On this week's Aniwords, Isaac tries out JoJo's Bizarre Adventure for the first time and is surprised to find there's more to the show than just men with lots of muscles standing a lot. Hit the jump to check out his reflections on how family makes all the difference at the beginning of this well-beloved show!
Sony Music's Western label has announced that their Complete Best ~The Singles~ collection of Australian duo Savage Garden will feature an anime-version jacket with Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable character design recreating lead Josuke Higashikata in an iconic pose, previously featured in work likes 1993's art book JoJo 6251. More after the jump.
Namco Bandai hosted an open house event at their new office in Santa Clara, showing off their new digs and a ton of games. Peter, Nate, and Joe were invited to spend the day along with a bus full of press to check out some new games and speak with their developers. Check out what Bandai Namco has coming down the pipe, after the jump!
Di molto bene, a character goods/fashion maker with an established history of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure figures, is going for something super-derformed and Nendoroid-like for their latest. The "Minissimo" line release captures Diamond Is Unbreakable's Josuke Higashikata in all his hamburger patty glory. Set to be released in September, the 11cm figure with base, three expression, bag, comb, and everything else you need for Jojo-dachi (posing) goes for 5,378yen.
A 39-episode run for Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable has been confirmed, with the series scheduled to be released across 13 three-episode DVD/Blu-rays between June 2016 and June 2017. Along with these release plans is the news that "Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan," the spin-off one-shot from 2013 narrated by manga author Stand-user Rohan Kishibe, will be adapted into an OAD, offered on DVD for collectors of the complete series.