Nico Olivia is an archeologist, and the mother of Robin Nico. With the others of Ohara, She sought to uncover the mystery of the missing century.
Olivia is one of the many archeological scholars of the island Ohara in the West Blue. She had a daughter named Robin, but her husband passed away. While her beloved daughter was still very small, she left along with several of her colleges to continue the research she and her husband had been conducting in trying to solve the mystery of the 100 Year Void in the world's history by deciphering the Poneglyphs, a practice that was considered a terrible taboo by the World Government. She left her daughter in the care of her relatives.
Nico Olivia is a supporting character from the One Piece series by Eiichiro Oda. The series first began serialization in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump on August 4, 1997. She first appeared during the Enies Lobby Arc that began in Volume 38.
Her first anime appearance was in One Piece Vol. 41, CH. 325 "Dereshi" and her first anime appearance was in One Piece - Episode 269 "Robin was Betrayed! The Expectations of the World Government!". Her character in the Japanese series is voiced by Yuriko Yamaguchi, and the U.S. dub produced by FUNimation has yet to announce any casting information.
Olivia has a genius level intellect. She is a certified archeologist and among one of the best of the Ohara scholars. She is able to decipher various languages and can read the poneglyph.