The Baratie comes to life on the set of the live-action drama produced by Tomorrow Studios and Shueisha, set to premiere on Netflix.
By: Nicole S. Castro on June 07, 2022 at 11:54 PHT
Thanks to Netflix, ONE PIECE fans get to see the famous ship-restaurant Baratie come to life as the staff and cast for the live-action drama adaptation recreate it in South Africa as part of their set.
Below is a video documentary from Netflix (in English) showing the ongoing construction of the real-life Baratie.
The documentary is led by Iñaki Godoy who plays Monkey D. Luffy, with Executive Producers Steven Maeda and Matt Owens.
As of writing, no specific release date for the live-action has been announced, but it is available on Netflix for fans to be alerted when it airs.
This upcoming Netflix live-action drama serves as the live-action adaptation of the ongoing 1997 Japanese manga series of the same name by Eiichiro Oda. The live-action is produced by Tomorrow Studios and Shueisha (who also publish the manga).
The cast includes:
Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy
Mackenyu as Roronoa Zoro
Emily Rudd as Nami
Jacob Romero Gibson as Usopp
Taz Skylar as Sanji
Below are additional cast for the live-action to form more of the crew on the Baratie:
Alexander Maniatis as Klahadore
Steven Ward as Mihawk
Craig Fairbrass as Chief Zeff
Langley Kirkwood as Captain Morgan
Celeste Loots as Kaya
Chioma Umeala as Nojiko
About ONE PIECE
ONE PIECE is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. It has been serialized in Shueisha's shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump since July 1997. The manga series is licensed for English language release in North America and the United Kingdom by Viz Media and in Australia by Madman Entertainment.
The story follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a boy whose body gained the properties of rubber after unintentionally eating a Devil Fruit. With his pirate crew, the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy explores the Grand Line in search of the deceased King of the Pirates Gol D. Roger's ultimate treasure known as the "One Piece" in order to become the next King of the Pirates.
The manga's hit success spawned a massive media franchise. The TV anime series produced by Toei Animation premiered on Fuji TV in October 1999 and has been ongoing ever since. The show is currently at a whopping 20 seasons, with the 1021st episode to air on June 12, 2022.
The franchise has also produced several anime films, video games, and musical CDs.
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.