The full cast members for the upcoming kabuki adaptation of Eiichiro Oda's internationally popular manga One Piece were announced at the press conference held in Tokyo today. The chairperson of the show, Ennosuke Ichikawa IV will play the protagonist Monkey D. Luffy, Boa Hancock and Shanks. Check the list after the jump.
The official Japanese site for the One Piece TV anime now features a timer counting down to August 03, 2015, and a series of 8 silhouettes. Could an important announcement be on the way? Hit the jump to speculate.
Along with this week's episode One Piece, a new promo offered the latest look at August 22nd's recap TV special Episode of Sabo: The Three Brothers' Bond - The Miraculous Reunion and the Inherited Will. The anime will explore the childhood bond between Luffy, Ace and Sabo, then introduce original material with Sabo's visit to the grave of Whitebeard and Ace, infiltration of Dressrosa and reunion with Luffy from the character's point of view.
The physical release of GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE's "Hard Knock Days," One Piece's 18th opening ,is set for August 12th (it was released digitally April 5th) and ahead of the release of the boy band's ninth single, avex has posted a look at the music video. Get a look after the jump.