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Eiichiro Oda’s Monsters Manga Adaptation New KV Reveals Jan 2024 Debut

The main key visual and character illustrations feature the main characters of the series: Flare, Cyrano, D.R. and Shimotsuki Ryuma.

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The official Twitter handle of Netflix, on Dec 15, 2023, uploaded a new key visual of MONSTERS: 103 Mercies Dragon Damnation anime, based on One Piece author Eiichiro Oda’s one-shot manga of the same, featuring the main characters of the series: Flare, Cyrano, D.R. and Shimotsuki Ryuma.

Oda's Monsters anime key visual

(Monsters anime key visual)

Netflix has confirmed that the Monsters anime will hit the platform in January 2024! The exact release date has not been announced yet. In addition, they also unveiled key visuals of the above-mentioned characters as follows:

Ryuma from Oda's Monsters anime

(Ryuma)

Flare from Oda's monsters anime

(Flare)

(Cyrano)

D.R. from Oda's Monsters anime

(D.R.)

Dragon from Oda's Monsters anime

(Dragon)

The staff list for the adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s one-shot is as follows:

  • Director: Sung Hoo Park
  • Series Composition: Sung Hoo Park
  • Music: Hiroaki Tsutsumi
  • Original creator: Eiichiro Oda
  • Character Design: Takashi Kojima
  • Art Director: Fuminao Akai
  • Sound Director: Akiko Fujita
  • Director of Photography: Jumi Lee
  • Color design: Ryoji Nagasawa
  • Editing: Keisuke Yanagi
  • Music producer: Takeki Kobayashi
  • Animation Production: E&H production
  • Streaming Platform: Netflix

About One Piece:

One Piece manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump since July 1997, with its individual chapters compiled into 107 tankōbon volumes as of November 2023.

The manga spawned a media franchise, having been adapted into a festival film by Production I.G, and an anime series by Toei Animation, which began broadcasting in 1999. Additionally, Toei has developed fourteen animated feature films, one original video animation, and thirteen television specials.

The latest entry in the franchise, One Piece Film Red, premiered in Japan in August 2022. It is the 8th highest-earning film of all time in Japan and also topped Japan’s box office for the year 2022 in terms of both yen earned and tickets sold.

One Piece Anime Synopsis:

The tale of One Piece takes place on a parallel Earth when the ‘Golden Age of Pirates’ is in full swing.

The seas are ruled by ruthless pirates, and only the strongest can claim the legendary ‘One Piece’ fortune left behind by the greatest pirate of them, Gol D. Roger.

Years after Gol D. Roger’s death, Monkey D. Luffy dreams of establishing his own crew, locating One Piece, and becoming the Pirate King.

Luffy has incredible strength and agility after eating a devil’s fruit that turns his body into rubber.

He leaves Foosha Village in East Blue on his epic expedition to become the next Pirate King.

Source: Netflix