Netflix’s One Piece live-action adaptation has become a huge success, and a lot of effort and money was required to ensure the quality of the series.
With a reported 18M$ USD spent per episode (making the series more expensive than Game of Thrones), it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the cast of the series was paid well.
Showbizgalore, a popular website reports the salaries of the cast members as follows:
- Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy: $320,000/episode
- Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro: $220,00/episode
- Emily Rudd as Nami: $200,000/episode
- Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp: $150,000/episode
- Taz Skylar as Sanji: $150,000/episode
- Peter Gadiot as Shanks: $120,000/episode
- Morgan Davies as Koby: $90,000/episode
- Ilia Isorelýs Paulino as Alvida: $75,000/episode
- Aidan Scott as Helmeppo: $70,000/episode
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.