Live-Action One Piece Series Teases Diverse Cast


On Nami’s birthday yesterday, the showrunner for the Netflix live-action One Piece collection, Steven Maeda, requested followers who’d they prefer to forged as Nami for the collection, giving individuals a final probability to throw their (straw) hats onto the ship earlier than the forged is introduced, quote tweeting the official account from Netflix which made the identical request, however in Swedish.


Whereas presently nobody from the forged has been introduced for the collection, the Netflix account for the difference, which is being overseen by manga creator Eiichiro Oda himself, responded to a followers request to maintain the forged various. Try what they mentioned beneath.



— ONE PIECE(ワンピース) Netflix (@onepiecenetflix) July 3, 2020


Whereas these flags may appear random, Twitter person @Coblin_Toota observed that the emoji flags Netflix used correspond with the ethnicities Oda himself specified by the manga collection for every of the characters, in the event that they existed on this Earth. Although it needs to be famous that whereas Ussop is simply famous as being from Africa within the manga, the flag utilized by Netflix was the Kenyan flag.


When requested about having a various forged, the official reside motion One Piece account responded again with the ethnicities that Oda himself selected.


— Beans D. Zaru BLM (@Coblin_Toota) July 4, 2020


Does this imply now we have our live-action Staw Hats already? Seeing which nations every of the pirates come from, who do you suppose will play every character? Tell us down within the feedback beneath!


Sources: Steven Maeda on Twitter@Coblin_Toota on Twitter


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff referred to as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts pictures of his travels on Instagram.