One Piece Anime Remake Studio Provokes AI Concerns Ahead of New Series

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George Wada, the CEO of Manufacturing I.G (Kaiju No. 8, Ghost within the Shell) and WIT Studio (Assault on Titan, Spy x Household), has revealed why they’re transferring ahead with a One Piece anime collection remake, citing technological developments that imply would-be franchise followers may not watch the unique collection.

Wada spoke about how he goals to take I.G and WIT to the subsequent degree in a brand new interview with Realsound. “One of many symbolic initiatives that includes each firms is THE ONE PIECE,” he revealed. “Eiichiro Oda has a powerful need to unfold Japanese manga to extra folks all over the world, and for that motive, he additionally took on the problem of constructing a live-action model of ONE PIECE. To unfold Japanese anime additional all over the world, it’s essential to achieve individuals who have by no means been uncovered to it earlier than.” Wada cited how Haikyu!!‘s success in Japan is introducing new followers to the collection and the way “each we and Oda have the need to unfold anime to individuals who do not find out about it, and to the world. THE ONE PIECE was deliberate as an entry level.”


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One Piece is currently one of the biggest IPs on the planet. Nonetheless, Wada highlighted a hurdle for younger folks moving into the collection — specifically, the older footage, which has provoked a combined response on-line. “For younger people who find themselves used to watching fashionable anime because of technological innovation, the footage from 25 years in the past when the anime broadcast of ONE PIECE began could also be tough to observe as a result of it was in a distinct format,” he mentioned. Wada obtained blessings from One Piece‘s present animation studio, Toei Animation, which advised the workers, “Please do your finest, and we’ll proceed to do our greatest with the most recent episodes.” Wada added that the One Piece manga, anime and live-action will overlap to unfold One Piece worldwide.

The Upcoming One Piece Anime Remake Could Use AI to “Create Higher Work”

The announcement of the One Piece remake drew widespread curiosity from anime followers; Wit Studio is famend for its high quality, producing works like Assault on Titan (Seasons 1-3). Wada revealed that Manufacturing I.G is supporting the One Piece remake’s manufacturing and elaborated on the way it works with studios like CloverWorks and Khara to enhance its collection, with Kaiju No. 8 as the most recent instance. The corporate additionally collaborates with studios like Set off, MAPPA, CoMix Wave Movies and extra. Nonetheless, some One Piece fans have voiced concerns over the possible use of AI in the remake. Wada’s later feedback will possible add to this concern, saying that official workers usually focus on the utilization of AI. “As know-how evolves,” he continued, “we’ll proceed to discover methods to make the most of AI and digital drawing instruments to create higher works, and we hope to lift the extent of your entire anime trade.”


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THE ONE PIECE will stream on Netflix, which presently streams the most recent episodes of the anime collection per week behind Crunchyroll. Crunchyroll describes the continued One Piece anime: “Monkey D. Luffy refuses to let anybody or something stand in the best way of his quest to develop into the king of all pirates. With a course charted for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line and past, that is one captain who’ll by no means hand over till he is claimed the best treasure on Earth: the Legendary One Piece!”

The cast of One Piece run together

One Piece

Created by Eiichiro Oda, the One Piece franchise explores the adventures of pirate Luffy D. Monkey and his crew, the Straw Hats. For the reason that manga first debuted in 1997, One Piece has been tailored into an ongoing anime that has seen a number of films. Most not too long ago it was tailored right into a live-action collection by Netflix.

Created by
Eiichiro Oda

First TV Present
One Piece (1999)

Newest TV Present
Netflix’s One Piece

First Episode Air Date
October 20, 1999

Mayumi Tanaka , Kazuya Nakai , Colleen Clinkenbeard , Christopher Sabat , Kerry Williams , Kappei Yamaguchi , Sonny Strait , Hiroaki Hirata , Eric Valette , Ikue Ootani

Supply: Realsound