On January 1, 1987, Shonen Jump introduced readers to Hirohiko Araki's Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. 30 years later, the manga is running in the magazine's seinen sibling Ultra Jump and more bizarre than ever with perhaps its weirdest phase, "Jojolion." If you're new to this 118 volumes-long, ever changing series, don't know all pieces or can't remember which is which, fortunately, there is a fan chart explaining.
Now that Diamond Is Unbreakable is over, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure fans are looking for an anime adaptation of Part V, Vento Aureo, in which the action moves to Italy and a lot more fashion designer inspired names start appearing. One of its Stands that still has a music themed name is British prog-rock inspired King Crimson . It's one of those stands with confusing time powers. More after the jump.
Though they changed from the noble Jonathan, to the devil-may-care Joseph, to the delinquent Jotaro and so on, The Jojo's have followed their heroic legacy in one way or another. In the fanart of Nikunja, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders becomes super-heroic with mash-ups with classic covers to American comics from Marvel, such as X-Men, Wolverine and Fantastic Four. Get a look after the jump.
Get ready to let the voice of love take you higher, because a new teaser visual has been released for the upcoming JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable live-action film which features actor Kento Yamazaki in full costume and make-up as Morio's most dapper pompadour-sporting Stand user, Josuke Higashikata. Hit the jump to check it out.
The artist known as "End Cape" is a multi-talented individual. He's an award winning writer. He once walked the Yamanote Line mass-transit loop on foot. He's a lyricist with Hatsune Miku's "LOL -lots of laugh-" and Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable theme "Great Days" to his credit. And, he's a noted banana tattoo artist, meaning he creates pointillist images by pierce th fruit and having it change color after oxidation.
This year, a twice-monthly Jump Ryu magazine/DVD series has been offering a look at the creative process of manga authors from the Jump family of manga magazines, from Akira Toriyama to Hirohiko Araki. More after the jump.
Rohan Kishibe is definitely on your side now -- you can pre-order his new figure from the Statue Legend line. Figures ship in April, and AmiAmi already has him as a discount. Hit the jump to see him and get your own!
Goodnight Morioh. After nine months and 39 episodes, Jojo's Bizarre Adenture has wrapped up another anime. And, as such, we've leaving a certain Crazy Noisy Bizarre Town in S-City, M-Prefecture (unless you're reading Jojolion or picked up the Rohan OVA). To give it a send-off, character designer Terumi Nishii has collected his tribute art from the course of the series, along with a new tribute, joined by animator Kohei Ashiya and more.