One Piece Collaborates With Nissin in Cup Noodle Commercial Featuring Character Zoro

23.May.2019 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

Instant noodle brand Nissin Foods just released a new animated commercial fin collaboration with the anime series One Piece. The commercial is part of the company’s “HUNGRY DAYS” series and this time centres around the One Piece character Zoro.

 

Nissin has made four other videos in the series so far, all in collaboration with various anime franchises including Kiki’s Delivery Service, Heidi, Girl of the Alps, Sazae-san, as well as an animated original entitled Saishukai (“The Last Time”). Nissin commercials have become the nation’s favourite in the food industry. The series has become a big hit having been viewed over 18 million times.

A year after the TV anime series One Piece ended, Nissin initiated a collaboration with the series. which lead to the creation of this animated commercial.

The commercial re-imagines the characters as ordinary high school students. It follows the story of main character Luffy’s friend Zoro and his youthful strive for improvement!

 

Hungry Days One Piece Zoro Version

Esteemed manga artist Eisaku Kubonouchi, who is known for creating the manga series Tsurumoku Dokushinryo, worked on the character design for the commercial, while and the music was created by BUMP OF CHICKEN. The voice actors/actresses for the characters including Luffy (Mayumi Tanaka) and Zoro (Kazuya Nakai) are the same people who voice acted for the anime too! The narration was directed by famous voice actress Megumi Hayashibara.

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