‘One Piece’ Season 2 To Shoot For 7 Months From June 2024 & Sets New Showrunner

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One Piece Season 2 Sets June 2024 Production Start Casting New Showrunners

One Piece. (L to R) Morgan Davies as Koby, Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D. Luffy in season 1 of One Piece. Cr. Casey Crafford/Netflix © 2023

It’s been over six months since Netflix renewed One Piece for season 2 and the artistic group has been quietly engaged on the brand new season. Pre-production is effectively underway, with shipbuilding in Cape Town, South Africa, and manufacturing is scheduled to start this summer season. Here’s the most recent on One Piece season 2. 

Production is because of get underway round June 2024, based on an earlier ProductionWeekly Issue 1393 that was first posted in mid-March 2024. Their listings additionally counsel the present will proceed to movie in South Africa but in addition observe Spain and Mexico for subsequent season. However, we’ve been unable to confirm these filming areas. We’ve since been advised that manufacturing will start in mid-June 2024.

We perceive it’s at present arrange for a minimum of a seven-month and a bit shoot, which is able to take via late January 2025. That’s a roughly an analogous size shoot to season 1, which filmed for six months and 22 days between January thirty first, 2022, via August twenty second.

A consultant for FilmAfrika declined to touch upon the beginning date.

All filming dates are solely topic to vary, after all, and no episode depend has been confirmed for the brand new season but.


Two Showrunners for Season 2 of One Piece

Showrunners For One Piece Season 2 Netflix

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Through updates to the WGA (Writer’s Guild of America) and varied LinkedIn profiles, we all know that Steven Maeda will likely be ceding showrunning duties to 2 others for the forthcoming season 2. As acknowledged on his Instagram profile and the WGA website, Maeda will stay an government producer for the upcoming season.

Matt Owens, who served as co-showrunner in season 1 in addition to an government producer, will proceed his function in season 2 alongside Joe Tracz (listed on WGA as Joseph E Tracz), who’s simply coming off the again of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief and Disney+. This is his third main Netflix Original venture following A Series of Unfortunate Events and Dash & Lily. Tracz may even be an government producer on the brand new season.

Owens just lately gave a speech on the 2024 Writers Guild Award for Children’s Episodic, Long Form & Specials.

Also listed on the WGA web page are the next:

  • Elizabeth A. Hunter as Co-Executive Producer
  • Ian Stokes as Co-Executive Producer
  • Ashley Wigfield as Co-Executive Producer
  • Tom Hyndman as Producer
  • Lindsay Gelfand as Co-Producer
  • Allison Weintraub as Co-Producer
  • Alex Regnery as Staff Writer

Casting Underway for Season 2 of One Piece

Casting has additionally been underway for the brand new season for the previous few months. Multiple casting calls have been noticed throughout the web for a venture that’s believed to be One Piece season 2, labeled Project Renaissance. That matches the sample of season 1, which went below the working title of Project Panda.

The solely confirmed new characters for season 2 up to now embody Smoker, as teased within the season 1 post-credits scene, and Tony Tony Chopper from the season 2 announcement video posted by Eiichiro Oda himself.

Sadly, not one of the contents of those casting calls will be publicly considered, though we all know they have been in search of some actors between a variety of various age ranges.

For a little bit of enjoyable, we put collectively a record of characters and actors we expect ought to have roles within the forthcoming sequence.


We ought to hear extra about One Piece within the months to come back, however till then, you possibly can spot glimpses of the author’s room and extra within the April Fools video, during which Jacob Romero answered none of your questions honestly!

Are you wanting ahead to season 2 of One Piece on Netflix? Let us know within the feedback down beneath.

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