Kazune Kawahara and Aruko's award-winning My Love Story!! manga launched in Shueisha's Bessatsu Margaret in October 2011. Today is the fourth anniversary of the May 19th launch of "JoJolion, the eighth part of Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, in Shueisha's Ultra Jump. Believe it or not, these Shueisha classmates once teamed up, along the lines of the new JoJo's x Terraformars promotion.
In 2013, Tadashi Harada, a stylist and make-up artist for the almost century-and-a-half old Shiseido, became known to manga readers for his Jojo's Bizarre Adventure inspired photo shoots. More recently, he reunited with Jump manga family to create the look of TerraFormars' ant hybrid Michelle K. Davis, a hybrid treehopper insect with 61-year-old veteran enka singer Sachiko Kobayashi and now Adolf for a new Shiseido x Shueisha promotion.
Warner Bros. have posted a commercial for their third Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Anthology Songs CD. This one, due May 25th, features Stardust Crusaders inspired "Stand Proud - Dramatic Ver.," "OH MY GOD, JAHHHHHHH!," "Naked Silver" and "Star Platinum." Along with this is a pair of Blu-ray ads featuring more of the anime's TD-vision and more of Misato Fukuen voicing Iggy talking!
The previous update we posted for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven added the likes of Polnareff, Hol Horse, Yukako Yamagishi, and Koichi Hirose to the lineup. The latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump has more to add to the list, including three from Stardust Crusaders and one from the first arc, Phantom Blood. Hit the jump for more.
Anime retailer Right Stuf has updated their listing for the North American release of the first season of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime. The retailer has a DVD set planned for July 28 from Warner Home Video at $49.98, now with an English dub accompanying the subtitled Japanese audio. More after the jump.
Following the globe-trotting JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III - Stardust Crusaders, Hirohiko Araki's series settled in Japan for Part IV: Diamond Is Unbreakable , running in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1992 to 1995. The story revolved around Stand-related horrors and mysteries abound in Morioh, a town in S-City, M-Prefecture. Tweets suggest that the JoJo's anime producers might already be doing some location scouting in Sendai.
Amazon has posted a preliminary listing for a North American release of the first season of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure anime. The retailer has a DVD set planned for July 28 from Warner Home Video at $49.98. More after the jump.
The latest issue of Jump has info on four additions to the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven roster. The next batch to join the fighter's lineup includes Jean Pierre Polnareff and Hol Horse from Stardust Crusaders, as well as Yukako Yamagishi and Koichi Hirose from Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable. Hit the jump for more.
A couple of notable manga series have made digital, North American premieres today. The Viz rescue license Sousuke Kaise's Grenadier is now up on their platform and more, along with the first collection of a little globetrotting, proto-vampire fighting story known as JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 2--Battle Tendency. Meanwhile, Yen Press has launched the first two digital volumes of best-seller Akame Ga Kill! along with popular light novels.