The shocking reason the One Piece anime is being remade
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The shocking reason the One Piece anime is being remade

Jul 03, 2024 9:07 AM

The One Piece anime is set to get a remake on Netflix, produced by Wit Studio. The primary reason behind this remake is the shift in viewing preferences of younger audiences, who find it difficult to watch older shows that were originally broadcast in a 4:3 format. Despite skepticism about this being a valid reason, Wit Studio has the support of the original animation studio, Toei Animation. There's no release date yet for the remake, but the original One Piece series remains available on Netflix.

Why is One Piece getting a remake on Netflix?n

The One Piece anime is getting a remake to cater to younger viewers who prefer modern widescreen formats over the classic 4:3 ratio.

One Piece, created by Eiichiro Oda, originally aired in 1999. It follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew as they search for the legendary One Piece treasure. The series has become a cultural phenomenon, spawning manga, anime, movies, and merchandise worldwide. A remake aims to attract new fans while preserving the legacy of the long-running series.

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Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-03 09:18:03
Man, it's wild to see One Piece getting a modern facelift with Wit Studio and Toei Animation teaming up. If it means drawing in a new generation while keeping the OG vibe, that's an adventure worth embarking on
Stimpy Stimpy commented on: 2024-07-03 09:12:03
It's cool to see Wit Studio bring One Piece to a fresh audience, but I hope they keep the original charm that made it a classic. Modernizing it for new viewers is great, just as long as they respect the essence that fans love.
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