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One Piece Fans Discover Thor Director Taika Waititi Is Just One Of Them

Iconic filmmaker Taika Waititi outs himself as a One Piece fan by using a sweatshirt with Luffy’s grinning face jazzed up throughout the front.

In a behind-the-scenes picture from the production of Thor: Love as well as Thunder, the legendary filmmaker can be seen putting on a sweater with Luffy’s Wanted Poster jazzed up throughout the front. While the picture is blurred out, most likely as a result of copyright concerns, One Piece fans can quickly construct the Straw Hat’s captain’s huge smile as well as signature headwear. IGN’s Mike Mamon asked the supervisor about the t-shirt on Twitter, and also Waititi confirmed that it was undoubtedly an item of Luffy-braned apparel.

Oda’s recurring manga made its debut in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump in 1997 and also has produced over 100 quantities worth of content. One Piece informs the tale of Monkey D. Luffy, a young pirate with a rubber body and also a desire to become the following King of the Pirates. The story follows him and his goofy team as they adventure throughout the Grand Line looking for the titular One Piece, a mysterious treasure left by a legendary pirate.

One Piece is the very popular manga of perpetuity with over 490 million duplicates in circulation around the globe. It is a cornerstone of pop culture, inspiring a variety of linkups, adaptations and also spinoffs, including Toei Animation’s renowned anime, which premiered in October 1999 as well as has actually generated over 1,000 episodes. The next film in the franchise, One Piece Film: Red, which will concentrate largely on Red-Haired Shanks and also his pirate team, is established to debut in August and Netflix is presently creating a live-action adjustment of One Piece.

Waititi’s brand-new motion picture, Thor: Love as well as Thunder, is arranged to hit cinemas on July 8, and the supervisor defines it as “type of like a change of life film, actually.” The tale will see the titular rumbling god, once again played by Chris Hemsworth in what is reportedly his final Marvel Cinematic Universe look, attempting to uncover internal tranquility while likewise trying to stop Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale) from measuring up to his epithet and killing all gods. To do so, he’ll team up with Korg (Waititi), Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) as well as his ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who has actually come to be a superhero in her own right.

Waititi is likewise working with a Star Wars motion picture, which will increase the galactic mythos. “I wish to take something brand-new and also create some brand-new personalities and also simply broaden the world, or else it seems like it’s an extremely small tale,” he told GamesRadar+. While no official release date has actually been announced, the movie is expected to premiere at some point in late 2023.

The One Piece anime is offered on Crunchyroll.

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