Actors announced for "ONE PIECE" drama directed by Mika Ninagawa, and "Nisekoi" spinoff by Naoshi Furumi

Actors announced for "ONE PIECE" drama directed by Mika Ninagawa, and "Nisekoi" spinoff by Naoshi Furumi

More information about the project to commemorate the release of the 100th volume of Eiichiro Oda's "ONE PIECE" has arrived. The cast of the short drama directed by Mika Ninagawa and the spin-off work project that will be developed in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) have been revealed.

The main cast of the short drama "WE ARE ONE." directed by Mika Ninagawa and featuring the theme song by Radwimps, will include Marie Iide, Sota Fukushi, and Anka, in addition to the previously announced Kengo Kora, who will each play the main characters, the four "One Piece" readers. In addition, Win Morisaki, Shuntaro Yanagi, Kenichi Takito, Shuhei Nomura, Kenshiro Kato, Reina Yakubukuro, Susumu Terajima and others will color the story as characters surrounding the main character. In addition, a scene cut of the new animation part produced by Toei Animation, which crosses over with the live-action part, has also arrived.

"WE ARE ONE." will be released on the official YouTube channel of "ONE PIECE" on August 30, one episode each day. In the first drama, "Wataru the Entrepreneur", the main character is Wataru, played by Kengo Kora, who started a small app development company with his friends. The film depicts the story of Wataru's "embarkation.

The "KIBO DISCOVER PROJECT," a joint project by Shueisha, JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency), and Bascule, which is promoting the further development of the KIBO space broadcasting station, will broadcast a special program on the "ONE PIECE" official channel on YouTube from 20:00 on September 3. Astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, who is staying at the International Space Station, will appear in the program via live broadcast, and comedians Miki and Misato Ugaki, who are known as "ONE PIECE" fans, Kumi Sasaki of Hyuga-zaka 46, and Astronaut Naoko Yamazaki will also liven up the program from the studio.

It was also announced that a large poster drawn by Oda will appear in three consecutive issues starting from Weekly Shonen Jump No. 39 on sale on August 30, and the poster, which completes a huge picture by connecting the posters of the three issues, depicts the top 50 ranked characters in the "1st ONE PIECE The poster, which will be completed by connecting the posters of the three issues, will feature the characters that ranked in the top 50 in the "1st ONE PIECE Character World Popularity Poll", a popularity poll of characters held by readers all over the world.

In addition, spin-off works of 'ONE PIECE' by JUMP artists will be published for three consecutive issues. In the first issue, FURUMI Naoshi of 'Nisekoi' created 'Bibi's Adventure' which depicts Bibi as part of 'ONE PIECE COVER COMIC PROJECT', a project in which various artists cover each story of 'ONE PIECE'. The second project is the fourth installment of "Shokugeki no Sanji" by Yuto Tsukita, Shun Saeki, and Tomoki Morisaki of "Shokugeki no Soma". In the third volume, Koji Sohei's "One Piece School" will be published by Saikyou Jump (Shueisha).

Drama Info:
From August 30 (Mon), 2021, one film will be released every day on the official Youtube channel of "ONE PIECE".

Director: Mika Ninagawa
Cast: Kengo Kora, Win Morisaki, Shuntaro Yanagi, Kenichi Takito, Marie Iide, Shuhei Nomura, Sota Fukushi, Kenshiro Kato, Anka, Reina Yakubukuro, Susumu Terajima, etc.
Production: Shueisha, Toei Animation
Cooperation: NAMCO BANDAI Entertainment Inc.


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