One Piece Live-Action Should Have 12 Seasons, Says Executive Producer Marty Adelstein!

According to Clements, by season 6, only half of the manga would get adapted.

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ONE PIECE © 1997 by Eiichiro Oda/SHUEISHA Inc.

In a recent interview with Deadline, live-action One Piece’s executive producers, Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements, revealed some exciting information regarding the live-action adaptation of the series.

When Deadline asked the producers regarding season 2, Adelstein said that they have hopes for 12 seasons and that the series has so much content.

Clements added that with the number of manga chapters that are already out right now, they and Matt Owens have plans on how to break it into multiple seasons.

According to her, by season 6, only half of the manga would get adapted, and the series could literally go on and on.

Deadline then asked about the plans that Tomorrow Studios have with Matt Owen, showrunner, regarding the live-action.

Clement replies by mentioning that everything they do is with the agreement of Netflix, Shueisha, and author Eiichiro Oda.

She further said that they have already had a thorough discussion regarding season 2, if they get the opportunity for it.

They also have a less detailed plan for seasons three to six. She further adds that all the parties responsible for live-action are unified, and the manga cannot be removed under any circumstance.

While official confirmation of season 2 for One Piece’s live-action adaptation has been announced, they are preparing with future seasons in mind.

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: Deadline