EIICHIRO ODA CONFIRMS:
“The Adventures of the Live-Action Straw Hats Continue!“
THE INSTANT GLOBAL SENSATION IS COMING BACK FOR MORE ON NETFLIX!
WATCH THE SEASON 1 RECAP VIDEO HERE
The One Piece Live Action continues to make waves, winning the hearts of fans all over the world! Since its release, ONE PIECE is the #1 title globally on Netflix with 37.8 Million views amassed in less than two weeks. The series reached the Top 10 in 93 countries, and debuted at #1 in 46. The live action adaptation earned a high audience score of 96% from 10,000+ ratings on Rotten Tomatoes, and is currently among Netflix’s highest audiences scores ever! The show also became a social media sensation with more than 4 billion search impressions for #onepiecenetflix on TikTok alone, and continues to generate buzz and trend globally across social platforms. The cast has also experienced a boom in their social media, adding millions to their followers over the last couple of months.
WATCH ODA SENSEI’S ANNOUNCEMENT HERE
The One Piece cultural phenomenon will continue to sail into the high seas of adventure in search of treasure as creator and illustrator Eiichiro Oda confirmed that the live-action adaptation will return with new adventures from the sprawling ONE PIECE universe. Episode count and story details will be shared at a later time. Read the transcript from Oda Sensei’s video message to fans below:
- Eiichiro Oda, ONE PIECE Creator, Illustrator and Executive Producer: [transcript from Oda-Sensei’s video message to fans]
“To the Straw Hat Grand Fleet: What did you think of Season 1 of the live-action ONE PIECE? I spent a long time working on it with Netflix and Tomorrow Studios. It seems people around the world have been enjoying the show, which makes the hard work from the production team truly worth it.
To everyone who’s been a fan of ONE PIECE for years, and to those who experienced ONE PIECE for the first time, thank you so much.
Two weeks after the launch, I just received some great news. Netflix has decided to renew the show! The adventures of Iñaki and the live-action Straw Hats will continue onward!
It’ll still take a while to get the scripts ready, so please be patient.
From here on, it seems to me the Straw Hats will need a great doctor… We will see!”
About ONE PIECE
Based on Japan’s highest-selling manga series in history by Eiichiro Oda, ONE PIECE is a legendary high-seas adventure unlike any other. Monkey D. Luffy is a young adventurer who has longed for a life of freedom since he can remember. Luffy sets off from his small village on a perilous journey to find the legendary fabled treasure, ONE PIECE, to become King of the Pirates! But in order to find the ultimate prize, Luffy will need to assemble the crew he’s always wanted before finding a ship to sail, searching every inch of the vast blue seas, outpacing the Marines, and outwitting dangerous rivals at every turn.
Starring Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero as Usopp, and Taz Skylar as Sanji, ONE PIECE is a live action pirate adventure created in partnership with Shueisha and produced by Tomorrow Studios and Netflix. Matt Owens and Steven Maeda are writers, executive producers, and showrunners. Eiichiro Oda, Marty Adelstein, and Becky Clements also executive produce. Additional cast includes Vincent Regan (Vice Admiral Garp), Ilia Isorelýs Paulino (Alvida), Morgan Davies (Koby), Aidan Scott (Helmeppo), Langley Kirkwood (Captain Morgan), Jeff Ward (Buggy), Celeste Loots (Kaya), Alexander Maniatis (Klahadore), McKinley Belcher III (Arlong), Craig Fairbrass (Chef Zeff), Steven Ward (Mihawk), Chioma Umeala (Nojiko), and Michael Dorman (Gold Roger).
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