The main characters of the series in live-action One Piece from Netflix appear in a new video, in which they show off some cute t-shirts made for the series.
The cast of the live-action adaptation of One Piece is presented to viewers in a new promotional video. This long-running anime / manga franchise is turning into a live-action series after more than 20 years. The latest iteration in the story of Monkey D. Luffy and his Straw Hat Pirate Crew is on its way to Netflix.
Franchise One Piece had an exceptional year, since Eiichiro Oda’s creation has exceeded 1,000 issues, both in its original manga series and in its animated format, sparking celebrations from the public and creators. With a new animated film on the horizon, One Piece Film : Red, the franchise continues to grow its brand by adding characters to adored anime fans. However, the live-action series could be the biggest endeavor to date, generating a lot of buzz around a series that some expected to slow down in the years to come.
In a fast-paced promotional video posted to YouTube by the official channel One Piece, the main cast of the new adaptation introduce themselves to viewers, each wearing a black t-shirt One Piece designed by Oda himself. The promo begins with Taz Skylar, who introduces himself as Sanji, with words of thanks for Oda, followed by an enthusiastic Jacob Romero Gibson who jumps for joy on his couch, slipping into Usopp’s shoes. Next up is Emily Rudd, with a message of excitement for her new role as Nami. Mackenyu, who will play the role of Roronoa Zoro in the series, supports him. Finally, Iñaki Godoy, who will play the role of Monkey D. Luffy, exclaims:
“I can’t wait to become the Pirate King. “
Watch the video below:
The adaptation takes the story of the Straw Hat crew, creating a new take on the saga One Piece, which began in 1997. Monkey D. Luffy will resume his quest for the treasure of One Piece, and viewers will see the crew explore Grand Line in a unique way compared to the 2D world the series has held onto for so long.
Series One Piece in live-action is part of a recent wave of interest in live-action remakes of anime classics, with Cowboy Bebop who appeared on Netflix this year. Anime fans will always have some trepidation when they learn that a remake is in the works. Many have been disappointed with bad remakes of animation classics such as Dragon Ball and Death Note, most One Piece will forge its own reputation and the excitement surrounding the release of the series is only growing.