THE ONE PIECE – Netflix Announces New Anime Adaptation of ‘ONE PIECE’ and ‘Monsters 103 Mercies Dragon Damnation’

Netflix announces new anime adaptations of Eiichiro Oda's ONE PIECE and Monsters 103 Mercies Dragon Damnation, set to bring fresh perspectives to the beloved manga series
The One Piece

In a thrilling announcement for anime enthusiasts worldwide, Netflix has revealed the production of a new anime series titled THE ONE PIECE, starting from the iconic East Blue saga of the beloved manga “ONE PIECE”. Additionally, Eiichiro Oda’s early work, Monsters 103 Mercies Dragon Damnation, is also set for an anime adaptation, premiering in January 2024.

A Fresh Take on ‘ONE PIECE’

THE ONE PIECE is being produced by WIT Studio, renowned for their work on SPY x FAMILY and Attack on Titan (Seasons 1-3). This new adaptation promises to provide a unique experience distinct from the long-running TV anime series that has been a fan favorite for over 25 years. The production committee, comprising Shueisha, Fuji Television Network, and Toei Animation Co., aims to reimagine Luffy’s adventures with cutting-edge visual technology, offering both new and longtime fans a fresh perspective on the East Blue saga.

Celebrating 25 Years of ‘ONE PIECE’

The One Piece

2022 marked the 25th anniversary of Eiichiro Oda’s “ONE PIECE”, a manga series that has sold over 510 million copies globally. The franchise’s popularity continues to soar with the live-action ONE PIECE series on Netflix and the ongoing TV anime series produced by Toei Animation.

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The announcement, made during the second day of Jump Festa 2024, has sent ripples of excitement across the global anime community. THE ONE PIECE will be streamed worldwide exclusively on Netflix, marking a significant milestone in the platform’s collaboration with the ONE PIECE production committee.

THE ONE PIECE and Another of Oda’s Early Work Adapted into Anime

Monsters 103

In addition to THE ONE PIECE, Netflix is also adapting Monsters 103 Mercies Dragon Damnation, another manga by Eiichiro Oda, created when he was just 19. This action-packed anime follows the story of Ryuma, a samurai in a world threatened by a destructive dragon. Produced by E&H production, this adaptation offers fans a glimpse into Oda’s early creative brilliance.

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With THE ONE PIECE and Monsters 103 Mercies Dragon Damnation, Netflix continues to expand its anime offerings, bringing fresh adaptations of beloved manga to a global audience. These series not only celebrate Eiichiro Oda’s remarkable storytelling but also promise to deliver captivating new experiences to the ever-growing anime community.

But until we get more on Oda’s other projects, fans can always watch the live-action One Piece or the original anime, now streaming on Netflix.

About Netflix One Piece

One Piece Netflix

Release Date: August 31, 2023
Showrunners, Executive Producers, & Writers: Matt Owens, Steven Maeda
Executive Producers: Eiichiro Oda, Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements
Production: Tomorrow Studios, Netflix
Cast: Iñaki Godoy, Mackenyu, Emily Rudd, Jacob Romero, Taz Skylar, Vincent Regan, Ilia Isorelýs Paulino, Morgan Davies, Aidan Scott, Langley Kirkwood, Jeff Ward, Celeste Loots, Alexander Maniatis, McKinley Belcher III, Craig Fairbrass, Steven Ward, Chioma Umeala.

Based on Japan’s highest-selling manga series in history by Eiichiro Oda, ONE PIECE is a legendary high-seas adventure unlike any other. Monkey D. Luffy is a young adventurer who has longed for a life of freedom since he can remember. Luffy sets off from his small village on a perilous journey to find the legendary fabled treasure, ONE PIECE, to become King of the Pirates! But in order to find the ultimate prize, Luffy will need to assemble the crew he’s always wanted 

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