‘One Piece’ Showrunner Steven Maeda Reveals How He Decided What to Adapt From Manga to Live-Action Series

The worst thing about TV shows in this television era is that we never know if a new title will manage to stick around for as long as we would like it to.

When it comes to One Piece, we already know that no matter how long it lasts, huge chunks of the 105-volume (and counting) story of the manga series created by Eiichiro Oda will be left out.

So how do you decide what makes it to the screen? It’s not an easy decision, as showrunner Steven Maeda told Collider’s Arezou Amin in an interview.

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