Netflix has officially revealed that they are developing a live-action One Piece series.
The streaming giants revealed that it will be a ten episodes long.
This live-action series will be based on a Japanese manga series and it’s reportedly been in development for quite some time.
However, this is the first official announcement that Netflix has made about the show.
Netflix released a press released in which they made the announcement about the One Piece live-action series.
Here’s what they had to say about the upcoming series.
Netflix has partnered with Tomorrow Studios and Shueisha to bring this pirate adventure story from Japan to audiences around the world.
The original manga, written by Eiichiro Oda, has captivated fans for many years and sold over 460 million copies.
They also released a note from Eiichiro Oda who’s the author of the manga series, which you can have a look at below.
Netflix is making a One Piece live-action series
One Piece follows the Straw Hat Pirates and their captain, Monkey D. Luffy.
His life changed forever when he eats a cursed Gum-Gum Devil Fruit, which turns him into a rubber man.
This gives him the power to stretch his body in different and unusual ways.
Monkey and his crew’s ultimate goal is to find the legendary treasure One Piece.
The legend of this treasure says that whoever finds the One Piece will become the King of the Pirates.
It’s been confirmed that Steven Maeda (Lost, The X-Files) will be the series’ showrunner, and Eiichiro Oda will be executive producing this live-action show with Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios (Cowboy Bebop, Snowpiercer, Hanna).
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