Netflix Has Announced A Live Action Adaptation Of Eiichiro Oda's Long Running Manga And Anime "One Piece"
One Piece fans all across the world are both interested and anxious about the announcement made by Netflix regarding the live-action T.V. Show that has been said to feature 10 episodes. The Official announcement was done by Hiroyuki Nakano, the editor in chief of the weekly shonen JUMP had announced this back in July of 2017 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Manga. In January of 2020, it was announced that the show will have 10 episodes.
One Piece is a long-running Japanese anime and manga which is about Pirates, The Protagonist of the story is a wild, adventurous and easygoing captain of the StrawHat Pirates, Monkey D Luffy, recognized by his trademark Straw Hat. He wants to find the legendary treasure of the Pirate King called One Piece, Luffy goes around on traveling to different islands with his trusty crew members enjoying their adventures while still being focused on conquering the Grand Line.
Follow the StrawHat Pirates who not only travel to different islands in order to seek adventure but also solve the mysteries behind the world Government. The One Piece treasure is more than just a regular treasure and realizes that The Pirate King was not just hiding a treasure but a clue to the mysteries of the world.
Eiichiro Oda’s comment (Original Creator & Executive Producer): “I know I announced the production of this back in 2017, but these things take time! Preparations have been slowly progressing behind the scenes, and it seems that I can finally make the big announcement:
As far as we know, the One Piece Live-Action Adaptation of this successful series by Eiichiro Oda is being handled by Tomorrow Studios. The Producer of the T.V. Show, Marty Adelstein, in an interview has said that the cast hasn’t been decided, and the T.V. Show is to be ready by 2021 due to the production being delayed because of the COVID – 19 pandemic. The T.V. Show is going to be filmed in Cape Town, Africa, and is going to cover the recruitment of some of the Strawhat Pirates. Zoro, Nami, Usopp, and Sanji, and the Show will finish with the battle between Luffy and Arlong.
The series is being written by Steven Maeda who will also act as showrunner and executive producer, with Matt Owens contributing as executive producing for upcoming live-action. They will be joined by Becky Clements and Marty Adelstein of Tomorrow Studios, who will executive produce the series alongside original author Eiichiro Oda. In January of 2020, The Official Twitter Account of the One Piece live-action tweeted out Oda’s comments on the live-action as well as the big announcement of the Live-Action.