“Ruining something that was good”: One Piece Season 2 Casting Call Has Fans Worried as Series Might Finally Drift Away from Eiichiro Oda’s Source

One Piece Live-Action fans are disappointed with the new details about the show's upcoming season.

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  • One Piece fans have finally received some new information on Netflix's One Piece Live-Action Season 2.
  • The casting calls have disclosed information about the characters that will be presented in the second season.
  • Fans, nevertheless, are not overly pleased with the information revealed about the second season of the show.
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One Piece fans have finally gotten some new information about Netflix’s One Piece Live-Action Season 2. The casting calls have revealed details about the anticipated characters that are going to be introduced in the second season. The list includes some important characters like Nico Robin, Vivi, Smoker, Tashigi, etc.

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Netflix's One Piece live-action series
Netflix’s One Piece live-action series.

One Piece Live-Action Season 2 was announced just after the extremely successful first season, which brought with it a new love for live-action adaptations. Even though the story of Eiichiro Oda’s magnum opus was a little bit modified, One Piece was still the first-ever successful live-action adaptation of the anime series, amassing a large fanbase that has been waiting for season 2.

However, fans are not too happy about the details shared about the series’ second season. The information revealed about the new characters has concerned One Piece fans, who feel the series may deviate from the source material. They expressed their disappointment with the character information on X(Formerly Twitter).

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New Information Revealed About Characters From One Piece Live-Action Season 2

Netflix has been surprising fans by revealing new information about the second season of One Piece Live-Action. They recently hinted at season 2 following the Alabasta arc by celebrating Luffy’s birthday with a cake made of candle wax that looked just like Mr. 3’s Devil Fruit abilities. The video featured Iñaki Godoy, the actor who plays Luffy in the live-action series.

And now new information about the characters from season 2 has come to light. The information includes the age and ethnicity of seven new characters that will be a part of the much-awaited story that will be followed in the second season.

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The characters include Nico Robin, Princess Vivi, Smoker, Tashigi, Ms. Valentine, Mr. 5, and Crocus.

Straw Hat Pirates in One Piece Live-Action
Straw Hat Pirates in One Piece Live-Action

Out of the seven characters, the casting of the four characters (Robin, Vivi, Smoker, and Tashigi) is most important, as they hold a lot of significance in the future of One Piece. They are a crucial part of the narrative, and fans are the most excited to find out who will play these characters.

One Piece Fans Are Worried About Live-Action Season 2

As soon as the news about the characters from the second season of One Piece Live-Action hit the internet, fans gathered in bulk to share their opinions about these characters. The details about the cast were different from what they were portrayed in the original material, and this did not sit well with One Piece fans.

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A scene from Netflix's One Piece live-action
A scene from Netflix’s One Piece live-action

Even though details like ethnicity do not affect the plot in any way, fans believe that casting someone different from what they were shown in the One Piece manga and anime will ruin the series.

Some even pointed out that the series might be drifting away from the original source created by Eiichiro Oda.

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While One Piece fans are worried that Live-Action season 2 may be ruined, it all depends on the acting of the actors who will play these characters and the series creators who have promised a great experience in the upcoming season of one of the greatest anime and manga series of all time.

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You can watch One Piece Live-Action on Netflix.

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