Finally, a big update is out on the One Piece live action series. Netflix has said that the live-action version of “One Piece,” one of the most popular manga series ever, will come out in 2023.
Monkey D. Luffy’s first character teaser art was also unveiled. Eiichiro Oda wrote and drew the manga series “One Piece.” He is also one of the people in charge of the live-action version. As was already said, in the Netflix series, Iaki Godoy plays Monkey D. Luffy, Mackenyu plays Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd plays Nami, Jacob Romero Gibson plays Usopp, and Taz Skylar plays Sanji.
So, here are 7 things you need to know about Netflix’s One Piece Live-Action Series.
Things You Need To Know About Netflix’s One Piece Live Action Series
Who is behind the One Piece live action series on Netflix?
Netflix is developing a live-action adaptation of the manga by Eiichiro Oda. Tomorrow Studios, which also made Netflix’s rejected Cowboy Bebop remake, is responsible for making the show.
When it comes to long-running series, One Piece is up there with the best of them. Since the manga’s first appearance in Weekly Shonen Jump on July 22, 1997, 969 chapters have been released in 95 volumes.
The Concept for a Live-Action One Piece Series
From what we can tell from the episode listings on IMDb, the first season of the One Piece live-action series will focus on the East Blue Saga (Manga chapters: 1-100, Anime episodes: 1-53). According to the convention, the first season of One Piece will adapt the following stories in order:
- Romance Dawn Arc (Anime Episodes: 1-3, Manga Chapters: 1-7)
- Orange Town Arc (Anime Episodes: 4-8, Manga Chapters: 8-21)
- Syrup Village Arc (Anime Episodes: 9-18, Manga Chapters: 22-41)
- Baratie Arc (AnimeEpisodes: 19-30, Manga Chapters: 42-68)
- Arlong Park Arc (Anime Episodes: 31-44, Manga Chapters: 69-95)
- Loguetown Arc (Anime Episodes: 45, 48-53, Manga Chapters: 96-10
Total number of episodes in the first season of One Piece
The original order for 10 episodes has been maintained for this show. According to recent news, the first season of the live-action One Piece show on Netflix will only have eight episodes.
The live-action series has 10 entries on IMDb, although only the first eight have titles. As a result, we should expect 8-10 episodes. To reveal the official episode count, we must await confirmation from the network.
Production Team of the One Piece Live Action Series
Steven Maeda and Matt Owens for television developed live-action adaptations of One Piece. The former is responsible for such groundbreaking series as The X-Files, Lost, and Day Break. Here’s who’s behind the scenes at Netflix, penning the live-action One Piece adaptation:
- Diego Gutierrez
- Matt Owens
- Allison Weintraub
- Ian Stokes
- Lindsay Gelfand
- Laura Jacqmin
- Jason Cho
- Damani Johnson
- Tom Hyndman
Netflix’s One Piece has been helmed by the following directors:
- Marc Jobst
- Tim Southam
- Emma Sullivan
- Josef Kubota Wladyka
One Piece Live-Action Series: Cast and Characters
- Monkey D. Luffy – Iñaki Godoy
- Roronoa Zoro – Mackenyu
- Nami – Emily Rudd
- Usopp – Jacob Romero Gibson
- Sanji – Taz Skylar
The other key characters with the respective cast members are:
- Young Luffy – Colton Osorio
- Koby – Morgan Davies
- Shanks – Peter Gadiot
- Dracule Mihawk – Steven Ward
- Alvida – Ilia Isorelýs Paulino
- Helmeppo – Aidan Scott
- Buggy – Jeff Ward
- Garp – Vincent Regan
- Arlong – McKinley Belcher
- Chef Zeff – Craig Fairbrass
- Klahadore – Alexander Maniatis
- Captain Morgan – Langley Kirkwood
- Kaya – Celeste Loots
- Nojiko – Chioma Umeala
How to Stream One Piece Live Action Television Series?
Netflix is creating the renowned One Piece live-action series. Consequently, they will be the ones to stream the show on their very own streaming site in 2023. The release date hasn’t been confirmed yet, but like all the Netflix series, all episodes of this show will likely be released on day 1.
One Piece: The Backstory
In One Piece, a young boy named Monkey D. Luffy gathers a band of pirates and sets off in search of the famous “One Piece” treasure left by the previous Pirate King, Gold Roger (one of the most popular One Piece characters).
Luffy hopes that getting the One Piece treasure will make him the next Pirate King of the Seas. The story takes place in a world where pirates are in charge, and it grows surprisingly, with amazing adventures, interesting characters, and realistic settings.
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