2020 started with a surprise for fans of one of the most famous ‘manganime’ productions in history. After all, Netflix had announced that it would release a live-action series or ‘live action’ on one piece. The series raised the curiosity of many people and now it seems that the project is already seeing progress this year, so in this note we gather the current data that we have about the release date, the story, confirmed actors, the number of episodes, as well as other important data, about one piece.
How close will the story of the series be to that of the ‘manganime’?
To understand how close the story of One Piece’s ‘live action’ will be compared to the original work, we must remember that Eiichiro Oda himself (the creator of the manga) announced that he will be overseeing the entire project. Therefore, the public trusts that it will be a faithful adoption at the author’s discretion.
Knowing this, the history of the series of one piece It will go from Luffy’s humble beginnings in Villa Foosha to the Loguetown arc. To be specific, it goes from the Romance Dawn arc, through Orange Town, Syrup Village, Baratie, Arlong Park, and Loguetown. This in total is 53 episodes of the anime.
how many episodes will it have the ‘live action’ series of one piece from netflix?
Initially there was talk of the possibility that the series of one piece had ten episodes. Nevertheless, there are rumors that there will only be eight. This last fact has not yet been confirmed or denied.
Therefore, longer duration episodes are expected compared to the anime.
Which actors have been confirmed for the series? one piece?
- Luffy: Iñaki Godoy was one of the first actors confirmed for one piece. She has participated in productions such as without fear of the truth, MexZombies, Cheer up youth! Y Who killed Sarah? Luffy is the protagonist of the story, who tries to be the king of the pirates, a title held by the legendary pirate Gold Roger. For this, he searches for his treasure, known as the One Piece.
- Roronoa Zoro: Mackenyu Arata. He is an actor who was born in Los Angeles and has Japanese descent. He is recognized for his participation in Pacific Rim Y Ruroni Kenshin: Sai shusho – The Final. Zoro is a swordsman who started out as a pirate hunter but became the first in Luffy’s crew.
- Nami: Emily Rudd. She has participated in productions such as The Romanoffs Y Fear Street: 1978. Namies expert in navigation and a great cartographer.
- Usopp: Jacob Romero Gibson. He has worked in Blairsden Y Grey’s Anatomy. Usopp is known to be a great liar, but he is also the crew’s marksman and maintainer of the Going Merry.
- Sanji: TazSkylar. He has had roles in The Kill Team Y villain. Sanji is the cook of the crew and comes from the Baratie restaurant.
The second group of actors
- Koby will be played by Morgan Davisknown for her role as Simone in tree (2010) and Sass in TheHunter (2011).
- Alvida will be performed by Ilia Isorelys Paulinoknown for her role as Lila in The Sex Life of College Girls (2021) and Thelma in me time (2022).
- helmeppo will be played by Aidan Scottknown for his role as Bobo in Action Point (2018) and Finnick in between the devil (2020).
- Buggy will be played by Jeff Wardknown for his role as Deke Shaw in Agents of SHIELD (2013-2020) and Roy Hardaway in new cherry flavor (2021).
- Arlong will be played by McKinley Belcher IIIknown for his role as Anthony Carter in The Passage (2019) and Trevor Evans in Ozarks (2017-2022).
- garp will be played by Vincent Reganknown for his role as Eudoro in Wrath of the Titans (2010) and Duke Hammond in Snow White and the Huntsman (2012).
The third group of actors
This was the most recent group of actors confirmed for one piece:
- The Kuro or Klahadore actor in the series of one piece is Alexander Maniatis. One of his most recent works was in Love, Lies and Hybrids (2021). Kuro is a pirate undercover as a butler in Kaya’s house.
- The actor who will play Mihawk in the ‘live action’ version of one piece for Netflix is Steven Ward. recently appeared in The Day We Didn’t Meet (2021). Mihawk is one of the Seven Warlords of the Sea, pirates who work with the world government.
- Chef Zeff will be Craig Fairbrass. He participated in villain (2020). Zeff is the father figure who adopted Sanji and taught him how to cook at the Baratie.
- Morgan “Axehand” will have the face of Langley Kirkwood. He was recently in the series Warrior. In Morgan’s case, it’s about a Navy captain who meets the Straw Hats.
- Kaya’s actress in one piece will be Celeste Loots. He was recently in the movie Home Affairs: A Love Story. Kaya is a sickly girl who is used to hearing fanciful stories from Usopp.
- Finally, we have Chioma Umeala as Nojiko. She recently worked on the series Isono. Nojiko is Nami’s adoptive sister.
What is the premiere date of the series ‘Live action’ of one piece?
There is no confirmed release date for the series yet. one piece.
How is the ‘live action’ of one piece?
On June 6, 2022, Netflix shared a video in which he showed how the set design work they were carrying out in South Africa was going. In this you can see conceptual arts of the Miss Love Duck (Alvida’s ship), the Going Merry (the Straw Hats’ ship) and the Baratie (the restaurant where Sanji works). The latter was shown in more detail, but the Going Merry’s sheep could be seen for a moment.
Because of this, there has been no word yet on when filming will begin.