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Netflix’s One Piece brings the anime phenomena into the live-action realm.

Developed by showrunners Matt Owens and Steven Maeda (Helix, Pan Am), the collection is predicated on the continuing manga by Eiichiro Oda which was tailored into an anime from 1999.

The Netflix collection stars Iñaki Godoy because the lead character Monkey D. Luffy, who units off from his village with an assembled crew on a journey to search out the titular treasure to change into king of the pirates. Different solid members embody Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero as Usopp and Taz Skylar as Sanji.

Has Luffy truly discovered the One Piece?

Credit score: Toei Animation / One Piece Official Web site

As you’d count on after one season, Luffy is way from discovering the coveted treasure within the Netflix adaptation. Whereas the streaming service has but to announce whether or not one other season is in growth, contemplating its success, it’s probably Luffy’s adventures will proceed.

It would take many seasons earlier than Luffy truly achieves his purpose on Netflix, thoughts. Within the ongoing manga which spans 106 volumes because it debuted in 1997, Luffy nonetheless hasn’t discovered the One Piece.

He has, nonetheless, made vital progress. The island the place the One Piece is situated is tracked utilizing a collection of stones known as poneglyphs which, collectively, level to the treasure’s hiding spot. Luffy has discovered a number of of those poneglyphs within the manga up to now, so he’s no less than approaching (supposedly) the ultimate stretch of his journey.

Is the One Piece manga coming to an finish?

In June 2022, Eiichiro Oda confirmed the One Piece manga would return with one “remaining saga”, beginning with chapter 1058 (collated in quantity 105) which debuted in Japan earlier this yr.

These sagas nonetheless sometimes span lots of of chapters and a number of arcs, so it’ll probably be a number of years earlier than One Piece formally involves an finish.

BREAKING NEWS: With Wano concluding, One Piece will likely be occurring a 1 month hiatus from June twenty seventh to July twenty fifth in order that Oda can put together for the ultimate saga pic.twitter.com/3W9q2kXBkH

— Artur – Library of Ohara (@newworldartur) June 7, 2022

In a four-star assessment of the Netflix adaptation, NME wrote: “One Piece rattles alongside at a sprightly tempo, stacking drama factors like teetering towers that every one tumble in synchronised perfection. If it’s teen-friendly romps that nearly binge themselves you’re after, climb aboard and strap in tight.”

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