September 14, 2023

Netflix announced today that One Piece has been renewed for a second season. The news comes two weeks after the adventure series released its 8-episode freshman run, which has garnered an overall positive reception from critics and viewers.

Based on Japan's best-selling manga series by Eiichiro Oda, the live action show follows Monkey D. Luffy, a young adventurer and budding pirate from a small village who has always longed for a life of freedom. He has powerful rubber-like abilities that he gained after eating a mysterious Devil Fruit. Luffy sets off on a perilous journey in search of the legendary treasure known as One Piece, so he can become King of the Pirates. He assembles a top crew and a ship to sail and sets off to scour the vast blue seas, outpacing the Marines and outwitting dangerous rivals at every turn.