“Purupurupuru” TRANSPONDER SNAIL SIGNAL COMING THROUGH! EIICHIRO ODA CONFIRMS: “The Adventures of the Live-Action Straw Hats Continue!”
- ONE PIECE, the cultural phenomenon embraced all over the world, will continue to sail into the high seas of adventure in search of treasure!
- ONE PIECE creator and illustrator Eiichiro Oda confirmed the news today in this special video via Transponder Snail.
- The live-action adaptation will return with new adventures from the sprawling ONE PIECE universe. Episode count and story details will be shared at a later time.
- Eiichiro Oda, ONE PIECE Creator, Illustrator and Executive Producer: [transcript from Oda-Sensei’s video message to fans] “To the Straw Hat Grand Fleet: What did you think of Season 1 of the live-action ONE PIECE? I spent a long time working on it with Netflix and Tomorrow Studios. It seems people around the world have been enjoying the show, which makes the hard work from the production team truly worth it. To everyone who’s been a fan of ONE PIECE for years, and to those who experienced ONE PIECE for the first time, thank you so much. Two weeks after the launch, I just received some great news. Netflix has decided to renew the show! The adventures of Iñaki and the live-action Straw Hats will continue onward! It’ll still take a while to get the scripts ready, so please be patient. From here on, it seems to me the Straw Hats will need a great doctor… We will see!”
- As of this week:
- ONE PIECE is the #1 title globally on Netflix with 37.8 Million views amassed in less than two weeks since its release. The series reached the Top 10 in 93 countries, and debuted at #1 in 46.
- Certified Fresh with a 96% Audience Score on Rotten Tomatoes from 10,000+ ratings, it is among Netflix’s highest audiences scores ever.
- A social media sensation with more than 4 billion search impressions for #onepiecenetflix on TikTok alone, ONE PIECE continues to generate buzz and trend globally across social platforms. Talent Instagram followings have soared, adding millions of followers over the last couple of months.
About ONE PIECE Season 1 Based on Japan’s highest-selling manga series in history by Eiichiro Oda, ONE PIECE is a legendary high-seas adventure unlike any other. Monkey D. Luffy is a young adventurer who has longed for a life of freedom since he can remember. Luffy sets off from his small village on a perilous journey to find the legendary fabled treasure, ONE PIECE, to become King of the Pirates! But in order to find the ultimate prize, Luffy will need to assemble the crew he’s always wanted before finding a ship to sail, searching every inch of the vast blue seas, outpacing the Marines, and outwitting dangerous rivals at every turn. Starring Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero as Usopp, and Taz Skylar as Sanji, ONE PIECE is a live-action pirate adventure created in partnership with Shueisha and produced by Tomorrow Studios and Netflix. Matt Owens and Steven Maeda are writers, executive producers, and showrunners. Eiichiro Oda, Marty Adelstein, and Becky Clements also executive produce. Additional cast includes Vincent Regan (Vice Admiral Garp), Ilia Isorelýs Paulino (Alvida), Morgan Davies (Koby), Aidan Scott (Helmeppo), Langley Kirkwood (Captain Morgan), Jeff Ward (Buggy), Celeste Loots (Kaya), Alexander Maniatis (Klahadore), McKinley Belcher III (Arlong), Craig Fairbrass (Chef Zeff), Steven Ward (Mihawk), Chioma Umeala (Nojiko), and Michael Dorman (Gold Roger). For more information, please reference the ONE PIECE Press Packet or visit Netflix’s Media Center. Become part of our Nakama for exclusive updates and surprises by joining the Straw Hat Grand Fleet. Check out the Official ONE PIECE podcast ‘The MANA Podcast’ hosted by Matt Owens, screenwriter and co-showrunner, where he invites some of his closest entertainment industry friends to chat all about their favorite anime series and tropes. ONE PIECE TikTok | Twitter| Instagram| Facebook *We kindly ask that you please link back to www.netflix.com/onepiece in your coverage.
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