The live-action adaptation of One Piece came as a sweet surprise. And ever since, people have been reminiscing about the world of young pirate Monkey D. Luffy and his adventures.
Well, if you fall under the category of those people who haven’t had the chance to binge-watch this mind-blowing series, then let us give a small glimpse of the original animated series. One Piece is a Japanese adventurous series where pirate crew members explore a new world full of endless possibilities in search to find out who will be the next Pirate King.
Here is a list of shows that are likely similar to One Piece.
The Seven Deadly Sins
Releasing date: 5 October 2014
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Suspense
Casting: Bryce Pepenbrook, Erika Harlacher, Max Mittelman
The show is about the victory of morality over cruelty based on an imaginative world where 7 bloodthirsty and barbaric criminals, symbolizing the 7 beasts in their bodies, are ruling the kingdom. Meanwhile, in a rebellion, Princess Elizabeth is standing straight against evil and starts her journey to destroy the 7 sins permanently. If you love fantasy and war movies, this show is a must-watch for you.
Spy X Family
Release date: 9 April 2022
Genre: Action and Comedy
Cast: Saori Hayami, Takuya Eguchi, Atsumi Tanezaki and others
The most loved Japanese manga series “Spy X Family” is a must-watch whether you are a die-hard Manga fan or not. The first season of this series made its debut on Netflix last year and gained millions of loyal and loving viewers. The story is all about an undercover agent, who was married to a city girl and adopted a baby and a dog. Later, when he came across the untold secrets of their life, it was then the time to witness these four elements bonding together as a family and continuing with their own deeds and responsibilities.
Release date: 7 July 2019
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Cast: Shizuka Ishigami, Yūto Uemura, Naoya Uchida, Akio Ōtsuka and others
This Japanese Manga falls under the genres of Action and Adventure just like “One Piece” and it is based on Makoto Yukimura’s Manga with the exact same name. The story revolves around the life of a young man known as Thorfinn, who finds himself in a versatile maze of revenge for his father’s death.
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 2:
Release Date: 8 August 2023
Genre: Action and Fantasy
Cast: Koki Uchivama, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Yohei Azakami and Ayumu Murase
This popular television series revolves around the legendary conquest between Gods and Demons in the name of holy war. The plot of Edinburgh Part 1 made people go crazy for the second part. The series is directed by Bob Shirahata. The second part of the show aired in August 2023 and has been trending since the day it came.
Release date: 3 October 2020
Genre: Dark Fantasy, Supernatural
Cast: Yuichi Nakamura, Takahiro Sakurai, Kenjiro Tsuda, Yuma Uchida and others
“Jujutsu Kaisen” is one of the most-watched Japanese supernatural animated series to date. People are crazy about this series and it is due to the action stunts, excellent cinematography, and dreamy storylines. The plot of the story revolves around the life of a helpful boy, Yuji Itadori who accidentally swallowed the finger of a cursed Sukuna (demon) to save his friends and at last, he ended up being the host of the Sukuna. This series received a high viewership and created such loving audiences just within a few months of its release.
Release date: 19 November 2021
Genre: Space, Fiction and Drama
Cast: John Cho, Danielle Pineda, Elena Satine and Mustafa Shakir
The director Shinichirō Watanabe has directed an enigmatic series of post-apocalyptic phases where a group of young bounty hunters called cowboys have only one mission, which is to save the planet from the upcoming alien civilisation. Meanwhile, the series also covers astonishing technological development which leaves the audience mad about the show.
Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune:
Release date: 18 May 2023
Genre: Action and Adventure
Cast: Frankie Kevich, Ron Bottitta, Cherami Leigh, Amber Lee Connors.
The world-famous Hideki Anbo has directed Yakitori, attaching eye-opening scenes upon over-dependence on technology. In the story, an inspiring boy named Akira tries to save the planet Earth from alien invaders. Later, he secretly breaches into the massive army of aliens. It has created a remarkable craze among teenagers and adults.
The Promised Neverland
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release date: 14 April 2019
Cast: Sumire Morohoshi, Mariya Ise, Shinei Ueki
The animated film title “The Promised Neverland” centers on a group of children who reside in the bucolic Grace Field House orphanage. However, they quickly learn that their cherished career is a part of a malicious plot. The youngsters go out on a perilous quest to learn the truth about their existence and the unspeakable secrets of the outside world because they are determined to escape their predicament. The show addresses themes of survival, trust, and the unbreakable spirit of kids confronting impossible obstacles. It is suspenseful and well-planned.
Hunter X Hunter
Genre: Fantasy and Action
Release date: 2 October 2011
Cast: Issei Futamata, Megumi Han, Cristina Valenzuela, Mariya Ise.
The anime series covers the undying spirit of a Hunter named Gon Freecss who was left alone at a very young age by his father. His exponential skills and capabilities made him a well-recognized hunter. The show was created by Yoshihiro Togashi and received a great response from the young audience.