One Piece is one of the most popular anime of the last decades, like his manga, which continues today with more than 1000 chapters and is positioned as the best-selling in history, surpassing Dragon Ball and Golgo 13. It was the last year that the streaming service Netflix announced that they were in development of a live-action version and here we will tell you what is confirmed so far.
In January 2020, the creator of the story, Eiichiro Oda, stated that the conversations with the platform began in 2017, but it took some preparation time to reveal it. As with other film and television content, the Coronavirus pandemic was the fundamental problem, so the plan had to be reprogrammed once again and in March of this year they stated that they returned to production.
The plot follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew as they explore a fantastic world of endless oceans and exotic islands in search of the world’s last treasure known as “One Piece”, to become the next Pirate King. Steven maeda (Lost, The X-Files) He will serve as the lead writer, showrunner and executive producer. At the moment the official information indicates that we will have a season of ten episodes.
In recent weeks an overview of the main characters of the live-action was leaked, which would be Luffy, Zoro, Nami, Usopp y Sanji, although from the streaming they have not confirmed if it was something true or false. Within the production you will find ITV Studios next to Netflix, a company that has already been interested in other franchises such as Death Note, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Castlevania, Aggretsuko and Ghost in the Shell.
So far no release date close to what was thought has been confirmed nor do we have an official synopsis of what this live-action will tell. In the meantime, you can enjoy anime right now on the platform, where you will find the arches The East Sea (61 chapters), The Great Maritime Route (16), Chopper on the Winter Island (15) and The Kingdom of Alabasta (38).