Netflix is diving additional on the planet of live-action anime variations, with upcoming variations of each Avatar The Final Airbender and Yu Yu Hakusho. The most important sequence on this vein would possibly simply be One Piece, which has wrapped manufacturing however has but to share any footage from the sequence. With creator Eiichiro Oda approaching board as an govt producer, new particulars have emerged about his function on the brand new sequence and simply how a lot management he has in his function.

Eiichiro Oda has been engaged on One Piece for over twenty years at this level, with the mangaka following Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates for the whole thing of that point in Weekly Shonen Bounce. With the Struggle For Wano just lately coming to an finish within the pages of the manga, the Ultimate Arc has lastly begun, which is able to almost definitely each finish Luffy’s journey whereas additionally revealing simply what the One Piece treasure is. Whereas we doubt we might see these occasions play out within the live-action sequence any time quickly if ever, the Netflix adaptation has said time and time once more that it will likely be following the unique anime occasions fairly nearer.

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Twitter Outlet New World Artur had shared data gleaned from showrunner Matt Owens, during which the inventive thoughts partly accountable for the live-action adaptation confirms that Eiichiro Oda critiques and corrects all of the scripts for Netflix’s One Piece manually whereas additionally gaining approval for any adjustments which may differ from the source materials:

Anime followers have all the time been considerably hesitant about live-action anime variations, with Netflix itself canceling Cowboy Bebop following its first season. Regardless of Oda’s involvement, there’s nonetheless a number of hypothesis from the anime fan group, although we’ll see if the primary footage from the sequence is ready to change some minds. Because it stands, the live-action adaptation has but to obtain a launch date and a trailer is nowhere to be discovered, although we’re crossing our fingers that it’ll land sooner or later earlier than 12 months’s finish.


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