One Piece Anime’s Japanese Voice Actors to Reprise Roles in Live-Action Series Dub

In an exciting announcement, Netflix has confirmed that the Japanese voice actors for the beloved Straw Hat Pirates in the One Piece TV anime will be reprising their roles in the Japanese dub of the highly anticipated live-action adaptation. This news was revealed during Netflix’s panel at Anime Expo, accompanied by a special video featuring the meeting of the live-action Luffy actor, Inaki Godoy, and the voice actress for Luffy, Mayumi Tanaka.


Fans of the long-running anime series can look forward to hearing their favorite characters voiced by the original Japanese cast in the live-action series. This decision serves as a testament to the commitment of the production team in preserving the authenticity and spirit of the original source material, Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece manga.

In addition to the Japanese dub, Netflix also announced that Inaki Godoy and Taz Skylar will lend their voices to the Spanish dub for the roles of Luffy and Sanji, respectively, further expanding the international reach of the series.

The live-action One Piece series is set to debut exclusively on Netflix on August 31st, offering fans a fresh take on the epic pirate adventure. The series, executive produced by the original creator Oda himself, has undergone meticulous planning and development to ensure its quality and faithfulness to the source material. It will consist of eight episodes, contrary to the previously reported ten episodes, showcasing the thrilling journey of Monkey D. Luffy and his crew.

The live-action cast features a talented ensemble, including Inaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy, Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro, Emily Rudd as Nami, Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp, Taz Skylar as Sanji, and many more incredible actors bringing the iconic characters to life.

With the Japanese voice actors reprising their roles and a dedicated team of creators working closely with Oda, fans can anticipate an immersive and captivating live-action adaptation that stays true to the beloved world of One Piece. As the release date approaches, excitement builds among fans worldwide, eagerly awaiting the debut of this highly anticipated series on Netflix.

Source: Anime News Network

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