On July 22, Netflix shared a new promotional video for the live-action One Piece series.
The trailer featured many favorite supporting characters, including the pirate King, Gol D. Roger, the emperor of the sea, Red Hair Shanks, and the warlord and strongest swordsman, Mihawk!
It also featured heartbreaking moments like Luffy giving his straw hat to Nami’s Head.
This action-packed trailer was accompanied by a message from the author of the One Piece manga, Eiichiro Oda.
In the message, Oda praises the hard work of the live-action team. Check out the message in the below images:
The live-action series will start airing on August 31 on Netflix.
Matt Owens will be the show’s writer, while Becky Clements and Steven Maeda will serve as executive producers.
Adelstein revealed in a video message displayed at Jump Festa in 2017 that the live-action television adaptation of the One Piece manga will commence with the ‘East Blue arc’ and extend it from there.
Netflix will exclusively stream the live-action series. The first season will have ten episodes. Oda will serve as an executive producer.
Netflix has been substantially investing in animation and live-action adaptations. The corporation has announced a Yu Yu Hakusho series for 2023.
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 Twitter