Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Eiichiro Oda’s manga collection “One Piece” topped the English-language TV charts throughout its premiere week, with 18.5 million views for the week of August Twenty eighth-September third.
The title was solely out there for 4 days of that week, however nonetheless managed to rack up these views and is within the High 10 in 93 nations together with being No. 1 in 46 of them for the week, in response to the streamer.
That mentioned, it wasn’t an enormous runaway hit like “Wednesday” and even the “Bridgerton” spin-off “Queen Charlotte” which reportedly drew round 43 million and 24 million views, respectively, of their launch weeks (although “Wednesday” had an additional day of availability).
The second full week is usually telling with Netflix collection, as seen with Adam Sandler’s household comedy movie “You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah” which scored 12.3 million views within the August Twenty first-Twenty seventh week however elevated to 21.9 million views final week.
Talking concerning the response, Netflix Co-CEO Greg Peters instructed a crowd on the Goldman Sachs Communacopia & Know-how Convention (by way of Deadline) that:
“It is a very excessive bar to satisfy, to principally take a storied manga and ship it in English-language, reside motion. Just about all of the haters are out, searching for a motive to hate you for it. To have the ability to ship it and have or not it’s massively widespread and successful all over the world is wonderful to see.”
“One Piece” hails from Tomorrow Studios and is now at present out there in all places on Netflix. No phrase on a possible second-season renewal as but.