Netflix has revealed more cast for the live-action adaptation of One Piece, covering several characters outside the Straw Hats Pirate Crew. The core members were revealed back in November 2021.
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The newly revealed Netflix One Piece cast members include actors playing the characters Koby, Alvida, Helmeppo, Buggy, Arlong, and Garp.
Morgan Davies plays Koby, a young pirate encountered by Luffy at the beginning of the series. Koby is a cabin boy for Alvida and is the first person Luffy befriends. Davies also played Madeline in the 2019 film Storm Boy.
Ilia Isorelýs Paulino plays Alvida, captain of the Alvida Pirates. Known in the manga as “Iron Mace” Alvida, she runs her crew (including Koby) and terrorizes the islands in her territory. Paulino played Rosa in the 2021 film Queenpins and Lila in the series The Sex Lives of College Girls.
Aidan Scott plays Helmeppo, the son of Navy Captain “Axe-Hand” Morgan. Encountered early in Luffy’s adventure, Helmeppo is first seen torturing Roronoa Zoro, who later becomes Luffy’s first crewmate. Zoro is played by Mackenyu. Aidan Scott performed in the films Action Point and The Kissing Booth 2.
Jeff Ward plays Buggy, a pirate captain and head of the Buggy Pirates. Buggy featured in Luffy and Zoro’s first encounter with Nami, terrorizing Orange Town. Like Luffy, Buggy consumed a devil fruit and gained the ability to split his body into pieces. Jeff Ward played Deke Shaw in the series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Seth Marlowe in Channel Zero.
McKinley Belcher III plays Arlong, leader of the Arlong Pirates and major character in the Arlong Park story arc. Arlong is a fish-man and is portrayed in the manga and anime as having purple skin and a serrated nose. McKinley Belcher III played Trevor Evans in the Ozark TV series and had roles in The Passage and Marriage Story.
Lastly, Vincent Regan plays Garp, a powerful vice-admiral in the Navy. Known as “Garp the Fist” and “Hero of the Marines,” Garp was active during the time of Gol D. Roger the Pirate King and has some connection to Luffy’s past. Vincent Regan played roles in 300, Snow White and the Huntsman, Troy, and Clash of the Titans.
The Netflix One Piece TV series is in production and will debut worldwide on the service. The One Piece manga is published in English by Viz Media, and the anime series is viewable on Crunchyroll.