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Netflix Releases Trailer & Release Date for 'One Piece' Anime Series

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Alongside a minute-long preview of the featured story arcs, Netflix recently revealed that the One Piece anime series will be available for streaming this summer.

Arriving on June 12 in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, fans will have access to 130 total episodes covering the East Blue and Alabasta Sagas. Additional sagas are expected to come in the near future.

"Squeezing the first two arcs of One Piece into sixty seconds stretched our editors to the breaking point, but the results are worth it," Netflix captioned the action-packed clip.

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Earlier this year, Netflix announced a 10-episode live-action adaptation of One Piece would be coming to the streaming platform at an unspecified date. Tomorrow Studios, the same studio behind Netflix's upcoming live-action interpretation of Cowboy Bebop, will be handling the production.

Created by Eiichiro Oda, One Piece is one of the most popular manga series of all-time. It follows the adventures of a passionate young man named Monkey D. Luffy, also known as "Straw Hat," who's the leader of the Straw Hat Pirates.

Inspired by his childhood idol, a pirate who goes by "Red Haired" Shanks, Luffy begins a journey from the East Blue Sea in search of the One Piece treasure, which will propel him to become king of all pirates.

Accompanied by his ragtag crew, they encounter humans of various backgrounds, like bounty hunters and corrupt soldiers, as well as several other mythical species along the way, including fish-men, dwarves, monks, and giants.

Originally appearing in the manga anthology Weekly Shōnen Jump in 1997, One Piece has sold over 460 million copies worldwide. It's also expanded into a full-fledged media franchise offering video games and Japanese feature films, in addition to the anime series.

Produced by Toei Animation, One Piece premiered in the U.S. in 2004, airing on Fox and Cartoon Network.