One of Netflix's most anticipated shows may have cost the streaming firm a lot.
The platform released the live-action adaptation of One Piece on Thursday (31 August).
The show, written by Matt Owens and Steven Maeda, is topping the platform's most-watched lists worldwide, which is good considering how much each episode cost the streaming service.
One Piece user @AliAhmelegend noted that Netflix Germany's official site stated that each episode of the series, which is bringing many of the manga's legendary animation scenes to life by actors, costs $17m (£13.4m).
The show was the top trend on X/Twitter on Friday morning, proving the gamble paid off. The 1997 manga was by Eiichiro Oda.
Netflix's live-action series features Iñaki Godoy as Monkey D Luffy, a guy looking for hidden riches with a pirate crew, including Roronoa Zoro (Mackenyu), Nami (Emily Rudd), Usopp (Jacob Romero), and Sanji (Taz Skylar).
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