Netflix One-Piece Live-Action Cast: Every Main Actor & Character

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Netflix's live-action take on the One Piece franchise features a solid ensemble of up-and-coming stars and veteran actors. 

The upcoming anime adaptation of the same name revolves around the adventures of the Straw Hat Pirates as they embark on a journey across dangerous oceans and lands in search of the titular treasure. 

Every Actor & Character in Netflix's One Piece 

1.) Iñaki Godoy - Monkey D. Luffy

One Piece
One Piece

Iñaki Godoy portrays Monkey D. Luffy, the captain of the Straw Hat Pirates who gained powerful rubber-like abilities after eating a mysterious Devil Fruit. The character is good-hearted, enthusiastic, and he always strives to protect his crew from harm. 

In an interview with Vanity Teen, Godoy expressed excitement about portraying Luffy in Netflix's One Piece, saying that "to portray a character like Luffy is one of the greatest honors of my career and I know that this experience will stay with me forever regardless of the outcome.”

Godoy is best known for his roles in La Querida del Centauro and Who Killed Sara?. The actor's other credits include MexZombies and The Imperfects.  

2.) Mackenyu Arata - Roronoa Zoro

One Piece
One Piece

Mackenyu Arata plays Roronoa Zoro, a member of the Straw Hat pirates, a bounty hunter, and a master swordsman who excels in the craft of Santoryu aka Three Swords Style. 

While Luffy aims to become the King of the Pirates, Zoro is expected to fulfill his desire to become the world's greatest swordsman. In the anime, Zoro became the first member to join Luffy's crew after he saves him from being executed at the Marina Base by Captain Morgan.

Arata has a stellar acting resume which includes portraying Cadet Ryoich in Pacific Rim: Uprising and Seiya in Knights of the Zodiac

3.) Emily Rudd - Nami

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One Piece

Emily Rudd plays Nami in One Piece, Straw Hats Pirates' expert navigator and an enigmatic thief who hides her mysterious past from the team. 

Speaking in a previous interview with GamesRadar+, Rudd already confirmed that the live-action series will adapt Nami and Luffy's iconic scene from the anime. Rudd also said that that specific sequence made her a fan of the show. 

Rudd is best known for portraying Ella Hopkins in The Romanoffs and Cindy in Fear Street: 1978. The actress' other credits include Moonshot and Hunters.

4.) Jacob Romero Gibson - Usopp

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One Piece

Jacob Romero Gibson plays Usopp, the Straw Hats Pirates' expert marksman and inventor who is a former "captain" of the Usopp Pirates. Usopp calls Syrup Village home, where he has developed a bit of a reputation for telling tall tales. Usopp meets Luffy and the crew when the Straw Hats arrive on his island looking for a ship. 

After taking down the villainous Captain Kuro, Usopp's close, childhood friend Kaya, who happens to be one of the richest people in Syrup Village, offers the Straw Hats a pristine vessel that would come to be known as the Going Merry. 

Gibson is known for his roles on Greenleaf and his upcoming stint in Blairsden

5.) Taz Skylar - Sanji

One Piece
One Piece

Taz Skylar plays Sanji, the crew's charismatic head chef who is an expert in martial arts. Sanji's purpose is to search for All Blue, a mythical sea that connects the four seas together. 

Skylar is an actor known for his roles in The Reserves, Villain, and The Lazarus Project.

6.) Langley Kirkwood - Axe Hand Morgan

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One Piece

Langley Kirkwood is Axe Hand Morgan in Netflix's One Piece, a self-obsessed and evil Navy Captain who constantly goes after the Straw Hat Pirates. The character has a big ego and an axe for a hand as his primary weapon. 

He serves as the premiere's main antagonist, protecting the map to the Grand Line that Luffy and Nami are so intent on stealing. 

Kirkwood has an impressive resume which includes roles in Dredd, Banshee, Mia and the White Lion, and Warrior.

7.) Aidan Scott - Helmeppo

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One Piece

Aidan Scott portrays Helmeppo, Captain Morgan's son who uses his father's status to bully others into doing his bidding. Although he is annoying at times, some have pointed out that the character is quite enjoyable to watch on-screen. 

Scott has had roles in other projects, such as Theodore Roosevelt, The Kissing Booth 2, and The Power

8.) Jeff Ward - Buggy

One Piece
One Piece

Jeff Ward plays Buggy, the leader of the Buggy Pirates Crew who can split his body into different pieces with the use of his devil fruit. The character's physical appearance is akin to a terrifying killer clown. 

Ward is best known for portraying Deke Shaw in Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, Charles Manson in Manson's Lost Girls, and Roy Hardaway in Brand New Cherry Flavor.

9.) Peter Gadiot - Shanks

One Piece
One Piece

Peter Gadiot plays Shanks, the Red-Haired Pirates captain who served as Luffy's inspiration and childhood hero to start his own crew. 

