Prepare to set sail on an exhilarating adventure as the beloved manga and anime series, One Piece, takes a bold new step into the world of live-action with its highly anticipated adaptation on Netflix.
The world of One Piece, created by the legendary Eiichiro Oda, has captured the hearts of millions worldwide with its rich storytelling, unforgettable characters, and epic journeys across the Grand Line. Now, Netflix is poised to deliver a live-action rendition of this beloved series, promising to immerse fans in a new dimension of the One Piece universe.
As fans eagerly awaited the release of this thrilling project, there’s a buzz of anticipation surrounding the casting of straw hat actors who will bring these beloved characters to life. In this blog post, we will go through the main characters and their actors!
Netflix’s commitment to staying faithful to the source material and collaborating closely with Oda himself has generated considerable excitement among fans. This collaboration aims to create a live-action adaptation that respects the essence of the original while infusing it with more realistic style.
Stay to the end, as we will include the trailer!
Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy
He is a Mexican actor, known for his role in the Mexican crime-drama soap series “Who Killed Sara?”.
Monkey D. Luffy, the main protagonist of One Piece, is a spirited and charismatic pirate captain. With his trademark straw hat and “special abilities”, Luffy embodies boundless energy and unwavering determination. He possesses a unique power called the Gum-Gum Fruit, granting him the ability to stretch his body like rubber. Luffy’s ultimate goal is to become the Pirate King. His unwavering loyalty to his friends, his love for adventure, and his unyielding spirit make him an inspiring and fearless leader.
If you look closely, you can see his scar under his eye!
Emily Rudd as Nami
Emily is an American actress who appeared in “Fear Street” film series. She is a certified anime fan who has watched lots of anime, including One Piece itself.
Nami, the skilled navigator of the Straw Hat Pirates, is a resourceful and intelligent young woman. She possesses an uncanny knack for cartography and navigation. Her goal is to create accurate maps of the World. Nami is often seen wielding her signature staff.
Mackenyu Arata as Roronoa Zoro
Fan favourite Zoro is played by Mackenyu Arata. He is known for his portrayal of Enishi Yukishiro, the final villain in “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” and in the live-action adaptation of “Chihayafuru”.
Roronoa Zoro, the swordsman of the Straw Hat Pirates, is a stoic and skilled warrior. With his dream of becoming the world’s greatest swordsman, Zoro embodies the virtues of strength, discipline, and honor. Armed with his three swords style, Zoro’s swordsmanship is renowned, and his dedication to his craft is unparalleled. He often serves as Luffy’s loyal right-hand man, embodying loyalty, determination, and an unyielding resolve to protect his friends.
Jacob Romero Gibbs as Usopp
Jacob’s entry to Hollywood was through “Grey Anatomy”, longest-running medical drama.
Usopp, the talented marksman of the Straw Hat Pirates, is a lovable and imaginative character. Although initially known for his penchant for exaggeration and tall tales, Usopp’s dream is to become a brave warrior like his father and gain the courage to face any challenge. His marksmanship skills, along with his creative use of gadgets and inventions, make him a valuable asset to the crew.
Yes..we know..the nose, but hey, live action is supposed to be more realistic.
Taz Skylar as Sanji
He is a British actor, appearing in crime and war movies such as “Villain” and “The Kill Team”. Taz has probably put the most hard work into his character, from cooking for his co-stars to hard and long leg fighting.
Sanji, the chef of the Straw Hat Pirates, is a chivalrous and passionate individual. Known for his impeccable cooking skills and his penchant for flirting with women, Sanji’s character exudes charisma and charm. His dream is to discover the legendary All Blue, a mythical sea containing all the world’s fish species. Despite his playful nature, Sanji is a formidable fighter, specializing in a unique style of combat known as Black Leg Style, which utilizes powerful kicks. His loyalty to his crewmates, particularly the women, and his unwavering sense of honor make him a beloved member of the crew.
And yes, same with eyebrows.
Watch Trailer now:
We found reaction of cast too, and seeing their reaction and emotions makes everything even better (just look at our Luffy).
What do you think about the cast and the trailer? I think it turned out better than i imagined, my hopes have gone up and cant wait too see more!