Netflix and WIT Studio’s One Piece remake, officially titled “THE ONE PIECE,” has been in development since at least November 30, 2023, according to financial statements from WIT Studio’s parent company , IG Port.
On January 12, 2024, IG Port published its second quarter report, covering the period September 1 to November 1. January 30, 2023. In the section titled Video Production Activities , “The One Piece” is listed alongside several other anime currently in development for streaming, namely Kimi ni Todoke Season 3, Moonrise and Production I.G. Given’s Terminator series that announced the main production decision The official announcement for The One Piece remake came three weeks after the quarter ended — on December 17, 2023 — which suggests that development had actually begun several weeks before the official announcement. given.
One Piece Remake appeared after Oda’s owner secretly deleted Toei’s online version
An example of Shueisha’s clear and proven dislike for the One Piece anime resurfaced following the announcement of the One Piece remake by Netflix and WIT Studio.
In addition to streaming titles, Spy x Family Code: White and highly anticipated TV series like Kaiju No. 8 (will also stream on X/Twitter) and Haikyu! Movies are also listed similarly. Animation Business Magazine also analyzed IG Port’s financial implications, reporting that its earnings potential is growing and its profits are notably “outstanding.” However, the video production of The One Piece remake and all of the aforementioned titles suffered losses. IG Port lost 122 million yen (828,000 USD), down 11.5% over the same period last year. Reasons for this include longer production times, higher CG production costs, and higher machining costs. However, IG Port forecast profits of 891 million yen (six million US dollars).
Netflix’s One Piece anime remake is interesting but controversial
The news that a remake of The One Piece is already in development is sure to excite fans, who no doubt want as much time as possible for the planning and production of the anime. This sentiment was evident during the production of Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2, where MAPPA was heavily criticized for not giving staff enough time to work — although One Piece animation director Mamoru Yokota disagreed. agreed with MAPPA’s criticism, suggesting that some animators may have done extra work for themselves. Regarding the remake, comments from another One Piece animation director, Hiromi Ishigami, recently went viral as he expressed sadness about the remake being a waste of the staff’s efforts. work for the original anime series.
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One Piece is one of the most anticipated anime titles in recent times. After the success of last year’s live-action version — which Oda hopes will bring One Piece to the world — many are excited to relive One Piece and fans are introduced to the series for the first time. . However, others are tempering their expectations in light of WIT’s announcement of “advanced technology” for the remake, raising concerns about the use of AI.
Created by Eiichiro Oda, the One Piece series explores the adventures of pirate Luffy D. Monkey and the Straw Hat Pirates. Since the manga first debuted in 1997, One Piece has been adapted into an anime and seen many movies. Most recently it was adapted into a live-action series by Netflix.
Created by Eiichiro Oda
First TV show chapter A piece
Airing date of the first episode October 20, 1999
Cast Mayumi Tanaka, Kazuya Nakai, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Christopher Sabat, Kerry Williams, Kappei Yamaguchi, Sonny Strait, Hiroaki Hirata, Eric Valette, Ikue Ootani
Source: IG portal via Animation Business Magazine