Netflix drops first trailer for live-action ‘One Piece’ series

The epic voyage of Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew begins on August 31.

Netflix has just released the first official trailer for its highly anticipated live-action adaptation of ‘One Piece‘, the best-selling manga series of all time by Eiichiro Oda.

The trailer debuted on YouTube on July 22, 2023, and gives fans a glimpse of the epic adventure that awaits Monkey D. Luffy and his crew of pirates as they search for the legendary treasure known as One Piece.

The trailer opens with a narration by Luffy, played by Iñaki Godoy, who introduces himself as a boy who dreams of becoming the King of the Pirates. He then sets sail on his ship, the Going Merry, along with his loyal friends: Roronoa Zoro (Mackenyu), Nami (Emily Rudd), Usopp (Jacob Romero), and Sanji (Taz Skylar).

The trailer also showcases some of the iconic locations and characters from the manga, such as the Grand Line, the Red-Haired Pirates, Buggy the Clown, Smoker, and Tashigi. It also teases some of the action-packed scenes and comedic moments that fans can expect from the series.

The live-action ‘One Piece’ series is set to premiere on Netflix on August 31, 2023.

‘One Piece’ is one of the most popular and influential manga series in history, with over 500 million copies sold worldwide. It has been adapted into an anime series that has been running since 1999, as well as several animated films, video games, and merchandise

The official trailer comes after the teaser trailer, which was released on June 18, received mixed reactions from fans and critics. Some praised the faithful adaptation of the manga’s style and tone, while others criticized the casting choices and CGI effects. However, the full trailer makes me want to watch the upcoming show.

Fans can watch the trailer for ‘One Piece’ below.

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Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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