It is officially announced at the press conference jointly held by Toho and Warner Brothers Japan today that live-action film adaptations of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable, the fourth story arc of Hirohiko Araki's long-running manga series, are in the works. Check more information including the director and nine main cast after the jump!
Back in 2012, The Cyzo Women's Blog (Cyzo Daily News who nailed the Fullmetal Alchemist plans) reported that Jun Matsumoto was in line to lead a live-action adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Stardust Crusaders. Then in May, they were saying that rumors are that the project was back, planned for 2018 with Kento Yamazaki as the new candidate for Jotaro Kujo. Now, there's a reason to believe that it might be happening.
Now that anime viewers have seen Yoshikage Kira in action, Bandai has decided that it's a good time to offer Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable fans a chance to emulate that snazzy dresser. You can now live your quiet life and go about your business with a Deadly Queen motif silk tie or Italian leather wallet with a selection from Bandai Premium. More after the jump.
Given Jojo's Bizarre Adventure's decades of popularity (started January 1, 1987,) author Hirohiko Araki is demanded to do covers of everything from biological journals to psychoanalysis books to enka albums. Some of this material is pretty esoteric, but one of the more mass market and recognizable is a series of covers for Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider British teenage spy novel series. Get a look after the jump.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure has developed a clear visual vocabulary over its many episodes, but strong episodes can still stand out. Today we'll be breaking down some of the finer points of the show's most recent highlight!
At their San Diego Comic-Con panel, Adult Swim programming block Toonami announced plans to broadcast the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure TV anime. The David Production adaptation of Hirohiko Araki's genre-hopping 1987 ongoing will make its US cable debut in October. With the series coming soon, Toonami co-creator Jason DeMarco responsed to a fan's question about whether it will be a censored or uncensored version. More after the jump.
As Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable prepares for its third and final cour/quarterly run, theme song performers for the next opening have been announced. Coming this fall, Daisuke Hasegawa, a singer with a church background who studied in the United States, known to anime fans for his work on Gundam Reconguista in G, teams up with jazz diva Karen Aoki on "Great Days."
The dogs of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure have certainly had a difficult time of it. But in our retrospective's second half, we'll focus on one of the few true heroes of JoJo, a figure who embodies the great spirit of all dogdom.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure hasn't generally been kind to our four-legged friends. Today in Why It Works, we'll begin a journey into the tempestuous relationship between the hit show and the furry creatures it just can't get away from.