A One Piece fan named Smu RF has used AI tools to turn characters like Luffy, Nami, Zoro, and Sanji into mighty Norse deities. The uniquely generated images from the AI have impressed many viewers by giving the Straw Hat Pirates crew an altered, godlike appearance.

The idea of combining Japanese anime characters with Western mythical styles is highly original. One Piece is a hugely popular worldwide manga and anime franchise with a massive fan following. Meanwhile, the rich mythology and folklore of Norse gods has fascinated people of all ages for ages. The main Norse gods include Odin, Thor, Balder, Vidar, Vale, Brage, Heimdall, Ty, Njord, Froy, Ull and Forsete.

While anime art styles and Norse mythology are unrelated subjects, their combination has produced surprisingly excellent results.

Below, check out images of Luffy and the Straw Hats transformed as gods from Norse mythology:

After viewing these images, one can see how impressive the AI is. Even with just referencing existing materials, it can generate such astonishing outcomes that surprise communities.