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Netflix releases trailer for ONE PIECE live action series

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In celebration of ONE PIECE day, Netflix released the trailer for their upcoming live action series adaptation of the Japanese manga ONE PIECE by Eiichiro Oda.

The Netflix series stars Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, a young adventurer who seeks the legendary treasure ONE PIECE to become King of the Pirates. 

Luffy assembles a crew, starring Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero as Usopp, and Taz Skylar as Sanji, to set sail and battle enemies in their search throughout the vast seas. 

ONE PIECE creator Oda worked closely with production to adapt the series into live-action, a process which began over seven years ago, according to Oda. The artist stated that the production team finally decided in June to launch the show.

“There was so much that went into it–all of the efforts by the actors, the building of the world and the costumes, presenting things in a way that can only be done in live action, the dialogue–and the entire process of so many people putting their heads together was a festivity in and of itself,” Oda said in a letter.

One Piece. (L to R) Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, Emily Rudd as Nami in season 1 of One Piece. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023

“By now I just love the production team and cast so much that I can’t wait for them to get the acclaim they deserve from everyone around the world.”

The ONE PIECE series is set to span eight episodes and will premiere on Netflix on August 31.

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