One Piece Author Eiichiro Oda Confirms Live-Action Season 2!

The author also confirmed the introduction of Tony Tony Chopper in the next season.

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ONE PIECE © 1997 by Eiichiro Oda/SHUEISHA Inc.

On September 15, the Twitter account of Netflix’s One Piece Live-Action announced the news all the fans were waiting for.

Via a video message, the author of the original series, Eiichiro Oda, has confirmed the second season of the live-action adaptation.

Oda thanks the already-existing fans and new viewers for watching the series.

He later stated that the Straw Hat Pirates would need a great doctor from now on. Then he drew a chopper, confirming the introduction of fans’ beloved Tony Tony Chopper.


In an interview with Variety, Marty Adelstein, CEO of Tomorrow Studios and executive producer of One Piece live-action, also said that the scripts for season 2 are already ready and waiting for Netflix.

They also shared the reason behind the delay of Season 2, for which you can check our coverage here.

In a recent interview with Deadline, Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements also stated that they hope to have 12 seasons for the live-action series.

You can learn about it here.

About One Piece

One Piece is a Japanese manga series by author Eiichiro Oda.

Eiichiro Oda started the serialization of the manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine on July 19, 1997.

On March 3, 2023, the latest volume, Volume 105, was published, and the next volume will be published on July 6.

One Piece has also received an anime adaptation. The TV anime has released 1064 episodes.

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 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’s One Piece live-action’s official Twitter