Gadiot is known for playing Adam in Yellowjackets while also having roles in Queen of the South and Matador.

10.) Steven John Ward - Dracule Mihawk

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One Piece

Steven John Ward portrays Dracule "Hawk-Eye" Mihawk, a pirate who is known for being the world's strongest swordsman. 

The character was one of the Seven Warlords of the Sea and is considered by Zoro as his ultimate obstacle in his path to becoming the greatest swordsman.

Ward's other credits include The Day We Didn't Meet and Inconceivable.

11.) Craig Fairbrass - Chef Zeff

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One Piece

Craig Fairbrass is Chef Zeff in One Piece, a former pirate who is now the head chef and owner of a floating restaurant named Baratie. Zeff is also Sanji's father figure.

Fairbrass is known for playing Dan Sullivan in EastEnders, Steve Mackelson in A Violent Man, and Eddie Franks in Villain.

12.) McKinley Belcher III - Arlong

One Piece
One Piece

McKinley Belcher III portrays Arlong, a ruthless fisherman who is the Arlong Pirates' leader and ruler of Arlong Park. The character is involved in a significant storyline with Emily Rudd's Nami in the upcoming live-action adaptation.

In the anime, Arlong was the pirate who had the highest bounty in the East Blue Sea before he was ultimately defeated by Luffy.

Belcher III is best known for his roles as Agent Trevor Evans in Ozark and the Lighting Designer in A Marriage Story.

13.) Jandre le Roux - Kuroobi

One Piece
One Piece

Jandre le Roux plays Kuroobi, a ray merman who is an officer of the Arlong Pirates and a former member of the Sun Pirates.

The actor is known for his roles in Tomb Raider, Transformers: The Last Knight, and Sanju.

14.) Milton Schorr - Don Krieg

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One Piece

Milton Schorr plays Don Krieg, the Krieg Pirates' admiral and one of the pirates of the East Blue Sea. The character is famously known as Foul-Play Krieg due to the fact that he dominated a fleet of 50 pirates. 

Schorr is known for his roles in Tomb Raider, Death Race 2, and Resident Evil. 

15.) Chioma Antoinette Umeala - Nojiko

One Piece
One Piece

Chioma Antoinette Umeala plays Nojiko, Nami's adoptive older sister and the owner of a tangerine farm in Cocoyasi Village.

Umeala's past acting credits include The Woman King and Isono.

16.) Celeste Loots - Kaya

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One Piece

Celeste Loots portrays Kaya, an ally of the Straw Hat Pirates during the Syrup Village arc and Usopp's close personal friend. Kaya is the chronically ill orphan daughter of the richest family in Syrup Village, who lives under the care of her butler Klahadore.

After the Straw Hats arrive (along with Usopp) looking for a ship, it is revealed that Kaya's butler is actually the dastardly Captain Kuro, who is waiting for the young girl to die in hopes of getting her family's riches. 

Loots is known for her acting stints in Projek Dina and FDR.

17.) Armand Aucamp - Bogard

One Piece
One Piece

Armand Aucamp plays Bogard in One Piece, a Marine Headquarters officer who serves as the right-hand man of Vice Admiral Monkey D. Garp.

Aucamp is known for his roles in Warrior and The Book of Negros.

18.) Sven Ruygrok - Cabaji

One Piece
One Piece

Sven Ruygrok plays Cabaji, an acrobat swordsman who serves as the Buggy Pirates' chief of staff.

Ruygrok is known for his roles in Good Life, Zulu, and Inside Man: Most Wanted.

19.) Alexander Maniatis - Klahadore

One Piece
One Piece

Alexander Maniatis plays Klahadore, the main villain of the Syrup Village arc in the anime. He was the former captain of the Black Cat Pirates who looked over Kaya in Syrup Village.

Maniatis is known for his roles in Warrior and Sara se Geheim

20.) Grant Ross - Genzo

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One Piece

Grant Ross portrays Genzo, Cocoyasi village's sheriff and an ally of the Straw Hat Pirates.

Ross' past credits include Warrior and Catch Me a Killer.

21.) Rory Acton Burnell - Captain Nezumi

One Piece
One Piece

Rory Acton Burnell plays Captain Nezumi, a Marine captain of the 16th branch in the East Blue who covered up Arlong's actions in the Conomi Islands in exchange for money. 

Burnell is known for his roles in Outcasts, Bluestone 42, and Flood.

22.) Len-Barry Simons - Chew

One Piece
One Piece

Len-Barry Simons plays Chew in One Piece, a fish-man who is an officer of the Arlong Pirates and a former member of the Sun Pirates.

Simons is known for portraying Basjan in Lyrcra & Petticoats, and Chad in Somerkersfees.

