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“They were so sick of it”: Nami Actor Emily Rudd Admits Her Parents Were Tired of Her Obsession With One Anime Before ‘One Piece’ Fame

Nami Actor Emily Rudd Admits Her Parents Were Tired of Her Obsession With One Anime Before ‘One Piece’ Fame

Netflix’s One Piece Live Action series has been a life-changing opportunity for its cast members. Apart from all the applause and positive reviews, the people also loved the characters who portrayed the Strawhats. Eiichiro Oda, the creator of One Piece, watched every single audition tape to determine who would fit the description of his characters.

Out of the whole One Piece Live Action cast, only a few people have managed to meet Eiichiro Oda personally. Emily Rudd, who plays Nami in the live-action, falls into that list. She has a lot of Nami characteristics in real life, too. Even though she considers herself to be an otaku, it is not One Piece, that she first fell in love with.

Emily Rudd Was Too Much Into Sailor Moon Before One Piece Breakthrough

Emily Rudd
Emily Rudd

Emily Rudd loves to watch anime. She has watched several anime including Dragonball Z, Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, etc. Emily Rudd even went to see Spirited Away in the theatres when it was released in the USA. Even though Emily Rudd, grew up on these anime, none of them her obsessed. Sailor Moon is the only anime that made her obsessed with it.

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Emily Rudd was so into Sailor Moon that she made her parents rent the Sailor Moon movie every time. It made her parents sick of it. During an interview with Netflix Geeked, she said, “I made my parents rent the Sailor Moon movie all the time and they were so sick of it, but I was like, ‘Oh my gosh. Women are so cool and so powerful and they can do anything.”

Sailor Moon
Sailor Moon

She continued,” It also just really solidified anime in my life.” Thus, it can be seen how big of an otaku Emily Rudd is. She fantasized about Sailor Moon and thought about powerful and cool women. Now, she has become one of those powerful and cool women after landing the role of Nami in One Piece.

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More On Emily Rudd’s Anime Obsession

Emily Rudd never left her roots and still watches anime. To prepare for her role in Netflix’s One Piece Live Action series, she has been rereading the One Piece manga. Recently, she finished watching Demon Slayer, due to the hype that it has been getting. Emily Rudd loved Demon Slayer. Now she is currently on the hunt for more interesting anime that she can add to her watch list.

Emily Rudd as Nami in One Piece
Emily Rudd as Nami in One Piece

She also had Pokemon cards and GameBoy color with all the original Pokemon games. Unfortunately, she got rid of all of them. Emily Rudd has grown up and earning. So, she can easily buy every collection she lost. This time, she won’t need to trouble her parents if she wants to the Sailor Moon movie, yet again.

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Written by Priyanko Chakraborty

Hi, Priyanko this side. Completed my Bachelors Degree in Economics and currently working as a content writer for FandomWire. Huge fan of Nanadaime and the Future Pirate King. For that reason my niche is Anime, along with Gaming.