It has solely been two weeks for the reason that live-action One Piece sequence premiered on Netflix, however the streaming service has already renewed it for season 2. One Piece rose straight to the highest of the charts when it debuted on August 31, and in contrast to a number of the streamer’s different failed makes an attempt at adapting anime to live-action, the present instantly gained over followers of the manga and anime in addition to newcomers who had by no means heard of Monkey D. Luffy earlier than.
Eiichiro Oda, creator of One Piece and government producer of the live-action sequence, shared the next assertion concerning the renewal on Thursday:
“To the Straw Hat Grand Fleet: What did you consider Season 1 of the live-action ONE PIECE? I spent a very long time engaged on it with Netflix and Tomorrow Studios. It appears folks all over the world have been having fun with the present, which makes the exhausting work from the manufacturing group actually price it. To everybody who’s been a fan of ONE PIECE for years, and to those that skilled ONE PIECE for the primary time, thanks a lot. Two weeks after the launch, I simply acquired some nice information. Netflix has determined to resume the present! The adventures of Iñaki and the live-action Straw Hats will proceed onward! It’ll nonetheless take some time to get the scripts prepared, so please be affected person. From right here on, it appears to me the Straw Hats will want a terrific physician… We are going to see!”
Netflix shared the assertion in video kind as effectively on social media:
With the continued WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes, Netflix isn’t in a position to share many particulars about One Piece season 2, however the streamer says the sequence “will return with new adventures from the sprawling One Piece universe.” We all know that the primary season solely tailored the primary 68 episodes of the anime, which is presently on its 1,075th episode.
Presumably, the whole solid will return for season 2, together with Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero as Usopp, and Taz Skylar as Sanji. Oda-san teased that Tony Tony Chopper will seem in season 2 as effectively.
In the event you can’t stand ready for season 2, we put collectively an inventory of seven nice long-running anime you need to take a look at within the meantime.