One Piece live action has become a hotly discussed topic recently. The film really resonated and became Netflix’s most successful manga adaptation. The success of the film is a huge encouragement for the filmmaker to continue the project and produce sequels. Let’s find out with Teenustar why the movie is so well received.
One Piece Live Action is adapted from the famous manga of the same name
One Piece live action is a work adapted from the extremely famous manga series One Piece by author Eiichiro Oda. The series first debuted in July 1997 in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. In 1999, the anime version aired on Japanese television and attracted a lot of audience attention. This is one of the most famous Japanese manga series.
The content of the series revolves around the “Straw Hat” pirates with Captain Luffy on the adventure of conquering the great ocean and becoming the pirate king. On that journey, Luffy and his pirate crew passed through many islands and countries along the great ocean, helping friends and defeating the rulers – those who caused pain to the people. suffering. Through that, he also received the affection and respect of his pirate crew members and the people.
The attraction of One Piece live action
One Piece live action clearly shows a colorful and interesting pirate world in its own style that the author wants to bring to the audience, a pirate world that is full of mysteries, and interesting and dimensional things. deep.
Through story chapters, the author gradually reveals to readers the secrets of the One Piece treasure and the ancient world that disappeared 800 years ago. This makes readers always curious after each chapter the author releases, making the series become more and more attractive. Audiences are also waiting for authors and filmmakers to bring this content to the screen.
One Piece live action has close supervision by author Eiichiro Oda
One Piece live action is the opening part of the One Piece series, making the audience extremely excited. For longtime fans of the series, they have the right to be proud and happy that their favorite characters are getting more and more attention and seeing real-life versions.
Under the supervision of author Oda, Netflix brought One Piece close to the original with almost no changes. Causing fans to praise and look forward to the next parts.
Under the close supervision of author Oda, Netflix said they are willing to re-shoot any video if it does not meet the author’s wishes.
This is also one of the movies and Netflix builds the movie according to the original when adapting from the anime. Even many frames in the movie are completely recreated according to the scene of the story and in surprising detail.
Author Oda also said that this is probably the last time One Piece will have the opportunity to be widely promoted like this, so the author is also trying very hard to bring the work closer to the public.
Characters in One Piece live action are very similar to the comic
This is probably what makes the One Piece live action work so successful because the cast of new characters is chosen very similar to the comics, making people who have never followed the series before very excited. shaping, and One Piece fans were full of praise for the actors.
Inaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy (captain of the Straw Hat Pirates) with the power of the Gomu Gomu devil fruit that can stretch his body like rubber. His dream is to become a pirate king.
Mackenyu Arata as Roronoa Zoro (Vice Captain of the Straw Hat Pirates), a swordsman who always carries 3 swords. His dream is to become the world’s number 1 swordsman.
Emily Rudd – Nami (who wishes to be able to draw all the lands in the world completely)
Jacob Romero Gibson – Usopp (Who wants to become the best marksman and find his father)
Taz Skylar – Sanji (Wishes to find the Blue Sea, a sea with all kinds of seafood, where he can freely create dishes with all the ingredients)
Through the film, the members’ pasts are gradually revealed to viewers, and that also brings the characters closer to the audience. The actors also practiced very hard after receiving their roles. Taz Skylar practiced 8-10 hours a day with
Great interest in Netflix for One Piece live action
One Piece live action is not Netflix’s first work adapted from comic books. Works that must be mentioned include Attack on Titan, Dragon Ball: Evolution (2009), and Death Note (2017),… these works did not receive as much reception from the audience as expected and were rated very low. on the IMDb scale.
Therefore, as soon as Netflix announced that it would make One Piece live action, many fans worried that One Piece would become the next failed work on the list.
Netflix proved the audience’s fears wrong. The filmmaker made a surprising change compared to all previous films, which was to keep the content the same and not change anything compared to the comic, and invited author Oda to censor the film.
This has allowed One Piece live action to maintain the original content and meet the audience’s demands. In addition, Netflix also spent up to 17 million USD, making One Piece live action one of the highest-cost movies ever made. The film also used real sets to film and limited the use of CGI, so it really created a surprise for the audience when the film’s set was extremely realistic.
III. The success of One Piece live action
One Piece live action is not only Netflix’s most successful manga adaptation but also their most popular series. With just over 2 weeks of release, the film continuously holds the top 1 position with more than 20 million views and more than 150 million hours of live streaming.
The special thing is that the film is easily accessible and received high praise from those who first encountered One Piece through the live action version. The film was actively interacted with and had 86 countries accessing the film, a new record for Netflix and surpassing once-famous competitors such as Stranger Things and Wednesday.
Currently, Netflix has completed the script for season 2 of One Piece live action. Filming is expected to begin early next year due to the impact of the strike in Hollywood. Producers Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios are eager to get the project underway as soon as possible. It is expected that the filming will take 6-7 months and another 5-6 months to process the film’s post-production.
One Piece live action is truly a successful adaptation of Netflix. Thanks to its close adherence to the original comic book, with the strong investment and supervision of author Oda, One Piece live action truly depicts the colorful and attractive world of pirates.
Part 2 of One Piece live action will be released at the end of next year and author Oda has also revealed the next member to join the Straw Hat pirates, let’s continue to follow the journey of Luffy and his friends. Please.