The official Twitter account of One Piece live-action released a special video featuring the creator Eiichiro Oda announcing an exciting news to all the fans.
It was revealed in the special video that Netflix has renewed One Piece live-action series for a second season. The video ended with an illustration of Chopper drawn by Oda.
Chopper will join the Strawhat crew in season 2 of the series.
No official release date for One Piece live-action season 2 has been confirmed yet.
According to Oda, it’ll take a while to get the scripts ready. However, it was previously revealed that the scripts for the live-action adaptation’s second season was completed.
The producers are hoping to create 12 seasons of One Piece live-action series.
Netflix’s live action adaptation of One Piece started streaming on the platform from Aug 31, 2023.
The cast includes Iñaki Godoy, who portrays Monkey D. Luffy, Emily Rudd as Nami, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp, and Taz Skylar will play Sanji. Colton Osorio will portray a young Luffy.
Furthermore, Peter Gadiot will play Shanks, Morgan Davies as Koby, Ilia Isorelýs Paulino as Alvida, Aidan Scott as Helmeppo, Jeff Ward as Buggy, McKinley Belcher III as Arlong, and Vincent Regan as Garp.
The other cast members include:
- Alexander Maniatis as Klahadore
- Steven Ward as Mihawk
- Craig Fairbrass as Chef Zeff
- Langley Kirkwood as Captain Morgan
- Celeste Loots as Kaya
- Chioma Umeala as Nojiko
It was previously revealed that the original Japanese voice actors will be returning to portray their characters for the Japanese dub of the live-action adaptation
The live-action will be adapting the East-Blue Saga from the One Piece manga and then “broaden from there”. Matt Owens will serve as the upcoming show’s writer, while Steven Maeda and Becky Clements will be executive producers along with Eiichiro Oda.
The soundtrack for the live action, titled “Wealth, Fame, Power,” is composed by Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli, best known for their work on “The Witcher“.
Netflix will exclusively stream the series, produced by Tomorrow Studios, a partnership between producer Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios.
The live action adaptation was under production in South Africa since Feb 1, 2022.