‘One Piece’ series with real characters reveals its cast: this is the surprising choice for Luffy

The video platform in streaming Netflix has made known, through its social networks, the actors and actresses who will be part of the cast of the series with real characters from One Piece. A series, inspired by the famous Eiichirō Oda manga, in which we will rediscover the story of Monkey D. Luffy, the young man who dreams of finding One Piece’s treasure to become the new King of the Pirates.

After the success of the Japanese manga, considered today as the best-selling in history, and also of its animated series, Netflix decided to take over its rights to try its luck with a new series that will soon be released. the video platform in streaming. A year later, and after working on what will be its first season, the team responsible for this series reveals new details about it.

Mexican Iñaki Godoy leads the cast

As announced by the video platform in streaming Through one of his Twitter accounts, the casting team has entrusted the Mexican Iñaki Godoy to give life to the pirate Monkey D. Luffy. After receiving the compliments from those responsible for the company thanks to his work on the series Who Killed Sara? where he played the young Bruno Lazcano, the Mexican actor has been awarded the leading role in one of the most anticipated series on the platform.

Joining him will be other actors and actresses such as Mackenyu, who will play the charismatic Roronoa Zoro. Emily Rudd will play Nami, Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp and Taz Skylar to Sanij. In this way, the streaming video platform leaves behind big names to give the opportunity to new talents who aspire to make the characters their own quickly and thus convince an audience that will be very demanding.

This is One Piece: the best-selling manga in history

One Piece is a manga that was published for the first time on July 22, 1997. A series that narrates the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a young man with a rubber body who will do everything possible to become the king of the pirates. For this he will have the help of a series of pirates who, together with him, will try to become the kings of the world thanks to the Straw Hats.

A project, which has obtained some Guinness records as the best-selling comic book in history, which now makes the leap to the small screen. All this while the anime is still on air with more than 900 chapters since it was released in October 1999. In short, a new way to continue generating income with one of the most famous manga in history.