The Live-Action Series from Shueisha and Tomorrow Studios Launches on Netflix on August 31.
In honor of ONE PIECE Day, Netflix has released the official trailer for the highly anticipated live-action series ONE PIECE, along with new images and a letter from Eiichiro Oda, the creator of the global phenomenon.
The August 31 premiere of ONE PIECE, a legendary high-seas adventure starring Iaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero as Usopp, and Taz Skylar as Sanji, will be exclusive to Netflix.
Oda-Sensei discussed the live-action adaptation, production, changes from the manga, and the cast and personnel. Examples include:
“I’ll say this. There were no compromises on this show!”
So much went into it, including the actors’ efforts, the creation of the world and the costumes, the dialogue, and presenting things in a manner that can only be done in live action. The entire process of so many people collaborating was a celebration in and of itself.
“The producers and the crew are pros at live action, and frankly, they’re ONE PIECE superfans too.”
“By now I just love the production team and cast so much that I can’t wait for them to get the acclaim they deserve from everyone around the world”
ABOUT ONE PIECE:
Based on Eiichiro Oda’s manga series with the highest manga sales in Japanese history, ONE PIECE is a legendary high-seas adventure unlike any other. Monkey D. Luffy is a youthful adventurer who has always desired a life of independence. Luffy embarks on a perilous journey from his small village to locate the legendary treasure, ONE PIECE, in order to become the Pirate King! To find the ultimate prize, however, Luffy will need to assemble the crew he’s always desired, find a ship to sail it on, explore every inch of the vast blue seas, outrun the Marines, and outsmart dangerous adversaries at every turn.
Featuring Iaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, Mackensu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero as Usopp, and Taz Skylar as Sanji, ONE PIECE is a live-action pirate adventure produced by Tomorrow Studios and Netflix in collaboration with Shueisha. Steven Maeda and Matt Owens are writers, executive producers, and showrunners. Additionally, Eiichiro Oda, Marty Adelstein, and Becky Clements produce the show. Vincent Regan, Ilia Isorels Paulino, Morgan Davies, Aidan Scott, Langley Kirkwood, Jeff Ward, Celeste Loots, Alexander Maniatis, McKinley Belcher III, Craig Fairbrass, Steven Ward, and Chioma Umeala are among the additional cast members. Michael Dorman will play Gold Roger in the production. Additional ensemble members are forthcoming.