It looks like people have been enjoying the adventure toward the Grand Line, as the live-action One Piece series has remained the #1 most-watched show on Netflix for a third week in a row. The adventure series pulled in 10M views with around 75.5 M hours viewed. It was a close race with Virgin River, which is in its fifth season but still couldn’t dethrone the manga adaptation while Who is Erin Carter? remained in the top three.
It looks like Netflix knew where the series was going and that is why they gave it a second season renewal early on; not common for the streaming service. The big fear was that the third week would see a massive drop after a slight increase in its second, but it held surprisingly strong with “only” a 48% drop. It still seems unlikely it’ll kick Queen Charlotte from the Top 10 spot but shows that if they keep a consistent release, the show has a good chance to grow over time.
It’ll be interesting to see if the show manages to still hold strong. It’s facing some big competition going into its fourth week with Sex Education’s final season and a new season of Love is Blind. So, we’ll see if the series will hold on to the top three or if it manages to even still hold unto the second spot going into its fourth week. For now, we’ll just have to wait but it does continue to seem like word-of-mouth is strong and shows the potential for the series.