Netflix continues anime land grab with live-action One Piece series

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Netflix has actually ordered a live-action program based upon One Piece, the colossally popular Japanese manga and anime franchise, as initially reported by Due Date It’s stated to be a ten-episode series from publisher Shueisha and Tomorrow Studios, the studio likewise working on Netflix’s upcoming Cowboy Bebop show.

Steven Maeda ( The X-Files, Lost) is reportedly the showrunner along with writer and executive producer, with Matt Owens ( Luke Cage, Representatives of SHIELD) likewise writing and executive-producing. More executive manufacturer credits go to One Piece developer Eiichiro Oda and Tomorrow Studios’ Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements. Plans for the series were initially revealed in 2017, though Netflix wasn’t on board at that point.

” I understand I announced the production of this back in 2017, but these things take time,” Oda says in a handwritten note published to Twitter. “Preparations have actually been gradually progressing behind the scenes, and it appears that I can lastly make the huge statement: Netflix, the world’s leading streaming entertainment service, will be lending us their remarkable production support! This is so encouraging! How far will the story progress over the 10 episodes of Season 1? Who will be cast?! Please be client a little bit longer and remain tuned!”

I have actually somehow never ever watched or checked out any One Piece- associated content, however it and its characters are truly common in Japan. The manga series holds a Guinness World Record for the most copies ever published.
The company has actually currently produced live-action adaptations of homes like Death Note, made high-profile acquisitions of the rights to Studio Ghibli films (outside the US) and Neon Genesis Evangelion, and produced its own series like Aggretsuko and Castlevania Just this week Netflix released the very first trailer for its new CGI version of Ghost in the Shell

Neela Josh
Neela Josh
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