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Nana Mizuki Joins One Piece Anime's Cast as Komurasaki

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Show's "Wano Kuni" arc premieres on Sunday

The official website for the One Piece franchise announced on Saturday that voice actress and singer Nana Mizuki is joining the cast of the One Piece anime as Komurasaki. The character will debut in the anime's Wano Kuni" arc, which premieres on Sunday.

Hiroshi Kitadani is returning to the One Piece anime to perform the show's new opening theme song "Over the Top." Shouko Fujibayashi is writing the lyrics, Kōhei Tanaka is composing the song, and Takayuki Negishi is arranging the song. The new theme song will also debut on Sunday.

The anime is getting a new series director and character designer with the new arc. Tatsuya Nagamine (One Piece Film Z, Dragon Ball Super, Dragon Ball Super: Broly) will serve as the new series director, and Midori Matsuda (chief animation director for One Piece Episode of East Blue: Luffy to 4-nin no Nakama no Daibōken, animation director for One Piece Film Gold) will serve as the new character designer.

The One Piece anime entered the new "Reverie" arc in April, after finishing the "Whole Cake Island" arc that premiered in April 2017.

One Piece is getting a new film in the franchise titled One Piece Stampede on August 9 to commemorate the TV anime's 20th anniversary.

Source: One Piece franchise's website


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