23.) Michael Dorman - Gol D. Roger 

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One Piece

Michael Dorman plays Gol D. Roger, a legendary pirate who held the title of Pirate King and the owner of One Piece. 

Dorman's acting credits include For All Mankind, Daybreakers, and The Invisible Man.

24.) Ian McShane - The Narrator

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Ian McShane

Veteran actor Ian McShane will lend his voice as One Piece's narrator.

McShane is known for his roles as Blackbeard in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Winston in the John Wick movies, and Deadwood.

25.) Vincent Regan - Garp

One Piece
One Piece

Vincent Regan plays the live-action adaptation of Garp aka Garp the Fist. In the anime, the character is Monkey D. Dragon's father who is Luffy's paternal grandfather. 

Garp was initially responsible for raising Luffy as a kid before ultimately entrusting him and Ace to the Dadan family.

Regan is known for his roles in 300, Black Knight, and Before We Die.

26.) Colton Osorio - Young Luffy

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One Piece

Colton Osorio plays the younger version of Luffy in the series. The actor's appearance suggests that Luffy's growth will likely be pushed into the forefront in One Piece.

27.) Ilia Isorelýs Paulino - Alvida

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One Piece

lia Isorelýs Paulino plays Alvida, the former captain of the Alvida Pirates and the first villain encountered by Luffy on his journey. 

Paulino is known for her roles in The Sex Lives of College Girls, Me Time, and Queenpins.

28.) Morgan Davies - Koby

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One Piece

Morgan Davies portrays Koby, a former member of Captain Alvida's crew who is saved by Luffy to live a life of freedom. 

He goes on to train as a Marine with Helmeppo under Garp the Fist's supervision, eventually being directly opposed to Luffy and the Straw Hats. 

Davies' past acting credits include Storm Boy and The End.

29.) Bianca Oosthuizen - Sham

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One Piece

Bianca Oosthuizen plays Sham, an officer of the Black Cat Pirates.

She initially appears as a member of Kaya's house staff, working under her butler Klahadore who is eventually revealed to have a more villainous agenda than he initially leads on. 

Oosthuizen is known for her roles in Resident Evil and Afterlife of the Party.

30.) Chanté Grainger - Banchina

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One Piece

Chanté Grainger portrays Banchina, Usopp's mother and Yasopp's wife who died of sickness. 

Grainger's credits include The Watch and Arendsvlei

31.) Tamer Burjaq - Higuma

Higuma, Tamer Burjaq's headshot, Tamer Burjaq as Higuma
One Piece

Tamer Burjaq plays Higuma, the leader of the Higuma Bandits. In the series, the character served as the first antagonist of Luffy when he was young.

Burjaq is known for his roles in Santana, Accident, and Saints & Strangers

32.) Stevel Marc - Yasopp

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One Piece

Stevel Marc takes on the role of Yasopp, the sniper of the Red Hair Pirates, Usopp's father, and Banchina's husband.

Marc is known for his roles in Hell Trip, The Honeymoon, and Office Invasion

33.) Dean Damonse - Monkey D. Dragon

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One Piece

Dean Damonse portrays Monkey D. Dragon, the Supreme Commander of the Revolutionary Army, the former captain of the Freedom Fighters, and Luffy's father. 

Damonse is known for his roles in Fraksie and Arendsvlei

34.) Ntlanhla Morgan Kutu - Lucky Roux

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One Piece

Ntlanhla Morgan Kutu plays Lucky Roux, a senior officer of the Red Hair Pirates and the crew's cook. 

The actor's credits include Four Walls and a Roof and Tali's Joburg Diary

35.) Laudo Liebenberg - Benn Beckman

Benn Beckman, Laudo Liebenberg, Laudo Liebenberg as Benn Beckman,
One Piece

Laudo Liebenberg plays Benn Beckman, the Red Hair Pirates' first mate. 

Liebenberg's credits include Black Sails and Dam.

36.) Albert Pretorius - Buchi

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One Piece

Albert Pretorius plays Buchi, Sham's partner in crime.

Just like Sham, Buchi is first shown as being an unassuming member of Kaya's house staff; however, when Klahadore's villainous plot is eventually revealed, so are Buchi's true colors, as he too is a member of the Black Cat crew. 

Pretorius is known for his roles in Long Walk to Freedom, Nêrens, Noord-Kaap, and Johnny is nie dood nie.

37.) Lily Fisher - Young Nami

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One Piece

Lily Fisher portrays the younger version of Nami. 

Young Nami is seen in several flashback sequences in the live-action series, showing how the Straw Hat navigator came to take on her thriving lifestyle and eventually come onto the crew of Arlong and his fish-men.

Fisher's credits include Blonde, Station 19, and Life & Beth.

