One Piece Live-action
Photo: Toei Animation

The One Piece fandom has been covered with excitement at the time it was confirmed that a live-action series by Netflix is planned. Well more good news was released by Netflix Geeked on Twitter when they confirmed that the One Piece live-action series started the production.

The cast includes:

  • Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy
  • Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro
  • Emily Rudd as Nami
  • Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp
  • Taz Skylar as Sanji

One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda’s official message about the live-action project:


“We’ve been working with NETFLIX and Tomorrow Studios on the massive project that is the Hollywood live action series adaptation of ONE PIECE! How many years has it been since it was announced, right? I know, I know! But rest assured we’ve been making steady progress all along! It’s not easy when you’re working with people from different cultures! But it’s precisely that process that can yield something special! For now, we’re able to announce the main cast! Rather, we need to hurry and announce it or else it’ll be leaked, apparently! Hilarious, lol. Their face, the size of their mouths and hands, their aura, the way they carry themselves, their voice, their acting skills, their height, the balance amongst the Straw Hat Crew, etc…!

We decided on this cast after numerous discussions involving people around the world! These are the people who will be our Straw Hat Pirates! It’ll take a bit more time to get this show done, but we’ll continue to do our best to deliver a show that we’re confident will be enjoyed by everyone around the world! Look forward to more updates in the future!”

One Piece is a Japanese manga series composed and delineated by Eiichiro Oda. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump since July 1997, with its individual sections incorporated into 99 tankōbon volumes as of June 2021. The story follows the undertakings of Monkey D. Luffy, a kid whose body acquired the properties of elastic after inadvertently eating a Devil Fruit. With his group of pirates, named the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy investigates the Grand Line looking for the world’s definitive fortune known as One Piece to turn into the following King of the Pirates.

The manga brought forth a media establishment, having been adjusted into a celebration film delivered by Production I.G, and an anime series created by Toei Animation, which started broadcasting in Japan in 1999. Furthermore, Toei has created fourteen enlivened element films, one OVA and thirteen TV specials. A few organizations have created different sorts of promoting and media, for example, an exchanging game and various computer games. The manga series was authorized for an English language discharge in North America and the United Kingdom by Viz Media and in Australia by Madman Entertainment. The anime series was authorized by 4Kids Entertainment for an English-language discharge in North America in 2004, preceding the permit was dropped and in this manner gained by Funimation in 2007.

One Piece has gotten acclaim for its narrating, art, portrayal, and humor. A few volumes of the manga have broken distributing records, including the most elevated beginning print run of any book in Japan. In 2015, One Piece set the Guinness Worldwide best for “the most copies published for the same comic book series by a single author”.

One Piece was the top-of-the-line manga for eleven successive years from 2008 to 2018. One Piece is the best-selling manga series ever. One Piece is likewise one of the greatest earning media establishments ever.

You can read the One Piece manga by following the link – VIZ MEDIA

You can watch the One Piece anime by following the link – Crunchyroll


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