Netflix pulls back the curtain for a behind-the-scenes look at “ONE PIECE,” the live action adaptation of the world’s most legendary and most popular manga series in history. This new featurette includes never-before-seen interviews with the cast and the creative team of “ONE PIECE” discussing bringing Eiichiro Oda’s iconic manga to life in a new format, finding the perfect cast, the impressive stunt coordination and more.
The series has taken great pains to be faithful to the Oda’s vision for the franchise has been unfolding in manga and animated form since the late 1990s.
The story follows Monkey D. Luffy, the leader of the Straw Hat Pirates, who gains the powers to turn his body into rubber after eating a “Devil Fruit.
” He ventures around a fantastical world of exotic islands and vast oceans in search of the legendary treasure known as “One Piece” to become the next Pirate King.
Along as part of his ‘Straw Hat’ crew of the ship Going Merry are Zoro, Nami, Usopp and Sanji, each of whom has their own agendas.
Along the way, they must deal with rival pirates and intimidating Marines, among other dangers.
Oda himself has been heavily involved in the series, even causing Netflix to reshoot some scenes he felt didn’t live up to the standards of his source material.