38.) Maximilian Lee Piazza - Young Zoro

Young Zoro, Maximilian Lee Piazza, Maximilian Lee Piazza as Young Zoro
One Piece

Maximilian Lee Piazza plays the younger version of Zoro. Piazza's take on the character pops up in a few flashbacks to Zoro's origins, showing how the character came to be.

Young Zoro develops a close relationship with one of his fellow trainees, Kuina; however, after his good friend tragically dies, he vows to fully commit himself to the way of the sword and become the greatest swordsman to ever live. 

Piazza is known for his roles in Spirited, Only Murders in the Building, and iCarly.

39.) Ben Kgosimore - Mr. 7

Ben Kgosimore as Mr. 7 in One Piece
One Piece

The live-action Mr. 7 is portrayed by Ben Kgosimore. Mr. 7 is the Baroque Works agent who is sent to recruit a younger Zoro in flashbacks after he had gained the title of "Pirate Hunter" in the East Blue.

Zoro and Mr. 7 eventually clash swords following Zoro's denial of the Baroque Works offer, and the eventual member of the Straw Hats kills Mr. 7 to collect his bounty. 

Ben Kgosimore's previous credits include Outlander, Roots, and Shuga

40.) Audrey Cymone - Shimotsuki Kuina

Audrey Cymone as Shimotsuki Kuina in One Piece

Audrey Cymone takes on the role of Shimotsuki Kuina (aka Kuina). 

Kuina trains alongside Roronoa Zoro, challenging him as his swordsman training rival. The pair eventually develop a deep friendship, with her tragic death being the inciting incident for Zoro's quest to become the best to ever wield the sword. 

Cymone has appeared in Annie Live! and Sydney to the Max

41.) Nathan Castle - Shimotsuki Koushirou

Nathan Castle as Shimotsuki Koushirou in One Piece

Nathan Castle's Shimotsuki Koushirou is the master swordsman training students out of the Isshin Dojo. 

Koushirou is the teacher and distant relative of Roronoa Zoro, challenging the young warrior to be the best he can be. He is also the one to break the news to Zoro that his close compatriot and biggest rival Kuina tragically died, putting him on his path to becoming the greatest swordsman in the world.

Castle can also be seen in Slumber Party Massacre, Eraser: Reborn, and The Power

42.) Brett Williams - Merry

Brett Williams as Merry in One Piece

Brett Williams plays the shipyard purveyor Merry in Netflix's One Piece

While in the anime and manga Merry is portrayed as Kaya's butler, he is instead the owner of the shipyard that was once run by Kaya's parents. He is there when Kaya gifts the Straw Hats their iconic ship, and he is the namesake of said vessel with the boat being called the Going Merry. 

Williams' past credits include The Red Sea Diving Project and Momentum

43.) Nicole Fortuin - Ririka

Nicole Fortuin as Ririka in One Piece

Nicole Fortuin takes on the role of Ririka in the One Piece adaptation. 

Ririka is a bartender in Shells Town and the mother of Rika, the young girl who gives onigiri to Zoro. She begins afraid of Luffy and the Straw Hats, eventually coming to warm up to him after he saves Shells Town. 

Fortuin is best known for A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits and Flatland

44.) Genna Galloway - Bell-mère

Genna Galloway as Belle-mere in One Piece

Bell-mère is played by Genna Galloway in the first season of One Piece, popping up in a series of Nami-centric flashbacks. 

Bell-mère is Nami and her sister Nojiko's maternal figure, who gets into trouble after lying to the villainous Arlong about the amount of tribute she owes. She eventually is killed by the fish-man pirate, thrusting Nami into her life on the high seas under the rule of Arlong.

Galloway was recently in the Netflix-produced Resident Evil series as well as 2023's Free State

45.) Litha Bam - Gin

Litha Bam as Gin in One Piece

Litha Bam is One Piece's live-action Gin, a pirate of the Kreig armada. 

Gin appears alongside the rest of his Kreig crew getting decimated by the cat-eyed Dracule Mihawk. Gin is the only member of his crew that survives the confrontation with Mihawk. 

Litha Bam's other work includes Raised by Wolves, Warrior, and Bullock the Bruiser

Netflix's One Piece is set to premiere on August 31.

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- About The Author: Aeron Mer Eclarinal
Aeron is a news/features writer and Content Lead for The Direct who has been working for the site since March 2020. From writing about the inter-connectivity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to having an extended knowledge about DC TV's Arrowverse, Aeron's expertise has since expanded into the realm of reality TV, K-drama, animated, and live-action shows from Netflix,  Disney+, Prime Video, MGM+, Peacock, Paramount+, and Max. When he isn't writing and watching all things MCU, Aeron is heavily invested with the NBA (go Celtics!) and occasionally watches thrilling matches in the WWE.