– One Piece gets a Season 2 renewal from Netflix
– The live-action adaptation is “an ambitious project”
– The anime series has over 1,000 episodes
Netflix’s live-action adaptation of the popular manga and anime series, One Piece, has been renewed for a second season even before the first season has premiered. The highly anticipated series is described as an ambitious project by its creators and is based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Eiichiro Oda.
One Piece follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his crew of diverse pirates as they search for the ultimate treasure, known as “One Piece,” in order to become the Pirate King. The anime adaptation has aired over 1,000 episodes and remains a beloved fan favorite.
Steven Maeda serves as the showrunner on the live-action series, while Matt Owens takes charge as the writer. The two also act as executive producers alongside Eiichiro Oda, Marty Adelstein, and Becky Clements. The first season consists of ten episodes, but there is no official release date as of yet.
In a recent message from the show’s creators, they promised fans a high-quality adaptation that respects the source material and delivers on the excitement and emotional moments that the original series is known for. With Netflix fully committed to bringing One Piece to life and now renewing it for a second season, it seems fans have much to look forward to as they are once again whisked away on a grand journey with Luffy and his crew.