Japanese actor Mackenyu Arata, who recently portrayed "One Piece" character Roronoa Zoro in Netflix's live-action adaptation, has hinted at a collaboration between his apparel and jewelry brand, INCRM, and the beloved anime franchise.
What sparked speculation: The INCRM brand posted a cryptic video on its social media platforms featuring symbolic references to key characters from the series. The posts did not reveal any other information except for the words “coming soon” in the Instagram caption.
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Fan speculation erupts: The posts have since sparked speculation and anticipation of a potential groundbreaking partnership.
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“Wait, is this a collaboration with One Piece?” a commenter asked in Japanese.
“I wonder what it is? Is it an announcement for new products? Can't wait for more information!” another wondered.
"Omggggg yes!!!! This is what I’m waiting for!!" commented a user.
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"You can't do this to me, I don't have money-" another wrote in jest.
Potential impact: Mackenyu's portrayal of Zoro in the live-action “One Piece” adaptation has seen his star rise. With the anime franchise's global appeal and INCRM's burgeoning international presence, the potential collaboration promises to bridge cultural boundaries and captivate fans worldwide.
About the brand: According to Mackenyu, INCRM reflects his personal style, featuring a curated selection that he loves to wear. He collaborates with designer Keiji Wakabayashi to refine his ideas and bring them to life.
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“I just really loved his taste,” Mackenyu told Vogue HK last year. “He was the one who pushed me to make good clothing that I truly liked.”
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