The official site for Hirohiko Araki, the creator of the long-running JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga, announced on June 19th that an art exhibition titled "HIROHIKO ARAKI AN EXCLUSIVE MANGA EXHIBITION IN FLORENCE" will be held in Firenze, Italy, from June 28th to July 14th. Hit the jump for more details.
This season, Gucci creative director Frida Giannini worked with JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga author Hirohiko Araki on a Cruise 2013 line. To promote the collaboration, the fashion brand is installing window displays featuring Jolyne Kujo at 70 locations worldwide. darwinfish, of full-scale Gundam videography fame, has recorded a visit to the Shibuya, Tokyo location. Get a look after the jump.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure creator Hiroko Araki drew a manga one-shot for fashion magazine Spur in which super powered manga artist Rohan travels to Florence, Italy with a Gucci handbag that had been his grandmother's keepsake. In 2011, he was the focus of an exhibit at Tokyo's Shinjuku Gucci. Now his work is the centerpiece of Gucci's Milan Fashion Week 2013 showing. More after the jump.
Bandai Premium has started accepting pre-orders for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure-themed apparel goods including character printed boxer briefs this week. Previously those goods were available only at Hirohiko Araki Exhibition in Sendai and Tokyo. Check the product photos after the jump!
Namco Bandai has shown up to Tokyo Game Show with some big announcements for their 2013 fighting game adaptation of Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. Voice cast for seven of the eponymous Joestar bloodline were announced, along with one adversary and another ally. Interestingly, where the cast overlapped the 1993/2000 OVAs, different voices have been selected. See who's who after the jump.
Manga artist Hirohiko Araki (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure) has drawn the cover of "X-Cross," the first J-Pop song album by 54-year-old Japanese Enka singer Sayuri Ishikawa. This year marks the 40th anniversary of her Enka singer career. Check the gorgeous illustration by Araki after the jump!
Mantan Web has just revealed more character designs for the up-coming TV anime series JoJo's Bizarre Adventure which will premiere in Japan this October. You can see the youth version of Jonathan Joestar, Dio Brando, and Erina Pendleton who is the main heroine of the first arc "Phantom Blood." Check the images after the jump!
A teaser site for the up-coming TV anime series Jojo's Bizarre Adventure and the August issue of Shueisha's Ultra Jump magazine revealed the first key visual art for the anime today. The art features Jonathan Joestar and Dio Brando from the first story arc of the manga series "Phantom Blood". Check the art after the jump.
A television anime adaptation of Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga series was announced at the press conference for "Hirohiko Araki Jojo Exhibition" to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the manga today. The anime is scheduled to begin broadcasting in Japan in October this year. More after jump.