Netflix introduced right this moment that its “One Piece” live-action collection could be accessible to stream someday in 2023.
The corporate tweeted the announcement alongside a brand new poster of the upcoming collection. The poster exhibits the principle character, Monkey D. Luffy (performed by Iñaki Godoy), together with his again turned.
A particular launch date for the live-action collection has but to be revealed. It was first introduced in January 2020. Different forged members embody Emily Rudd as Nami, Mackenyu Arata as Roronoa Zoro, Jacob Gibson as Usopp, Peter Gadiot as Shanks, Morgan Davies as Koby, Vincent Regan as Garp, and Taz Skylar as Vinsmoke Sanji.
“One Piece” is centered round Luffy, an impulsive and optimistic teenager that has the ability to make his physique act like rubber, permitting him to bounce, twist, and bend away from his enemies. Luffy is on a journey to discover a legendary treasure referred to as the One Piece, so he can turn out to be the King of the Pirates.
Primarily based on the long-running pirate manga and anime, Netflix’s “One Piece” is an adaptation that thousands and thousands of viewers will possible be excited to observe. “One Piece” is arguably the most well-liked manga collection, with over 500 million copies bought. For comparability, “Dragon Ball” has bought greater than 300 million copies.
Nonetheless, many followers on Twitter are skeptical that Netflix can pull off a live-action anime. “One Piece” is being produced by Tomorrow Studios, the identical firm that produced Netflix’s “Cowboy Bebop” live-action collection, which was canceled after one season. Netflix additionally launched a “Demise Observe” film in 2017, which was additionally thought-about a flop.
Usually, live-action anime exhibits and films are broadly disliked by followers, whether or not it’s as a result of the unique story will get ruined or the variation fails to deliver the characters to life. Netflix possible feels the strain to do proper by this fan-favorite anime.