bundled together or the Durarara!! pairing with Nami (or Namizou) in the Strawhats' outfits and I'm just too *___*♥ to be coherent. This artist is totally my kind of thing, I have to admit. *___* (Some Zoro/Nami, some Luffy/Nami, some other/Nami, a few NC-17 images, but there's also some gen.)

















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