Eiichiro Oda, the creator of ONE PIECE, has officially announced the return of the live-action adaptation, affirming the show’s second season. The news comes after the first season’s monumental success, captivating audiences worldwide.
The One Piece Live Action series swiftly claimed the title of the #1 show on Netflix globally, amassing a staggering 37.8 million views within just two weeks of its release. It achieved Top 10 status in 93 countries, debuting at #1 in 46 nations. The adaptation garnered an impressive 96% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes based on over 10,000 ratings, ranking among Netflix’s highest-rated shows. The buzz around the show exploded on social media, garnering over 4 billion search impressions for #onepiecenetflix on TikTok alone and trending across various platforms.
The remarkable success extended beyond the screen to the cast, who experienced a substantial surge in their social media following. Fans of the globally renowned manga series are eager for the forthcoming adventures set to unfold in the expansive One Piece universe.
In a heartfelt video message to fans, Eiichiro Oda expressed his gratitude to long-time fans and newcomers alike, emphasizing the dedication and hard work invested by the production team. He revealed that Netflix has greenlit the continuation of the live-action series, although specific episode counts and story details will be disclosed at a later date.
ONE PIECE follows the journey of Monkey D. Luffy, an aspiring pirate aiming to claim the legendary treasure, ONE PIECE, and ascend to the position of King of the Pirates. Starring Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero as Usopp, and Taz Skylar as Sanji, the live-action adaptation is a partnership between Shueisha, Tomorrow Studios, and Netflix.