Thanks to the great success of the recent TV anime series, Hirohiko Araki's long-running (more than 26 years!) manga series JoJo's Bizarre Adventure has become the dominant business trend in Japan now. Taking this opportunity, Premium Bandai has started accepting pre-orders for the special collaboration sneakers with Converse yesterday, Hit the jump for more details.
Say you're an otaku, and you're hosting other dyed in the wool otaku for an afternoon gathering. And say you're serving them finger food. Well, Lucky Land Communications is preparing to release the decorative picks appropriate for just such an offline meeting. In August, you'll be able to get a set topped with the Sex Pistol bullets and other Stands from Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. More after the jump.
Thanks to the wonders of augmented reality technology, if you buy a special JoJo's Bizarre Adventure t-shirt, you can know the power of summoning the Star Platinum Stand! The new limited edition has famous "Ora Ora!" battle cry sound effect in neon green on black. Shoot a picture with a Nextpets! AR app and the wearer can be seen summoning JoJo Part III: Stardust Crusaders hero Jotaro Kujo's super powered alter ego. This, plus other upcoming shirts after the jump.
For years, music was an evident inspiration for Hirohiko Araki's Jojo's Bizzare Adventure, but by the time 2001's Part V: Vento Aureo came around, fashion was obviously much on his mind. He's gone on to collaborate with Gucci. Well, Gucci is prominently in Cosmopolis. So, with the movie starring Twilight's Robert Pattinson hitting Japanese theaters, Araki has given it a thumbs up. More after the jump.
While nothing has been set in stone, it certainly looks like the David Production adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure will continue into the third phase of Hirohiko Araki's long running manga. After completing Part 1: Phantom Blood Part 2: Battle Tendency, the fall 2012/winter 2013 anime featured teaser footage of Part 3: Stardust Crusaders hero Jotaro Kujo. Get a look after the jump.
For those otaku who have managed to pass their genes onto a future generation, the Lucky Land Communications brand has debuted a set of romper and bibs based on JoJo's Bizarre Adventure mortal enemies Jotaro Kujo and Dio Brando, as well as bibs based on restaurant Trattoria Trussardi, the super powered stands Harvest, Killer Queen, Sex Pistols and King Crimson. Get a look after the jump.
Whether you're looking to expand your Aztec artifact collection or enjoy a full-on vampiric transformation, Medicos Entertainment has just the collectible for you. Pre-orders are currently being taken for a life-size JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Stone Mask, which is on the way to Japan this June. Gaze upon its horrors past the jump.
Shueisha's Mekke! shopping site is honoring the 45 year history of manga magazineWeekly Shonen Jump with a set of four STETECO selection pants. Bleach, Yu Yu Hakusho and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure patterns will be released in June, ahead of July 2nd anniversary. Get a look after the jump.
After recently designing JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Stands based on web browsers and convenience stores, fan artist K-Suwabe delivers the imaginary super powered alter egos of gaming consoles. This, plus other fan-imagined stands, after the jump.
In an elaborate joke/wish, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure has been recast as an otome game (a visual novel/dating sim for a female audience). Specially, it's based on Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side - the female player branch of Konami's long running series, with the first four JoJo heroes attending Morioh High School and available to date. More after the jump.
After recently designing JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Stands based on web browsers, fan artist K-Suwabe, who you might remember from Osamu Tezuka fighting game Symphony of the Blood or Hagane Miku and the Metaloids, repeated the trick with Japan's convenience store chains. Get a look after the jump.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle—the upcoming 3D fighter from developer CyberConnect2 (Naruto fighting games, Asura's Wrath)—certainly isn't hurting for style. Following a lengthy promo that offered an extended look at the action, Namco Bandai has a TV commercial that's as stylish as you'd expect. Check it out after the jump!
Namco Bandai has posted an extended new look at JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, featuring JoJo's one through six, Steel Ball Run and now JoJoLion - voiced by Mitsuaki Madono (Bleach's Kon). Packaged DLC of Yoshikage Kira from Part Four - Diamond is Not Crash, voiced by Rikiya Koyama (Fate/zero's Kiritsugu Emiya) also gets special attention. Get a look after the jump.
A couple new details have emerged for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, the upcoming fighting game developed by CyberConnect2. Namco Bandai will release All-Star Battle in Japan on August 29, and the latest playable character to be announced is JoJolion. Read on for more.
The official site for the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime has uploaded photos of snacks with Jojo characters on the package! They will soon be available in Japan. Click for more photos!